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KIDS’ Volume 4 Issue 4



Inside this issue: Family Events Shopping & Parties Enrichment Activities Health & Education And so much more!

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Learning Doesn’t Have To Be A Struggle Diagnostic educational assessments help identify your child’s learning challenges.

Call for a free consultation!

Brent M. Cooper Licensed Educational Psychologist

Children Adolescents Adults

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May 3–5, 2013

Indian Wells Esmeralda Resort

Great Rates!

Taught by Great Educators!

From Hip Hop to Hula to Line Dancing and Much More! Beginner - Advanced YOU CAN PERFORM FOR FREE!


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Tutoring for All Subjects Testing & Action Plan

Redefining Individualized Services ADHD • Autism Learning Disabilities • Dyslexia Gifted Learners I.E.P’s • 504 Plans Special Education Retention • Conferences

Academic Associates Reading Course®

Powerful Reading Boost Gain 1-3 Grade Levels Effective Reading Instruction

New! Behavioral Services & ABA Therapy


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One Location – Two Great Schools!

academic excellence


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Affordable Christian Education ~ All Faiths Welcome

Golf Tournament

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Indian Canyons Resort Sunday, December 9th 10 am Registration Dinner & Prizes! RSVP (760) 779-1799!

Kindergarten - Grade 8 Fully Accredited Small Class Sizes Caring, Certified Teachers Music & Sports Programs Before & After School Care

(760) 779-1799 74-200 Country Club Dr. Palm Desert, CA 92260

Where Lifetime Learning Begins!

A Center for Teaching Christian Values

Infant, Toddler & Preschool Classes (3 months – 5 years)

Development Center

Low child/teacher ratio Enrichment Programs

Boehm Child Development Center

74-200 Country Club Dr. Palm Desert (760) 346-6829

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Arts & Crafts, Baby Supplies, Childrens Books, Clothing, Educational Toys, Games, Pretend Play, Room Decor, Nursery Items, Puzzles, Videos, Play Sets and Much More... Gracie’s Kids 78100 Main St, Ste 103 La Quinta, CA 92253 760-565-5512 Mon - Sun 9am to 5pm -

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Watersafe Your Child in two Weeks!!!

S From Palm Springs to Indio S Private & Semi-Private Lessons S Gentle, Fun & Age-Appropriate S Certified Experienced Instructors S Learn to Swim in 10 Lessons


Call Tracy at 760 S 808 S 0022


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Come meet Dr. Steve, Dr. Lauren and their friend Kermit!

Steven J Niethamer, D.M.D. Lauren Gutebnerg, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentistry

New Location

490 So. Farrell Dr.,Ste C-101 7144 Airway Ave. Palm Springs, CA 92262 Yucca Valley, CA 92284 (760) 320-7621 (760) 365-4400

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TUTORING K-12 A DIFFERENT WAY TO LEARN Free Consultation Affordable Effective All Subjects Home School Support Certified Staff


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987,000 3,000,000 bouncing babies proud happy parents


classes per week

us for the first My Gym is 30 Join time or come on years YOUNG! back. We miss you!

Free Lifetime Membership Plus 30% Off One Month of My Gym Classes! Must enroll by April 30, 2013. Free Membership for NEW My Gym members only. Discount of 30% is based on minimum of 3-month enrollment and applied to the third month. Enrollment must be in consecutive months. Returning members must not have been enrolled in My Gym classes during previous 4 months. Not to be combined with other offers/discounts. Valid only at My Gym Palm Desert.

Millions of kids agree. (760) 346-6307 73-760 Dinah Shore Dr. • Palm Desert, CA 92211 My Gym Palm Desert 15

