BLOOD DRIVE TUESDAY AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, February 13, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screenings with every blood donation. All prospective donors should be free of infections or illness, weigh at least 110 pounds, and not be at risk for AIDS or hepatitis. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 800-TRY-GIVING.

FREE CLASSICAL CONCERT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS TUESDAY

The fourth season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts continues Tuesday with a benefit concert for the local high school music program. The concert takes place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13 in the Black Box Theater at Desert Hot Springs High School. Admission is free, but donations at the door will benefit the high school’s music program. The concert features the City of Angels Saxophone Quartet, the first saxophone quartet to win top honors at the prestigious Coleman and Carmel Chamber Music Competitions. The high school is located at 65850 Pierson Boulevard in Desert Hot Springs.

RAINBOW STEW MEDIUMSHIP

Rainbow Stew is offering a class in mediumship. Reporter Eric Knabe fill us in…

A class in mediumship facilitated by the Reverend Carol Reed will be held on Saturday, February 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Rainbow Stew. This class is one in a series of classes for those interested in understanding mediumship and working toward developing their own mediumistic abilities. Participants will learn the proper protocols for mediumship as well as how to create a sacred space. Class fee is $10 per class. For more information, call Reed at 760-799-4575. Rainbow Stew is located on the south side of the highway in Old Town Yucca Valley.

NOAH PURIFOY TOURS

Come and celebrate President’s weekend at the Noah Purifoy Outdoor Art Museum. A docent-guided tour will be offered at his outdoor art installation. These tours have been filling up quickly. With details on how to sign up, here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton…

The next Centennial tour of Noah’s Outdoor Art Museum will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 17. Cathy Allen, a former colleague of Purifoy, will lead the one-hour tour. Space is limited. To reserve a spot on the tour, send an email to noahpurifoyfdn@gmail.com. A suggested donation of $15 is requested for adults, $10 for students, and free to children under 12.