It's Saturday, Memorial Day Weekend. Take time to honor members of the military who have lost their lives as well as their families. Here are some suggestions and more.
Open 24/7, 365 Days a Year
Bob Hope Hollywood USO @ LAX
Volunteer this Memorial Day Weekend at the Bob Hope USO facilities at Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario, Palm Springs, and Orange County. The non-profit organization receives no government funding. It relies on our donations and spare time to provide services and resources for all branches of the military.
Open Memorial Day Weekend
March Air Field Museum
22550 Van Buren Boulevard
951 902 5949
Norton Air Force Base Museum
1601 East 3rd Street
909 382 7307
In San Bernardino, the Norton Air Force Base Museum is open. In 1941, the facility was a training base to meet the needs of the 30,000 Pilot Training Program. In December 1941, within days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, combat-ready fighter planes arrived to protect the Los Angeles area from enemy attack.
During the World War Two, the facility's primary function was the repair and maintain aircraft.
4th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Celebration
250 South Harbor Boulevard
877 446 9261
The Battleship Iowa hosts its 4th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Celebration.
There will be FREE carnival games for the family, food trucks and live entertainment from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Active military, reservists, veterans and retired military receive FREE tour admission for the day.
Animals for Armed Forces Free Pet Adoption Event
spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center
7700 East Spring Street
spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center
12910 Yukon Avenue
PetSmart - spcaLA PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center
8852 Washington Boulevard
Animals for Armed Forces Free Pet Adoption
In honor of our veterans, spcaLA and the Animals for Armed Forces Foundatiuon are providing FREE pet adoptions for members of the military.
In addition to spcaLA facilities in Long Beach, Hawthorne, and Pico Rivera, you can find more free pet adoption participating facilities on the animalsforarmedforces.org website.
ET-94 at the California Science Center
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California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
323 724 3623
Text ET94 to 41444
We can see the newly installed ET- 94 at its new home at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. The world’s only remaining external tank built for the space shuttle missions traveled here from the NASA Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The ET-94 is the last flight-qualified external tank in existence and was donated to the Science Center by NASA. It will become part of the permanent exhibit being designed for the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Fundraising for the project is underway. We can donate to the campaign by calling the California Science Center or by texting ET94 to 41444.
Bimmerfest 2016 West
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue
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Celebrate Saturday. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News