If you want to check out a piece of war history, the traveling Vietnam War memorial is in the Los Angeles area for this weekend only. Gayle Anderson has all the details on how you can talk with some Vietnam War veterans and get a close up look at the traveling memorial wall, as well as some other events taking place in the south land this weekend.
Saturday @ 9am
10th Annual Debi’s Ride for the Children
Red Hill Park
7484 Vineyard Avenue
Motorcycles, custom and classic cars are part of the fun at the 10th Annual Debi’s Ride for Children in Rancho Cucamonga. Proceeds benefit the Mariposas Foundation, which provides assistance to families of children with life threatening diseases.
Saturday @ 8am
Los Angeles / Orange County 5th Annual Walk n’ Roll for Ataxia Awareness
Walk and Roll at the Los Angeles / Orange County 5th Annual Walk and Roll Ataxia Awareness fundraiser. Learn about the rare, genetic, neurological, disease that has no treatment or cure.
September is NATIONAL SICKLE CELL MONTH. The incurable blood disorder leaves people exhausted and in constant pain for people whose families come from Africa, South or Central America, the Caribbean Islands and the Mediterranean. The Los Angeles South Bay Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is sponsoring a blood drive at the offices of the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper on South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles.
This Weekend @ 10am
2013 West Coast Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
Actress, singer and activist Sheryl Lee Ralph hosts the 2nd Annual West Coast Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Expo is a trade show for small, medium, and large businesses, an opportunity to learn about starting your own business as well as a job fair.
Save the planet in your own backyard! Check out the FREE landscape training class at Malibu City Hall. Learn about sustainable materials and techniques for your garden.
Saturday @ 8am
5K National Alliance on Mental Illness Walks / Los Angeles County
Third Street Promenage
Saturday’s National Alliance on Mental Illness Walks is one of the largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in America! The Los Angeles County 5K walk is a fundraiser and an opportunity to change how we view people with a mental illness.
Saturday @ 7:30am
5K & 10K Gladiator Rock ‘n Run
This is the Gladiator Rock’n Run at the Rose Bowl. Get your cardio and get muddy on a course that replete with extreme obstacles and harsh terrain. This wild fun benefits “Talk About Curing Autism.”
This is the last weekend to enjoy Orange County’s 6th Annual CANSTRUCTION. All of the can goods used to build 18-complex structures will be donated to the Orange County Food Bank to feed needy.
This is the last weekend to see LINCOLN THE EXHIBITION at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. History and Hollywood come together when you see more than 250 original Abraham Lincoln artifacts as well as sets and items from the Steven Spielberg-directed movie Lincoln.
And, this is the LAST weekend of the L.A. County Fair. Saturday is STAR TREK DAY! Guests wearing Star Trek attire receive FREE ADMISSION from 10am to 1pm. Your wardrobe will be perfect for fair food, fun and a visit to STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION, one of the largest collections of Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display.
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Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.