Respecting the Natural Environment
June 6, 2023, 6:30 pm
The LGBTQ Center, Palm Springs
Meeting Room #3
Please join us for the Great Outdoors Palm Springs Speaker Series. This month there will be two 20-minute talks. First, learn how homeowners can make an impact by changing tree trimming habits for our native California Fan Palm. Then, consider how we protect the natural environment through the trail system in Oswit Canyon and Prescott Preserve. The speakers are certified California Naturalists Michael Taylor and Lars Grava.
This talk will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The Center is located at 1301 N Palm Canyon Dr., in Palm Springs. The presentation will be held in person in a large conference room. Light snacks will be served.
For information and questions Contact: Doug Wylie here
Happy Hour Mixer
Monthly Chapter Meeting!
Thursday June 8
Come get Happy!
Start the weekend early!
El Torito Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
15042 Goldenwest Blvd.
(The 405 Freeway & Goldenwest Blvd.)
Westminster, CA 92683
Join us for Happy Hour Mixer from 6 - 7 PM in the Cantina.
Then the GO OCLB Board meeting will convene at 7 pm in the restaurant (along with ordering an optional meal) to conduct their monthly meeting.
Cantina Happy Hour is from 3 PM to 7 PM.
OCLB will have the fireplace room in the Cantina area beginning @ 6!
El Torito's Happy Hour prices end at 7 PM!
Schedule will be:
6 PM - 7 PM: Happy Hour in the Cantina!
All Members & Core Group can make introductions, snack, socialize, toss around ideas/suggestions and make merry! Each person is responsible for their own beverage and snack ordering and payment. Come and meet your board members and fellow outdoor enthusiasts in a relaxing atmosphere.
7 PM: Monthly Meeting!
Core Group will begin their meeting where the various trip leaders will have a chance to highlight their recent and upcoming trips, and answer any questions. We will continue to focus on future activities of 2023 and how to further engage with our members.
Any and all members are allowed and encouraged to attend and participate! (Please be aware that only Core Group Members are allowed to vote during the Core Group meeting.).
3. Meeting will adjourn upon completion of agenda! Aiming for 8 PM.
A few of the Core Group: Lance, Rick, Frederick, Doug and Ray.
If you have any questions please contact:
Robert (Outreach) at: Outreach-OCLB@Greatoutdoors.org
Lance (President) at: President-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org
GOPS Monthly Core Group Meetings are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 pm, subject to change due to holidays and conflicting events. Meetings can be attended online via Zoom each month. Meetings are held simultaneously in-person in January, March, May, July, September and November 2023. In-person meetings are held at the Center, 3rd floor Meeting Room 3, 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA.
Check the event registration details for the date and the particulars of the meeting.
GOPS members can attend by registering for the meeting. For best results in attending via Zoom, plan to use a computer or tablet equipped with a camera and microphone. Information on how to enter the Zoom meeting will be provided to registrants in their Confirmation and Reminder emails.
The GOPS Monthly Meeting is being held in person this month, after many months of online Zoom meetings! The meeting is a monthly business meeting of the Core Group Members, and is available to the public. The meeting will run from 6:30 pm to about 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
The meeting will be held at the The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert, 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, Room 3, 3rd Floor, Palm Springs, CA 92262.
GOPS Members and Core Group members need to register for the meeting.
GOPS requests that everyone be vaccinated in order to attend this indoor event. Wearing a mask during the event is optional.