Astronomical Society of the Desert

The Astonomical Society of the Desert will conduct sky tours and direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and giant binoculars from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

This Star Party will be at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert, 51-500 Highway 111 in Palm Desert, and is free to the public …


Idyllwild Contemporary Book Club

For its inaugural reading, this new book club will launch into Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior.”

The first meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, either at the Idyllwild Library or Nature’s Wisdom.

For more information, call Gina Genis at 659-6256.