‘Gayle On The Go’ for Saturday May 4

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

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Saturday @ 10 a.m.
American Diabetes Association Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles
213 741 1151
http://www.diabetes.org
There’s a lot going on at the Los Angeles Convention Center today.
American Diabetes Association Expo includes free health screenings, cooking demonstrations as well as product and exercise information.
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Saturday @ 10 a.m.
The Big Photo Show
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles
213 741 1151
http://www.thebigphotoshow.com
The Big Photo Show is in town. This is a multi-sensory experience where photo enthusiasts can see, touch, and explore the latest products rather than simply reading about them.
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Saturday @ 7pm
Cinco De Mayo Craft Beer Tasting
*A 21 and older event!*
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach
562 437 1689
http://www.molaa.org
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo, La Batalla de Puebla (The Battle of Puebla) with craft beers and live mariachis! If you 21-years of age and older, you will have the opportunity to sample a delicious variety of craft beers from L.A. based Golden Road Brewery and other artisanal beer producers from Baja California at the Museum of Latin American Art. The night includes performances by Mariachi Bella and Ricardo Duque with his mariachi ensemble Voces de América as well as light Mexican appetizers.
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Saturday @ 11 a.m.
Trucks for the Troops Food Truck Festival
Simi Valley Town Center
http://www.trucksforthetroops.com
Enjoy beverages and more than 15-popular food trucks, a video game bus, live music, a demonstration by the Simi Valley Police Department’s K-9 Unit at the Second Annual “Trucks for the Troops” fundraiser. Ten percent of food sales will be donated to For the Troops, a local organization that sends care packages to American troops fighting abroad.
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Saturday @ Noon
Food Truck Fiesta Cinco de Mayo Celebration
AMVETS Post 113
14910 East Los Angeles Street
Irwindale
626 343 6644
Facebook.com/FoodTruckFiestaFridays
The AMVETS Post 113 Irwindale will be having FoodTruck Fiesta Cinco de Mayo Celebration Saturday May 4th from 12p.m. to 5p.m. Food Trucks that will be joining are The Godfather Truck, Rollin Ribs Bbq, Mustache Mikes Italian Ice, Sams Kettle Corn and Mun2 Cuisines from Mexico. Crafters and Artists including Artist Ernie Herrera, will be displaying their unique items plus performing live Ballet Folklorico Valenzuela. This event is open to the public and admission is free, prizes will be raffled off throughout the day and some lucky person will be going home with a 32″ T.V.
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Saturday @ 9 a.m.
Relay for Life
American Cancer Society
Edgewood Middle School
1625 West Durness Street
West Covina
http://www.relayforlife.org
The Saturday American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that helps the community celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Each dollar you raise participating in this fundraising event help save lives.  You can participate at Edgewood Middle School Relay for Life event in West Covina or participate in events in Burbank, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. To find a relay location near you visit the website relayforlife.org
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Saturday @ 8 a.m.
Make Every Woman Count
5K/10K Run & Community Walk
6350 Woodley Park
Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys
http://www.valleybreastcare.org
“Make Every Woman Count” 5K, 10K Community Walk-Run will appeal to runners and walkers of all ages. The course is flat and beautiful. After the exercise for Valley Breast Cancer Foundation, there’s food, music, and women’s health information.
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Registration Deadline!
Tour de Pier
Manhattan Beach Pier & Strand
2 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach
310 473 5121
http://www.tourdepier.com
Raise money to ride a stationary bike for cancer research. That’s what they’re doing for Tour de Pier. The registration deadline has arrived. Sign up and turn in your five-hundred dollar donation by Sunday night.
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Saturday @ 10 a.m.
Franklin’s Movie Magic Hike
Franklin Canyon
Sooky Goldman Nature Center
2600 Franklin Canyon Drive
Beverly Hills
310 858 7272
http://www.lamountains.com
Check out Franklin Canyon, an active filming location for movies and TV shows. In fact, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Andy Griffith Show as well as album covers for the Rolling Stones and Simon Garfunkel were shot here. This historic location that was once owned by oil baron Edward L. Doheny and used as a summer retreat and a place to graze and water his cattle.
Learn about the land and get some exercise on easy walk with naturalist of the Santa Mountains Conservancy.
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Saturday @ 4 p.m.
NASCAR Championship Short Track Racing
Irwindale Event Center
500 Speedway Drive
Irwindale
626 358 1100
http://www.irwindalespeedway.com
Learn about the landscape required for Saturday night NASCAR short track racing at the Irwindale Event Center. The speeding and screeching is headlined by Lucas Oil late models, plus the Pick Your Park Figure Eight Racers and an evening ending Trailer Race.
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Saturday @ 8 a.m.
Planes of Fame Air Show
Planes of Fame Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue
Chino
909 597 3722
http://www.planesoffame.org
Witness living history at the Planes of Fame Air Museum Air Show. Get an up close at historic airplanes and meet the men who flew them.
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Saturday
Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica
http://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.
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Big Sunday Weekend
Sign Up Now!
Pitch In!
Help Out!
Give Back!
http://www.bigsunday.org
This is the biggest volunteer event in the country. Big Sunday Weekend is an opportunity to do something you like that will help someone else. The find a volunteer program near you, take a look at the website http://www.bigsunday.org
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Saturday @ 9am
Urban Kids Consignment
5912 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach
714 805 8526 http://www.UrbanKidsConsignement.com
There more than 20-thousand items for bargain hunting parents looking for clothing, toys and more for their children at the Urban Kids Consignment sale in Huntington Beach. Get there early. The bargain hunting begins at 9am.
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Saturday
Free Comic Book Day

http://www.freecomicbookday.com/storelocator

If it’s the first Saturday of May, that means it’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! It’s an opportunity to learn about the world of comic books if you have never looked at a comic book or it’s a chance to travel down memory lane if you have not set foot in a comic book shop in years. To find a location near you, go to the website – freecomicbookday.com
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Saturday @ 11 a.m.
Baby Shower 2013
Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center
21900 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach
714 374 5587
http://www.wwccoc.org
We will be allowed to see the babies of the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center in Huntington Beach. This wildlife baby shower is a fundraiser to continue the care and special formula needed for these cute critters.
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Saturday @ 9am
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad
760 431 0352
http://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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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. Say something via snail-mail, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, whatever you like. But, we don’t like it if you wait until the last minute to send us some information.
Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
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