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College of the Desert Street Fair | Every Sat. & Sun. | 7 am – 2 pm | 43500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert
With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more. For more information: http://www.codaastreetfair.com

VillageFest | June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 | 6 pm – 10 pm | Palm Canyon Drive
Every Thursday evening, 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 So Cal's most popular weekly events. For more information: http://www.villagefest.org

A BIG Putt Putt Tournament & Dinner | June 2 | 6 pm – 9 pm | Indian Wells Golf Resort & The Vue Grille & Bar
Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Desert. All tickets include: Putting competition entry, Raffle & Tournament Prizes, (1) Drink Ticket for Beer/Wine, Burger, Salad, and Dessert. For more information: http://www.BBBSDesert.org

Scholarship Awards Banquet | June 2 | 8 am - 5 pm | Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
The annual fundraiser is sponsored by the Dr. Carreon Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to support initiatives that will lead to increased and enhanced educational opportunities for the youth of Mexican-American heritage in our Coachella Valley community as they prepare to become leaders of our future. For more information: http://www.carreonfoundation.org

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week | June 2-11
Celebrating ten years of showcasing the diverse dining and travel landscape found in the Coachella Valley region. Participating restaurants offer special lunch and dinner menus at set prices for diners to enjoy. With a selection of dining deals, exclusive hotel packages, and special rates at area attractions, spas, and more, Restaurant Week is the ideal opportunity to “Eat. Stay. Play.” For more information: http://www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com

Coachella Movies in the Park | June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 | 7:30 pm – 10 pm | Bagdouma Park
All movies are FREE. Come and enjoy a fun evening at the park! For more information: http://www.coachella.org

Paws for Rhythm and Brews | June 3 | Noon – 4 pm | Idyllwild Nature Center
Help raise much needed funds for Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild while enjoying fine craft beers, dancing to the blues, eating delicious food, and watching a homebrew demonstration, all in the beautiful San Jacinto mountains. New this year is a Kidz Zone! Well-mannered dogs are welcome. For more information: http://www.arfbeerfest.com

Indio Block Party | June 3 | 5 pm – 9 pm | Downtown Indio
The Block Party is an annual celebration of the vibrant spirit, rich culture, and strong community that exists within the city of Indio. Some of the events include a car show, live music and entertainment with an outdoor stage, food vendors, beer garden, art installations, movie in the park, kids zone, and roaming entertainers. For more information: http://www.indio.org

Young Idyllwild’s Pet Parade Costume Party | June 3 | 10 am – 2 pm | N. Circle Dr & Park Lane, Idyllwild
Dress up your fur baby, and show them off. Wagons, skateboards, and golf carts are welcome. Domestic animals only. Three pet limit per ticket. Proceeds to benefit ARF and the community. Entry fee is $25.00, includes gift bag! For more information: http://www.youngidyllwild.org

Art Walk in the Backstreet Art District | June 5 | 6 pm – 9 pm | 2600 Cherokee Way, Palm Springs
Art Walk takes place the first Wednesday of each month and galleries are open for guests to meet the artists, visit working studios and enjoy original fine and decorative art all in one location. For more information: http://www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Splash House| June 9-11 | Noon Daily | Palm Springs
Our official venues include The Saguaro Palm Springs, Riviera Palm Springs, and Renaissance Palm Springs. Each hotel hosts a poolside stage programmed with festival artists. Playing host to many future stars in a singularly boutique environment, attendees have always been treated to a forward-thinking roster of what is next in electronic music. Event is 21+. For more information: http://www.splashhouse.com

Idyllwild Plein Air Competition | June 9-11
The event begins on Friday when visitors and artists may attend a FREE live painting demonstration by well-known plein air artist, Rich Stergulz at the Grand Idyllwild Lodge. On Saturday, the Art Alliance of Idyllwild will hold a Plein Air (outdoor painting) competition with cash prizes. The gallery show continues on Sunday at the Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery. For more information: http://www.artinidyllwild.org

Art Walk on Perez Road | June 10 | 5 pm – 8 pm | Perez Road, Cathedral City
Every 2nd Saturday, come to Cathedral City’s Art & Design District for “2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road” where you will discover special art exhibits, museum quality art as well as cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and maybe get a little exercise going from art gallery to design gallery to art gallery. For more information: http://www.discovercathedralcity.com

Coachella Valley Workplace Wellness Awards | June 15 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Classic Club, Palm Desert
We will be celebrating the efforts of businesses in the Coachella Valley that are adopting programs and policies to create healthy workplaces. There will be a vendor expo, a gourmet lunch, and the opportunity to learn tips and trick to creating a healthy workplace. For more information: http://www.harcdata.org

“It’s My Life!” Awards and Tenth Annual Juneteenth Celebration | June 17 | 6 pm – 9 pm | IW Country Club
The Palm Desert-based Family Health & Support Network, Inc. will hold its “It’s My Life!” award ceremony at the Tenth Annual Juneteenth Celebration. This evening of fun, entertainment, and empowering presentations will feature the annual “It’s My Life!” awards, which will be given out to seven extraordinary individuals (aged 12-25). The event promises good food, exciting entertainment, and an atmosphere that inspires community unity and support. For more information: http://www.juneteenthcv.com

Palm Springs International Short Fest | June 20-26 | Camelot Theater, Palm Springs
The largest and best attended short film event in North America, ShortFest presents more than 325 short films from over 50 countries packaged into 90-100 minute themed programs. Gather ‘round the screen as we unspool comedy, romance, animation, action, documentaries and more. For more information: http://www.psfilmfest.org

Annual Orion Awards Event | June 24 | 6 pm – 9 pm | DoubleTree Hotel Golf Resort, Palm Springs
Join members of the Cathedral City Chamber and the community as we honor the “Stars” of the community at the Annual Orion Awards. Dinner, Networking, Honoring Stars, Fun, Silent Auction, and more!  Great community event. For more information: http://www.cathedralcitycc.com

Lemon Lily Festival | June 24-25 | Idyllwild Nature Center
The annual Lemon Lily Festival celebrates the uniqueness and rarity of this special local wildflower which is a vital part of the San Jacinto Mountains ecosystem. The festival includes local arts & crafts, a Pioneer Town, educational exhibits, speakers, and a native plant sale. This festival is fun for all ages! For more information: http://www.lemonlilyfestival.com

Paramount’s Laser Spectacular featuring The Music of Pink Floyd | June 30 | 9 pm |Agua Caliente Casino
After 30 years of playing theaters throughout the world, Paramount’s Laser Spectacular is not only the world’s longest touring laser light show, but also the longest touring theater show in history! Each year the show is updated with technical and creative changes that keep the audience coming back for more. For more information: http:// www.hotwatercasino.com