The open enrollment for Obama Care is coming to a close at the end of this month. If you have questions or need help with the enrollment process there is a free workshop taking place today. Gayle Anderson has all the details for you in Saturday’s edition of ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Saturday @ Noon
Community Potluck, BBQ, Food & Clothing Drive
230 West First Street
714 363 6621
A free potluck for the homeless, families in need, trouble young people, and anyone who can a little kindness and comfort are invited to Operation Warm Wishes Community Potluck, BBQ, Food and Clothing Drive. Volunteers and donations are appreciated.
Farmers & Merchants Bank
401 South Main Street
Donate and appreciate the work of the volunteers who have created CANstruction LA. CANstruction — produced by the Society for Design Administration — is held in more than one-hundred across the country and Canada. During the last five years Canstruction LA has raised more than 100-thousand cans of food for the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.
A panel of judges will award prizes for lot of categories including “Best Use of Labels,” and “Structural Ingenuity.”
Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
323 667 2000
Art and spirituality converge with trade and commerce in Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork. This exhibition is the first of its kind to explore how beaded floral designs became a remarkable art form as well as a means of economic and cultural survival for the Native North American people. Many of the objects will be displayed to the public for the first time.
Survival Skills Intensive @ 10 a.m.
School of Self-Reliance
626 791 3217
The Christopher Nyerges School of Self-Reliance has a five hour workshop teaching medicinal and edible wild plants skills as well as how to build shelters, weaving with natural materials, and more.
Free Affordable Healthcare Act Workshops
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
San Fernando High School
11133 O’Melveny Avenue
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – comes to a close the end of this month. There’s free enrollment assistance courtesy Congressman Tony Cardenas at a healthcare workshop at San Fernando High School. Speak with certified counselors who will be able to pre-approve health insurance applications.
Free Affordable Healthcare Act
Mama Hill Free Help
3701 Stocker Street
323 326 6363
323 293 2900
If you cannot get to San Fernando, there information and guidance for the Affordable Care Act is available – if you make an appointment – with the non-profit MAMA HILL’S HELP organization working in conjunction with the Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce.
Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend Mega Pet Adoption @ 11 a.m.
17919 Ventura Boulevard
Celebrate the Saint Patrick’s Day weekend by finding a new friend at Petco in Encino. Dogs, cats, and other critters needing a home are ready for adoption. After you’ve met your match there are pet photos, entertainment, and more to enjoy.
Blood Drive @ 10 a.m.
Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation
3800 South Crenshaw Boulevard
Increase the supply of blood to help children fight blood diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at Saturday’s Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation event at the offices of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Crenshaw Boulevard. The foundation is named after Sabriya Bakewell, who passed away at the age of 17 due to leukemia.
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte Carlsbad
760 431 0352
Spring as spring at the Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Visitors will be overwhelmed by more than 50 acres of colorful flowers from ranunculus, roses, orchids, and more.
And the FINEST SALE OF THE YEAR is underway at GEARYS BEVERLY HILL. Once a year only – the FINEST treasures from around the world – are on sale for up to 80-percent off!
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Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.