103 Free Things To Do In The Coachella Valley – Palm Springs, Palm Desert And Indio Areas

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103 Free Things To Do In The Coachella Valley – Palm Springs, Palm Desert and Indio Areas

EZ-103 wants to share 103 fun activities going on in the Coachella Valley. We have things you and your family can enjoy for free! Be sure to check in every once in a while to see new free activities going on in your cities.

Cathedral City

1. Electronic and Tire Recycling Programs
July 3, 2012 1am to 3pm
Location: Cathedral City Public Works Yard
Description: Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Cathedral City Public Works Yard will accept electronic waste and old tires from Cathedral City residents.

2. Planning Commission
July 4, 2012 6pm
Location: Council Chamber – City Hall

3. Streets and Transportation Commission
July 5, 2012 6pm
Location: Study Session Room — City Hall

4. Household Hazardous Waste Facility
July 7, 2012
Location: 1100 S. Vella Rd in Palm Springs
California

5. City Council/RDA Board Meeting
July 11, 2012 630pm
Location: Cathedral City Council Chamber

6. Household Hazardous Waste Facility
July 14, 2012
Location: 1100 S. Vella Rd in Palm Springs
California

7. Electronic and Tire Recycling Programs
July 17, 2012 1am to 3pm
Location: Cathedral City Public Works Yard
Description: Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Cathedral City Public Works Yard will accept electronic waste and old tires from Cathedral City residents.

8. Planning Commission
July 18, 2012 6pm
Location: Council Chamber – City Hall

9. Household Hazardous Waste Facility
July 21, 2012
Location: 1100 S. Vella Rd in Palm Springs
California

10. Electronic and Tire Recycling Programs
July 24, 2012 1am to 3pm
Location: Cathedral City Public Works Yard
Description: Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Cathedral City Public Works Yard will accept electronic waste and old tires from Cathedral City residents.

11. City Council/RDA Board Meeting
July 25, 2012 630pm
Location: Cathedral City Council Chamber

12. Household Hazardous Waste Facility
July 28, 2012
Location: 1100 S. Vella Rd in Palm Springs
California

13. Electronic and Tire Recycling Programs
July 24, 2012 1am to 3pm
Location: Cathedral City Public Works Yard
Description: Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Cathedral City Public Works Yard will accept electronic waste and old tires from Cathedral City residents.

14. Get Started With Computers
July 2. 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Overcome your computer-phobia! Learn the basics in this FREE, fun, and easy class that will teach you the very beginning steps you need to know! Learn how to start a free email account, search the Internet, and more! No registration required, but class size is limited to 14

15. Creative Creatures of the Night
July 2, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Discover your creative talents every Monday at this fun family craft event for all ages. New project every week! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

16. Story Time: Listen to Your Dreams!
July 3, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Your dreams will come to life at this exciting story hour for all ages! Stories, songs, and crafts every week. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

17. YU-GI-OH Tournament
July 3, 2012 330pm to 5pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Play Yu-Gi-Oh at the Cathedral City Library. Bring your own cards for trading and game play. Winners of 5 or more duels take home new cards! For ages 12-17. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

18. Get Started With Computers
July 9, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Overcome your computer-phobia! Learn the basics in this FREE, fun, and easy class that will teach you the very beginning steps you need to know! Learn how to start a free email account, search the Internet, and more! No registration required, but class size is limited to 14

19. Creative Creatures of the Night
July 9, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Discover your creative talents every Monday at this fun family craft event for all ages. New project every week! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE

20. Story Time: Listen to Your Dreams!
July 10, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Your dreams will come to life at this exciting story hour for all ages! Stories, songs, and crafts every week. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

21. YU-GI-OH Tournament
July 10, 2012 330pm to 5pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Play Yu-Gi-Oh at the Cathedral City Library. Bring your own cards for trading and game play. Winners of 5 or more duels take home new cards! For ages 12-17. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

22. The Michael Rayner Show
July 11, 2012 6pm to 7pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Don’t miss the wacky juggling, wheelbarrow balancing, and hilarious comedy of Michael Rayner! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

23. Get Started With Computers
July 16, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Overcome your computer-phobia! Learn the basics in this FREE, fun, and easy class that will teach you the very beginning steps you need to know! Learn how to start a free email account, search the Internet, and more! No registration required, but class size is limited to 14

24. Creative Creatures of the Night
July 16, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Discover your creative talents every Monday at this fun family craft event for all ages. New project every week! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE

25. Story Time: Listen to Your Dreams!
July 17, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Your dreams will come to life at this exciting story hour for all ages! Stories, songs, and crafts every week. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

