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Gayle on the Go for Saturday, Dec. 29

Whether you head to the races, or decide to check out some Cleopatra-era artifacts, there’s a bunch of stuff to do this weekend. Gayle Anderson has a look at what is going on in Gayle on the Go.

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Saturday @ 10am
Cleopatra: The Exhibition
CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER
700 EXPOSITION PARK DRIVE
LOS ANGELES
323 724 3623
http://www.californiasciencecenter.org
Time is running out for you to see the only West Coast appearance of CLEOPATRA: THE EXHIBITION at the California Science Center. The 13-thousand square foot exhibit contains the largest collection of Cleopatra artifacts from Egypt ever assembled in the United States.

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Saturday @ 10am
Space Shuttle Endeavour
Samuel Oschin Pavilion
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles
323 724 3623
http://www.californiasciencecenter.org

And, while you’re at the California Science Center, take a look at the space shuttle Endeavour on display at the Samuel Oschin Pavilion.  The massive orbiter is accompanied by a massive exhibit that tells the California story of its 25 missions and the support equipment and team required.
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Saturday @ 11:30am
Equestfest presented by Wells Fargo
Los Angeles Equestrian Center
480 Riverside Drive
Burbank
626 795 4171
http://www.tournamentofroses.com
Want to see – up close and personal — the equestrians we will see New Year’s Day in the 2013 Rose Parade presented by Honda? Then, visit Equestfest presented by Wells Fargo at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank.

See these beautiful horses and talented riders perform drills and dances, and demonstrate trick riding and roping. Learn about the various tack and the many different breeds. Take advantage of wonderful one-of-a-kind photo opportunities.

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Saturday @ 2pm
2012 Bandfest
Pasadena City College
Robinson Stadium
1570 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena
626 585 7123
http://www.tournamentofroses.com
Get in a musical mood for the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade at BANDFEST, featuring the prizewinning bands performing January 1st, 2013. See the band field shows before the world see these talented performers at the Rose Parade.

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Free!
Saturday @ Noon
The 90 That Built LA
Los Angeles Urban League
Museum of African American Art
4005 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 294 7071
http://www.maaala.org

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Free!
Saturday @ 10am
African American Military Portraits from the American Civil War
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
Exposition Park
Los Angeles
213 744 7432
http://www.caamuseum.org

Also free, this exhibit of remarkable photographic portraits of African American soldiers and sailors who fought in the Civil War. This exhibit includes biographical research, original period documents, and artifacts.

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Saturday
Skytown Indoor Trampoline Park
1101 California Street
Redlands
909 335 7275
http://www.Skytownredlands.com

Jump around, if exercise on your New Year’s resolution list, but you want to do something different. Hip hop at the SkyTown Indoor Trampoline Park.

Slam basketball, Jump into the Pit , or try Trampoline Dodgeball.

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Saturday @ 6pm
Woodland Hills Ice
6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Woodland Hills
818 854 4151
http://www.woodlandhillsice.com

Another exercise option? Ice skating! Saturday night is two–dollar Taco Night at Woodland Hills Ice. Get your cardio done and get a snack!

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Saturday @ 2pm & 7pm
3rd Annual Greatest Cartoons Ever Festival
Alex Film Society
216 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale
818 754 8250
http://www.alexfilmsociety.org
Cartoon lovers will laugh and reminisce about their youth at Alex Theatre’s 3rd Annual Greatest Cartoons Ever Festival. What’s on the menu?

“Rabbit Seasoning” starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd (((NATSOT))),  “Superman” (((NATSOT))), “Ventriloquist Cat” (((NATSOT))) and more!

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Saturday @ Noon
Television Out of the Box
Paley Center for Media
465 South Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills
310 786 1091
http://www.paleycenter.org

Television Out of the Box” is a partnership between Warner Bros. Television and the Paley Center for Media. The exhibit gives everyone a peek at iconic series ranging from Murphy Brown  to The Mentalist  and props from Tony Soprano’s robe to  Daisy Duke’s actual “Daisy Dukes!”
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Saturday @ 11 a.m.
Free!
No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World
Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles
213 403 3000 annenbergspaceforphotography.org

There are “no strangers” at the Annenberg Space for Photography. That’s the name of the new group photography show about the wonder of culture and the plight of indigenous people. The free exhibit includes a series of lectures. Saturday the topic is “Painted Bodies of Africa: Documenting a Disappearing Word. This massive exhibit is FREE!

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Saturday @ 10am
Indiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714-542-2823
http://www.discoverycube.org
Let’s explore! Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: the Exhibition is waiting for you at the  Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. This innovative exhibition, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., presented by the National Geographic Society and produced by Montreal’s X3 Productions, features an extensive collection of Indiana Jones film materials from the Lucasfilm Archives, along with photos and videos from the National Geographic Society and artifacts from the Penn Museum.

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Saturday
Free!
Toyota – Lexus Tether Retrofit Program SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
English  800 745 Safe
Spanish 800 747 SANO
http://www.carseat.org

Before you get on the road this holiday weekend, take some time to make sure your child’s car seat is safe. SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., in collaboration with Toyota and Lexus dealers, is assisting customers with the installation of tether anchors in the TOYOTA-LEXUS TETHER RETROFIT PROGRAM.
Pre-2000 model year vehicles qualify for the program. All major manufacturers are participating.  For more information and to learn if your vehicle qualifies for this program, go to the SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. website.

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Gayle “Gayle on the Go” Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
1-323-460-5732
Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com
Also, Twitter and Facebook: ktlagayle

So, what’s going on in your world? Let me know! Snail mail! E-mail! Facebook! Twitter! Don’t wait until the last minute! Happy New Year!!!

Gayle “ On the Go! “ Anderson
1-323-460-5732
Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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