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Wyld Womxn Full Moon Gathering July 16th

 
Your resource for what's happening in the valley for LGBT women.
 
  
 
Women's Chat - Every Thursday …connecting women….inspiring friendships. Talk, listen, laugh, connect. Join us as we share our stories, our failures & our successes. We are all on the path of living, loving and learning. Great way to make new friends if you are new to the area or community. Thursdays 10:30 to noon at The Center 1301 North Palm Canyon, 3rd Floor
 
Entertainment - Ongoing
Shenanigans and Dancing - there is now a regular group of gals that go on Sundays and they are delighted for you to join them at the Runway Restaurant. Ask for MaryAnn, Linda or Diane.
 
68300 Gay Resort Dr.
Cathedral City
Dance, drink and enjoy 1.00 appetizers.
This is a gay men's resort, but the restaurant is mixed and delighted to see the ladies.
 
KEISHA D is at Wangs in the Desert. 1st and 3rd Saturdays on the patio. 5pm to 8pm, no cover
 
Golf Meetups - Denise Gooch is looking for women who want to do regular meetups for golf. Contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see if she can get a group together. Can be either 9 or 18 holes depending on group interest, when a few women have joined - days, times and courses can be determined.
 
New Program Announcement
 
We're thrilled to share exciting new programs and community events with you, so sit back, scroll through and enjoy!
 
Join the Wyld Womxn Collective this Tuesday, July 16th Full Moon Gathering
 
Wyld Womxn Full Moon gatherings cultivate a radical, feminist, inclusive, and creative space to network, create, build and collaborate with other womxn creatives, artists, leaders, and activists in the desert. 
 
Our full moon gatherings are Free, 18+, and open to womxn identified folx.
 
Date: Tuesday, July 16th
 
Time: 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
 
Meeting Location:
The Clubhouse inside of Ace Hotel & Swim Club
701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
 
Back to School Event
 
At this month's full moon gathering, Wyld Womxn will be collecting back to school items to donate for the Demuth Park Community Center's Back to School Event.
 
Donation List
· Pencils & Pens
· Crayons
· Colored Pencils
· Folders
· Backpacks
· Notebook paper
· Folders
 
 
 
Movie Meetup July 18th
 
Gail and Gwendolyn are going to show the movie “On the Basis of Sex” the Ruth Bader Ginsburg film at the LGBTQ Center on our regular movie date of July 18 th . We will show the DVD in Room 4 on the second floor starting at 1:30 pm that should leave some time at the end to have a discussion afterwards. I hope you all can make this showing of “On the Basis of Sex”.
 
 
If you are interested in meeting up to see movies - this is the group for you. Gail and Gwendolyn will pick a movie each month (they welcome feedback from everybody). If you are interested, email me This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Movies will be announced the weekend before when the movie scheduled is finalized and I will contact those interested with time, movies and price. Tuesday is seniors day at a number of movie theaters. This month will probably be a matinee. If you love movies and discussing movies, join us.
 
Wyld Womxn - All Things Queer is happening at The LGBT Community Center of the Desert this Sunday, July 21st from 3:30 pm to 5:00pm. Room 1
 
With the quickly disappearing spaces for queer womxn, queer members of Wyld Womxn have wanted to create a monthly safe space & gathering to delve deeper into queer theory, sexuality, identity in its many forms, queer histories, community making/building & re-imagine our queer futures.
Admission: 
 
Wyld Womxn Members: Free included in your membership.
Drop- in Rate: You are welcome to drop in to check it out for a $5-$10 sliding scale/suggested donation.
Please Note: This space is open to queer womxn identified folx (this includes trans* womxn, gender non-conforming folx and non-binary folx). ly
To learn more about Wyld Womxn and see membership and support page
 
 
Women's Circle Breakfast Wednesday, July 24th
 
 
Time: 9 AM
Location: Wilma & Frieda (above Ruby's)
         155 S. Palm Canyon Dr, #A21-A27, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Please RSVP
 
THE WOMEN'S CIRCLE
760-416-3545
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Autumn Equinox Ritual
For Women
Sept 21st, 2019 5:30 pm
 
The Goddess Temple of Palm Springs
A Chapter House of the Abbey of Avalon, Inc * 501c3 * Our 16th Year
 
Honoring our personal harvests
In this time of half light and half darkness  
Yoruba priestess Ifa Iya Oyaseeke
Leads us in an “I Love My Yoni Dance”
 
Wear Autumn colors if you wish    
Please bring potluck for 12
$15 Donations / No Woman Turned Away
 
RSVP for Directions       
Palm Springs near Smoketree
Phone: 310-455-3232
Text:   310-770-3823            
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June L Mazer Archive Exhibit and Reception – Monday, Sept 30, 1 – 3pm
 
LESBO EXPO PRESENTS
 
June L Mazer Archive Exhibit and Reception – Monday, Sept 30, 1 – 3pm
 
RECEPTION
On Monday, September 30 there will be a wine and cheese reception, during Palm Springs Women’s Week, to meet Angela Brinskele, Communications Director of the Mazer Archives who will discuss its history and the “The Out of the Box” exhibit. The exhibit contains 50 photographs with stories from the 30’s forward. Here is our chance to delve into our history and learn about the June Mazer Lesbian Archives.
 
