In honor of Veteran’s Day this Monday, there are many events and activities taking place across the south land to thank and give back to those who have served. Gayle Anderson has the details in Saturday’s edition of ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Free Admission to National Parks
National parks are celebrating this weekend before Veterans Day by providing FREE ADMISSION AND FREE PARKING to all veterans. Be sure you have your military information with you. For a list of participating California National Parks visit the website nps.gov
Saturday @ 8am
14th Annual Cruisin E Street Veterans Day Parade & Car Show
San Bernardino is honoring veterans past and present this Veterans Day weekend with a parade and car show on the historic Route 66.
Saturday @ 10am
Animals for Armed Services Free Pet Adoption
All spcaLA Adoption Centers
Also, this Veterans Day weekend, members of the military are invited to adopt a pet for free Saturday at all spcaLA Adoption Centers. Be sure to bring your identification and then be prepared to meet and greet a potential new member of your family.
1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge
Descanso Gardens celebrates the art and culture of Japan at its annual Japanese Garden Festival this weekend. The event includes a kimono fashion show, taiko drum performances, garden tours and more.
A Quest for Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
More than 200 pieces from the private collections of Van Cleef & Arpels are on display in Santa Ana at the Bowers Museum in the exhibit “A Quest for Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels.” Included the international jewelry exhibit, one of the company’s famous Zip necklaces inspired by the Duchess of Windsor.
The Power of Photography The Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles
213 403 3000
The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years is waiting for you at the Annenberg Space for Photography. Long renowned for its stunning images, the exhibit offers a wide range of photographic genres and themes free to the public for six months.
Ice at Santa Monica
1324 5th Street (Corner of 5th Street & Arizona Avenue)
This is a sing of the season. ICE at Santa Monica returns. Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into a premier eight-thousand square foot outdoor ice skating rink.
Hammer & Nails
Nail Shop for Guys
8257 Melrose Avenue
323 302 5435
This is opening day for NEW HAMMER & NAILS, A NAIL SHOP FOR GUYS! That’s right! The décor and services for MEN ONLY, put the “man” in manicure at the ultimate man cave.
Fowler At Fifty
Admission is FREE!
The Fowler Museum is located in the heart of UCLA’s north campus.
The Fowler Museum at UCLA is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a suite of special exhibitions and programs entitled FOWLER AT FIFTY. Nearly 1,000 objects from the Fowler’s more than 100-thousand acclaimed, and diverse artifacts are on display.
Day Out with Thomas
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201South “A” Street
951 943 3020
This is a “Day Out With Thomas” in Perris at the Orange Empire Railway. This family event offers children and their grownups the opportunity to take a 25-minute ride with the classic story book Thomas the Tank Engine and meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Superintendent of the Railroad.
Celebrate the one year anniversary of the arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center. Also, on display, Red Bull Stratos featuring the pressure suit and the 3,000 pound capsule used by Felix Baumgartner when on October 14th, 2012, he jumped from the stratosphere and became the first human to break the sound barrier during free fall.
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Have a GREAT Saturday!