It’s Easter Sunday, which means egg hunting time! Speed Zone Los Angeles is hosting its fifth annual Easter egg hunt. The event features more than four thousand eggs, photos with the bunny and more. Gayle has the details in Sunday’s edition of ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Free Entrance Days
U.S. National Park Service
California’s National Parks are among one-hundred national parks participating in this weekend’s U.S. National Park Service Free Entrance Days.
Joshua Tree National Park, Lava Beds National Park, and Yosemite National are among the ten offering free entrance this weekend. For the complete list, take a look at the website: www.nps.gov/findapark
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
This is the last day to enjoy BUBBLEFEST XVIII , the spring break spectacular at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. See Bubble Scientist Deni Yang’s Mega Bubblefest Laser Show, interactive exhibits, an under 5 learning zone, food trucks, and outdoor entertainment. This family friendly event demonstrates the concepts behind bubble making using hands on learning and experiments.
Baseball! The Exhibition
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
805 522 2977
Celebrate Spring and the baseball season at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Museum with look at the new exhibit BASEBALL! THE EXHIBITION. This 12-thousand square foot exhibition features more than seven-hundred artifacts including rare, historic, and iconic baseball memorabilia from Gary Cypres, the largest known private collector in the United States.
Play Ball! Presidents and Baseball
Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Play Ball! Presidents and Baseball tells the colorful history between our presidents and the game of baseball using rare memorabilia and one-of-a-kind artifacts.
On display is correspondence between Richard Nixon and Jackie Robinson on baseball and civil rights, a ball signed by Honus Wagner to one of his lifelong fans, Dwight Eisenhower, a baseball phone given to President Ronald Reagan by baseball Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda and more!
Bowlarama: California Bowling Architecture 1954-1964
Architecture and Design Museum
6032 Wilshire Boulevard
323 932 9393
Speaking of sports, there’s Bowlarama: California Bowling Architecture 1954-1964 at the Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles is a first of its kind exhibition that looks at architecture and technology that created a new kind of space-age recreation center and reinvented the sport of bowling in the 1950s.
Rarely seen photographs, drawings, and original artifacts take us back to a time when one in four Americans considered themselves bowlers, when glitzy 50-lane pleasure palaces were open 24 hours a day.
Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
323 667 2000
Art and spirituality converge with trade and commerce in Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork.
This exhibition is the first of its kind to explore how beaded floral designs became a remarkable art form as well as a means of economic and cultural survival for the Native North American people.
Many of these colorful objects are display to the public for the first time.
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 South A Street
951 943 3020
The smoke is billowing at the Orange Empire Railway in Perris where it’s STEAM WEEKEND.
Ride a train powered by the railway’s Ventura County #2 steam powered locomotive and learn how it operates. Also, ride vintage trolleys for the entire day.
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte Carlsbad
760 431 0352
Time is running out to see this colorful display at the Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Visitors will be overwhelmed by more than 50 acres of colorful flowers from ranunculus, roses, orchids, and more. Mother Nature’s handiwork will only last through Mother’s Day weekend.
16th Annual Butterfly Pavilion
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
1 213 763 DINO
See more than 30 native North American butterfly species and an array of plants that butterflies love at the Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
The museum is looking for volunteers to help with their work to stop the decline of the Monarch Butterfly by monitoring the Monarch Waystation at the Pavilion. This is where the California Native Milkwood has been planted. It’s a Monarch Butterfly favorite, which will help the butterfly survival predators and urban habitat destruction.
Earth Day & Easter Celebrations
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
Earth Day and Easter are being celebrated at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge.
Create a take home science project, try composting lessons, or register for one of the docent guided tours of the gardens, and relax at an Easter Brunch.
SpeedZone 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ 10:30a.m.
17871 Castleton Street
626 913 9663
Speed Zone Los Angeles, famous for this, is hosting its’ fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
The FREE Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
This year’s event features more than 4,000 eggs, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, prizes and more.
Egg Hunt areas are separated into different age groups so all participants will have an enjoyable experience. Find up to 10 eggs per person filled with prizes.
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Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
This story aired on the KTLA Morning News on Sunday, April 20 2014