BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OFFERS SUMMER PROGRAM

The Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert has released details about its summer program. The club offers recreational activities, sports, movies, arts and crafts, cooking classes, reading programs, and water games for children ages 5 to 18. In addition, the club will offer a teen Community Emergency Response

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YUCCA VALLEY ADULT SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUES FORMING

Get your teams ready for the upcoming adult slow-pitch softball season in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up…

Gather your family, friends or co-workers and enter your team for the adult slow pitch softball summer session, organized by the town of Yucca Valley. The maximum

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATIONS IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, June 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $6

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TWO STATE AWARDS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Twentynine Palms Junior High School is the recipient of two recent state awards. Reporter Dan Stork tells how the recognition was earned…

On May 22, Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, presented a four-member team from Twentynine Palms Junior High School with two prestigious awards. Twentynine Palms Junior High

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BATS

It flies in the National Park, but it’s not a bird or an insect. Ranger Pam Tripp tells where the bats are, and how to act around them…

When visiting Joshua Tree National Park during the warmer months, keep an eye out for the only flying mammal in the world

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MEDITATION CLASSES AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free introductory class on mindfulness meditation on Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. In addition, a four-class introductory series will be offered beginning Monday, June 8, at 9:30 a.m. The classes will be led by Janice Pask, who also offers continuing classes through

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DON’T WALK DOGS ON HOT PAVEMENT

Most people are aware that they shouldn’t leave their dogs in cars during hot weather. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has this reminder about another danger for dogs in the heat…

If it’s too hot for you to walk barefoot on pavement—and it’s been plenty hot recently—then it’s too hot for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY TAKES JUNK VEHICLES

If you have an old junk vehicle and want to get rid of it, the Twentynine Palms Rotary Club will tow it away for you at no charge. Vehicles do not need to be operational, but easy access is required. All proceeds from the sale of junked vehicles will be

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YUCCA VALLEY SWIM LESSONS

The weather is hot and it’s time to get in the pool. You can’t swim? ROP broadcasting student Cortni Rahn tells how to fix that…

Yucca Valley Recreation is holding swim lessons. Registration opens Monday, June 8, beginning at noon. You can register online at www.yucca-valley.org or in person at

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TENNIS FOR ADULTS

The Morongo Basin Tennis Association has announced the start of a new tennis program for adults. Adult drop-in tennis will start Friday night, starting June 5, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley. No pre-registration is required; just show up with a can of tennis balls.

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER PROGRAMS

The Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert has released details about its summer program. The club offers recreational activities, sports, movies, arts and crafts, cooking classes, reading programs, and water games for children ages 5 to 18. In addition, the club will offer a teen Community Emergency Response

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun

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DONNA MUNOZ ANNOUNCES RUN FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR

In a stunning, live announcement on Friday’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter Mike Lipsitz spoke to

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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD GALA OPENING

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” opened last night at Theatre 29. In this unfinished story by Charles Dickins, the audience determines the ending. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information on the play that ends differently every night…

The curtain will rise at 7 p.m. for “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.”

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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TODAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed

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TILES AVAILABLE FOR THEATRE 29 SERENITY GARDEN

Theatre 29 has big plans for its new Serenity Patio just to the east of the theater building. This area includes a giant Simi Dabah sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that you, too, can be

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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN FEEDS THE HOMELESS AND HUNGRY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will provide free meals for the hungry and homeless residents of Yucca Valley at the church on Sunday, May 31, from 1 to 5 pm. Free California rolls will be provided for the homeless and hungry. In addition, sack lunches will be available for many of

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HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT GROUP

The Hi-Desert Home Care Services hospice program will host a free ongoing bereavement support group for those whose loved ones have died. The support group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at 5:30 p.m.

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PET VACCINE AND NEUTER SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in June for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH PRESENTS: “LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL”

The Theatre Department at Yucca Valley High School presents “Legally Blonde, the Musical.” by Heather Hach, Music & Lyrics by Laurance O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details…

The spring musical at Yucca Valley High is “Legally Blonde, the Musical” and will be performed in the school’s

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