REUSED OR RECYCLED ART SOUGHT FOR EARTH DAY EXHIBIT

Local artists who have used recycled or reused items for their pieces are being sought by the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Reporter Taylor Thacker put out the call… As part of the Town of Yucca Valley’s annual Earth Day celebration, local residents are invited to contribute artwork made from recycled and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ACCEPTS BREHM PARK, MARIJUANA INITIATIVE SET FOR MARCH 17TH

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in a busy regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… The Yucca Valley Town Council burned through a lot of business in short order during its regular meeting last night. Council members agreed the town was getting

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BROWN BAG LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Tomorrow Brown Bag Lunch at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley focuses on Native Plant use. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents February’s Brown Bag Lunch Lecture focused on the topic of traditional native plant use. In conjunction with the California Indian Feast Exhibit, Leslie

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LECTURE ON GOLD PROSPECTING WEDNESDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A hands-on lecture about prospecting for gold in Southern California will be offered at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to be a real gold digger… The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its Second Wednesday Lecture Series with “Gold: Prospecting in Southern California.” A

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NEW EXHIBIT AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IS A CALIFORNIA FEAST

A new traveling exhibit has just opened at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says it includes historic and contemporary Indian artifacts and more… A new exhibit called “Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast” is now open at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The

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WEDNESDAY LECTURE SERIES STARTING UP AGAIN NEXT WEEK

The Historical Society Wednesday Lecture Series kicks off next week in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us what the offering will be… Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society for their first Wednesday Lecture Series of the year. On Wednesday, January 14, the topic will be “Joshua Trees: History and

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KIDS’ WINTER CRAFTS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Kids’ winter crafts at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out the glue gun… Kids, ages 5 to 12, are welcome to join museum staff to make winter- themed crafts and homemade gifts for friends and family this holiday season. The program is offered at the Hi-Desert

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WINTER CRAFTS AND A HISTORICAL LECTURE AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series is scheduled for December 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The topic of this month’s lecture will be “Homesteading: The Free Land Idea” by Lorna Shuman, a 25-year veteran of the National Park Service, Education Specialist

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WINTER CRAFTS AND A HISTORICAL LECTURE AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

There will be an adult holiday craft session at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… Join the Hi-Desert Nature Museum for a special holiday adult craft program on Wednesday, December 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will

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LECTURE ON CHRISTMAS FOOD AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A look at Holiday foods from around the world will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the noon Brown Bag Lecture…. Most of us serve the same foods for Thanksgiving and Christmas: roast turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and pumpkin

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SATURDAY DEADLINE TO SIGN-UP FOR YUCCA VALLEY’S GOT TALENT

This Saturday is the deadline to apply for the 2015 “Yucca Valley’s got Talent” competition. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… The Town of Yucca Valley is seeking talented performers for the upcoming Yucca Valley’s Got Talent event. Those with unique or even not so unique talents

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CALL FOR “YUCCA VALLEY’S GOT TALENT” PERFORMERS

The town of Yucca Valley’s High Desert Nature Museum is seeking submission for Yucca Valley’s Got Talent. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely explains how to apply for an opportunity to be featured in this one-night only event… Do you sing, dance, play an instrument, do stand-up comedy, dramatic or comedic skits,

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ARTS AND CRAFTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Kids from 5 to 12 years old will have some fun with arts and crafts at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is giving kids an opportunity to express their creativity through arts and crafts. On Saturday, November 22, from 10:00

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ED-VENTURES IN BAKING AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Kids will have fun baking at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Reporter Caitlin Logan heats up the oven… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is hosting the next edition of Kids Ed-Ventures this Saturday, November 15, at 10:00 a.m., showcasing the wonderful world of baking. Just in time for the holidays, children

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HEAR ABOUT MIGRATORY BIRDS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will host a lecture Thursday, November 13, on bird migration. The Morongo Basin has a large number of birds that stop during their migratory journeys. Each species has a different, but equally interesting migration story. This presentation starts at noon; admission is $5 for the general

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DECORATED FIGHTER PILOT AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A decorated fighter pilot will be the guest for the Wednesday lecture series at Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details… A Vietnam-era fighter pilot will be the guest speaker at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series. Retired Colonel Dr. Dean Hunter flew 166

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A Halloween Spook-tacular event is planned for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Caitlin Logan has more… On Saturday, October 25, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 10:00 a.m.

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SCULPTURE CLASS FOR KIDS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will offer a sculpture class for children Saturday as part of its Kid Ed-Ventures series. Children will be taught the basics of sculpture, and will be able to take home a creatively designed creature. The free class starts at 10:30 at the museum in Yucca Valley.

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SPECIAL LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about an early “Indiana Jones” at a special lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow evening. Reporter Caitlin Logan has details. Morongo Basin Historical Society presents “The Life and Times of Archaeologist Mark Harrington – an early Indiana Jones”. John Hale, Ph.D. from the Marine Air

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR A PHOTO PRESERVATION WORKSHOP OCTOBER 29

The deadline is today to sign up for a photo preservation workshop October 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents a photograph preservation workshop on Wednesday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. until noon. Learn how to preserve your treasured family photographs. Museum Registrar Vanessa Cantu will

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