Schedule of Events

A Parisian Affair in Palm Springs

5:30 PM REGISTRATION AND SHELTER TOURS Begin the evening with a tour of the Valley’s only public shelter operating under the no-kill model and find out what a loving, happy place the Palm Springs Animal Shelter is for all of our very special furry friends.

6:00 PM COCKTAILS, NOSH AND SILENT AUCTION The fête continues by walking over to Le Grand Parisian Tent where you’ll stroll along our own Champs-Elysees, stopping at numerous “sidewalk cafés” to nosh on exquisite heavy hors d’oeuvres from over a dozen of the best Palm Springs eateries. Sip a craft cocktail, vino or bubbly, and be sure to wander over to the French Flea Market. You’ll find a tres magnifique array of nights on the town, home décor, jewelry, and more to bid on.

7:30 PM FRIENDS FOR LIFE AWARD PRESENTATION AND LIVE AUCTION Next, there’s a full lineup of entertainment including the presentation of this year’s Friends Forever Award honoring animal advocate and actress Tippi Hedren, who has made a lifetime commitment to the welfare of animals. Then get ready, because next it’s Palm Springs’ Sassiest Social Ambassador, Bella da Ball, taking center stage and leading us through a very lively auction.

9:00 PM DANCE CELEBRATION Moulin Rouge finale style, well-known Palm Springs DJ Bob Scatchell

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the fabulous Tippi Hedren is our Friend For life award recipient for her animal welfare work and the Shambala Preserve 

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"I dream of jeannie's" barbara eden will accept the friend for life award on ms. hedren's behalf

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KMIR News anchors, Bryan Gallo and Thalia hayden Are emceeing Along with bella da ball, our auctioneer!

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