Satiurday “Gayle on the Go!” , Saturday, September 12th, 2015

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Happy Saturday! Believe it or not, there are A LOT FREE EVENTS THIS SATURDAY! There's everything from a FREE FAMILY DAY AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM; A FREE REDONDO BEACH CHALK FESTIVAL; A FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR and MORE on the Saturday "Gayle on the Go!" report.

Enjoy!

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Los Angeles County Fair

1101 West McKinley Avenue

Pomona

www.lacountyfair.com

 Have you been here yet? The Los Angeles County Fair is open for the next three weeks, filled with entertainment, concerts, attractions, competitions, and – of course – FOOD!  

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 Family Day: Community Studio @ 11am

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles

310-443-7000

It’s FAMILY DAY AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM!

The FREE event invites families and dozens of artist participate in workshops to learn the hands-on creative problem solving.

Families are invited from 11am – 3pm for the workshops.  Performance-based workshops start at noon and run every hour, including storytelling, improve, music and more, involving artists such as Ellen Gerdes, Marissa Magdalena, Michele Jaquis, Angela Lloyd, The Audience, and Douglas Kearney.

Parking onsite for $3.

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Malibu Surfing Association MSA Classic Invitational

First Point

Surfrider Beach

Malibu

www.msaclassic.com

It’s FREE to see the world famous First Point Surfrider Beach Malibu MSA Classic Invitational.

More than 260 competitors representing surf clubs  from around the world are here to surf the legendary waves.

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Heart & Seoul Korean Growing Up In Korea

Pretend City Children’s Museum

29 Hubble

Irvine

949 428 3900

Pretendcity.org/heart-seoul-korean-exhibit

Pretend City Children’s Museum is home to the “Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea” exhibit, which brings modern day South Korea to Orange County.

Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea will immerse you in learning experiences which build understanding of Korean culture and to learn the differences and similarities between your life and the lives of Korean people.

Heart and Seoul is the first stop on an eight city tour within the next four years.

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11th Annual Remember Our Heroes @ 1pm

California Avenue Christian Fellowship

8223 California Avenue

Riverside

eventful.com/riverside

Remember the heroes of 9/11  at the 11th Annual Remember Our Heroes observance at California Avenue Christian Fellowship in Riverside.

This FREE event begins at 1pm and includes a special tribute at 3pm.

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13th Annual Chalk Art Festival on the Pier @ Noon Redondo Pier 100 Fisherman's Wharf

Redondo Beach

(310) 374-1442 www.redondopier.com

The Redondo Beach Pier concrete is transformed into canvas for the 13th Annual Chalk Art Festival on the Pier. This family friendly event is FREE to the public. In fact FREE CHALK will be given to the FIRST 150 REGISTRANTS.

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Free Bus Trip to the Mountains: King Gillette Ranch

Vista Hermosa Natural Park  

100 North Toluca Street

Los Angeles

310 858 7272, Extension 131

Explore one of the most stunning locations in the Santa Monica Mountains. This is the 588 acre King Gillette Ranch.

A FREE Saturday bus trip leaves Vista Hermosa Natural Park at takes you to the scenic locale for a picnic, hike, and tour.

Seating is first come , first serve.

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Free!

Take A Walk Into The Chumash World

King Gillette Ranch

26800 Mulholland Highway

Calabasas

www.lamountains.com

While you’re at the King Gillette Ranch, discover how local Chumash Indians have used local, natural resources for thousands of years to create a sustainable way of life on an easy one mile walk at the ranch.

Bring water and snacks. No dogs are allowed at this FREE event.

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The ORIGINAL Long Beach Original Lobster Festival @ Noon

Rainbow Lagoon

400 – 403 Shoreline Village Drive

Long Beach

www.originallobsterfestival.com

This is a Long Beach tradition. It’s the ORIGINAL Lobster Festival at Rainbow Lagoon.

On the menu --  sweet, succulent lobster, melted butter dipping sauce, fresh cut lemons, coleslaw, dinner roll and watermelon. All lobster has been flown in from Maine’s salty Atlantic Ocean. 

Festival also features: The award-winning Lobster Shack (Serving up Lobster Rolls, Tacos, Fried Rice, Bisque, Sliders & Lobster-on-a-Stick), international food court, arts & crafts booths, delicious desserts, beer & wine gardens, special themed cocktails, VIP seating area and FREE e-Souvenir digital photos. Also, a Live Sports Tent where you can experience firsthand the highest-quality picture and heart-pounding sports action like never before while enjoying your lobster feasts. Children will love the storytellers, magicians and inflatable bounces. Free general admission to all active U.S. military personnel.

Price: $13 

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Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Convention Center

300 East Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach

562 436 3636

www.longbeachcomiccon.com

Also in Long Beach, Long Beach Comic Expo starting at 10am, celebrating comic books and pop culture.

This event showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture.

At Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities.

Saturday hours: 10:00am-7:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)| Sunday hours: 10:00am-5:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)

Price: $30 - $299 

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Modern Skyline Walking Tour @ 2pm

Los Angeles Conservancy’s 35th Anniversary of Walking Tours

www.laconservancy.org

Join the L.A. Conservancy exploration of the architecture of downtown Los Angeles on one of its’ favorite – the Modern Skyline Walking Tour.

