Happy Saturday! It's a great day to check out a reptile show or learn how to prune roses or celebrate the birthday of Automotive Legend Carroll Shelby -- AND MORE!
Take a look at the Saturday "Gayle on the Go!" list.
Reptile Super Show
1101 West McKinley Avenue
This is described by event organizers as “THE WORLD’S LARGEST REPTILE SHOW AND SALE.” It’s the REPTILE SUPER SHOW at the Pomona Fairplex.
Thousands of reptiles and amphibians are on the display and for sale.
weGO! NAPO-LA 2016 Get Organized
7377 Santa Monica Boulevard
I cannot be the only person who’s 2016 New Year Resolution includes get organized!
Get some guidance at the FREE weGo NAPO-LA 2016 Get Organized Event at Plummer Park in West Hollywood.
Rose Pruning Made Easy
Crowell Public Library
1890 Huntington Drive
626 300 0777, Extension 579
Also FREE, a Rose Pruning class at the Crowell Public Library in San Marino.
Believe it or not, gardening experts say despite all of the El Nino rain and flooding, they say this is a good time for gardening, including fertilizing and vegetable planting.
Tasmanian Devils Are Back at the Los Angeles Zoo!
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Drive
323 644 4200
Say Tasmanian Devil and most of us think the character created by Warner Bros that would tear up and eat everything in sight, including Bugs Bunny!
We can see the real thing at the Los Angeles Zoo. Two endangered Tasmanian Devils, which the L.A. Zoo describes as “the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial” now call Griffith Park home.
The L.A. Zoo is one of only four zoos in the United States to house iconic Australian species.
Coloring Independently: 1940s Film Stills from the CAAM Collection
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
“Coloring Independently: 1940s Film Stills from the CAAM Collection” is waiting for you at the California African American Museum.
This exhibition features 80 film stills and related photographs of movies created during the 1940’s when acting roles and opportunities in the film industry extremely limited in the mainstream movie industry.
Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
310 440 4500
New at the Skirball Cultural Center, MANZANAR: THE WARTIME PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANSEL ADAMS.
The exhibition features fifty photographs by Adams of the Japanese American incarceration camp in Manzanar, California, during World War II.
Manzanar was one of ten camps where more than 100, thousand Japanese Americans were held during World War Two following the December 7th 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square
Downtown Los Angeles
The holidays are over, but there’s still time to enjoy ice skating at the Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets are $9.00 for general admission. Bring your own skates or rent skates for $4.00.
Olympian Scott Hamilton @ Noon
Scott Hamilton Cares Foundation Cancer Charity Event
Woodland Hills Ice
6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Ice Skating Scott Hamilton. Famous for his midair on the ice back flips in competition, Hamilton is hosting an all-day cancer charity event at Woodland Hills Ice.
The charity event benefits THE SCOTT HAMILTON CARE FOUNDATION, which Hamilton created after his own battle with cancer and a brain tumor.
There’s a special meet and greet with ice skating champion from Noon to 2pm.
Carroll Shelby Cruise-In
Celebrating Carroll Shelby’s Birthday
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
323 930 2277
Celebrate the birthday of world renown automotive designer and builder, racer, and entrepreneur Carroll Shelby on the roof of the newly redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum.
That’s where the Petersen is having a Carroll Shelby Cruise-In. All car enthusiasts to participate in a car show and contest. Awards will be given for Best-In-Show and People’s Choice. The most historically authentic car will receive The Petersen Award.
Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.