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Looking for some fun things to see and do around the Coachella Valley in June? Our June 2019 Coachella Valley Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen at First American Title, might give you some ideas:

Beatnik Bazaar | Through June 29 from 8am-2pm | 61597 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree

Handmade & Vintage Goods, Local Art, Jewelry, Photography & Crafts, And Much More! For more information: 760-475-4860 | www.facebook.com/BeatnikLounge

Acting Up Again - A Festival of One Act Plays | May 31-June 2 from 7-9:15pm | Sierra Ball Room, Mountain View Club House, Sun City Palm Desert

A festival of four one-act plays that will both amuse you and stimulate your intellect is being presented by the Sun City Performing Arts Club. Reserved cabaret seating and an open bar make this fun event one that you should plan to attend. For more information: 760-797-5305 | www.scpdca.com

Contact in the Desert: UFO Conference | May 31-June 3 | Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

The most comprehensive lineup of experts ever assembled will lecture on the latest developments in UFO studies, government disclosure, ancient civilizations, crop circles, and more. Attendees from all over the globe gathering for panel discussions, workshops, film screenings, speaker meet & greets, night sky gazing, and tours of the area’s historic UFO sites. For more information: 760-660-8484 | www.contactinthedesert.com

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week® | May 31-June 9

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week® is a 10-day dining event taking place at restaurants throughout the Coachella Valley. Participating restaurants offer special lunch and dinner menus at set prices for diners to enjoy. For more information: www.dinegps.com

Palm Springs Firefighters Fish Fry | June 1 from 6-10pm / Ruth Hardy Park: 700 E. Tamarisk Road

The much loved annual event features fried trout, corn on the cob, slaw and beverages along with live music and dancing through the night. Admission is just $10 per person. For more information: 760-323-8181 | http://www.palmspringsca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/10339/15

World Environment Day | June 2 from 2-5pm | Palm Springs Pavilion

Join us for an environmental networking and brainstorming session, an Environmental Art Exhibition & contest awards ceremony. Live entertainment with muse Symara Stone and Flowbox Circus & Aerial Arts begins at 3pm! Farm to Table food demos with local chefs all afternoon. For more information: www.yoursustainablecity.com

Rancho Mirage Night at the Ballpark | June 4 at 7pm | Palm Springs Stadium

OC Pirates -vs- Palm Springs Power. Along with FREE admission to the game, Rancho Mirage residents will receive a complimentary hot dog, bag of chips and a soda or bottled water. Proof of Rancho Mirage residency is required and up to four children per adult are welcome. For more information: 760-324-4511 | https://ranchomirageca.gov/meetings-event/rancho-mirage-night-at-the-ballpark/

Summer in Provence at Cooking With Class | June 5 from 6-8pm | 47875 Caleo Bay Drive, La Quinta

Instructor: Executive Chef Janet Ebright. Join us for an evening of French culinary delights! Our Menu: Le Grand Aioli platter with radish, tomato, radicchio, haricot vert and shrimp, Soup ‘au pistou’ with grilled sourdough, Pan roasted chicken paillard with pan roasted peewee potatoes and lemons, Summer blackberry ‘financiers’. $65 Per Person – special summer pricing! For more information: 760-777-1161 | www.cookingwithclasslq.com

Splash House | June 7-9 | Palm Springs

Splash House is what you get when you mix up fun-loving people, with some rocking pool parties, and an escape to sunny Palm Springs, California. It’s a little slice of paradise where friendships are forged as people dance to the best in house, disco, and electronica. See website for schedule. For more information: www.splashhouse.com

Shavuot Retreat | June 7-11 | Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage

Enjoy a retreat of friendship and inspiration featuring guest speakers, First class accommodations and fine Kosher dining all in the beautiful setting of the Indian Wells Mountains. The event will feature Gourmet Catered Cuisine, a 24 Hour Tea Room, All Night Learning, Minyanim, Kids’ Program, Dynamic Speakers, Glatt Kosher - Cholov Yisroel, and a Matchmaker on Board. For more information: 310-772-0000 | www.jemretreats.com

Coachella Movies in the Park | June 7 & 14 at 7:30pm | Veterans Memorial Park

June 7: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. June 14: Aquaman. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets. For more information: 760-398-3502 | www.coachella.org

Palm Springs Chamber Installation & Business Awards Luncheon | June 14 from 11:30am-1pm | Renaissance Palm Springs

$75 per person. Tables of 10 $750. For more information: 760-322-6000 | www.pschamber.org

Rockin’ Sock Hop | June 14 from 6-9pm | Cathedral City Senior Center

Come dressed to listen and dance to the music from the 50’s and 60’s and enjoy hot dogs provided by Sonic Drive-in and ice cream sodas. Each item is only 25 cents. Join all the hip cats and dolls who will be participating in the rocking 50/50 raffle. For more information: 760-321-1548 | www.cathedralcenter.org

Joshua Tree Pride | June 14-16 | The Shops at Zanny’s: 61877 Twentynine Palms Highway

Friday: Queerated Gallery Opening Reception. Saturday: Mermaid March, BBQ & Bands, Stonewall 50th Anniversary One-Act and Comedy hosted by Shann Carr. Sunday: Brunch & Music, Youth Slam Poetry, Poet Claudia Rodriguez, Pride & Poetry. For more information: www.jtpride.org

Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Festival | June 18-24 - See website for schedule | Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs

A highly competitive festival, the ShortFest receives over 5,000 submissions from over 100 countries around the globe. Approximately 325 shorts are selected and screened in 90-minute themed programs, with many of the remaining titles available for viewing in the Market. An Oscar®, BAFTA®, and Los Premios Goya-qualifying festival, ShortFest has presented more than 100 shorts that have gone on to receive Oscar®nominations and/or awards. For more information: 800-898-7256 | www.psfilmfest.org

Coachella Valley Chamber Business Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting | June 25 from 5:30-8:30pm | Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

This year’s event is “Behind the Mask, Coachella Valley Superheroes”, celebrating professionals that make a difference in our community. A cocktail and silent auction reception will welcome guests. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Maclin’s Open Air Market | Every Wed. & Sat. from 4-10pm | Riverside County Fairground, Indio

More than 400 vendors and thousands of shoppers. Regional cuisine and various snack foods are available. Parking is free and a small admission fee is charged to shoppers. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information: www.maclinmarkets.com

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

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

College of the Desert Street Fair | Every Sat. & Sun. from 7am-2pm | 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 more. For more information: 760-636-7957 | http://codaastreetfair.com

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