‘Gayle on the Go’ for Saturday, August 2

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3rd Annual Summer’s End Back to School Bash
Leimert Park Vision Lot Theatre
4318 Degnan Boulevard, Lot 764
Leimert Park
(213) 327- 5376

The end of the summer and the beginning of the school season is a celebration at the “Third Annual Summer’s End Back to School Bash.” It’s a Saturday of free backpacks for the first five-hundred guests, gift certificates, food, and entertainment.


3rd Annual Book Bag Drive
10 am
One Generation
17400 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys
(818) 881- 8618

Veterans and their families are invited to the Third Annual Book Bag Drive.  In addition to book bags for the children of veterans, veterans can find job opportunities and assistance with veteran related issues.


Living History Flying Day
10 am

Planes of Fame Air Museum Korean Air War
7000 Merrill Avenue, #17
(909) 597- 3722 

The Korean Air War is the topic of discussion at Living History Day at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino. The event will feature the North American F-86 Sabre and retired U.S. Navy Captain Royce Williams, a pilot during the Korean War.


Relay for Life
American Cancer Society
Santa Anita Park

Historic and picturesque Santa Anita Park is the location for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Form a team, raise money, join a planning committee or volunteer to fight cancer.


Gallery of Speed
Wally Park NHRA Motorsports Museum
The Fairplex
1101 West McKinley Avenue, Building 3A
(909) 622- 2133 

Something new has been added to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona. This is the Gallery of Speed exhibition. It focuses on four historical, generational and transitional aspects of hot rodding as well as America’s affection for the automobile.


Auctions America
2014 California Collector Car Auction
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport
2500 Hollywood Way
(888) 990- 3910

The Auctions America 2014 California Collector Car Auction is underway in Burbank. This auction features more than four-hundred handpicked rare and unusual collector cars and trucks.


Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!
Sarah Bain Gallery
110 West Birch Street, #1
(714) 990- 0500 

See the personal collection of art and hats of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss at the exhibition Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! The traveling exhibit is in Brea at the Sarah Bain Gallery until Sunday, August 10th.


8th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
FIDM Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue, Suite 250
Los Angeles
(213) 623-5821

The 8th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design spotlights the work of talented costume designers, costume supervisors, and assistant costume designers from more than 100 costumes from more than 20 television shows including Emmy nominated American Horror Story: Coven and Downton Abbey. This year we have an opportunity to not just look at the beautiful costume jewelry created by Andrew Prince for Downton Abbey, we can also purchase a piece of his artistry at the exhibit gift shop.


Vans US Open of Surfing
Huntington Beach Pier
Main Street & Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach 

The U.S. Open of Surfing wraps up this weekend in Huntington Beach for the 20th consecutive year. The event is part of the city’s year-long celebration of 100 Years of Surfing.


Rare & Endangered Whale Watching
Harbor Breeze Cruises
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2
Long Beach
(562) 983-6880
Marine biologists say this is a go time to go whale watching. The rare Bryde’s whale has been spotted in our area along with endangered Blue whales. Harbor Breeze Cruises and Aquarium of the Pacific experts invite the public to three-hour whale watch excursions and then learn more about whale communication at the aquarium’s interactive Whales: Voices in the Sea exhibit.  


Big Bite Bacon Fest
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach
(877) 342-0738  

Hmmm! Bacon! That’s the delicious main entrée at the Big Bite Bacon Fest at the Queen Mary. Other tasty treats for the price of admission include all kinds of pork infused dishes and more than 40-craft beers.


Long Beach Crawfish Festival
Rainbow Lagoon
Long Beach

Hmmm! Also in Long Beach crawfish at the Long Beach Crawfish Festival. In addition to tons Louisiana style fresh crawfish, there’s Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans music.


Gayle, Gayle on the Go
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Have a GREAT Saturday! 

Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News