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Family Events Calendar 5,6 & 7 Friday, Saturday & Sunday –Indian Wells Arts Festival 10 am – 5:30 pm. 78-200 Miles Ave., Indian Wells. There is as much for children to do as there is for adults. The Children’s area comes to life with sidewalk chalk drawing and other creative projects. S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, Discovery Arts and Faces of Hope Community Mural Project offer fun activities for kids of all ages. Children 12 and under free. Star Party Enjoy a beautiful night learning about the planets and the stars hosted by the Astronomical Society of the Desert. For more details or information visit their website at Call the Visitor Center for 2013 dates: (760) 862-9984 6 & 7 Saturday and Sunday – Desert Flower, Garden & Fragance Festival 11 am to 5 pm daily. It’s springtime in the desert! Join us for a unique festival and plant sale with sampling from some of the world´s top fragrance, perfumeries and fashion houses combined with music and exciting new ideas from the area’s top landscape architects and florists. Purchase rare and hard to find desert plants from the Palo Verde Garden Center at the Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Gardens and meet some of the newest animal stars from the Living Desert. This year´s theme, FUN IN THE SUN, celebrates renewable energy and the Coachella Valley´s unique alternative energy focus including solar and wind energy. Just south of El Paseo between Monterey and Ocotillo behind the Daily Grill and St. John in Palm Desert.Visit or call 760.341.4058. Complimentary valet parking provided. Gala opening night preview benefitting the Living Desert will take place on Friday, April 5. For ticket information, visit 6 Saturday – Annual 5K Walk for Autism & Fun Fair 8 am sign-in, 9 am Walk & Fair. Palm Desert Civic Center Park, Fred Waring Drive and San Pablo Avenue. FREE fair with exhibitors’ booths and children’s activities, raffles, music, food. Proceeds support Coachella Valley Autism Society of America. (619) 442-1271 or

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12 Friday– Valley Trek: Shumway Ranch & Pinyon Crest Kirk Anderson- Curator of Gardens, The Living Desert & Jennifer PurcellLiving Desert Gardens Registrar, Desert Naturalist, C.I.G. This easy hike will spotlight our ‘elfin forest,’ found at elevations above 3000ft. Come enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coachella Valley, as you experience the wonders the Santa Rosa Mountains hold so close to the valley floor. This hike will include access to Shumway Ranch, a 1930’s homestead property with an interesting history, gorgeous vistas, and a cornucopia of native flora and fauna.We will carpool the short twelve mile drive from The Living Desert. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 (member price) and $20.00 (non-member price) 14 Sunday – FREE 3rd Annual Festival of Opera and Arts 12:30 – 4:30 pm. Palm Desert Civic Center Park, 73-510 Fred Waring Drive. Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and enjoy an old-fashioned day in the park. For more information please call (760) 323-8353 or 20 Saturday – Jr.Trail Guides Explorer Program: Plants and Animals 9 am - Noon. The desert is full of life and some very unique plants and animals that are just waiting for you to discover! Get ready to see the desert in a whole new way and earn the “Nature Detective” badge. RSVP required by April 19th. Applications are available at the Visitor Center or online at and must be delivered to the Visitor Center or faxed to (760) 568-9908 Limit: 15 participants. 26 Friday – Discovery Totd Drop-In Class This drop-in program is designed for parents and children to learn and play together with friends. We welcome children ages 18 months to 5 years old in this special program of fun filled activities that include time in our specialized early childhood environment. This weekly drop-in program needs no reservations! Art and crafts, painting, soft climbing toys, a puppet play area, imaginary kitchen, music, songs, and a storytime with snack. This program is perfect for children developing small and large motor skills as well as enhancing social interation skills. Cost is $5.00 for CDMOD members and $10.00 for Non-members. Siblings are $3.00 each. Parents and adult caregivers are always FREE! The Events Calendar is a guide to family-oriented events and is provided as a community service. Desert Kids’ Directory strives to provide families with as much information as possible about upcoming events that may be of interest to them. As event details may change, we suggest you call ahead to verify in order to avoid disappointment or inconvenience. For more events, go to


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Ready for Cardio Workout? Call (760) 776-7522

•Registered United States Pony Club Riding Center •Lessons for beginners-advanced •Privates and groups for kids & adults •Camps • Clinics • Shows Break a board & earn your White Belt with our FREE Offer, Children & Adults!



1 Hour Introductory Class A $59.95 Value FREE with this ad. 760-398-6234 53-153 Jackson St.

Minutes from La Quinta (near the Polo Grounds)


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Specializing in providing counseling to teens and the people who love them.

(760)393-1475 Audrey Carrick, MA, LPC#24

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Certified Guidance Counselor Certified Special Education Teacher

Learn to Fly! Academy of Dance Ballet, Tap, Jazz Zumba & Pilates La Quinta and Indio


JacksonAir Flight Training

80150 Hwy 111, Ste. C10 Indio, Ca 92201

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(760) 534-9007


Available 7 days & Evenings Call to Schedule

An art studio for growing minds • Art Instruction For Children & Adults •

• Pottery & Ceramics • Candle Crafting • Paper Making • Print Making

• Clay Sculpture • Basket Weaving • Lapidary Lessons • Textile Painting

Summer Camps Are Available MON-FRI 10:30 - 4:30 For Children 8+ yrs and older. Space Is Limited Due To Small Class Size. Please Reserve Your Child's Place In This Unique Creative Camp! .

