It’s the FIRST SATURDAY OF THE SUMMER! Observe the occasion at one of the many suggested Saturday “Gayle on the Go!” events. Enjoy!
U.S. Merchant Marine Dedication Ceremony
S.S. Lane Victory
818 994 4661
In San Pedro, there is a tribute Saturday to the 17 members of the U.S. Merchant Marine who served aboard the landmark Merchant Marine ship S.S. Lane Victory. They never came home.
The Lane Victory is one of only five Merchant Marine ships still afloat. Built in Los Angeles in 1945, it served with distinction during World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
The ceremony honoring the lost Mariner takes place at 3pm at Berth 49 in San Pedro. The special event will include a Coast Guard Honor Guard, musical tributes, and invited guests including family members of the Lost 17.
2018 Annual Angel City Games
340 Bruin Walk
Support the athletes at the 4th Angel City Games, competing in five Paralympic sports: swimming, track and field, archery, wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball.
The competition takes place at Drake Stadium on the campus of UCLA.
For ticket information the schedule of events, check the website: http://www.angelcitygames.org
California Avocado Month
Grand Central Market LA
June is California Avocado Month. Celebrate the special occasion at historic Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles where participating restaurants are hosting special California Avocado menu items for fans of the official state fruit.
The Scuba Show @ 10am
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
The Scuba Show returns to Long Beach featuring more scuba exhibitors, scuba experts, and scuba seminars than ever. For ticket information, including information to learn how to get scuba certified, take at the website: scubashow.com
Hollywood Carnival Parade
Normandie Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood Boulevard is transformed into a grand carnival and street extravaganza for the annual Los Angeles Culture Festival’s Hollywood Carnival Parade. The festivities begin at Hollywood Boulevard and Normandie Avenue and continues for three miles ending at North Highland Avenue. There you will find the entrance to the Carnival Culture Village for more family fun and food.
57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
4117 Overland Avenue
Jade is the star of the show at the 57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show in Culver City at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. There are more than 30 gem and mineral dealers here from New Mexico, Arizona, as well as California offering one of a kind items as well as exhibits, demonstrations, and children’s program.
Admission and parking are free!
L.A. Sanitation Yard Open House @ 9am
Harbor District Yard
1400 North Gaffey Street
1 800 773 2489
Discover the work of the L.A. Sanitation Department at its Harbor District Yard’s open house. Learn about proper recycling practices, bulky item collection, see equipment demonstrations and enjoy free food and giveaways to first come, first serve guests. The yearly open houses seem quite popular. The L.A. Sanitation Department reports more than 7,000 visitors last year. Admission is free to the Harbor District Yard event on North Gaffey Street in Los Angeles.
Arline Fisch: Aquatic Bloom
Craft Center in America
8415 West Third Street
323 951 0610
These sea jellies resemble the real seal life Sea Jellies you can see at places such as the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach because international artist Arline Fisch designed and crafted them that way using metal and wire the same way someone would use thread to crochet and knit. The Aquatic Bloom is on display at this exhibition Craft in America Center in Los Angeles.
In addition to the exhibit, there are free drop in craft classes for the family to teach the public about Sea Jellies as well as a Thursday June 28th book club event spotlighting the book artist Arline Fisch has produced about her unique craft.
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Make it a GREAT Saturday. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.