PALA COMMUNITY CALENDAR – the Community Events and Casino Corner portions of this newsletter can be heard three times daily Mon-Sun on Rez Radio, at 7:25a, 12:25p (in Pala Today M-F), and at 5:25p as the “Pala Community Calendar”.  Submit items for PCC to at least a week before the event. 

There’ll be a Diabetes Awareness Month Fun Run Wednesday, November 10 from 9a to noon at Rincon Old Tribal Hall.  Pre-register and receive a t-shirt.  Masks required. Contact Wyatt at IHC 760 749 1410 x5263

The annual Pala Christmas Tree Lighting will be Saturday, November 27 at Pala Park.  Coffee, cocoa, cookies and snow for the kids beginning at 4p.  Lighting at 5:30p.  For details, call Samantha at 760 891 3507

Anniversary services for Wally Smith will be Monday, November 29 on the Morongo Reservation.  Mass at St. Mary’s church at 10a followed by blessing of the headstone and lunch at Morongo Community Center.  Social distancing and masks required.

Covid-19 vaccinations for IHC patients are available at IHC Rincon Tuesdays and Fridays from 9a to 3:30p.  Wednesdays at IHC Santa Ysabel.  Appointments and masks required.  Call 760 749 1410 x5504.

Senior chair volleyball every Monday and Wednesday at 10a at Pala Fitness Center.  Contact Richard Lavato for details.

Pala Cultural Resources Committee monthly meetings are open to all Pala tribal members.  Meetings are the third Thursday of each month at 5p in the Pala Administration Building.  

The Pala Tobacco Program invites Pala residents over the age of 18 years to take the Voluntary Smoke-free Homes Pledge.  By signing this pledge, residents commit to protecting their families from the dangers of second and thirdhand smoke. Participants receive gift cards as tokens of appreciation for their time. Interested residents can stop by and see Camille at the Pala Admin building.  Call 760-891-3533, or email For updates, follow on Instagram @palatobaccoprogram.

Opt-in to Pala’s phone-based community emergency alert system to receive text messages, automated phone calls, or emails whenever there’s an emergency or hazardous situation on or near the reservation.  Here’s the link to sign-up.

Pala Fire Department has a “You Are Not Alone” program for the benefit of seniors, those who live alone and generally anyone who is isolated.  Volunteers make phone calls to people who sign up to be checked on.  You can also suggest someone who ought to be signed up, but may not know about YANA.  It’s for everyone in Pala.  Not just tribal members.  To volunteer, sign up or find out more about Pala’s You Are Not Alone program, email or call Pala Fire Department at 760 742 1632.

There’s a Farmer’s Market at Lawrence Welk Village off Champagne Blvd north of Escondido every Monday from 3-7p.  Tuesdays 9a to 1p at Vail Headquarters on Temecula Parkway.   Wednesdays at Temecula Promenade mall parking lot from 9a to 1p. One in downtown Oceanside every Thursday from 9a to 1p. There’s one in Vista Saturdays from 8a to noon on S. Melrose near the county courthouse. . The Old Town Temecula Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9a to noon.  And the weekly Fallbrook Farmers Market is Saturdays from 10a to 2p on Main between Hawthorne & Fig.

Fox Raceway in Pala is open with restrictions.  For information go to , @FoxRaceway on Instagram or

Pala Skate Park is open with restrictions.

Pala Fitness Center is open with restrictions.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 6a to 9p.  Saturdays 8a to 4p.  And Sundays 8a to noon.

The Pala Learning Center’s GED prep, literacy classes, K-12 and college tutoring are all available remotely via Zoom every weekday from 8a to 4:30p.  Printed packets of studies in more than a dozen classes for students of the Bonsall school district who don’t have internet access are available every other Tuesday.  For more information on all of these programs, call Sierra Kriss at Pala Learning Center at 760 891 3538.

Pala Little Feathers Preschool is open for existing students. 

Pala Youth Center is open to all kids and teens Monday through Friday from 10a to 4p.  Call April Cantu at 760 742 2281.

Rincon Serenity Al-anon meets every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30p on the phone at 213 279 1990.  Enter the ID 831 016 298#.  For questions about this program, call Doris at 760 533 9535.

MOST REGULARLY SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES ARE BEING POSTPONED OR SUSPENDED TFN at Indian Health Council.  Find out more at or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246 or x5340


Event listings and info to help you enjoy Pala’s own four-diamond Casino, Spa and Resort

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Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or

AT Pala Casino, Spa and Resort …

Live music nightly at the Center Bar. 

Concerts at Pala Events Center

  • Fri Nov 12 – Kenny Metcalf, tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John
  • Sat Nov 13 – The Modern Gentlemen
  • Sat Nov 20 – The Spazmatics
  • Fri Dec 3 – Which One’s Pink? Tribute to Pink Floyd
  • Sat Dec 4 – A Toast to the Rat Pack:  Dean, Frank & Sammy tribute
  • Sun Dec 5 – Paquita La Del Barrio
  • Fri Dec 10 – Twisted Gypsy, tribute to Fleetwood Mac
  • Sat Dec 11 – Mad Dogs & The Englishmen, tribute to Joe Cocker
  • Fri Dec 17 – Heartache Tonight – Tribute to The Eagles

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