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LTE: "Great Park Employees"

We camped in lovely Palm Canyon in November and inadvertently left a prized item. Thanks to the kind, diligent state park staff the item was miraculously recovered and sent back to us. We appreciate the help, especially from park employees Gannaway, Harris, and Rangel. They are... — Updated 2/15/2024


Eleventh Annual Film Festival

The Eleventh Annual Borrego Springs Film Festival will take place from January 11 – 15, 2024. The five-day festival presents screenings of selected short films, features, documentaries, animated shorts, and Hispanic/Latin films, shown in Blocks at the Borrego Springs Performing... — Updated 2/15/2024


Santa, Holiday Gift Giving

Rotary and OLAX (Organizacion de Latinx) will be joining forces on Friday, Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a fun and festive Santa and Holiday Gift Giving event at the Community Resource Center in the Mall. Not only will Santa be present, but all families can collect a gift for... — Updated 2/15/2024


Roadrunner: Christmas Bazar

Don’t miss the Christmas Bazar at the Roadrunner Clubhouse, 1010 Palm Canyon, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 16. There will be local vendors with unique handmade treasures. It is also a great opportunity to get a jump on your holiday shopping. There will also be yummy... — Updated 2/15/2024


Community Christmas Lessons, Carols

The Community Christmas Lessons and Carols, sponsored by the BMA, It will be at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2680 Country Club Road and Church Lane, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. There will be a basket for contributions to the work of the BMA available at the church door. The... — Updated 2/15/2024


"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Steve Hunter will again present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2680 Country Club Road and Church Lane on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. He will tell the story of this beloved TV Christmas program, involving Jazz pianist and composer Vince Guaraldi... — Updated 2/15/2024


Up & Down California

On Monday, Dec. 11, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Botany Society presents Up & Down California: Botanic highlights from two nomadic naturalists. Chloe and Trevor Van Loon will present a free talk at the UCI Reserve Room 401, which will describe their fascinating excursions... — Updated 2/15/2024


Art Guild Luncheon

The Borrego Springs Art Guild will hold its first Luncheon of the season at Rams Hill on Thursday, Dec. 14 at noon. The cost is $30 at the door, but menu selection and reservations in advance are required by Thursday, Dec. 7. Email the Guild at or call Beth... — Updated 2/15/2024


Borrego Library & Borrego County Park 5th Year Anniversary Party

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 9, for a day of fun celebrating our beautiful 16-acre County Park, award-winning County Library branch, and Sheriff’s Station. Activities to include: 11 a.m. – Noon: Mini Horse Visit; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Henna and Glitter Tattoos; Noon: Food cart at... — Updated 2/15/2024


American Legion: Pancake Breakfast

Go on out and support your Borrego Springs High School Basketball teams on Sunday Dec. 10, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the American Legion for a pancake breakfast fundraiser. The cost is $7 for scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, watermelon, coffee and juice.... — Updated 2/15/2024


Thanksgiving Eve Services

The Borrego Community Thanksgiving Eve Service will take place Wednesday Nov. 22, 6 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 597 Cahuilla Road, Geoff Barton, Elders Quorum President. The Borrego Ministers Association (BMA) is sponsoring this, one of the several... — Updated 11/21/2023


Double Feature: Film & Lecture

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 4 p.m., the Borrego Springs Film Institute is screening the 1962 Academy Award winning psychological thriller film “The Manchurian Candidate” at the Borrego Library. This will be followed by a talk by UCSD Professor Joel Dimsdale about his most recent... — Updated 11/21/2023


Archaeology Talk with Dr. Tom Levy

On Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Borrego Library, Dr. Tom Levy will be discussing his just released book “A Desert Chiefdom and the Metal Revolution (4500-2600 BCE) – New Insights from Shiqmim, Northern Israel.... — Updated 11/9/2023


KidsArt Wire Sculpture

Create a sculpture of desert flora such as cactus and ocotillo using wire and beads with Paula Poole on Saturday Nov. 18, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free event held at the Community Resource Center, 587 Palm Canyon Drive. Register online today at www.borregoart... — Updated 11/9/2023


Saturday Matinee

Enjoy a free film on the big screen at the Borrego Library Saturdays at 2 p.m. This month’s theme celebrates National Aviation Month: Nov. 11 – The Aviator, Nov. 18 – Catch Me If You Can, and Nov. 25 – Top Gun: Maverick.... — Updated 11/9/2023


Veterans Day Service

The American Legion Post 853 will present a Veterans Day program at Christmas Circle on Saturday Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. There will be speeches, songs, prayers, a rifle volley salute and Taps. All attendees are invited back to the Post at 4515 Borrego Springs Road for a complimentary... — Updated 11/9/2023


6-12-24 Hour WTTC

One of the biggest bicycle races is back in Borrego! Cheer on these hardworking racers during the 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships, as they look to break and set records. Racers will be in Borrego from Friday Nov. 3 to Sunday Nov. 5.... — Updated 11/9/2023


Borrego Springs Old Timer's Discussion

Complementing the “Thank Goodness for Borrego Springs: A Small Town’s History, Development and Contemporary Challenges” exhibition at The House of Borrego Springs West Gallery, is a Borrego Springs Old Timers talk and reception scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. in... — Updated 11/9/2023



Get those costumes on and be ready to walk around The Mall on Halloween for the annual Trunk-or-Treat, Tuesday Oct. 31, 5 p.m. If you’d like to donate candy, head on over to Graphics You Can Trust, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Mall.... — Updated 11/9/2023


ABF Pints 4 the Park

Get your tickets now for the annual Pints 4 The Park on Saturday, Oct. 14, held for the first time at the Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center! Support our mission while enjoying tasty craft beer provided by Pure Project, scrumptious small plates by B-Side Catering... — Updated 11/9/2023


Borrego Days Festival 2023

Have you marked your calendars yet? The 57th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival will be Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, at Christmas Circle in Borrego Springs. For more information and updates, visit or call the Chamber at 760-767-5555 for any... — Updated 11/9/2023


Outdoor Film: The Princess Bride

On Friday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m., enjoy a film under the stars at the outdoor amphitheater across from the library! In partnership with the Borrego Springs Film Institute & County Park & Rec, watch a free screening of the family classic The Princess Bride (PG). Bring a pillow to sit... — Updated 11/9/2023


Harvest Festival

Enjoy a fun family event at the annual Harvest Festival on Saturday Oct. 28, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Christian Center (675 Weather Vane Drive). Learn more, — Updated 11/9/2023


Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

On Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., come check out the solar eclipse at the library on our Poet’s Patio! There will be fun kids crafts and space-themed children’s books for giveaway. Glasses provided for safe viewing. We will also be live-streaming an eclipse... — Updated 11/9/2023


Blessing of the Animals

There will be an ecumenical blessing of animals and pets at Christmas Circle on Saturday Oct. 14, 10 a.m. Bring your pet or other animals where clergy from several of the Borrego churches will lead prayers of thanksgiving for them.... — Updated 11/9/2023


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