Explore some of L.A.’s newest landmarks – the skyscrapers from the second half of the 20th century that cover Bunker Hill – and learn about the evolution of downtown and how old and newer landmarks co-exist.

Think these modern marvels aren’t historic? Think again! After seeing how DTLA has evolved over the past century, you’ll see the skyline in a whole new way.

You’ll get up close to the public art tucked away within the plazas of these sleek high-rises, and see details that you’ve never noticed before.

Since 1980, the Conservancy has introduced more than 175,000 Angelenos and tourists to the beautiful buildings and great stories of historic downtown.

Discover—or rediscover—the history and heart of this great city as the the L.A. Conservancy marks the 35th anniversary of its signature Walking Tour Program.

You never know what you’ll see when you get out of your car and #walkDTLA!

Price: $5 - $10  $10 General Public, $5 Conservancy members, $5 children 12 and under.

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2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour @ 11am

Six Private Residences

modernhometours.com

A sustainable Santa Monica home is one of six interesting homes on the 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour.  Tour properties in Manhattan Beach, Venice, as well as Santa Monica.

Participating homes in the 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour will open their doors for viewing from 11AM – 5PM Saturday, September 12th. Tickets for each tour are $30 in advance online; $40 on the day of the tour.

For details on participating homes and to buy tickets, visit: http://modernhometours.com/event/2015-la-beach-cities-modern-home-tour

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 Free! National Council of Negro Women Inc. Community Fay Health & Wellness Fair @ 10am

New Congressional

11205 South Vermont

Los Angeles

323 755 3678

Free health and wellness services and information are available at the National Council of Negro Women Community Day Health & Wellness Fair.

This event includes an employment fair providing on the spot hiring.

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Wellbeing Buy Local Festival @ 11 am

Civic Center Surface Lot

1855 Main Street

Santa Monica

smchamber.com/wellbeing-festival-featuring-buy-local-marketplace

Local businesses and non-profits gather at the Wellbeing Buy Local Festival providing expertise, advice, and product samples promoting a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Stores and restaurants from every neighborhood will have food and vendor booths. There will be music, cooking demos and interactive classes and lots of opportunities to get free resources and screenings.

This event is FREE !

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Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson

KTLA 5 News

323-460-5732

Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

Twitter: @ktlagayle

Facebook: Facebook.com/Gayle Anderson

Instagram: @ktlagayle

So, what’s going on in your world? Let me know! Please be sure to provide video with your request. The deadline for your information is EVERY Tuesday 5pm.

 And, don’t forget you can always post your information on the KTLA Community Calendar. Here’s the link: http://ktla.com/community

Have a GREAT weekend! 

Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

 

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Los Angeles County Fair

1101 West McKinley Avenue

Pomona

www.lacountyfair.com

 

Have you been here yet? The Los Angeles County Fair is open for the next three weeks, filled with entertainment, concerts, attractions, competitions, and – of course – FOOD!  

 

 

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Family Day: Community Studio @ 11am

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles

310-443-7000

 

It’s FAMILY DAY AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM!

 

The FREE event invites families and dozens of artist participate in workshops to learn the hands-on creative problem solving.

 

Families are invited from 11am – 3pm for the workshops.  Performance-based workshops start at noon and run every hour, including storytelling, improve, music and more, involving artists such as Ellen Gerdes, Marissa Magdalena, Michele Jaquis, Angela Lloyd, The Audience, and Douglas Kearney.

 

 

Parking onsite for $3.

 

 

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Malibu Surfing Association MSA Classic Invitational

First Point

Surfrider Beach

Malibu

www.msaclassic.com

 

It’s FREE to see the world famous First Point Surfrider Beach Malibu MSA Classic Invitational.

 

More than 260 competitors representing surf clubs  from around the world are here to surf the legendary waves.

 

 

 

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Heart & Seoul Korean Growing Up In Korea

Pretend City Children’s Museum

29 Hubble

Irvine

949 428 3900

Pretendcity.org/heart-seoul-korean-exhibit

Pretend City Children’s Museum is home to the “Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea” exhibit, which brings modern day South Korea to Orange County.

Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea will immerse you in learning experiences which build understanding of Korean culture and to learn the differences and similarities between your life and the lives of Korean people.

Heart and Seoul is the first stop on an eight city tour within the next four years.

 

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11th Annual Remember Our Heroes @ 1pm

California Avenue Christian Fellowship

8223 California Avenue

Riverside

eventful.com/riverside

Remember the heroes of 9/11  at the 11th Annual Remember Our Heroes observance at California Avenue Christian Fellowship in Riverside.

This FREE event begins at 1pm and includes a special tribute at 3pm.

 

 

 

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13th Annual Chalk Art Festival on the Pier @ Noon Redondo Pier 100 Fisherman's Wharf

Redondo Beach

(310) 374-1442 www.redondopier.com

The Redondo Beach Pier concrete is transformed into canvas for the 13th Annual Chalk Art Festival on the Pier. This family friendly event is FREE to the public. In fact FREE CHALK will be given to the FIRST 150 REGISTRANTS.

