HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM PUTS OUT CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum has put out a call for artists. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the specifics…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s annual exhibit is entitled, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. They invite the community to contribute original works of art inspired by and made from recycled or reused materials. They welcome paintings,

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LECTURE ON GOLD AND SILVER IN THE MOJAVE TONIGHT

Learn about the gold and silver in our Mojave Desert at a lecture this evening. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 50,000 acres of the Mojave Desert are the Old West’s final frontier. Following the discovery of gold and silver in the desert, there was a 20-year rush

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CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT FEBRUARY 11 AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A unique opportunity to hear world-class chamber music at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley next week. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says get your tickets now for the February 11 concert… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will hold a chamber music concert featuring the Encelia Chamber Ensemble and the Harmonic

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LECTURE TODAY ON THE PLANTS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s brown bag lunch lecture today focuses on botanical discovery. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

Bring a brown bag lunch and a friend to this month’s lecture, “Botanincal Discovery and Inventory in Joshua Tree National Park.” The California desert plants remain the least documented in the

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE TO FOCUS ON THE ANTIQUITIES ACT

The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its second Wednesday lecture series. With all the details here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… “The Antiquities Act and Our New Desert National Monuments” is the next lecture scheduled for Wednesday, January 11. Many of our nation’s stunning landscapes and archaeological sites have been protected through

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM “SEEDS” EXHIBIT OPENS TODAY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s newest exhibit: “Seeds: Nature’s Artful Engineering,” opens today and will run through March 11. The exhibit explores the diversity, beauty, and importance of native California plants and their seeds through photographs. More than 25 detailed photos of seeds and more than 30 seed specimens are featured

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ROCK ART LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A lecture tomorrow at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is about efforts to save Rock Art. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Petroglyphs and pictographs, or rock art, are affected by weather, the passage of time, natural processes, and, of course, by human causes. Joshua Tree National Park rangers are

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LEARN ABOUT HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Join a Joshua Tree National Park ranger tomorrow to find out about the park’s historic preservation projects. Reporter Kirby Davis has details… Learn about recent historic preservation projects in Joshua Tree National Park at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture November 9. A park ranger will discuss how

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A Halloween Spook-tacular event is planned for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley Saturday. Kirby Davis has more… On Saturday, October 29, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 1 to 6

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LECTURE ABOUT THE FIRST LADY OF THE DESERT TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its second Wednesday lecture series with the story of the First Lady of the Desert. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… This lecture entitled, “Minerva Hoyt: Apostle of the Cacti, First Lady of the Desert” will be presented October 12. Retired Joshua Tree National

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The sweet sounds of Chamber Music will fill the exhibit halls of Yucca Valley’s Hi-Desert Nature Museum this weekend. Reporter Kirby Davis has details… Two concerts featuring chamber music will be held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The concerts are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, October 8,

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The sweet sounds of Chamber Music will fill the exhibit halls of Yucca Valley’s Hi-Desert Nature Museum this weekend. Reporter Kirby Davis has details… Two concerts featuring chamber music will be held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The concerts are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, October 8,

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EXHIBIT CLOSES TODAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Today is your last day to see the current exhibit at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum before a new exhibit comes in this week. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the details… Today is your last chance to see the current exhibit, “Framed: Step into Art.” This interactive and educational experience

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL FOCUSES ON DISASTER PREPARATION

A hazard mitigation plan helps communities lessen the impact of disasters by identifying the risks associated with natural disasters. The plan also provides strategies for protecting people and property from events such as fires, floods, and earthquakes. Managing editor Tami Roleff says at its meeting last night the Yucca Valley

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “STORIES OF WILLIE BOY” TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society presents the legacy of Willie Boy in their second Wednesday lecture series tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Wednesday, September 14 at 5:30 p.m., join the Morongo Basin Historical Society as they present “Stories of Willie Boy: A Lasting Desert Legacy.” Presented by Ruth

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STEP INTO ART AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Visit Paris and the Louvre, and other art museums at an art-themed Family Fun Day in Yucca Valley Saturday, July 30, from 10 to 3. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is hosting a free “Step into Art” day at the museum with a wide variety of arts and crafts activities, as

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“THE ROCKS SPEAK” LECTURE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering a brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The lunch lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is entitled, “The Rocks Speak.” This lively one-hour interactive presentation is an introduction to indigenous philosophy presented by culture bearer and author A.G. Vasquez. Vasquez

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“STEP INTO ART” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IN YUCCA VALLEY

An ongoing exhibition at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum allows visitors to “Step into Art.” Reporter Kirby Davis explains… Enter the framework of famous paintings and experience art like never before in “Framed: Step into Art” at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. This exhibit invites children inside the art

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CHAMBER MUSIC THIS WEEKEND AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A very special cultural offering will be held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to hear the Encelia Chamber Ensemble in concert… In a Yucca Valley first, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum brings two performances of chamber music here. considered “music for friends” with a

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE TOMORROW: “PIONEERING WOMEN”

The Historical Society will host their second Wednesday lecture tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson says it will be about our pioneering women… As part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series, the June lecture is titled “Pioneering Women of the Morongo Basin.” This presentation will be given by

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