‘Gayle On The Go’ for Saturday May 17

This is weekend for fans of German cars, Muscle cars, people who enjoy volunteering, bug and butterfly lovers. Also, Gayle Anderson says we cannot forget today is ‘Armed Forces Day’. Activities and military parade information are in Saturday’s “Gayle on the Go” report.

 

Bimmerfest
Rose Bowl
Pasadena
www.bimmerfest.com

 

 
This is the biggest BMW party in North America. Bimmerfest is a favorite gathering for BMW lovers and for folks who would like to know about the German car. See new BMWs as well as classic models plus more than 80 BMW related vendors.

 

 
Mustang Madness
50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 930 2277
www.petersen.org
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang at the Petersen Automotive Museum.
The new exhibit: MUSTANGS FOREVER – 50 YEARS OF A LEGEND features the first Mustang from 1962 to the brand new 2015 redesigned Mustang.

 

 

 

The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 930 2277
www.petersen.org

Sports coupes and celebrities share the limelight in the exhibit THE WORLD’S GREATEST SPORTS COUPES. In a rare change of pace, the Petersen Museum has asked celebrity automobile enthusiasts to choose what sports coupes they would most like to own. The museum then scoured the collector community to secure the finest example of each to place on display. See what else they chose, and pick your favorite in this exhibition of style and personal taste.
The vehicles featured are the favorites of:

 
-Adam Carolla, Comedian
-Patrick Dempsey, Actor
-Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara, Rutledge Wood, Top Gear USA Hosts
-Nick Mason, Pink Floyd
-Angus MacKenzie, Motor Trend
-Bruce Meyer, Car Collector
-John Lasseter, Pixar
-Bobby Rahal, Indianapolis 500 Winner & Team Owner
-Brian Johnson, AC/DC
-James Hetfield, Metallica
-Francis Ford Coppola, Director, Producer, & Screen Writer
-Ian Callum, Jaguar Design Director

 

 
Big Sunday Weekend
www.bigsunday.org
This is BIG SUNDAY WEEKEND when thousands of Californians of all ages and backgrounds work together at hundreds of non-profit organizations that need help. To find a project that needs help that’s near you, visit the website: www.bigsunday.org

 

 

 

28th Annual Bug Fair
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles
213 763 DINO
www.nhm.org

 
This is a Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County tradition. This is the 28th annual Bug Fair. This year’s event is officially the year of the ANT! Learn there are more than 15,000 known ant species. Learn some ants can lift and carry up to 100 times their own weight. We can even learn to cook with bugs from famous bug chef David George Gordon. Ohhh! Is he making tempura battered tarantula? Ohhh! That’s my favorite! Yum!

 

 

 

16th Annual Butterfly Pavilion
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles
1 213 763 DINO
www.nhm.org
And, you’re visiting the Bug Fair, 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.

 

 

 

Eco Xpo Sustainable Living Show @ 9am
Los Rios Park
San Juan Capistrano
949 606 6386
www.goinnative.net
Learn how to create beautiful and beneficial gardens at the “Eco Xpo” Sustainable Living Show at Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano. The event is free to the public and feature demonstration gardens, activities for children, and environmental products.

 

 

 

26th Annual Garden Tour Pathways to Paradise
310 550 2087
www.RobinsonGardens.org
Today is the only day you can see this! Once a year, we can tour the four extraordinary private gardens of the historic Virginia Robinson Home and Gardens in Beverly Hills. Built in 1911, this was once the home of retail giants Virgina and Harry Robinson of the Robinson department store chain. It was the first estate built in Beverly Hills.
Walk in visitors are not allowed. You must make an appointment.

 

 

 

Learn to Swim Day
www.TeachMetoSwim.com
And, this is National Learn to Swim Day. According to the American Red Cross, drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14. To find swimming classes and swimming information in your community, take a look at the website: www.TeachMetoSwim.com

 

 

 

City of Torrance 55th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration & Parade
www.TorranceCA.Gov/ArmedForcesDay.htm

This is Armed Forces Day and the city of Torrance is hosting the largest Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebration in the USA! Each year, the city honors a different branch of the military. This year the event salutes United States Navy. The event also features military vehicles including: Humvees, armored personnel carriers, support vehicles and tanks.

 

 

 
Gayle, Gayle on the Go
KTLA 5 News
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Los Angeles, CA 90028
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So, what’s going on in your world? Let us know! Please be sure to provide video with your request. The deadline for your information is Tuesday 5pm.
Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.