LOCATION: Palm Springs Women’s Club, 314 S. Cahuilla, PS 92262 
 
 TICKETS: $15   Purchase Tickets
 
 
Charity Golf Tournament Oct 5th
 
Charity Golf Tournament
Mission Hills Country Club
L-Fund’s Second Annual Women’s Golf Scramble
A Palm Springs Women’s Week Event
 
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. Shotgun start
Format: 4 player Team Scramble
 
Scramble is a type of golf tournament. The game emphasizes fun without the pressure of players keeping individual scores. Each player hits a tee shot on each hole, but everyone plays from the spot of the best shot. This format is continued until a ball is in the cup.
 
Here is your chance to play the LPGA’s Tournament Course!
 
Put together your TEAM!
 
Price: $175.00 per player or 4 Women Team $700.00
Maximum 144 players or 36 teams
 
Includes continental breakfast and lunch buffet
 
Registration Due Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Click Here to Register
 
Mulligan’s: $10.00 each – Minimum 2 | Maximum 8 per player
Benefits the L- Fund
 
A mulligan is a second chance to perform an action, usually after the first chance went wrong through bad luck or a blunder. Its best-known meaning is in golf, whereby a player is informally allowed to replay a stroke, even though this is against the formal rules of golf.
 
New this year — Awards Luncheon Only
$50 per person (only a limited number of tickets will be available).
 
Order of Events:
Registration Opens at 7:00am (must sign in by 8am)
Continental Breakfast starts 7:00am – 08:15am
Shotgun Start at 8:30am
Luncheon & Awards at 12:30pm 
 
Trophies: 1st and 2nd place teams
Prizes: Closest to pin & Longest Drive
Tournament chair: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
HerShe Bar Pride Dance Nov 2nd
 
HerShe Bar Palm Springs droppin' the best in Hip/hop, Old Skool, Latin, Disco and Motown grooves for Women of all Ages and Colors!
 
*** Proceeds benefiting the L-Fund ***
 
Comfortable Music Volume, plenty of seating, Sweet Ambience,
 
dj Andi Pantz & miss dj temaDancer
 
doors open @ 7pm-12am-- Satuday, November 2nd @ hotel Zoso during PRIDE Palm Springs!!
 
$20 advance tickets | $30 at the door -- contact us for table reservation for up to 10 ($60 per table)
 
As per our usual, All Colors/All Nations/All Genders!! 21+ with ID
 
WARNING!! Women Drinking, Dancing, Laughing and Having GOOD Times!!
 
 
Help is right around the corner!
 
If you’ve fallen on tough times, you’re not alone. Whether it’s fresh food every week, or emergency funds specifically for lesbians, reach out to get back on your feet. We’re here for you.
 
 
T he L-Fund provides one-time financial assistance to Lesbians in Financial need.
Call 760-304-8487 for more information on the L-Fund
 
Please note, if you would like me to include an event that is focused around LGBTQ women in the Coachella Valley, please email me a small graphic (480*480 is good) and a small paragraph and well as any links to websites and facebook pages. Thank you. Newsletter goes out every Tuesday. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
KIM | The Center | 760-416-7790 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | www.thecenterps.org
 
Thinking about becoming a Member @ The Center?
Memberships @ The Center start at $25.00 a year!
 
Your membership fees make a wonderful difference for many women's lives in our LGBT community. Your contributions allow us to distribute groceries to over 250 households each week through our Community Food Bank @ The Center. Membership assists in providing no cost/low cost counseling services to over 50 LGBT clients each week and keeps our classes like 50+Fit, yoga, drawing, bridge and dancing at a low cost. In addition, your fees and donations support our youth suicide-prevention and anti-bullying program in the Palm Springs Unified School District. And remember, your membership entitles you to receive discounts on all classes and workshops at The Center. 
 
 
  • The LGBT Community Center of The Desert

    The McDonald/Wright Building

    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

    760.416.7790 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    The Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity
    EIN # 33-0937301

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