It's Saturday! It's Veteran's Day Weekend! Here are a few suggestions for honoring our heroes. Take a look!
Segerstrom Center Salutes Our Veterans
Julianne & George Argyros Plaza
600 Town Center Drive
This Veteran’s Day Weekend we can get information about supporting local veterans organizations at the Segerstrom Center Salutes Our Veterans event in Costa Mesa.
More than a dozen organizations including the American Legion, Operation Interdependence, Furnishing Hope, are onsite plus live music, food trucks and family friendly activities.
Pet Adoptions for Armed Forces
*spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center
*spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center
*PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center by spcaLA
Free pet adoptions are available for members of the military thanks to spcaLA and Animals for Armed Forces Foundation. This applies to active duty, reserve, and veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and the National Guard. Documentation is required.
Veterans Day Weekend Job Fair & Block Party
4060 South Figueroa Street
There’s a Veteran’s Day weekend job fair and block party in Los Angeles on South Figueroa. Veterans can meet with employers offers entry level opportunities and well as health checks and medical information.
Veterans and historians are asking for our fundraising help for this rare helicopter that was service during the Korean War. Piasecki HUP-2 is one of the last two Korean War era aircraft.
If the fundraising event is successful, the completely restored artifact would become a permanent on deck exhibit at San Pedro’s historic Battleship Iowa.
If you would like to donate, visit the website: http://www.pacificbattleship.com
Bob Hope USO
We can also help our veterans by volunteering at the Bob Hope USO locations. The non-profit organization says it needs volunteers to help provide hospitality 24/7 to the more than 100-thousand military personnel and their families traveling through Los Angeles International Airport.
To sign up, go to the website: bobhopeuso.org
American Indian Arts Marketplace
The Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
This is the largest Native American arts fair in Southern California. It’s the Autry’s American Indian Arts Marketplace. There are one of a kind treasure from two-hundred Native American artists representing more than 40-tribes as well as a weekend of demonstrations, performances, and children’s activities.
Take 5 To Discover
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Downtown Los Angeles
The SPIDER PAVILION is new at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It might be the perfect for people afraid of spiders to learn about them in this safe, open-air pavilion. We can witness the beauty and the work of Mother Nature’s engineers and architects as the various species create their individual spider's web.
Pasadena Model Railroad Club
5458 Alhambra Avenue
323 222 1718
This is a model train show for all ages. The Pasadena Model Railroad Club invites us to it Fall open house. The club features one of the largest HO scale operating model railroads in the world, covering nearly five-thousand square feet!
A Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 South “A” Street
951 943 3020
All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends are chugging into the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris. Enjoy a 25-minute ride with the famous engine and a 15-minute ride with his railway friend Percy. Children can also meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Superintendent of the “Day out with Thomas” railroad.
The Art of Bugatti
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
323 930 2277
This is art of on wheels. THE ART OF BUGATTI at the Petersen Automotive Museum, is a retrospective which aligns the pursuits of fine art, fine craftsmanship, and the inspired automotive design of the Bugatti family.
52nd Annual Auto Club NHRA Finals
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
2780 Fairplex Drive
800 884 6472
The National Hot Rod Association season concludes where it began at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, for the no-holds-barred battle for the prestigious NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.
The Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle world titles are at stake this weekend.
Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News!
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