‘Gayle On The Go’ for Sunday April 7

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Sunday @ 8am
13th Annual Goodguys Del Mar Nationals
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar
925 838 9876
These are four wheel collectibles. The hot rods at the 13th Annual Goodguys Del Mar Nationals at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California. There’s an indoor car show of more than 2,500 vintage hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks. There are vendor exhibits. There is live entertainment and children’s entertainment. And, there’s something called  Goodguys AutoCross, which gives – registered —  participants the opportunity to put their street rod, truck or street machine through the paces to test their driving skills and see how their car handles in a performance situation.

Sunday @ 9am
Eagle Classic Car Show
Marshall Fundamental High School
990 North Allen Avenue
626 831 3981
Car enthusiasts might also enjoy the Eagle Classic Car Show in Pasadena. This four wheel fun is a fundraiser for the high school’s athletics program. Prizes will be award to the sleek stars of the show.

Sunday @ 11am
Spring Break at Pacific Park
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica
310 260 8744
It’s Spring Break weekend at Pacific Park on the Pier in Santa Monica. Check out the recently refurbished 1938 Inkie’s Scrambler, the 12 car fast paced swirling ride that takes guests on a series of more than eleven revolutions per minute. The restored ride sports a shiny new chrome finish, period decals, and detailed lighting.

Sunday @ 11 a.m.
World’s Coolest Ferris Wheel
Travel + Leisure Magazine
Pacific Park’s Ferris Wheel
Santa Monica Pier
310 260 8744
It’s a local landmark! The Pacific Park Ferris Wheel, the world’s only solar powered ferris wheel.
Travel + Leisure magazine has selected the Santa Monica icon as one of the “World’s Coolest Ferris Wheels.”
The energy efficient ferris wheel joins famous ferris wheels in New York, Tokyo, Vienna, London, Paris, and Las Vegas for it coolness.

Sunday @ 1p.m.
2013 West Coast Wheelchair Tennis Classic Tournament
Balboa Sports Center
5651 Balboa Boulevard
818 429 4435
We’ve seen the competition at the Paralympic games. Now, we can we the competition up close and personal at the 2013 West Coast Wheelchair Tennis Classic Tournament in Encino at the Balboa Park Sports Center.

Sunday @ Noon
Family Jam: Thumbs Up! The Music of Southern Africa
Fowler Museum at UCLA
405 Hilgard Avenue
310 825 4361
The thumb piano, also known as the kalimba or mbira, is a popular instrument throughout much of Africa. Join the musicians from Masanga to enjoy its beautiful sounds and make your own lamellophone on the opening day of exhibits “Ernest Cole Photographer” and “Mandela for President.”

Sunday @ 9am
Bubblefest 2013
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714 542 CUBE
There’s good clean fun at Bubblefest 2013 at the Discovery Science Center. Learn the science of bubbles at the mega Bubblefest Laser Show and outdoor play zone.

Sunday @ 9am
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714 542 CUBE
And, while you’re visiting the Discovery Science Center, don’t forget to check out Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure of Archaeology. The  blockbuster exhibit closes the weekend of April 21, 2013.
The exhibition uses the Indiana Jones film series as both a starting point and a backdrop for an exciting and entertaining introduction to the real science of field archaeology. You can even learn how to make your own Indiana Jones style whip!

Sunday @ 2p.m.
Doo Dah Parade Queen Try Outs
American Legion Bar
179 North Vinedo Street
626 792 9930
Do you have what it takes to be the Queen?…the Queen of the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade. You can find out at today’s open auditions. It costs five-dollars to audition, but event organizers say the first 20-queen hopefuls get to audition for FREE. The judges warn queen candidates to be ready to show them why you should be queen of the satirical version of the traditional Tournament of Roses Parade.
Saturday @ 11 a.m.
War/Photography : Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath
Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles
213 403 3000
This is “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath.” This is the latest free exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography. You will find more than one-hundred images dating back to 1887 presenting both the military and civilian points of view.

Saturday @ 9am
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte
760 431 0352
Spring is here!  Here’s the proof! The Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Mother Nature is transforming  the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Ranunculus flowers are in bloom for the next six to eight weeks.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA
And, it’s that time of year…tax time! FREE help is available to you courtesy the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, better known as VITA.  Tax preparation is FREE to folks who don’t make much money and the elderly. To find a VITA service center near you, take a look at the VITA websites.

Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Also, Twitter and Facebook: ktlagayle
So, what’s going on in your world. Say something via snail-mail, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, whatever you like. But, we don’t like it if you wait until the last minute to send us some information.
Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.



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