 

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Free Bus Trip to the Mountains: King Gillette Ranch

Vista Hermosa Natural Park  

100 North Toluca Street

Los Angeles

310 858 7272, Extension 131

Explore one of the most stunning locations in the Santa Monica Mountains. This is the 588 acre King Gillette Ranch.

A FREE Saturday bus trip leaves Vista Hermosa Natural Park at takes you to the scenic locale for a picnic, hike, and tour.

Seating is first come , first serve.

 

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Free!

Take A Walk Into The Chumash World

King Gillette Ranch

26800 Mulholland Highway

Calabasas

www.lamountains.com

 

 

While you’re at the King Gillette Ranch, discover how local Chumash Indians have used local, natural resources for thousands of years to create a sustainable way of life on an easy one mile walk at the ranch.

 

Bring water and snacks. No dogs are allowed at this FREE event.

 

 

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The ORIGINAL Long Beach Original Lobster Festival @ Noon

Rainbow Lagoon

400 – 403 Shoreline Village Drive

Long Beach

www.originallobsterfestival.com

 

This is a Long Beach tradition. It’s the ORIGINAL Lobster Festival at Rainbow Lagoon.

 

On the menu --  sweet, succulent lobster, melted butter dipping sauce, fresh cut lemons, coleslaw, dinner roll and watermelon. All lobster has been flown in from Maine’s salty Atlantic Ocean. 

 

Festival also features: The award-winning Lobster Shack (Serving up Lobster Rolls, Tacos, Fried Rice, Bisque, Sliders & Lobster-on-a-Stick), international food court, arts & crafts booths, delicious desserts, beer & wine gardens, special themed cocktails, VIP seating area and FREE e-Souvenir digital photos. Also, a Live Sports Tent where you can experience firsthand the highest-quality picture and heart-pounding sports action like never before while enjoying your lobster feasts. Children will love the storytellers, magicians and inflatable bounces. Free general admission to all active U.S. military personnel.

Price: $13 

 

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Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Convention Center

300 East Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach

562 436 3636

www.longbeachcomiccon.com

 

Also in Long Beach, Long Beach Comic Expo starting at 10am, celebrating comic books and pop culture.

 

This event showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture.

 

At Long Beach Comic Expo you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities.

 

Saturday hours: 10:00am-7:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)| Sunday hours: 10:00am-5:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)

 

Price: $30 - $299 

 

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Modern Skyline Walking Tour @ 2pm

Los Angeles Conservancy’s 35th Anniversary of Walking Tours

www.laconservancy.org

Join the L.A. Conservancy exploration of the architecture of downtown Los Angeles on one of its’ favorite – the Modern Skyline Walking Tour.

Explore some of L.A.’s newest landmarks – the skyscrapers from the second half of the 20th century that cover Bunker Hill – and learn about the evolution of downtown and how old and newer landmarks co-exist.

Think these modern marvels aren’t historic? Think again! After seeing how DTLA has evolved over the past century, you’ll see the skyline in a whole new way.

You’ll get up close to the public art tucked away within the plazas of these sleek high-rises, and see details that you’ve never noticed before.

Since 1980, the Conservancy has introduced more than 175,000 Angelenos and tourists to the beautiful buildings and great stories of historic downtown.

Discover—or rediscover—the history and heart of this great city as the the L.A. Conservancy marks the 35th anniversary of its signature Walking Tour Program.

You never know what you’ll see when you get out of your car and #walkDTLA!

Price: $5 - $10  $10 General Public, $5 Conservancy members, $5 children 12 and under.

 

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2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour @ 11am

Six Private Residences

modernhometours.com

 

A sustainable Santa Monica home is one of six interesting homes on the 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour.  Tour properties in Manhattan Beach, Venice, as well as Santa Monica.

 

Participating homes in the 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour will open their doors for viewing from 11AM – 5PM Saturday, September 12th. Tickets for each tour are $30 in advance online; $40 on the day of the tour.

 

For details on participating homes and to buy tickets, visit: http://modernhometours.com/event/2015-la-beach-cities-modern-home-tour

 

 

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Free! National Council of Negro Women Inc. Community Fay Health & Wellness Fair @ 10am

New Congressional

11205 South Vermont

Los Angeles

323 755 3678

 

Free health and wellness services and information are available at the National Council of Negro Women Community Day Health & Wellness Fair.

 

This event includes an employment fair providing on the spot hiring.

 

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Wellbeing Buy Local Festival @ 11 am

Civic Center Surface Lot

1855 Main Street

Santa Monica

smchamber.com/wellbeing-festival-featuring-buy-local-marketplace

 

Local businesses and non-profits gather at the Wellbeing Buy Local Festival providing expertise, advice, and product samples promoting a healthy and happy lifestyle.

 

Stores and restaurants from every neighborhood will have food and vendor booths. There will be music, cooking demos and interactive classes and lots of opportunities to get free resources and screenings.

 

This event is FREE !

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Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

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