Some of Southern California’s tastiest taco vendors are coming together for the fourth annual Los Angeles Taco Festival this weekend. There will be music, art and more. The proceeds will go to a great cause too! Gayle Anderson has the details in “Gayle On The Go.”
KJLH Beauty & Hair Affair & Runway Show
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
9620 Airport Boulevard
It’s a day beauty at the KJLH Beauty and Hair Affair at the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel. Find lots of free services including free product samples, free makeovers, free eyebrow services and more goodies.
Open House @ 3pm
The Community Birth Center
1645 South La Cienega Boulevard
Gift bags full of goodie can be found at the new location of the Community Birth Center. The facility specializes in natural child birth in outside of the hospital setting.
National Congress of Black Women 5th Anniversary Awards & Scholarship Luncheon
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
805 895 3180
Have lunch and enjoy the fifth anniversary awards and scholarship luncheon hosted by the National Congress of Black Women. The non-profit organization offers scholarships to local students to help them work toward achieving their educational goals.
Big Bear Renaissance Faire
909 237 0448
This is the last weekend of the Big Bear Renaissance Faire. Enjoy the adventure, enjoy the entertainment, or just relax.
4th Annual L.A. Taco Festival
Yum! The 4th Annual L.A. Taco Festival brings together the tastiest taco vendors in Los Angeles. The festival features musicians, artists, community based organizations, and more, with the proceeds benefiting homeless youth programs.
Free! Health & Wellness Fair @ 9 a.m.
Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church
357 East Palmer Street
323 513 8508
There’s a FREE health and wellness fair at Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church in Compton. Everything from health screenings to first aid and CPR demonstrations as well as cooking demonstrations and resources for seniors are available.
UC 40A Electra Junior
Yanks Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue
See the U-C 40 A Electra Junior take flight at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino. This was the first twin engine aircraft built by Lockheed and the first all metal airplane ever produced.
Sunset Idea House 2014
111 South Meadows Avenue
Get some NEW ideas for your home here! The SUNSET IDEA HOUSE 2014. It’s the first ever Los Angeles Idea House. Tour the 45-hundred square foot, four bedroom, five and a half bathroom home featuring modern architectural detail and coastal inspiration. Learn how you can accomplish what the designers have done here with ceramics, paintings, photography, textile weavings, and handcrafted furnishings from fine artists and craftspeople from throughout Los Angeles.
AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour
This is described as the SUPER BOWL of beach volleyball! It’s the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. See the game’s biggest volleyball stars including Olympians Kerry Walsh Jennings, Whitney Pavlik, Casey Jennings, and Matt Fuerbringer.
82nd Great Sand Sculpture Contest
One Granada Avenue
The 82nd Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest is underway in Long Beach. Take a look at the creative way teams and individuals sculpt the silicon. Proceeds from the event are donated to the Long Beach Library Foundation.
National Aviation Day @ 8a.m.
Santa Fe Dam RC Modelers Club
East End of Duarte Road @ Highland Avenue
626 337 5190
626 627 8284
National Aviation Day is Tuesday, but we can celebrate today with members of the Santa Fe Dam RC Modelers Club. Proceeds from this fun flying event benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
Nifty Fifty Plus Senior Expo
San Bernardino County Fair
14800 Seventh Street
760 241 1313
Here’s proof we won’t lose it if we use it! It’s the Nifty Fifty Plus Senior Expo. In addition to exercise and self-defense information, you will find free health screenings.
Kickball for a Home @ 10 a.m.
University of Southern California
850 West 37th Street
800 ASK DTFA
Check out the non-stop action at the KICKBALL FOR A HOME tournament at the University of Southern California. Proceeds benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, created by Wendy’s fast food chain founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted.
2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
This is big! More than three-hundred leading brands in the fitness industry when it comes to equipment, products, technology, food, and fashion trends can be found at the IDEA World Fitness Convention. By the way, there are a limited number for free passes to the Anaheim event on the event website.
Colossus “ The King of Wooden Coasters”
Six Flags Magic Mountain
This is it! The last day to ride the so-called KING OF WOODEN ROLLER COASTERS. Colossus closes today after thrilling roller coaster fans since 1978. The wooden coaster that peaks at 125 feet and reaches speeds of 62 mph doesn’t rank among the top 10 tallest and fastest in the world. Magic Mountain officials have not yet said what will replace the wooden coaster.
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Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.