The Morongo Basin Historical Society will host a tour of the five historic desert oases in Morongo Valley on Saturday, June 1. Surface water in the desert is a rare sight, and Morongo Valley has five of the six ancient water sources found in the Basin. The tour starts at Morongo Valley’s Covington Park and leaves at 9 a.m. sharp. The cost is $25 with includes membership to the historical society, the tour, and lunch. Call Laurie Geeson at 760-363-6681 by May 28 to reserve your space.