26. YU-GI-OH Tournament
July 17, 2012 330pm to 5pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Play Yu-Gi-Oh at the Cathedral City Library. Bring your own cards for trading and game play. Winners of 5 or more duels take home new cards! For ages 12-17. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

27. Juggler David Cousin
July 18, 2012 7pm to 8pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: The amazing juggler & world record-holder is back! This is an incredible show for the whole family. FREE! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

28. Get Started With Computers
July 23, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Overcome your computer-phobia! Learn the basics in this FREE, fun, and easy class that will teach you the very beginning steps you need to know! Learn how to start a free email account, search the Internet, and more! No registration required, but class size is limited to 14

29. Creative Creatures of the Night
July 23, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Discover your creative talents every Monday at this fun family craft event for all ages. New project every week! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE

30. Story Time: Listen to Your Dreams!
July 24, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Your dreams will come to life at this exciting story hour for all ages! Stories, songs, and crafts every week. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

31. YU-GI-OH Tournament
July 24, 2012 330pm to 5pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Play Yu-Gi-Oh at the Cathedral City Library. Bring your own cards for trading and game play. Winners of 5 or more duels take home new cards! For ages 12-17. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

32. The Michael Rayner Show
July 25, 2012 6pm to 7pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Don’t miss the wacky juggling, wheelbarrow balancing, and hilarious comedy of Michael Rayner! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

33. Get Started With Computers
July 30, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Overcome your computer-phobia! Learn the basics in this FREE, fun, and easy class that will teach you the very beginning steps you need to know! Learn how to start a free email account, search the Internet, and more! No registration required, but class size is limited to 14

34. Creative Creatures of the Night
July 30, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Discover your creative talents every Monday at this fun family craft event for all ages. New project every week! Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE

35. Story Time: Listen to Your Dreams!
July 31, 2012 11am to 12pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Your dreams will come to life at this exciting story hour for all ages! Stories, songs, and crafts every week. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program. FREE!

36. YU-GI-OH Tournament
July 31, 2012 330pm to 5pm
Location: Cathedral City Library
Description: Play Yu-Gi-Oh at the Cathedral City Library. Bring your own cards for trading and game play. Winners of 5 or more duels take home new cards! For ages 12-17. Part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program.

Desert Hot Springs

37. Youth Violence and Gang Intervention Ad-Hoc Committee
July 2, 2012 6pm
Description: The Youth Violence and Gang Intervention Ad-Hoc Committee meets the first Monday of every month at the Carl May Community Center, 11711 West Drive, Desert Hot Springs

38. City Council Meeting
July 3, 2012 5pm
Description: The Desert Hot Springs City Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. Meetings are held at the City Council Chambers, Carl May Community Center, 11711 West Drive, behind City Hall

39. Youth Council Meeting
July 4, 2012 430pm
Description: The Youth Council meetings are held at the Carl May Communtiy Center on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm.

40. City Council Special Meeting
July 10, 2012 4pm
Description: The Desert Hot Springs City Council will meet at 4pm

41. Planning Commission Meeting
July 10, 2012 6pm
Description: The Planning Commission meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Carl May Community Center.

42. CCAC Meeting
July 11, 2012 6pm
Description: Community and Cultural Affairs Commission meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Carl May Community Center.

43. Public Safety Commission Meeting
July 12, 2012 6pm
Description: Public Safety Commission meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Carl May Community Center, 11-711 West Dr., Desert Hot Springs

Indian Wells

44. Indian Wells Rotary Club Meeting
July 2, 2012 12pm
Description: Every Monday beginning July 5, 2010 12:00 PM

45. ALC Committee Meeting
July 3, 2012 10am
Description: Every month on the first Tuesday beginning December 7, 2010 10:00 AM

46. Indian Wells Rotary Club Meeting
July 9, 2012 12pm
Description: Every Monday beginning July 5, 2010 12:00 PM

47. Community Activities Committee Meeting – Cancelled
July 12, 2012 3pm to 4pm

48. Indian Wells Rotary Club Meeting
July 16, 2012 12pm
Description: Every Monday beginning July 5, 2010 12:00 PM

49. City Council Meeting
July 19, 2012 130pm
Description: Every month on the third Thursday beginning October 21, 2010 1:30 PM

50. Indian Wells Rotary Club Meeting
July 23, 2012 12pm
Description: Every Monday beginning July 5, 2010 12:00 PM

51. Planning Commission Meeting
July 26, 2012 130pm
Description: Every month on the fourth Thursday beginning August 25, 2011 1:30 PM

52. Indian Wells Rotary Club Meeting
July 30, 2012 12pm
Description: Every Monday beginning July 5, 2010 12:00 PM

53. Friday Night Volleyball
July 6, 2012 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Indio Community Center
Description: Just for fun, the Indio Community Center team sets up the volleyball nets on Fridays and invites members, family, and friends to play.

