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Looking for some ways to beat the heat in July? Here are some suggestions, courtesy of our colleagues Catherine, Dawn and Valori at First American Title:

Coachella Independence Day Celebration | July 1 from 6-9pm | Bagdouma Park, Coachella

The City of Coachella hosts carnival rides, games, food vendors, fireworks to celebrate Independence Day. For more information: 760-398-3502 | https://www.coachella.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/2883/20

 Palm Springs All American 4th of July Weekend | July 1-4

  •        Family-Friendly Dive in Movie “Jungle Cruise” | July 1 at 7:30pm| Palm Springs Swim Center
  •        Drone Show and Concert, featuring “Petty and the Heartshakers” | July 2 at 6:30pm | Downtown Park
  •        Family-Friendly Movie “The Goonies” | July 3 at 7:30pm | Ruth Hardy Park
  •        Family-Friendly Pool Party | July 4 from 3pm until after the fireworks | Palm Springs Swim Center

Featuring water games, inflatable slide, music, and great food.

  •        Concert in the Park featuring “Turn the Page, Tribute to Bob Seger" | July 4 at 5:30pm | Sunrise Park.
  •     Palm Springs Power Baseball "All Stars Summer Collegiate Game" July 4 at 6pm | Palm Springs Stadium Followed by the All American Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular | July 4 at 9:15pm | Palm Springs Stadium

All Stars Summer Collegiate Game. The ability to watch and meet the players from such a close-up vantage point is unique and cannot be experienced anywhere else. For more information: 760-778-4487 | www.palmspringspowerbaseball.com

For more information on all these events: 760-770-9000 | www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com

Desert Hot Springs Fireworks Spectacular | July 2 from 6-10pm | Mission Springs Park, Desert Hot Springs

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and head to the park for a fireworks celebration. This free event will be complete with food trucks and fun. No pets or alcohol will be permitted. For more information: 760-329-6411 | www.cityofdhs.org

Summer Sing-A-Long: MAMA MIA! | July 2 at 9pm | Palm Springs Cultural Center

The Summer Sing-a-Long series is back with returning favorites and new classics. Come early and pre-lube your voices at the Sing-A-Long happy hour upstairs in the VIP Lounge with drink specials and Mildred’s happy hour menu. Nervous about the out-loud part? Don’t worry…Song leaders from the Palm Springs Gay Mens Chorus have you covered. For more information: 760-325-6565 | www.psculturalcenter.org

Jazz In The Pines Festival | July 3-16 - See website for schedule | Hwy 243 and Pine Cove, Idyllwild

The new Jazz In The Pines restores the original vision of festival co-founder Marshall Hawkins, the legendary bassist, beloved teacher, and walking treasure trove of jazz history. The festival will include public performances, open master classes, and a live taping where guests are invited to Join The Conversation as Idyllwild Arts President Pamela Jordan interviews world-renowned artists for her new podcast, “One World. One Idyllwild. The Series.” For more information: 951-659-2171 Ext. 2217 | www.jazzinthepines.com

Palm Desert Independence Day Celebration | July 4 at 7:30pm | Civic Center Park, Palm Desert

The evening’s events officially kick off at the park’s amphitheater with the singing of the National Anthem. The Swing Cats Big Band with the Swing Kittens will entertain the crowd with a lively set ofsongs. A variety of food trucks and vendors will be on hand with tasty treats and cool beverages. At 9pm the sky will light up with a spectacular 20-minute-long fireworks display. For more information: 760-568-1441 / www.discoverpalmdesert.com

AAP – Food Samaritans Independence Day Celebration | July 4 from 7-10pm | Historic O’Donnell House, Palm Springs

Guests will enjoy traditional American fare catered by Willie Rhine and his team from Eight4Nine who will provide amazing décor, great service, and delicious food and beverages. With the return of the City of Palm Springs’ fireworks display this year, the viewing from the mountainside above the Palm Springs Art Museum will be spectacular. For more information: www.aidsassistance.org/events/july-4th-event

First Wednesday Art Walk | July 6 at 5pm | Backstreet Art District

Join us for a Monthly Art Walk on the first Wednesday of each month – rain, shine or a holiday doesn’t stop the fun. A diverse collection of galleries, working artist studios, and art businesses in Palm Springs. For more information: 760-328-4144 | www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Palm Springs Free Concert Series | July 6 at 7pm | Downtown Park, Palm Springs

Come out and hear Brad Ford & Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival. For more information: 760-325-1577 | https://pschamber.org/concert-series-schedule-2022/

That’s Amore | July 8 at 7pm | PS Underground, Palm Springs

A joyous and comedic tribute to family, heritage, music and the universal “Italian passion” for food. That’s Amore is a heartwarming crowd pleaser. This show is accompanied by an authentic four course Italian dinner just like grandma used to make, artfully created by PS Underground chef, David Horgen. And, they will gladly accommodate dietary restrictions with advanced notice. For more information: www.psunderground.com

Godspell | July 8-17 – see website for times | Palm Canyon Theatre, Palm Springs

A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and hefty doses of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs is employed as the story of Jesus’ life dances across the stage. Includes such songs as” Day by Day”, “Learn Your Lessons Well” and many more. For more information: 760-323-5123 | https://palmcanyontheatre.net/shows-%26-tickets

The Carol Burnett Show Live on Stage | July 10-31 – see website for times | Desert Theatreworks, Indio

You’ll love this opportunity to see some of the best classic comedy sketches from the program recreated for the stage performed by some of DTW’s favorite performers. Sketches include: The Old Folks Molly and Bert, Alice Portnoy, As the Stomach Turns – a soap opera parody, movie and commercialparodies and many more. For more information: 760-980-1455 | www.dtworks.org

Cool Birding High in The Clouds | July 15 from 10:45am-1:45pm | Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Have you ever wanted to see a White-headed Woodpecker or a Red-breasted Sapsucker? How about a Clark’s Nutcracker or a Western Tanager? Do you know why the bill of the Red Crossbill is crossed? When it comes to birds it’s a whole other world when you visit the Mount San Jacinto State Park at an elevation of 8,500 feet. For more information: www.msjnha.org/event

Grey Gardens | July 20-31 – See website for times | Desert Rose Playhouse, Palm Springs

The hilarious and heartbreaking story of Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, once bright names on the social register who became East Hampton’s most notorious recluses. For more information: 760-202-3000 | www.desertroseplayhouse.org

Light | July 22 at 7pm | PS Underground, Palm Springs

This is an avant-garde dining experience unlike any other. An evening designed to enlighten the senses. LIGHT features multiple courses of fantastic food paired with appropriate libations. More than that, we cannot reveal. It’s a secret. It all adds to the mystique that is LIGHT. For more information: www.psunderground.com

Cine Mexicano Summer Film Series – “Y tu mamá también” (And Your Mom Too) | July 28 at 6pm | Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs Art Museum

The lives of Julio and Tenoch are ruled by raging hormones, intense friendships and a headlong rush into adulthood. Over the course of a summer, the two best friends live out a carefree cross-country escapade with a gorgeous older woman, while also finding a connection with themselves, each other and the world around them. For more information: https://www.psmuseum.org/events/y-tu-mama-tambien

VillageFest | Every Thursday from 6-10pm | Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to the great shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment venues located along World Famous Palm Canyon Drive – and the result is one of Southern California’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest! For more information: 760-320-3781 | www.villagefest.org

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