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July 3, 2019

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 subject to 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 or the ignition of combustibles.

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 safetyis 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

Get the VIP Treatment at the 3rd Annual Tejano Music Festival

Get the VIP Treatment at the 3rd Annual Tejano Music Festival

Come dance the night away with Tejano Music Award and Grammy Award winning bands from Texas including Tejano Highway 281, Grupo Atrapado, and J.R. Gomez y Los Conjunto Bandits as well as local favorite, Grupo Uniko.  The 3rd Annual Tejano Music Fest, presented by Hotn x Libra, happens on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 5 pm to 11 pm at …Read more.

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This 4th of July Sponsor a Veteran’s Flag Display for “Healing Field Cathedral City”

This 4th of July Sponsor a Veteran’s Flag Display for “Healing Field Cathedral City”

As we celebrate our nation’s independence this 4th of July, we must also remember the veterans who fought for our freedoms and allowed our nation to continue to be the home of the free.  Each year during the week of Veterans’ Day, “Healing Field” rises up at Patriot Park of Cathedral City where over 6,900 flags are placed on display.  …Read more.

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Cone Zone Alert: NORTHBOUND DATE PALM DRIVE FROM VIA OLIVERA TO RAMON ROAD WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE Starting July 9th

One of two northbound lanes of Date Palm Drive from Via Olivera to Ramon Road will be closed starting at 7:00 am on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 through Tuesday, July 23, 2019 and this construction will reduce traffic to one lane in order to make repairs to an underground electrical vault.  Motorists should expect significant delays and …Read more.

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Two Free Events to Escape the Summer Heat

Two Free Events to Escape the Summer Heat

Summer Kids Movie Series – Free Movie!

On Friday, July 5th, at 9:30 a.m. bring the kids for a free weekly movie at the Mary Pickford Theatre featuring the animated hit, “Small Foot”.  Thanks to the Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission, in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre, the Free Summer Kids Movie Series happens each Friday morning …Read more.

EVENTS

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2019 Free Summer Kids Movie Series - "Smallfoot"

2019 Free Summer Kids Movie Series - "Smallfoot"

The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission, in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre, presents a “Free Summer Kids Movie Series” happening on every Friday at 9:30 a.m. starting Friday, June 14, 2019 thru Friday, August 2, 2019.  The film series will allow free admission in order to see a different movie geared towards kids each Friday morning at …Read more.

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9 Cities Blood Drive Challenge

9 Cities Blood Drive Challenge

The 2019 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 …Read more.

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A Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle

A Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle

Escape the dog days of summer and cool down at a Free Summer ESkate at Desert Ice Castle on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 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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Tejano Music Festival 2019

Tejano Music Festival 2019

Tejano PowerHouse Entertainment, City of Cathedral City and Diaz Enterprises invites you to the 3rd Annual Tejano Music Fest in Cathedral City featuring the best Tejano music, fiesta food and spirits on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 5 pm to 11 pm at our new location, the Pavilion at Big League Dreams Sports Park in Cathedral City, California.  You will enjoy our largest dance floor yet and the award winning Tejano musical groups, such as “Tejano Highway 281,” “Grupo Artrapado,” and “JR Gomez y los Conjunto Bandits,” as well as local favorite, “Grupo Uniko.”...Read more.

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