54. IWA Board Meeting
July 7, 2012 4pm
Location: Council Chambers

55. Public Art & Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
July 19, 2012 3pm to 5pm
Location: Indio City Council Chambers

La Quinta

56. Successor Agency Meeting
July 3, 2012 3pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

57. City Council Meeting
July 3, 2012 3pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

58. Special Housing Authority Meeting
July 3, 2012 4pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

59. ALRC Meeting
July 4, 2012 10am

60. Oversight Board Meeting
July 4, 2012 2pm
Location: La Quinta City Council Chambers

61. 2012 Carnival Of Lights
July 4, 2012 430pm
Location: La Quinta Community Park
Description: Free Swimming at Fritz Burns Park Starting at Noon – Parade 5:30 p.m. – Chili Cook-Off 6:00 p.m. – Firework Display Starting at 9:00 p.m.

62. Community Services Commission Meeting
July 9, 2012 530pmto 7pm
Location: La Quinta City Hall Study Session Room

63. Planning Commission Meeting
July 10, 2012 7pm
Location: La Quinta City Hall

64. Investment Advisory Board Meeting
July 11, 2012 4pm
Location: La Quinta City Hall

65. Successor Agency Meeting
July 17, 2012 3pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

66. City Council Meeting
July 17, 2012 3pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

67. Special Housing Authority Meeting
July 17, 2012 4pm
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

68. Oversight Board Meeting
July 18, 2012 2pm
Location: La Quinta City Council Chambers

69. Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
July 19, 2012 3pm
Location: La Quinta City Hall

70. Planning Commission Meeting
July 24, 2012 7pm
Location: La Quinta City Hall

71. Toddler Story time
July 3, 2012 10am to 1030am
Description: This is a program for babies and young children who are just learning to listen to stories and songs. Parents accompany their little ones and provide warm, comfortable laps.

72. Pre-school Story Time
July 3, 2012 11am to 12pm
Description: “Dream Big READ!” This program is for children ages 3 and up who can sit independently, listen to stories and follow our leader Ms Beth.

73. Thursday @ Three Presents ANNIE BANANNIE (Balloons)
July 5, 2012 3pm to 4pm
Description: The La Quinta Library Dream Big READ! Summer Reading Program 2012 invites you every Thursday @ 3 PM for an afternoon of FUN with different performances.
SPECIAL GUEST: ANNIE BANANNIE (BALLOONS)

74. TEEN ACTION MOVIE SERIES
July 6, 2012 330pm
Description: Join us every Friday in July for an action movie and FREE popcorn!
Movie showing will be “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4”
Please pick up your ticket at the front desk the day of the movie.

75. Family Movie Time!
July 8, 2012 1pm to 230pm
Description: Join the La Quinta Library for a family movie and FREE popcorn! Please pick up your ticket at the front desk the day of the movie. Movie showing is “Big Miracle” with Drew Barrymore Don’t Miss Out!!!

76. Toddler Story time
July 10, 2012 10am to 1030am
Description: This is a program for babies and young children who are just learning to listen to stories and songs. Parents accompany their little ones and provide warm, comfortable laps.

77. Pre-school Story Time
July 10, 2012 11am to 12pm
Description: “Dream Big READ!” This program is for children ages 3 and up who can sit independently, listen to stories and follow our leader Ms Beth.

78. Thursday @ Three Presents ANNIE BANANNIE (Balloons)
July 12, 2012 3pm to 4pm
Description: The La Quinta Library Dream Big READ! Summer Reading Program 2012 invites you every Thursday @ 3 PM for an afternoon of FUN with different performances.
SPECIAL GUEST: ANNIE BANANNIE (BALLOONS)

79. TEEN ACTION MOVIE SERIES
July 13, 2012 330pm
Description: Join us every Friday in July for an action movie and FREE popcorn!
Movie showing will be “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4”
Please pick up your ticket at the front desk the day of the movie

80. Toddler Story time
July 17, 2012 10am to 1030am
Description: This is a program for babies and young children who are just learning to listen to stories and songs. Parents accompany their little ones and provide warm, comfortable laps.

81. Pre-school Story Time
July 17, 2012 11am to 12pm
Description: “Dream Big READ!” This program is for children ages 3 and up who can sit independently, listen to stories and follow our leader Ms Beth.

