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It’s the season of giving and no where is that more apparent than here in Greater Palm Springs. From #GivingTuesday to various toy and food drives, we encourage you to support in any way you can this holiday season.

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Paws n Claus Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive

Paws n Claus Pic Elves

The LGBTQ Center of the Coachella Valley presents the Paws n Claus Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive on Monday, November 28 at 5:30 pm at Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge. Making sure hungry families are taken care of doesn’t mean we should neglect our hungry pets. The annual Paws n Claus pet food drive helps stock the pet food pantry in the Community Food Bank at The Center. The best part? If you bring your furry friends, along with your donations, you get your holiday picture taken with friendly elves! More info

Wreath Auction 2022

Wreath Auction 2022

The LGBTQ Center of the Desert and the Palm Springs Animal Shelter present the annual Wreath Auction on Wednesday, November 30 at 5:30 pm at Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge. This festive event raises funds through beautifully crafted donated wreaths from our community with proceeds benefiting both The Center and the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. More info

Tim Burton Film Retrospective: Batman Returns

Batman Returns

Experience Tim Burton’s early classics on the largest screen in the Coachella Valley at the Historic Camelot Theatre with their PS Rewinds series. On Wednesday, November 30 at 8 pm, it’s Batman Returns (1992). The monstrous Penguin (Danny DeVito), who lives in the sewers beneath Gotham, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) to topple the Batman (Michael Keaton) once and for all. But when Shreck’s timid assistant, Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer), finds out, and Shreck tries to kill her, she is transformed into the sexy Catwoman. She teams up with the Penguin and Shreck to destroy Batman, but sparks fly unexpectedly when she confronts the caped crusader. Get tickets

Prime Timers of the Desert Monthly Dinner

Prime Timers of the Desert Monthly Dinner

The Prime Timers of the Desert November monthly dinner will be at Willie’s Modern Fare in Rancho Mirage on Wednesday, November 30. Cocktails begin at 5 pm, with dinner orders at 6 pm. $55 per person, all inclusive. Includes custom, three-course, pre-set menu, all non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and tip. More info

PrEP and PEP: What You Need to Know

PrEP and PEP

Eisenhower Health and The Center presents PrEP and PEP: Where to Go, What is Available to You, and What You Need to Know on Wednesday, November 30 via Zoom. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, is a powerful prevention tool in the form of a pill, taken daily, or an injectable, to prevent HIV. Join Chad Braun, MD, for an informative discussion regarding PrEP and PEP care services and what is available to you. Bring your questions. More info

Gender & Sexuality: The Basics

Gender & Sexuality: The Basics

The Center Coachella presents Gender & Sexuality: The Basics on Monday, November 28 at 6 pm on Zoom. This free community education workshop is for parents, caregivers, community members, teachers, and anyone who wants to learn more about LGBTQIA+ identities. It examines basic ideas and definitions about gender, sexuality, and allyship. More info

McCallum Theatre Gala

McCallum Theatre Gala

The 2022 McCallum Theatre Gala will take place on Thursday, December 1 at 8 pm, featuring Matteo Bocelli, one of the most promising emerging vocalists on the international pop scene. Performing with an 80-piece orchestra and special guest, this year’s Gala guarantees to be a memorable evening as the McCallum welcomes back this main event after a two-year hiatus. Proceeds from the McCallum Theatre Annual Gala help fund Theatre operations as well as arts education programs that annually bring training in theater, dance, music and visual arts to over 50,000 schoolchildren and educators at no cost to them. Get tickets

Michael Orland and Mid-Century Moderns at Oscar’s

Mid-Century Moderns

The hit Palm Springs 1960s jukebox musical Mid-Century Moderns is at Oscar’s on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm through December 23 – Except for this Thursday December 1, which will be Michael Orland’s Open Mic Night Christmas Special [More info]. On Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm, Mid-Century Moderns returns. The sensational hits of ‘66 come to life in the delightful tale of a plucky Wisconsin widow who transforms from frump to fabulous when she finds herself at the center of modernity in Palm Springs. Get Tickets

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