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June 28, 2018

Community Update

by Paul S. Wilson - Fire Chief

“Safe and Sane Fireworks”

The Cathedral City Fire Department wants you and your family to responsibly celebrate the Fourth of July. 

AERIAL & EXPLODING FIREWORKS ARE PROHIBITED in Cathedral City.  Any person possessing, discharging or allowing the discharge of illegal fireworks (aerial or exploding) at your residence is a $1,000 fine.

Safe and Sane Fireworks” may only be purchased from authorized vendors and can only be discharged from noon on June 28th until midnight on July 4th.

Safe and Sane Fireworks” do not fly into the air or explode.

When using “Safe and Sane Fireworks” have a garden hose, a bucket filled with water or a fire extinguisher available to prevent the spread of sparks.

Use “Safe and Sane Fireworks” in a responsible manner and clean-up the area after usage.

Your Fourth of July celebration should be a family oriented activity where safety is practiced.

If you have any questions, regarding the use of “Safe and Sane Fireworks” in Cathedral City, please contact your Cathedral City Fire Department at www.cathedralcityfire.org  or (760) 770-8200.

News

Enhanced Enforcement for Illegal Fireworks in Cathedral City Starts Saturday

Enhanced Enforcement for Illegal Fireworks in Cathedral City Starts Saturday

Today at noon, local charities began selling the Safe and Sane Fireworks at various locations throughout Cathedral City.  These are permitted fireworks that do NOT go up in the air and do not explode.  Each package is labeled as “Safe and Sane” by the California State Fire Marshal.   Any firework that is not labeled “Safe and Sane” is considered …

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New Downtown Cathedral City Parking Lots Make It Super Convenient

New Downtown Cathedral City Parking Lots Make It Super Convenient

Cathedral City is proud to state that two new downtown parking lots are now open for your convenience.  Just finished, is the new lot south of the Mary Pickford Theatre that offers parking just steps away from its front doors and ticket box office.  You’ll discover several A.D.A. parking spots as well as featured parking for Veterans, Expected Mothers, and …

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Cathedral City Students Performed at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican

Cathedral City Students Performed at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican

Great story from the Uken Report about our Cathedral City students in Italy who sang at the St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Invited to represent the State of California, this Cathedral City Choir will be returning home and will perform a Mille Grazie Concert, A Concert of a Thousand Thanks, this Sunday, July 1, 4pm, at the Community Presbyterian …

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Three Coachella Valley high schools named among state's best - KESQ

Events

Free Summer Kids Movie Series

Free Summer Kids Movie Series

The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre presents a Free Summer Kid Movie Series happening on every Friday at 9:30 a.m. starting Friday, June 15, 2018 thru Friday, August 3, 2018.  Thanks to Councilmember John Aguilar who donated a generous portion of his City discretionary funds, the film series will allow free admission in order to see a different movie geared towards kids each Friday morning at the Mary Pickford ...Read more.

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A Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle

A Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle

Start your July 4th celebration off a little early and escape the dog days of summer!  The City of Cathedral City wants you to cool down for a Free Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  ESkate allows up to 175 people to ice skate for free including skate rental on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Ages 3 years and up.  No RSVPs.

Although it may be 100 degrees outside, its freezing inside Desert Ice Castle.  So, be sure to wear or bring warm clothes...Read more.

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9 Cities Blood Drive Challenge

9 Cities Blood Drive Challenge

The 2018 Nine Cities Blood Drive Challenge is on!  Coachella Valley communities are going head-to-head to collect the most LifeStream blood donations to assist local hospital patients and save lives!   Every two seconds, someone needs blood. Here in the Coachella Valley, in the summer months, when our population dips by about 30 percent, we experience a local blood shortage …

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2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road

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Tejano Music Festival 2018

Tejano Music Festival 2018

The 2nd annual Tejano Music Fest

VENDORS • FOOD • DRINKS
RAFFLES • OUTDOOR MARKET
FUN FOR ALL AGES!
FREE ADMISSION • FREE PARKING

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Stop Identity Theft Program

Stop Identity Theft Program

To help STOP identity theft and as a service to its residents, the City of Cathedral City is hosting FREE Document Shredding Events. The Shredding Events are the first Saturday of the month October thru May each year.

WHEN: 2018 Saturday, October 6, November 3 and December 1
2019 Saturday, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6 and May 4

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Arrive early – once the shredding truck is filled to capacity the event will end.

LOCATION: 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive

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Halloween Spooktacular 2018

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

20,000 Pieces of Candy! Food Vendors, Costume Contest, and much more!

The Cathedral City Police Department, Cathedral City Fire Department, and City of Cathedral City’s Special Events bring to you the Halloween Spooktacular, Sunday, October 28, 2017 from 12-3 pm. The event will occur in downtown in front of City Hall, 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero. Halloween Spooktacular will include free admission as well as exhibits sponsored by non-profit organizations, the Cathedral City Police Department and Cathedral City Fire Department. ...Read more.

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5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

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North Pole Village at Snow Fest

North Pole Village at Snow Fest

Bring the entire family for this special event that shall become a tradition!  North Pole Village at Snow Fest captures all the holiday spirit and places it at one event.  You will enjoy an outdoor market featuring holiday arts & crafts, food, treats, and beverages including hot chocolate.  Best of all, you will be captivated by a stroll down Main Street at the North Pole Village lit up with holiday lights.  Listen to holiday music, smell the fresh cookies baking, and  ...Read more.

For Questions or Comments, Contact Chris Parman, Communications and Events Manager
cparman@cathedralcity.gov