82. The Whodunnit? Book Club
July 18, 2012 1030pm to 1130pm
Description: Each month the group reads preselected books and meets to discuss plot,character development, and did we know whodunnit? Books are available in advance at the adult reference desk

83. ESL Classes / Clases de Ingles
July 18, 2012 530pm to 7pm
Description: Come and learn english through our unique and easy method of learning. It’s FREE!!! Please call 760-771-0395 to register

84. Thursday @ Three Presents ANNIE BANANNIE (Balloons)
July 19, 2012 3pm to 4pm
Description: The La Quinta Library Dream Big READ! Summer Reading Program 2012 invites you every Thursday @ 3 PM for an afternoon of FUN with different performances.
SPECIAL GUEST: ANNIE BANANNIE (BALLOONS)

85. TEEN ACTION MOVIE SERIES
July 20, 2012 330pm
Description: Join us every Friday in July for an action movie and FREE popcorn!
Movie showing will be “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4”
Please pick up your ticket at the front desk the day of the movie

86. Toddler Story time
July 24, 2012 10am to 1030am
Description: This is a program for babies and young children who are just learning to listen to stories and songs. Parents accompany their little ones and provide warm, comfortable laps.

87. Pre-school Story Time
July 24, 2012 11am to 12pm
Description: “Dream Big READ!” This program is for children ages 3 and up who can sit independently, listen to stories and follow our leader Ms Beth.

88. ESL Classes / Clases de Ingles
July 25, 2012 530pm to 7pm
Description: Come and learn english through our unique and easy method of learning. It’s FREE!!! Please call 760-771-0395 to register

89. Thursday @ Three Presents ANNIE BANANNIE (Balloons)
July 26, 2012 3pm to 4pm
Description: The La Quinta Library Dream Big READ! Summer Reading Program 2012 invites you every Thursday @ 3 PM for an afternoon of FUN with different performances.
SPECIAL GUEST: ANNIE BANANNIE (BALLOONS)

90. TEEN ACTION MOVIE SERIES
July 27, 2012 330pm
Description: Join us every Friday in July for an action movie and FREE popcorn!
Movie showing will be “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4”
Please pick up your ticket at the front desk the day of the movie

91. Toddler Story time
July 31, 2012 10am to 1030am
Description: This is a program for babies and young children who are just learning to listen to stories and songs. Parents accompany their little ones and provide warm, comfortable laps.

92. Pre-school Story Time
July 31, 2012 11am to 12pm
Description: “Dream Big READ!” This program is for children ages 3 and up who can sit independently, listen to stories and follow our leader Ms Beth.

Palm Desert

93. Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2012 715pm to 930pm
Location: Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Description: The July 4th festivities begin on a patriotic note with the National Anthem at 7:15 p.m., and will be followed by a concert by the Swing Cats Big Band. The nighttime sky will light up again at 9 p.m. with a spectacular 20-minute-long fireworks display accompanied by synchronized patriotic and American contemporary music on The Mix 100.5 radio station. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic dinners, blankets, and chairs to enjoy the show. Drinks and snacks will also be available for purchase, both inside the park as well as at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and portable barbeques are prohibited. Private fireworks are illegal in Civic Center Park and throughout the City of Palm Desert. Flashlights are recommended for safety exiting the park. For convenient parking, free air-conditioned shuttle service begins at 6 p.m. and runs throughout the evening from the Gardens on El Paseo (San Pablo side, lower level) to the festivities. For those people driving street-legal golf carts to the park, a dedicated golf cart parking area will be provided. For more information, please call 760-346-0611.

Palm Springs

94. D-I-Y SUMMER READING!
July 3, 2012
Location: Palm Springs Public Library

95. PSNIC Communications Subcommittee
July 3, 2012 3pm
Location: Large Conference Room, City Hall

96. All American 4th of July
July 4, 2012 6pm to 10pm
Location: Palm Springs Stadium

97. ‘It’s Story Time’
July 5, 2012
Location: Palm Springs Public Library – Youth Room

98. Computer Basic Skills class
July 5, 2012 10am to 11am
Location: Palm Springs Public Library – The Learning Center

99. Anime/Manga Club for Tweens and Teens
July 6, 2012 330pm to 430pm
Location: Palm Springs Public Library, Youth Story Room

100. eBay—For Beginners
July 10, 2012 2pm to 4pm
Location: Palm Springs Public Library – Youth Room

Rancho Mirage

101. Trails Commission Meeting
July 4, 2012 4pm to 5pm

102. City Council Meeting
July 5, 2012 1pm to 10pm

103. Library Advisory Commission Meeting
July 9, 2012 130pm to 230pm

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