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Listen to holiday stories, dye eggs, make crafts and participate in fun activities at this holiday program. Play the “Cake Walk” game for a chance to win an Easter basket or other prizes!!! Prizes and crafts provided by the Friends of the Joshua Tree Library.
Joshua Tree Library
Joshua Tree Branch Library
6465 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree
- 1717.April.MondayNo events
Kidney Smart is now available locally! Learn from expert educators about how your kidneys function and the best ways to manage your diet and health at no cost to you. This class is for any person concerned about kidney disease who is not currently receiving dialysis. You must register online to attend. Register now at www.DaVita.com or www.kidneysmart.org. Light refreshments will be offered. Please join us and tell a friend!
Stacy Miller MS, RD
56845 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley
Birthing Center Tourshttp://z1077fm.com/event/birthing-center-tours-3-2-2-5/
Are you a prospective parent? Join Hi-Desert Medical Center’s clinical leadership and staff for an informative tour of our Special Additions birthing suite. We also invite you to pre-register your medical information prior to the tour to streamline the admitting process. We know that this time is very exciting but also comes with many questions and concerns. Let us put your mind at ease by providing the information you need and answering your questions! We want to partner with you to bring your new bundle of joy into the world! This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required. Please call 760.366.6182 to register or to find out more about this opportunity!
Hi-Desert Medical Center
6601 White Feather Rd. Joshua Tree, CA 92252
FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTIONhttp://z1077fm.com/event/free-food-distribution-3-2/
USDA Food Giveaway 3rd Friday of every month 12:00pm-2:00pm while supplies last.
Yucca Valley Church of the Nazarene
56248 Buena Vista Dr.
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
In honor of Earth Day, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will celebrate the diversity of life on earth with a day of activities that will inform, educate and entertain visitors. Local experts will be on hand to provide demonstrations on composting, gardening with California native plants, growing your own food, and recycling. Local artists will offer jewelry and hand-made crafts for sale. Maker stations will introduce you to new crafts. This family-oriented event includes kids’ activities, face painting, live music, dance performances, and much more.
Arts and Crafts Vendors
Live Music and Dance
Face Painting &Kids Activities
Gardening and Composting Advice
Hi-Desert Nature Museum
Yucca Valley Community Center/ Hi-Desert Nature Museum
57090 Twentynine Palms Highway
Deep Sky Highlights and Jupiterhttp://z1077fm.com/event/deep-sky-highlights-and-jupiter/
Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center invites stargazers to enjoy the desert night sky on Saturday, April 22. This free public event begins at 8:15 pm and ends around 11:30 pm. The Observatory is at 9697 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, just outside the main (north) entrance to Joshua Tree National Park.
Jupiter is still quite bright in the southeastern sky in the constellation Virgo. The great planet, its colorful clouds, and its four moons are prime viewing.
Some bright galaxies featured tonight will be the pair known as Bode’s Nebulea, the face-on spiral Whirlpool Galaxy, and the edge-on Sombrero Galaxy.
The double stars Mizar in Ursa Major and Algieba in Leo are some of the best in the sky.
Prominent constellations are Gemini (the Twins), Hydra (the Water Snake), Virgo (the Maiden), Leo (the Lion), Boötes (the Herdsman), and Ursa Major (the Great Bear.)
Volunteers will set up a variety of kinds and sizes of telescopes on the winding sidewalks, and guests are welcome to use them or may bring their own binoculars and scopes as well. The presentation is very casual, so come at any time and leave when you wish. Bring a red flashlight to preserve night vision.
The campus is always open, so arrive around sunset to allow time to visit other educational attractions before the cosmic tour begins at dark. Dress for unpredictable desert weather and bring snacks, water bottles, and chairs. Children under 16 must be accompanied by adults. No pets, no smoking or alcohol allowed on the STL campus, and visitors must carry out all trash.
The seasonal sky is very unpredictable and a viewing event may have to be delayed, rescheduled, or cancelled due to cloudiness, rain, or excessive wind. Check Sky’s The Limit Facebook Page or follow @STL29Palms to learn the latest status of an event, or call Steve at (760) 401-3004.
For more information and to see photos taken through STL’s 14” Celestron Schmidt–Cassegrain telescope, visit the STL web site at www.skysthelimit29.org. STL is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Donations to support Sky’s The Limit’s educational programs are gratefully accepted.