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  The Center strives to enrich the lives of the LGBT community in the Coachella Valley. Women are a vital part of the fabric of the LGBT community and the Center is dedicated to enhancing outreach to women and creating programs that engage them. Every week The Center sends out a women's newsletter to 1000+ email addresses informing them of LGBT women centric events in the valley. The current news letter is shown below. Be sure to signup and come out and join us 


Sending big love to all you fabulous women
Your resource for what's happening in the valley for LGBT women.
Happy Valentines Day from The Center
Happy Valentines day to all you incredible nasty women. Here's to all of you when told to be quiet- weren't. When told you weren't capable of doing something - did it. When told to quit - persisted. Here's to all the love, kindness, courage and compassion you give to this bruised up world of ours.

GENNINE JACKSON will be performing at the Riviera every Thursday from 6-9PM and this Thursday at Wangs 5:00pm to 8:00pm

JESSE JONES(aka) Melanie Jones February 16 at Chill Bar in the Sting Cabaret at 8PM

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:00 PM
Sammy G's Tuscan Grill,  265 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 
Members Free , Guests $10.00

will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8AM at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort. The rate is $70, includes green, cart, and range fees, breakfast and lunch buffet.  For further information, contact Beverly at (310) 279-7444.

THE 30TH ANNUAL LINASHORE DINNER-DANCE(BENEFITING THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY) will be held on Saturday, April 1 at Aqua Caliente.  Jennifer Corday will be performing. For more information, call Caroline at (619) 435-5200

Potluck Feb 19th  1  to 4pm
Date, Time and Location Change
Cathy and Trudi's House
Palm Springs
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Mystery Theater and Dinner Feb 19th
Rainbow Women present Mystery Theater and Dinner
Cost $25.00 BYOB
Sunday: February 19th Dinner 5:00PM Mystery 6:00PM.
Location : Ivy Ranch Club House, 74580 Varner Road, Thousand Palms, 92276
Entrance Gates Open 4:30 to 5:30pm
Make Checks Payable to DeAnn Young
35847 Inverness Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 772-8717
Nasty Women Chatting Starts Feb 23rd
If nasty is wrong, we don't want to be right. Nasty women chatting is a weekly drop-in group for all women (no matter how you identify) to discuss topics of interest. Talk, listen, laugh, connect.

Thursdays 10:30 to 11:30am
at The Center 1301 North Palm Canyon, 3rd Floor
Indian Canyons   |  Palm Springs, CA
March 5, 2017   |  6:15 a.m.
When you support City of Hope, you help us shorten the time it takes to get from bold, innovative ideas to powerful new medical, cancer and diabetes treatments.

Ladies Night Out at Toucans March 8th
March 8th, 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Toucans Tiki Bar, 2100 N Palm Canyon Dr

No reservations, no sponsor, no charge, free snacks, so just drop in to meet new gals, reconnect with old friends, and perhaps dance a bit to one of the best DJs in the Valley

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Location: Snapshot Palm Springs - 4575 E. Camino Parocela, Palm Springs
Time: Party Starts at 8PM and Wraps at 11PM
Ticket: $75.00 - Tasty Bites & Open Bar included
Complimentary Valet Parking Available:

Voted Most Fun Non-Profit Event or Gala by Desert Outlook readers, Red Dress Dress Red is the only dance party where you can expect queens, bears, femmes, studs, and everything in between serving up fabulousness and dancing the night away amongst TV personalities, philanthropists, and politicians. 

The only requirement? Rock a sassy red dress or a snappy red pant suit in support of The Center. Join us for an affordable night of dressing up, dancing and delightful companionship with 500 of your (soon-to-be) closest friends! 

More Info and Tickets


THE GODDESS TEMPLE OF PALM SPRINGS A Chapterhouse of the Abbey of Avalon, Inc.
6:00 pm (doors lock at 6:15 pm)

A Ritual for All Women
Spring is a time of renewal, rebirth.  The Veil of winter is lifted; We emerge and re-awaken from the dark winter, opening ourselves to new growth.

Wear Spring colors if you wish. Bring Spring Flowers in vases. Donations Appreciated and potluck for 12
Location near Smoketree Village in Palm Springs

Phone for Directions and PLEASE RSVP Ph:  310-455-3232    or    <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> Text:  310-770-3823


Cost: $35.00
All profits go to The Womens' Program at the LGBT Community Center of the Desert
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6PM-9:30Pm Location: Woodhaven Country Club

41555 Woodhaven Dr. East (exit Washington off 10 Freeway, turn right or South 3/4 mile on right) 

Menu: Italian Buffet: 2 pasta (Alfredo and Bolognese) , seasonal vegetables, salad and soup, ice tea and lemonade, dessert (coffee and various cakes)

Make cheques out to Rainbow Women
Mail to: Lauren Fortune 2003 E. Tachevah Dr. Palm Springs, CA 92262

Questions ? Call Lauren 760-656-0296 or Deann 760-772-8717

Rainbow Women Golf Tournament March 31
RAINBOW  WOMEN   presents a   Women’s  GOLF  TOURNAMENT   Woodhaven Country Club (Entrance off Washington, ½ mile south of the 10 freeway)   Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 a.m. Start (Check-in 7:15, free range balls)   4-Person Scramble (Singles, Doubles or Foursomes)   $80.00 per person (Includes Cart, Water, Snacks, Lunch plus Raffle Prizes) First, Second and Third Places Awarded     Make payable to RAINBOW  WOMEN

Registration form and mailing instructions to the right.

Don't have a foursome? No worries; we'll fill out a group for you!
Lori Jenaire April 1st 2017
JAZZ AT SUNDOWN SERIES - #2 Featuring Lori Jenaire Dinah Weekend, Saturday, April 1, 2017, 4pm Indian Canyon Country Club, Palm Springs

Lori Jenaire is emerging on the music scene as one of the leading artists of neo-jazz soul. A sound that blends the familiar with the new sounds of smooth jazz. Her Tribute to Phyliss Hyman with an all-female band of major players is a Masterpiece not to be missed. She will captivate you with her version of  "How Do I believe."   This being the Dinah Weekend, the concert will be followed by a dance party featuring a performance by the amazing new illusionist, Drag King Jesse Jones, and the hottest deejay in LA, Jiji Sweet.
$ 69 for the entire evening
Dinner Available

Buy Tickets Now Enjoy the music and the great view at   Indian Canyons Country Club  1100 E. Murray Canyon Dr.  Palm Springs, CA 92264  

L-FUND 2017 GUMBO GALA will take place on Sunday, April 2 from Noon - 4PM at the Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S Palm Cyn, PS 92262. L-Fund is very excited at the success of our last two Gumbo Gala Fundraisers, and is thrilled to have booked The Palm Springs Pavillion during Dinah Shore weekend for our 3rd Annual Affair. The FUNDRAISER includes choice of award-winning gumbo (seafood/chicken/sausage or vegetarian) by Chef Betty Berrysmith, awards presentation to honoree Katherine V Forrest, Novelist [remember lesbian detective Kate Dellafield?] and Editor, plus special guest Kate Kendell, Esq and Executive Director of NCLR, entertainment by Gennine Jackson, and dancing, of course! All proceeds Benefit lesbians in financial crisis. For   more information about L-Fund please visit our website at www.l-fund.org.

Current Women's Circle businesses include:

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Think 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. 
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