Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Happy Sunday! This is the last Sunday of 2018! Here are some interesting and educational events to mark occasion on the Sunday "Gayle on the Go!" list. Enjoy!

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2019 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE
Volunteers To Decorate Floats!
Commercial float builders:
*Fiesta Parade Floats, Irwindale
*Phoenix Decorating Co., Irwindale
*Artistic Entertainment Services, Pasadena
tournamentofroses.com

2019 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE
Volunteers To Decorate Floats!
Self-built float organizations:
*Burbank Tournament of Roses Association
*Cal Poly Universities
*Downey Rose Float Association
*La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association
*Sierra Madre Rose Float Association
*South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association
tournamentofroses.com
The decorating process is underway for the more than 40 floats designed for the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade.
Some of the float fabricators are accepting volunteers to help with the daunting process. To learn who can use some assistance, check the tournamentofroses.com website. You will see a listing for the major commercial float builders as well as the self-built float organizations that might be able to use some help.

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2018 KWANZAA PRODUCTION “MA’AT”
LULA WASHINGTON DANCE THEATRE
THE LULA WASHINGTON DANCE THEATRE STUDIO
3773 CRENSHAW BOULEVARD
LOS ANGELES
1-800-838-3006
http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com
Celebrate the African American experience of Kwanzaa. The Lula Washington Dance Theatre has produce a special Kwanzaa program to honor the seven day holiday. There’s a combination of African dance; Ballet and Modern dance. The talented performers are from the Lula Washington Dance Theatre School and the exceptional performers from Lula Washington’s international touring dance ensemble.
Sunday’s performance begins at 3pm.

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Festival of Kwanzaa
Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine
949 428 3900
http://www.pretendcity.org
We can also celebrate Kwanzaa at the Pretend City Children’s Museum. Sunday is “Sensational Story Time.” Starting at 11:30am: The Sound of Kwanza written by Dimitrea Tokunbo will be featured. A Kwanzaa Corn craft will follow this story time.

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Pompeii : The Exhibition
The Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley
805 522 2977
http://www.reaganfoundation.org
At the Reagan Library, POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION, which features more than 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the renowned Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy. These are not replicas, but rather original, 2,000-year-old objects that were preserved in the ash. These artifacts include wall-sized frescos, marble and bronze sculptures, jewelry, ancient Roman coins, and full body casts of the volcano’s victims.

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Free!
Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals
Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles
213 403 3000
annenbergphotospace.org
The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City is an important holiday weekend location if holiday shopping has obliterated your budget. THE PHOTO ARK exhibition produced by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is free!
This incredible project to shoot studio-quality portraits of every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, including mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, and even insects closes Sunday, January 13th, 2019.
Again, this exhibition is free.

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Free!
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
Los Angeles
caammuseum.org
Also free, the California African American Museum in Exposition Park. Among several exhibits here, we can see for free LOS ANGELES FREEDOM RALLY, 1963. May 26, 1963, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed nearly 40,000 people at Wrigley Field in South Los Angeles. Coined the “Los Angeles Freedom Rally,” it was one of the largest civil rights rallies in the country, predating the famous 1963 March on Washington by three months.
The exhibition explores how and why Wrigley Field, LA’s first baseball stadium to the Los Angeles Angels, was a crucial locale for the event. Existing from 1925 through 1969, Wrigley Field is still remembered as the place where Dr. King stated, “Birmingham or Los Angeles, the cry is always the same. We want to be free.” His efforts to desegregate and to connect Los Angeles to Birmingham helped to raise significant and desperately needed funds to assist the movement in supporting the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Free!
The Broad
221 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles
http://www.thebroad.org
Another free museum to explore with out-of-town family and friends is The Broad in downtown Los Angeles. General admission free and includes the third floor galleries, where you can see Robert Therrien’s enormous “UNDER THE TABLE”, Jeff Koons “BLUE DOG” as well as his mirror polished “TULIPS” and more.

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Free!
La Plaza De Cultura Y Artes
501 North Main Street
Los Angeles
213 542 6259
http://www.lapca.org
And, La Plaza De Cultura Y Artes is free to the public. Among the many exhibits LA STARTS HERE! There are personal histories, iconic artifacts, and captivating films revealing the region’s often unknown Mexican and Mexican American contributions.

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Knights in Armor
Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714 567 3600
http://www.bowers.org
“Knights in Armor “ features stunning masterpieces of European arms and armor, dating from the Medieval and Renaissance ages to the Romanticized Medieval revival of the 1800s.

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Valley Relics Museum
Grand Opening! NEW Location!
7900 Balboa Boulevard
Hangar C3 & C4
Lake Balboa
818 616 4083
valleyrelicsmuseum.org
The Valley Relics Museum boasts its vast collection of historical artifacts pertaining to the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. The collection includes rare documents, photographs, vintage neon signs, post cards, yearbooks, negatives, clothing, books, art, automobiles and bicycles from The Valley's past. Valley Relics is a non-profit organization 501(c)3 with an endeavor to preserve and protect our local history and it artifacts while educating the public on the rich history of The San Fernando Valley.

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Make it GREAT Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

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HOW TO GET ON THE “GAYLE ON THE GO” list!:
PLEASE SEND YOUR INFORMATION TO: Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com Please be sure to provide at least one minute of broadcast quality video or at least six broadcast quality images or photos that illustrate your event with your request. The deadline for your information is EVERY Tuesday 5pm.
Don’t forget you can always post your information on the KTLA Community Calendar. Here’s the link: https://ktla.com/community

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