Wednesdays aren’t easy for anyone.

Below are some events around town that are not only FREE, but also fun.  They should help ease the stress from the work week.  There is a variety to pick from, providing different strokes for different folks.  😉

Make sure to tune back in tomorrow for the official Things 2 Do Thursday feature that posts where all the parties are at.  

WEDNESDAY, October 8th:

COD How It All Began, Photo Exhibit
College of the Desert
43500 Monterey Ave.
Palm Desert, 92260
Library Garrow Gallery Wall; Mon.-Thu. 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. 8 p.m.-5 p.m.

Open Mic Night
It’s A Grind
36901 Cook Street
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Description: weds. through Nov. 26
Phone number: 674-0000

Palm Springs International Film Society FREE film series
“Drama Queens” presents the film, “Safe”
Palm Canyon Theatre
538 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

THURSDAY, October 9th:

Estate And Life Planning For LGBT Couples
UCR Palm Desert
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Description: find out what you need to do to protect yourself and provide for your loved ones.
Phone number: (951) 827-6186

Global Lens 2008 FREE Film Screening
Annenberg Theater
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA
Description: “The Bet collector.”
Phone number: 322-4800

Patrick Harrington Offers Free Psychic Consultation
Crystal Fantasy
264 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

FRIDAY: October 11th:

Twelfth Night Stage Performance
Indio Performing Arts Center
45175 Fargo Street
Indio, CA 92201
Description: 7 p.m. Fri-Sat; 2pm, Sun.
Price: $10-$15

SATURDAY, October 12th:

Pioneertown Posse Old West Reenactment Troupe
Mane Street
Pioneertown, CA
Description: recreates the Old West of Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and the Cisco Kid. 2:30 p.m. every Sat through October.
Phone number: 364-3544 or 365-4096

Top Of The Cove Clean & Pristine Project
“Top of the Cove” Parking Lot
Calle Tecate
La Quinta, CA
Description: trash bags, gloves and water will be provided.
Phone number: 760-771-3731

Palm Springs Certified Farmers Market
Palm Springs Certified Farmers Market At Camelot Theaters
2300 Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Description: Sats., on going through June 2009

Butterfly And Hummingbird Exhibit
The Living Desert
47900 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA
Phone number: 346-5694 ext. 2000
Price: $2

Art Under The Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
Washington Street and Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA
Description: fine art and crafts, live music, wine tasting, FREE admission and parking.
Phone number: 564-1244

Patrick Harrington Offers Free Psychic Consultation
Crystal Fantasy
264 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Artist Reception
I.M.A.G.E.S. by Gideon Art Gallery
Backstreet Art District, 2680 Cherokee Way
Palm Springs, CA
Description: with artists DonDavid and Jorge Sicre
Phone number: 250-1521

Bill Maher
McCallum Theatre
73000 Fred Waring Drive
Palm Desert, CA
Description: okay, so this one costs a GRIP but Bill Maher is one of the most politically astute comedians in Amerika today.
Phone number: 773-1707
Price: $85, $75, $65, $55

SUNDAY, October 13th:

Crystal Fantasy
264 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Kick Gas Festival
Barona 1/8 Mile Drag Strip
1750 Wildcat Canyon Rd
Lakeside, CA 92040
Description: alternative energy exhibition.
Phone number: (858) 586-1202
Price: $15-$25

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