Happy Sunday! Let's eat! Let's play! There's Long Beach Comic Con; there's the ORIGINAL Long Beach Lobster Festival; there's the Weekend in Polynesia and MORE on the Sunday "Gayle on the Go!" report.
The Grammy Museum Presents Joan Rivers Can We Talk?
Grammy Museum At L.A. Live
800 West Olympic Boulevard
Time is running out to see this! “Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?” at the GRAMMY Museum.
The exhibit commemorates GRAMMY winning comedian Joan Rivers.
Artifacts on display include various stage costumes worn by Rivers, including several Bob Mackie originals; one of her vintage Louis Vuitton travel trunks, her 1990 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk/Service Show Host; family photographs; her 1984 Harvard Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award; Rivers' hardcover book collection, including several of her New York Times bestsellers; Rivers gold record award for her 1983 classic comedy album, “What Becomes A Semi-Legend Most” and Rivers' Hollywood Walk of Fame Star award .
Price: $0 - $12.95. Free for members & kids under 5, $10.95 for military & youth, $11.95 for students, $12.95 for adults
Los Angeles County Fair
1101 West McKinley Avenue
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!
Canstruction OC 2015
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa is the place to see CANSTRUCTION OC 2015, a design-build competition for charity, where structures are created out of cans of food & donated to the Orange County Food Bank. We’re invited to admire this creative construction as well as donate to the food bank.
14th Annual Festival of Children
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
While you’re checking out CANSTRUCTION OC at South Coast Plaza, don’t miss the 14th Annual Festival of Children, a community- wide charity outreach event held every weekend in September, in conjunction with National Child Awareness Month, at South Coast Plaza.
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy the month-long Festival offering free family activities and events, including live music and dance performances, a grand scale back-to-school fashion show by South Coast Plaza retailers, arts and crafts, animal shows, face painting, and more, while showcasing over 75 youth-serving organizations.
While visiting the charities’ booths and learning about their programs, guests can enjoys free family activities every weekend in September.
San Fernando Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ 8am
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
800 272 3900
Get some exercise and support the San Fernando Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s on the campus of California State University Northridge.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
Every Drop Counts
Vista Hermosa Natural Park
100 North Toluca Street
310 858 7272 , Extension 131
If you’re looking for creative ideas to cope with the current drought, you can find some strategies at the EVERY DROP COUNTS workshop at Vista Hermosa Natural Park in Los Angeles.
Discover how plants, parks, and people are saving water and making every drop count.
This is a FREE program. Parking is FREE as well. Bring water and snacks. Rain cancels outdoor program. Please, no dogs on program.
For more information, call us at 310-858-7272 ext 131.
Water Saving Seminar
Rain Barrel Workshop
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
818 949 4200
Learn how to capture storm water and household water and use it to benefit lawns, planters and gardens at the Water Saving Seminar and Rain Barrel Workshop at Descanso Gardens in La Canada –Flintridge.
This FREE DIY irrigation and water saving seminar is open to residents in the Pasadena, South Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank and surrounding Foothills areas as part of a municipal water education day hosted by California water agencies: City of South Pasadena, City of Glendale Water & Power, City of Burbank Water & Power, Pasadena Water & Power, Cresenta Valley Water District and Foothill Municipal Water District.
Weekend in Polynesia @ 8:30am
Long Beach Recreational Park
4900 East 7th Street
We don't have to leave town to appreciate Polynesian culture. Long Beach is the place to be for WEEKEND IN POLYNESIA at Long Beach Recreation Park. There's non-stop entertainment including the largest Fire Knife Dance competition in North America.
The ORIGINAL Long Beach Original Lobster Festival @ Noon
400 – 403 Shoreline Village Drive
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.
Long Beach Comic Con
Long Beach Convention Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
562 436 3636
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
Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Have a GREAT weekend!
Celebrate Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.