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68895 Perez Road #20 Cathedral City, CA 92234

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We offer Pony Rides, Pony Parties, Pictures and Pony Carousel. Nikki’s Painted Ponies serves the entire Coachella Valley, Temecula Valley and Hemet. Call or e-mail today to reserve your ponies! Birthday parties • grand openings • festivals • church socials • carnivals • company picnics • schools functions


Parenting tips for your child’s behavioral and social development List of local family resources Direct services for you and your child



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• All Subjects • Pre-K - Adult • Math • Science • Reading • LD/ADD • Writing Skills • Study Skills • SAT/ACT Prep • Affordable Rates • Qualified Tutors

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Dance, Drama Singapore Math     Visual Art Science Labs   Music-vocal, instrumental, band           LEGO lab Robotics teams Funded by Magnet Schools Audio/Video Production Gardens Assistance Program Community Partnerships for Real-Life Learning

(760) 771-8606 Glenna Huntley Piano Studio Put Music in Your Life! Children & Adults Beginners to Very Advanced Individualized & Enjoyable Lessons

Credentialed Master Teacher 25 years experience (760) 391-2878

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Learn to Swim Now! HEATED POOL

(760) 831-9066 Desert Swim Academy 73600 Alessandro Dr., Palm Desert



By Appointment Only

Tue & Thu 10-10:30 am Pre-registration required

Introductory 30 min. One on One (All Ages)

Introductory 30 min. (6 months-2yrs)

Home of National Champions

Archery instruction for children & adults

 Partnered with Desert Recreation District  Junior Olympic Archery Development Program  Nationally certified Instructors  Beginners - Advanced  Individuals, groups & families

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(760) 347-8828 44-901 Golf Center Pkwy., Indio


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Piano Lessons

Given with Love and Joy!

Ages 4 – 94     All Levels Studio in La Quinta

Sp Author of Children’s Books for ages 8-12 Tory the Time Traveler:

An Adventure with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Tory’s Adventure

Kathryn B. Hull

with Johann Sebastian Bach

Pure Luck, an adventure story Sarah’s In-Line Skating Olympics

National and State Certified Teacher (760) 771-1041

True Vine Music Academy

Start Your Child on the Path to Lifetime Fitness! Developmental physical fitness programs for children (ages 3 & up)

CrossFit Shi f t ed


Private Lessons 8 weeks $200!

Piano ~ Voice ~ Guitar ~ Drums

Music education in your home!

(760) 641-8574 75-100 Merle Ave. Palm Desert

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Sports❖Art❖Music❖Drama❖Dance   FREE programs for qualified applicantsbased upon income eligibility Se Habla Espanol


72-624 El Paseo Ste C3 Palm Desert 760-674-1920

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Starlight Dance Center beginning to professionals. Private instruction & studio rentals available!


Ballet Jazz Lyrical Hip Hop Tap Modern Ballroom Musical Theatre/Voice/Acting Tumbling




Sign up for participation in our June Show! Don’t miss our performance at the McCallum Theatre. Call for information. Sign-up for our multi-class discount session through June

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Ages 6-18


Paco-Perez Childcare • 6 weeks -12 years • Full & Part-time Care • Monday thru Friday • 6:00 a.m. ~ 6:30 p.m. • Transportation to and from school/off-track care

Infants– school age

Full & Part-time Care Located La Quinta Cove

Located in Cathedral City

(760) 321-6780 Se Habla Espanol


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Emmaus Family Counseling Center Building Healthy & Happy Families

Interventions for behavioral/emotional problems of childhood and adolescence Crisis Response: in your home, school or our office Se Habla Español

(760) 574-4182

Dr. Susan Elizabeth Lees, Psy.D. BBS #3039 Bilingual Psychologist

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79410 Hwy 111 La Quinta Open by appointment only, call/text/email us

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Your Neighborhood Preschool

Shop at our New Store! Riding Apparel, Boots, Helmets • Year-Round Riding Lessons • Indoor Arena • Children’s Day Camps

(760) 329-7676

License # 334840828


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Tighten, Tone, & Firm... wherever you choose!

760-865-WRAP E-mail:


St. thereSa School Where the “High-Achievers” begin their education!

Average Class size: 25 St. Theresa graduates are often the Valedictorians or Salutatorians of their High School graduating classes.

455 S. Compadre Road, Palm Springs

Call to arrange a tour of our campus


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