It’s a very special day today – Father’s Day! Take your dad somewhere he will enjoy. From a tasty barbecue to sailing lessons Gayle Anderson has the scoop in today’s ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Life After Debt:
Stories of Financial Recovery and Empowerment @ 2pm
Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions
1232 Third Street Promenade
877 877 1995
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions invites the community to celebrate and share stories of financial recovery and empowerment at the Third Street Promenade. The event features family friendly free entertainment, snacks, and financial education giveaways.
5th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival @ 10am
Leimert Park Village
4300 Degnan Boulevard
323 412 0811
The 5th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival at Leimert Park Village observe the Juneteeth holiday, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
Enjoy a day of friendship and food.
The Big Irish Fair
It’s time for the wearing o’ the green at the Big Irish Fair in Long Beach.
Enjoy the best Irish music, Irish dance and Irish sport at what is described as the largest Irish outdoor exhibition in the Western United States.
Learn about everything from sheep herding to harp and fiddle competitions to ancient Irish displays and reenactments to Gaelic sports to new age and traditional Irish entertainment.
Father’s Day Barbecue by Patina @ 11am
1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge
818 949 4200
Treat dad to a Father’s Day barbecue by Patina’s chefs on the beautiful grounds of Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. On the grill baby back ribs and chili cheese dogs. For admission and fee information take a look at the Descanso Gardens website or call 818 949 4200.
Father’s Day at the Original Farmers Market @ Noon
6333 West 3rd
323 933 9211
Take Dad to the Original Farmers Market at Third and Fairfax for the Summer Family Fund program.
In addition to fabulous food from around the world, there are childrens activities including crafts tables and the entire family the usual juggling talents of Michael Rayner and his “Juggle Everything Show.”
MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
714 542 2823
If you love the the Discovery Channel’s Emmy nominated series MythBusters, then you will enjoy this.
MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
Guests will learn about myths, the MythBusters and what experimenting is all about by participating in a series of fun, hands-on experiences and live demonstrations. Experiments cover topics including flight, friction, gravity, speed and combustion.
Blue Star Museum: Gamble House
4 Westmoreland Place
626 793 3334
The Gamble House in Pasadena is described as an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter & Gamble Company. The house, a National Historic Landmark, is owned by the City of Pasadena and operated by the University of Southern California and is open for public tours. It is also a Blue Star Museum, meaning it is one of more than two-thousand museums across the country offering FREE admission to military personnel and their families now through Labor Day.
For the complete list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums
The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 Id card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included to this free admission program. For questions on particular exhibits or museums, please contact the museum directly. To find participating museums and plan your trip, visit arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums.
All summer long, Blue Star Museums will share stories through social media. Follow Blue Star Museums on Twitter @NEAarts and @BlueStarFamily, #BlueStarMuse, on Facebook, and read the NEA Art Works blog for weekly stories on participating museums and exhibits.
The Autry National Center is also a Blue Star Museum. Now is a good time to visit because the center brings together the lore and allure of Route 66 in a brand new exhibit about America’s Main Street. ROUTE 66: THE ROAD AND THE ROMANCE illustrates both the positive and the negative about the road which ran from Chicago to Los Angeles. Learn why the Mother Road declined, in many ways a victim of its own success. The road was decommissioned in 1985. Learn what remains and where we can still drive up to 90-percent of the Mother Road.
Channel Islands Harbor MarinaFest @ 10am
3850 South Harbor Boulevard
805 984 3366
This might make a great Father’s Day gift. Take Dad to the Channel Islands Harbor MarinaFest. Dad can enjoy sailing demonstrations; electric boat demonstrations and rides; kayak and stand up paddleboards demonstrations; harbor sightseeing cruises and more.
County: Portraits of an American Sound
Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
213 403 3000
Country: Portraits of an American Sound is a new exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography. See images of the pioneers, poets and icons of country music – as well as – country albums, film posters, as well as rare archival artifacts — for free!
The work of the featured photographers spans post-World War II America to the new century. In addition to more than one-hundred 110 prints, the exhibit also features an original half-hour documentary commissioned by the Annenberg Space for Photography and produced by Arclight Productions.
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Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.