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This four week course is designed to provide in-depth instruction to achieve computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint/Outlook. This is your chance to finally learn these computer programs!

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These are challenging times to negotiate dating and sexual contact. The desire for connection is confounded by the need to stay safe. Let’s get together to talk about our feelings and possible solutions. Starting Tuesday July 28th, from 11 AM - 12:30 PM, Sexologist Dr. Arlen Leight will facilitate discussion…
Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lecture Series @ The Center (Summer 2020 – Jul & Aug) | “Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Relief Is Possible” Clinical trials are important for discovering new treatments for diseases, as well as new ways to detect, diagnose, and reduce the chance of developing the disease.…
Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lecture Series @ The Center (Summer 2020 – Jul & Aug) | “What are clinical trials, why do we need them, and how do I enroll?” Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that can affect muscles, bones and joints including conditions like tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome…
Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lecture Series @ The Center (Summer 2020 – Jul & Aug) | “Communication challenges when wearing face masks” Facilitator: Brett Klein | Sherry Ewing Contact Information: * Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Frequency: August 12th 5:30 to 6:30 pm Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97589664971 Meeting ID: 975 8966 4971
Zumba for Beginners with Shaun Topic: Zumba for Beginners with Shaun Time: Jul 6, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every week on Mon, until Dec 28, 2020, 26 occurrence(s) Join Zoom Meeting | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86080505623 Meeting ID: 860 8050 5623
Come join us and discuss a variety of topics from love, sex, current events and politics. DROP IN AND JOIN A LIVELY DISCUSSION Time: Jun 19, 2020 10:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every week on Fri, until Dec 25, 2020, 28 occurrence(s) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89466842841 Meeting ID:…
Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lectures Via Zoom May 6th Healthy Take Out/Delivery https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/4-BsKKr09EVLWrP0tW3PfIp6OI2-eaa8gSge-vsIxBt46BpZ8V0fCA1Q_bbxpE1v Access Password: 2z%&=8S9 Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lectures Via Zoom May 13th Strength Training at any Age or Fitness Level May 13th https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/xuhbP5fd9GNIU4GO1kz1VYFxRL3iX6a81CYW_PUJyxksrFxT59IbDVrL4laQn-A6 Access Password: 5s@?#82# Topic: Eisenhower Health & Wellness Lectures Via Zoom May…
Starting June 6th - Class is at capacity. An additional class may be added at a later date. Our popular ASL program is back with the great leadership of Itai Cardona. These 8-week courses are for those who want to learn another language and communicate with members of the Deaf…
COVID-19 has drastically impacted many of us, in a multitude of ways – from education, to employment, food, health, paying for rent or utilities, or running a small business. If you’re in need of support or connection to resources, we encourage to check out these links to find help. And…
FIND Food Bank offers the following program services for hungry and food-insecure residents of eastern Riverside and southern San Bernardino Counties: Food Distributions, Days & Times --Select a city-- All cities 29 Palms Anza Bermuda Dunes Blythe Cathedral City Coachella Desert Hot Springs Indio Joshua Tree La Quinta Mecca Mountain…
      For desktop computers Go to - https://zoom.us/download Choose for Mac or PC and follow instructions for downloading. For iPhone & Android smart phones/iPad and tablets Zoom for iPhone - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id546505307 Zoom for Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings   With zoom installed on your device Open your internet browser and…
Fridays @ 3pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Perry Wiggins Join on Zoom – https://zoom.us/j/633304494 Who Cares? is a peer-led support group for those who are caring for their loved ones. As unpaid care givers, you can gain support from peers and know that we are here and that We…
Seated Wellness/Chair Yoga Thursdays @ 10am (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Lynn Simonson Join on Zoom – http://bit.ly/lynnyoga Engage in gentle seated stretches, grounding breath techniques and calming guided meditations
Women’s Chat Thursdays @ 10:30am – 12pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Kim Kieler Join On Zoom – https://zoom.us/j/390232078 Inspiring Friendships. This chat group is for all women (no matter how you identify) to discuss topics of interest and find connection.
Knit Together Wednesdays @ 3pm – 5pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Doug Morris Join on Zoom – Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join. Need some company? Then drop in and stay for a minute or two hours while we keep one another in stitches.
Wednesdays @ 3pm – 4pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Miguel Navarro Register to join on Zoom - https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oduGhpzwqYWMf76kFpULja701iexIHA LGBTQ+ Youth Virtual Hangout. If you’re between the ages of 14-20 and need a safe space to connect with other LGBTQ+ youth, Zoom by for a minute or longer.
Tuesdays @ 11am (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Jill Hingston Ph.D Join on Zoom – http://bit.ly/thecentermanaging2 Hear from our Clinical Internship Director about tools you can use to self-regulate and self-care during times of crisis and anxiety.
Adult Adoptee Peer Support Group 2nd Monday of every month @ 3pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Soterios Rouman Join on Zoom – https://Zoom.us/j/24913004 Our Adult Adoptee peer support group is back – online! If you’re interested in joining, please email Soterios Rouman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the meeting password.
Knit Together Mondays @ 3pm-5pm (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Doug Morris Join on Zoom – Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join. Need some company? Then drop in and stay for a minute or two hours while we keep one another in stitches.
Mondays @ 11am (Pacific Standard Time) Hosted by Alexis Ortega Join on Zoom – http://bit.ly/thecentersocialcaring2 Chat with us about what it means to care for ourselves and each other when we’re not able to physically be near each other.
Zoom Programs Stay Connected Via Zoom Are you self-isolating or sheltering in place and need connection? Join us Monday through Saturday online in our Zoom Meetings and stay connected. Need Help installing Zoom? Click here for instructions on how to download and install zoom on your desktop, tablet or smartphone.
Coming Soon! LeatherSex Conversations is a program of Desert Fetish Authority - DFA and The LGBT Community Center of the Desert - The Center, that brings thought-provoking speakers from across the country to Palm Springs for intimate evenings of questions, answers, and more questions, on topics of interest to people…
Behavioral Health programs at The Center aim to serve people who may be dealing with challenges to their mental, or emotional well-being. You can get the help you need to address and overcome these challenges.
Feeling blah? Depressed? Isolated? Anxious? Relationship Problems? Stressed? Come to our low cost mental health clinic. Our clinicians use evidence-based techniques that can help you face life's challenges, learn new skills, and make lasting poritive life changes. At the Behavioral Health Clinic @ The Center, you can get access to…
Topic: Beginner Tap Dance with Keith Mottola Time: Jun 30, 2020 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every week on Tue, until Dec 29, 2020, 27 occurrence(s) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86076379399 Meeting ID: 860 7637 9399 Keith Mottola’s professional career ran from 1976 to the present, from Broadway tours, regional theaters, cruise…
Due to current physical distancing requirements because of COVID-19, all of the ECV LGBTQ meetings hosted by The Center have transitioned to Zoom meetings.For more details, or to be added to meeting lists, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Since 2016, The Center has helped create LGBTQ-affirming community spaces in the Eastern Coachella…
The LGBT Community Center of the Desert began as an LGBTQ senior center, and we proudly carry this history with us today. Whether you're dealing with age-related depression, health issues, or are looking to build community, The Center has a variety of programs built to serve your needs.
  • 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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