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LQ Tree Lighting 12/3


Posted by Amanda | Posted in Event | Posted on 29-11-2010

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and a Special Visit from Santa!
12/3/2010 6:00 PM FREE
Old Town La Quinta, Main Street Event Lawn
Festive music, activities for the children and… Santa!

Gingerbread Houses RM Library 12/15


Posted by Amanda | Posted in Event, Uncategorized | Posted on 22-11-2010

Decorate Gingerbread Houses at the Rancho Mirage Library

Wednesday, December 15
71-100 Hwy 111, Rancho Mirage

Enhance your holiday! Join us as we decorate tasty gingerbread houses. Pre-registration is required. There are two seatings available: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Registration begins on December 1. Call or visit the Children’s Desk to register for this popular annual event.

via Rancho Mirage Public Library – Current Programs For Kids.

Jadabugs has Re-Opened


Posted by Amanda | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 19-11-2010

Anna Geiger, new owner of the Jadabug’s Baby Boutique wrote in to let us now she is now open for business!

Jadabug’s Baby Boutique, Now Open in La Quinta

We are a one stop shop for moms and babies that offer a wide range of products and services. We are excited to bring to the desert the most hip and trendy items in the market including a great selection of earth-friendly gifts and accessories.

Jadabugs is not just a boutique, it is also a parenting resource center offering a free lactation clinic and breastfeeding support, child-birthing classes and more. Our family of childbirth educators, doulas, midwives, lactation specialists, baby wearing educators, cloth diapering gurus, herbalists, friendly grannies, decorators, and loving souls are here to assist the local moms in creating the most Elysian experience possible in bringing their little love bug into the world.

It’s so nice to have a resource like this back in the desert!  You can also check them out on the web at http://www.jadabugs.com/

El Paseo Holiday Lighting 11/24


Posted by Amanda | Posted in Event | Posted on 18-11-2010

Holiday Lighting Ceremony
The Shops On El Paseo / 73061 El Paseo, Palm Desert
November 24, 2010 5-8pm, ceremony at 6pm

The Shops on El Paseo will help kick-off the holiday season with their annual tree lighting benefiting The Living Desert and giving a sneak preview of “WildLights.”

Enjoy the 60 foot tree, human snow globes, special events at select stores, and Santa!  Meet the Living Desert’s “star” animals at participating retailers donating a percentage of sales to The Living Desert. The first 50 guests who show their receipts from purchases that evening will receive 2 complimentary tickets to WildLights!

La Quinta Trails Day 11/20


Posted by Amanda | Posted in Event | Posted on 15-11-2010

La Quinta Trails Day
Date: 11/20/2010 8:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: La Quinta Cove Trails
Corner of Madero and Tecate
La Quinta , California 92253

Join us as we celebrate the trails of La Quinta. Get out, get active and enjoy the natural resources that La Quinta has to offer.