Today is ‘Museums Free For A Day’ for some of California’s museums across the south land. From the Los Angeles Museum of Art to the California African American museum there is something sure to spark your interest. Our miss Gayle Anderson has the 411 on this and more in today’s ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Hollywood Park Race Track Auction
Webcast @ 10 a.m.
We have an opportunity to own a piece of Southern California race track history. Memorabilia and assets from Hollywood Park are being sold at a live webcast auction.
The auction features antiques, restaurant and kitchen equipment, track maintenance equipment, signage, building maintenance tools and more from the 75-year history of the Inglewood race track.
Bidding begins at 10 a.m.
The Fit Expo Southern California
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
If you need some help with your New Year resolution to get into shape, you might want to stop by the Fit Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Fitness experts Jillian Michaels of the “The Biggest Loser” television show, Mr. Olympia Champions Phil Heath and Jay Cutler, and actor and fitness trainer Lou Ferrigno, and more fitness experts, will be available to answer your fitness questions.
20 Participating Southern California Museums
It’s MUSEUMS FREE FOR ALL DAY at Southern California museums from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to the Japanese American National Museum to the California African American Museum to the Orange County Museum of Art and MORE!
Is seeing of all this for free a good deal? Yes, especially for families when you consider adult admission to the Los Angele County Museum of Art is normally 15-dollars! The Orange County Museum of Art normally charges 12-dollars!
Take a look at the yelp.com website for the list of participating museums.
First Annual Bike & Car Show
Original Sinners Motorcycle Club
Eagle Rider Motorcycles
11860 South La Cienega Boulevard
The Original Sinners Motorcycle Club is having its first ever bike and car show.
Proceeds from this event featuring vendors, food, music and more will benefit the Women’s Shelter of Long Beach.
65th Annual O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show
1101 West McKinley Avenue
This is the longest running INDOOR car show in the world!
The Grand National Roadster Show is the “Grand Daddy of Them All” at the Fairplex in Pomona, featuring more than 500 show vehicles competing for awards and another 400 to 800 vehicles participating in the annual Grand Daddy Drive In.
Channel Islands Harbor
The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of the State of Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are in town, docked in Oxnard.
There are self guided tours, public excursions, and educational programs for both vessels which have appeared in several motion pictures and television shows including “Once Upon a Time” and “Revolution.”
Discovery Science Center 2500 North Main Street
714 542 2823
Ever wonder why cats spit up hair balls? You can find out the answer to all this nasty question and more at Animal Grossology!
Get up close and personal with some of the slimiest, stinkiest and downright yuckiest creatures on Earth with hands-on, interactive displays at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
Drought Tolerant Plants
The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants
10459 Tuxford Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352
818 768 1802
Governor Jerry Brown has declared California is in a drought emergency, meaning we all have to cut our water use by, at least 20-per cent.
If you are worried about how to care for your lawn and landscaping during a drought, you might find some useful information at the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants.
The foundation has a Saturday class teaching us about drought tolerant plants and how to grow water sipping California Native Plants.
Wyland’s Whale & Dolphin Adventure
Dana Wharf Whale Watching Newport Beach
888 224 0603
Children can get both an art lesson and a whale watching experience in Newport Beach with Marine life artist Wyland and Dana Wharf Whale Watching.
The children’s art work will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes.
In Long Beach, the whales watchers from Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises are teaching both young and old about unprecedented number of Sperm whales, Humpback whales, Fin Whales, AND Orcas can be seen off the coast at the moment.
They say there is an abundance of krill, tiny crustaceans whales love, is in the area, which in turn has brought a large number and variety of whales to feed at they migrate south for the winter.
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Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.