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‘Gayle On The Go’ for Sunday, April 28

KTLA5 reporter Gayle Anderson gives us a preview of some events taking place this weekend around Los Angeles.

Sunday @ 7a.m.
Bug-In #38
Irwindale Dragstrip
Irwindale Event Center
500 Speedway Drive
Irwindale
714 544 1759
www.BugIn.com

 Sunday
Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica
www.americancinematheque.com

 

Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Want to share a movie with them but dread walking into most feature length movies? Look no further. The Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival offers animated and live action shorts and films from around the world for everyone ages 3-18.

 

Sunday @ 9:50am
Day Out with Thomas
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Fillmore & Western Railway 
Fillmore Central Park
250 Central Avenue
Fillmore
866 468 7630
www.ticketweb.com

  

Spend Sunday with Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends at the world famous Fillmore and Western Railway Company, known as “Home of the Movie Trains.” Take a ride with classic storybook engine.

 

Sunday @ Noon
First Annual Gourmet Cupcakes & Champagne Fundraiser
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Research
The Federal Bar 
5303 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood

  

A decadent afternoon of cupcakes and champagne is a fundraiser for the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Research. The fundraiser is important because according to the American Cancer Society, survival rates are low. The one-year relative survival rate is 20%. The five-year rate is 4%. 

Sunday @ 3 p.m.
Duty, Honor, Country, Betrayal
Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323-937-4230

www.cafam.org 

 

The Craft and Folk Art Museum presents a screening of the feature documentary film “Duty, Honor, Country, Betrayal.” 

The film addresses the issues of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California’s lawsuit against the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Department.  The lawsuit alleges the misuse of the VA campus in Brentwood and its lack of housing and services for the thousands of homeless veterans in LA County.

The film is produced and directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Bill Dumas and narrated by actor Ed Asner.

 Registration is now open!
2013 Lawn Mower Exchange Program
South Coast Air Quality Management District
1 888 425 6247
www.aqmd.gov 

 If cutting the grass is in your list of chores this Sunday, you might want to trade in your air polluting gas mower for a non-polluting cordless, rechargeable, electric lawn mower.

To participate in the South Coast Air Quality Management’s exchange, residents in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County must register in advance online at www.aqmd.gov or by calling 1(888) 425-6247. Registration is now open!

 

Sunday @ 10 a.m.
The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
Irwindale
626 969 4750
www.renfair.com

 

More than 15-hundred costumed performers create the exotic and adventurous English seaport town that is ORIGINAL Renaissance Pleasure Faire. 150 craft booths, rides, games, hearty English ales, fine wines and gourmet food are part of the Elizabethan era fun.  

Sunday @ 9:50am
Day Out with Thomas
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Fillmore & Western Railway 
Fillmore Central Park
250 Central Avenue
Fillmore
866 468 7630
www.ticketweb.com  

Spend Sunday with Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends at the world famous Fillmore and Western Railway Company, known as “Home of the Movie Trains.” Take a ride with classic storybook engine.

Sunday @ 10 a.m.
L.A. Puppet Fest 2013
L.A.’s Largest Puppet Parade & Closing Ceremonies
In front of Barnes & Noble Bookstore
1201 Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica
www.LAPuppetfest.com

 This is the last day to enjoy L.A. Puppet Fest 2013. Beginning at 10a.m. you are invited to learn puppet making. Then, you will have a creative item so you can participate in the puppet parade closing ceremonies.

Saturday
Butterfly Pavilion Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles
213 763 DINO
www.nhm.org 

See 53 butterfly species at the Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum. Learn about the official California butterfly, the California Dogface, and why California butterflies love California Native Plants.

Saturday @ 9 a.m.
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
1941 Monterey Colonial Residence Designed by Architect Roland E. Coate, Sr.
Arcadia
714 442 3872
www.PasadenaShowcase.org

  

Get some decorating ideas and support the music and art programs made possible by the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Visit this year’s home makeover, a 1941 Monterey Colonial Residence Designed by Architect Roland E. Coate, Sr. in Arcadia.

 

Sunday 11 a.m.
KJLH Sunday Gospel Brunch
Chart House Restaurant
231 Yacht Club Way
Redondo Beach
310 372 3464
www.chart-house.com

 

Have a little church with some great chow at the KJLH Sunday Gospel Brunch in Redondo Beach. The soulful sessions with a breeze start at 11 a.m.

 

Saturday @ 9am
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad
760 431 0352
www.theflowerfields.com
  

 

And, time is running out to see the Flower Fields of Carlsbad is full bloom. These spectacular colors on the rolling hills of North San Diego County will only last through Mother’s Day weekend. The nearly fifty acres of Ranunculus flowers are in bloom will be gone until next spring.

 

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