Happy Saturday! Happy Fall!
Enjoy the new season at one of the many interesting, and in some cases FREE events on the Saturday "Gayle on the Go!" list.
The Broad Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary
221 South Grand Avenue
Downtown Los Angeles
213 232 6200
he Broad Museum is celebrating its one year anniversary! There are pop up art talks throughout the galleries. We still have time to see the special exhibition “Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life before it closes Sunday, October 2nd.
Also, special The Broad branded Sprinkles Cupcakes are being sold at Sprinkles downtown Los Angeles location at 735 South Figueroa until Sunday, September 25th. Additionally, Otium restaurant on the plaza next to the museum celebrates The Broad anniversary by featuring an Andy Warhol inspired clam chowder and a cocktail inspired by Jeff Koons' iconic work “Michael Jackson and Bubbles.”
The NEW Butterfly Pavilion
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
213 763 DINO
This is new at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It the NEW Butterfly Pavilion. This permanent facility replaces the temporary structure. It features more flight space; more resting spots for the more than 30 varieties of California and sub-tropical free flying butterflies and more light!
Butterfly Pavilion interpreters are on hand to explain to tell the stories of the beautiful creatures and why they are so important.
35th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival @ 10am
Watts Towers Arts Center
1727 East 107th Street
The 35th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival is FREE at the Watts Towers Arts Center featuring an all-star line up of world class musicians, singers, and dancers. . The festival’s activities are complimented by Carlos Spivey’s “The Power of Love,” and Sammy Davis’ “It’s All About the Bass” exhibitions as well as guided tours of the historic Watts Towers created by Simon Rodia.
15th Annual Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles @ 11am
1651 North Highland Avenue
The 15th Annual Galbani® Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles takes over Hollywood with its annual street festival, celebrating everything Italian, including the savory smells of Italian sausage and peppers, meatballs
simmering in homemade sauce, baked clams on the half shell, warm cheese on perfectly crusted pizza and sugar-powdered zeppole fill the streets of Hollywood while patrons enjoy cold glasses of sangria and listen to the sweet sounds of opera, jazz and big band late into the night! Admission is $5.00.
CANstruction Orange County
South Coast Plaza
This is the last day to appreciate the hard work necessary to create these 15 enormous structures in Costa Mesa at South Coast Plaza. Look closely. They’re all made of can goods and non-perishable food items. They’re the stars of the 9th Annual CANstruction Orange County Design/Build Competition.
The McCarthy Building Companies team created this slot machine using a variety of cans goods including Chorizo, Oven Roasted Turkey Spam!
All of this creative hard work benefits the Orange County Food Bank. The can structures will be donated to the non-profit organization.
We can stop by South Coast Plaza to see the winners of this year’s competition and donate to the Orange County Food Bank by going to the constructionoc.org website.
CANstruction Long Beach
Landmark Square Building
111 West Ocean Boulevard
And, don’t forget to take a look at the can good creativity at CANstruction Long Beach. All can goods used in this “foodraising” competition will benefit the non-profit Food Finders Food Rescue Food Bank serving the hungry in the Long Beach community.
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Design Challenge
99 Cents Only Stores
Vote for Your Favorite
11040 West Pico Boulevard
West Los Angeles
310 477 4195
These beautiful gowns are made of 99 Cents Only Stores products!!! This creativity is the result of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Design Challenge.
Vote for your favorite on social media on in person at the 99 Cents Only Store on Pico in West Los Angeles using the hashtags: #99Petals, #99TimetoParty, #99Nightmares, #99PoundsLater
The winning design team will receive three 99-second shopping sprees at 99 Cents Only Stores.
Trash or Treasure
Free Valuation Day @ 11am
I.M. Chait Gallery – Auctioneers
9330 Civic Center Drive
310 285 0182
If you’re wondering if a collectible you own is it trash or treasure, you can find out for free at I.M. Chait Gallery/Auctioneers in Beverly Hills.
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the public is invited to bring a maximum of 10 items per person for a free, no-obligation appraisal and valuation.
Chait Gallery specializes in Asian arts, estate fine jewelry, and natural history specimens, but their range of knowledge spans virtually all antiques, art and collectibles categories.
September is Baby Safety Month
Child Car Seat Safety Checks
Saturday, September 24th, 2016
10am to 2pm
East Rancho Dominguez County Park
15116 South Atlantic Drive
September is Baby Safety Month! It’s a good time to check your child’s car seat. Safety Belt Safe USA is sponsoring a free child car seat check today from 10am to 2pm at East Rancho Dominguez County Park in Compton.
Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow 2016
49500 Seminole Drive
We’re invited to experience the power of the 26th Annual Morongo Thunder and Lighting Pow Wow. This experience of Native American culture and Morongo hospitality is free.