Happy Saturday! What are you up to in this hot weather? Here are some cooling choices and suggestions on the Saturday "Gayle on the Go!" list. Enjoy!
Higashi Honganji Obon Festival
505 East 3rd Street
We can visit the Japanese festival of OBON, a traditional event honoring the spirit of the ancestors with traditional dance, food, games, tea ceremonies and entertainment.
Pasadena Bead & Design Show @ 10am
168 South Los Robles Avenue
The 18th Pasadena Bead & Design Show is an opportunity to shop for handmade items and buy them directly from the artisans and tradespeople who make them at excellent prices.
Also, more than 150 workshops artisan taught and offer step-by-step instruction for all skill levels. Workshop topics and projects for this show will include jewelry design, metal work, wirework, crystal setting, bead making, art clay silver, hand knotting, mixed media, chainmaille, and enameling.
Summer Sawdust Art & Craft Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road
We can find many beautiful and creative items in Laguna Beach at the 50th Sawdust Art and Craft Festival. More than 200 Laguna Beach artists use every medium you can image to create something special.
In addition to art, enjoy live entertainment, art demonstrations, and outdoor cafes.
Clay LA @ 11 a.m.
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
323 937 4230
Also on the art scene this! CLAY LA! It’s a new ceramic fair and sale celebrating some of L.A.’s most dynamic artists working in clay.
Take advantage of workshops, music, and refreshments as well as shop.
National Dance Day
200 North Grand Avenue
Saturday is NATIONAL DANCE DAY! Shake your groove thang from 10am until 2pm at the Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. Dancers of all skill levels are invited to join “So You Think You Can Dance” cast members will lead us in official NATIONAL DANCE DAY routines.
Mummies of the World
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
This is a collection of real mummies and artifacts from Europe, South America and Ancient Egypt, showing both natural and intentional mummification.
This collection includes ancient mummies more than 4,000 years old teaching us the science how people have lived, survived and thrived for centuries.
U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team
714 500 5445
This time next week, our southern California Olympians will be in the spotlight at the 2016 Summer Games get underway in Rio.
Keep an eye on the U.S. OLYMPIC WOMEN'S WATER POLO TEAM under the direction of Head Coach Adam Krikorian.
In the summer of 2012, the U.S. OLYMPIC WOMEN'S WATER POLO TEAM won the first Olympic gold in program history in London.
USA Track & Field Southern California
562 924 0382
Also, look for this young man, Conor McCullough. The southern Californian member of the USA Track and Field Team will be going for the gold in the Hammer Throw competition.
Friday, August 5th – Sunday, August 21st
2016 Summer Olympics
Rio de Janiero, Brazil
The Summer Games are underway Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 21st.
Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport Street
We find the Olympic spirit in El Segundo, where we can admire torches of past Olympic Games at the Automobile Driving Museum. Included are the Olympic torches from the 1984 and 1996 games.
The Sounds of Brazil in Norwalk @ 1p.m.
Norwalk Regional Library
12350 Imperial Highway
And, we can find more Olympic spirit at the Norwalk Regional Library, where starting at 1pm, we can enjoy the music of the internationally renowned musical group Brasil Brazil.
The program is suitable for all ages and refreshments will be served.
Celebrate our Olympic athletes! Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
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