The Chamber is now offering meeting/event space for groups, private individuals and organizations at our office. We are open for daily/ weekend and evening meeting scheduling. Our hourly rates are reasonable and Chamber members receive an additional discount. To book, call 760-366-3723 or email email@example.com
Member of the Month
Each month we will choose and feature a new Member of the Month in the newsletter. To be included, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Joshua Tree Downtown Map
The Downtown Map and Business Directory is now available at the Chamber office, downtown locations and is being distributed to many outside locations. Download a copy here > Advertise for the next edition of the map, spaces are filling up fast! more info >
Seeking Volunteers, Donations and Board Members more info >
Chamber office hours: 10-12 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
6448 Hallee Road, Suite 10 (in Sam’s Plaza) 760.366.3723
Community Input to Develop Long Term Educational Master Plan
Copper Mountain College is asking for input from the community members to help develop their long term Education Master Plan. CMC is inviting anyone in the community to help assess how they are doing, what they can do better, and how they can better serve the community and local businesses.
Copper Mountain College invites you to join them for one of their Community Forums for light refreshments, discussion and dialog at the following locations.
July 29, 2015
MCAGCC Education Center
Building 1530, 6th St, Room 102
from 6 to 7 p.m.
(Base access pass is required)
August 4, 2015
Town of Yucca Valley
57090 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Community Center Yucca Room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
August 5, 2015
Landers Elementary School
56450 Reche Rd.
Multi-purpose room from 6 to 7 p.m.
August 12, 2015
Morongo Valley Elementary School
10951 Hess Blvd.
Multi-purpose room from 6 to 7 p.m.
August 19, 2015
Joshua Tree Recreation Center
6171 Sunburst Ave.
from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Elliot Hall
August 25, 2015
City of Twentynine Palms
6136 Adobe Rd.
City Council meeting room 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
If you are unable to attend one of the forums, Copper Mountain College would still like to hear from you. To take a quick survey, you can go to the College’s website at cmccd.edu and click on the link or you can use the direct link at https://goo.gl/uKkvY6.
For more information contact Copper Mountain College at 760.366.3791.
Morongo Basin Humane Society
Transition Joshua Tree
On Friday, July 31st, Transition Joshua Tree’s Heart and Soul Team will host a Sound Healing Circle event from 8 to 10 PM at the Yucca Mesa Community Center in Yucca Valley. This one-hour, full moon chanting circle will be led by special guest Karen Soriano. Ms. Soriano is a delightful and experienced guide, and first time guests will be welcomed and made very comfortable to experience this ancient and energetic form of connection and healing. There is a suggested donation of $5. Bring a chair and bottled water. For more information contact Karen Tracy @ (760) 401-0809, or visit the Transition Joshua Tree’s website at www.transitionjoshuatree.org
. The YMCC is at 3133 Balsa Ave., off Aberdeen on the Mesa.
29 Palms Visitor Center & Art Gallery
“Shade and Shadows” is the theme of the summer exhibition and features work by nearly 20 desert artists in a variety of media, including oil and acrylic paintings, photography, embroidery, stained glass, mosaic tile, ceramics and wood. The show will remain on display until September 25, 2015.
Art in Public Places exhibitions are sponsored by Public Arts Advisory Committee of the City of Twentynine Palms.
The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Gallery is open daily at the corner of the highway and Desert Queen Avenue, next to Bucklin Park in downtown Twentynine Palms. The Visitor Center is operated by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. For directions or for summer hours, call (760) 367-3445.
Coming up at the Desert Institute
Our Fall classes are now available for enrollment!
Click for a downloadable, interactive catalog,
or to enroll in any of our courses
call 760-367-5535 (Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm).
Classes fill early, so sign up soon!
The course offerings at the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park continue to grow. For a great educational experience, we keep our class sizes small, so enroll soon!
The Desert Institute’s Creative Writing Programs seeks to foster participation in the arts in Joshua Tree National Park, and to share the beauty of the park with the broader arts community. Staffed by local writers and volunteers, we offer literary readings, workshops, and forums for all ages, set amongst the iconic rocks, Joshua trees and the peace of the desert, inspiring inspiration and the time to create, tell our stories and experience nature that will have a lasting impact.
To enroll in any of our courses, VISIT OUR WEBSITE, OR CALL
760-367-5535 (MON-FRI 8AM – 5PM).
Beatnik Lounge address:
61597 Twenty-Nine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, California 92252
Joshua Tree Trading Post
Joshua Tree Clean Team
Every 2nd, 4th, 5th Wednesday
7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. June, July, August, September
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. All Other Months
There will be Trash Bags, Grabber Sticks and Gloves Available
For More Information Call – 760 366-8415
Joshua Tree Retreat Center Events
Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition
The third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held in November 2015 at the Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms, California. The Juried Art Exhibition, a highlight of the annual exposition, will hang at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery, Nov. 6 to 29, with a gala opening reception and awards ceremony on Friday, Nov. 13, followed by weekend exposition events Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14 & 15.
Deadline for submitting art entries for the juried exhibition is Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Complete guidelines and entry form are available at: www.JTNPArts.org. An entry fee of $35 is required for up to three (3) images. Entry submissions and entry fees can be submitted online.
The Juried Art Exhibition is presented by Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts in partnership with 29 Palms Art Gallery, both 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. For questions or more information about submitting entries, visit the website www.JTNPArts.org, or email email@example.com.