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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 


Dinah Shore Dinner and Dance
Your resource for what's happening in the valley for LGBT women.
Nasty Women Chatting - This week we're talking about movies.
What was your first movie experience, why do you go to movies, what are your favorites and why, what movies changed your life and more.. Come join us for a fun lively discussion. Best girl on girl movies?

Talk, listen, laugh, connect.There are no dumb questions and there are no dumb ideas. We are on all the path of living, loving and learning.

Thursdays 10:30 to noon
at The Center 1301 North Palm Canyon, 3rd Floor

GENNINE JACKSON will be performing at the Riviera every Thursday from 6-9PM 

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

JESSE JONES(aka) Melanie Jones will be performing for the Oscar's Idol Semi-Finals on Wednesday, March 22nd, 7:30pm . Thursday, March 23rd, 8pm at Chill Bar in Sting and Saturday, March 25th, 12:30-2 in the Cathedral City LGBT Days event~ Part of the Bella da Ball's  Variety Show. For more info... www.CathedralCityLGBTDays.com

Corday - FRIDAY, MARCH 31st

262 S. Palm Canyon Dr. in Palm Springs
Outdoor Patio, Full Bar, Full Menu,
Happy Hour 4pm-7pm
Corday plays live!


Cost: $35.00
Benefitting 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!
2017 NCLR Garden Party @ The Pond Estate

The Center is thrilled to be honored at this year’s NCLR Garden Party and we’d be honored if you’d join us for this celebration, which takes place at the fabulous Pond Estate!

Saturday, April 1, 2017 
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
64725 Acanto Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264 
United States

If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online.

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 their last two Gumbo Gala Fundraisers, and is thrilled to have booked The Palm Springs Pavillion during Dinah Shore weekend for their 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.

Club Skirts The Dinah March 29th to April2nd
March 29th through April 2nd is the 27th Annual World Famous Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend. The largest lesbian event and music festival in the world features the best in entertainment every year. More announcements to come so book your hotel room and purchase your tickets at  Thedinah.com today and be sure you are in the heart of the action.

Book at The Hilton or The Hard Rock, the two host hotels and save an additional $25 per person off your weekend pass.

Ladies Night Out at Toucans April 12th
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

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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    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

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    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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