Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

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It's SUNDAY! WHAT ARE YOU UP TO? There are MANY Spring weather and educational choices for you on the SUNDAY "GAYLE ON THE GO!" list.

Take a look! Find something you will enjoy!


The Suffragist Open House @ Noon
200 North Avenue 66
Los Angeles

The Women’s Suffrage Movement is celebrated at the open house of the home once owned by prominent advocates Anna Howard Shaw and Cora Scott Pond Pope, who became leaders of the National Suffragist Movement, fighting for women’s rights including the right to vote.

The open house begins at Noon at 200 North Ave 66 in Los Angeles.

Early women’s rights activists Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) and Cora Scott Pond Pope (1856-1932) bought the land for the Garvanza home in 1886; at the time of the house construction, the two were living in Boston working with the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) but the following year were encouraged by Susan B. Anthony to become leaders in her organization, the National Women Suffrage Association (NWSA).

A physician and the first ordained female Methodist minister in the United States, Shaw became a close friend of Anthony and became her personal physician; she tended to Anthony as her health deteriorated prior to her death in 1906. By 1908, Shaw served in a leadership of the NWSA until 1915. Pope created and toured the country with a patriotic tableaux series “American Pageant” which depicted the active roles women played in the important moments in U.S. history.

In addition to being a house with historic owners, the building is an example of American Colonial Revival architecture. It sits upon a hill overlooking the Arroyo Seco and many of the original décor and fixtures. The house has a storied history -- used initially by the WCTU as a woman's home but, according to cryptic articles published in 1889, may have been the scene of a "secret society" of young women. Shaw and Pope were forced to sell the house in 1897, after the costly failure of an 1896 ballot initiative to allow women to vote in California.


Attempt to Break Guinness World Record for the Largest Tea Tasting @ 6:30pm
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles

Join more than 1,200 tea enthusiasts this Sunday as they attempt to break the Guinness’ World Record for the largest tea tasting event at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. All proceeds to benefit Miriam’s House – a home for families in the process of recovery.
Tea lovers, tea companies and environmental groups will come together to sample more than 40 teas from around the world and enjoy live music in a “festival-style” celebration. Tea and light snacks will be served. Additional food will be available for purchase from zero-waste food vendors.


American Indian Games
Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles

We can play traditional American Indian games at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park.

The games and instruction are the work of the Southern California Indian Center and curated by cultural educator by John Bradley of Cherokee and Comanche descent.


2016 Walk for Kids @7 a.m.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California
Citizen Business Bank Arena, Loma Linda
Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Honda Center, Orange County
Central Park, Pasadena

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC) is once again rallying Southern California in support of families with critically-ill children for this year’s Walk for Kids events. The non-competitive 5k (3.1 miles) pledge event for individuals at all fitness levels in Loma Linda, Los Angeles at Exposition Park, the Honda Center in Anaheim, and Central Park in Pasadena, are designed to raise funds for and awareness of the Southern California chapter and its programs, which includes six Ronald McDonald Houses®, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms® and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®.

Individuals and teams representing businesses, community groups, families and friends are encouraged to sign-up to participate at and join the thousands who are stepping up to support children and families.


Tomatomania: The World’s Largest (and most fun) Heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge

Select some unique tomato seedlings and explore the beauty of Descanso Gardens at Tomatomania: The World’s Largest -- and most fun -- heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale.

All of this, and a tomato lunch menu, happens at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge.


Growing Perfect Tomatoes @ 9a.m.
Armstrong Garden Centers

Armstrong Garden Centers also has tomatoes on its radar. There are free tomato growing classes for beginning gardeners, where Armstrong officials promise we’ll learn everything we need to know about growing juicy, delicious tomatoes.

To find a class near you, check the websites: or


The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
5704 Paseo Del Norte
760 431 0352

The color at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is unbelievable. Mother Nature is responsible for the 50 acres of extra ordinary chromaticity in full bloom now until May 8th.


Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour @ 10 a.m.
41 of the Region’s Most Beautiful Private & Public Landscapes

While we’re on the subject of Mother Nature and color, don’t forget this weekend’s Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour, a two-day self-guided journey through 41 of the region’s most beautiful and inspiring private and public landscapes, teaching us we can STILL have a glorious garden in a drought without using a lot of water.

About the Garden Tour:
The gardens on this tour contain at least 50% native plants. Each garden is a labor of love, a place created in harmony with southern California’s climate, soil, natural vegetation and native wildlife. The gardens are divided into two groups: one open Saturday and the other open Sunday. At each location, you’ll meet garden owners, designers and docents. Use the descriptions and icons on this site to plan your personalized excursion, choosing 4-7 gardens to visit each day at a leisurely pace.

Garden Tour Etiquette:
Show this tour guide to gain entry to each garden
Stay on marked walkways and paths, respect property and gardens
Do not damage plants or take cuttings
No pets allowed
No smoking
Children are welcome; they must be supervised at all times
Visit only on open days and during tour hours
When parking, please be sensitive to garden neighbors


UniverSoul Circus
StubHub Center
18400 Avalon Boulevard

The circus is in town. It’s the UniverSOUL Circus, featuring ten international performers from China to Africa to Latin America.

The UniverSOUL Circus is in Carson at the Stub Hub Center now through Sunday, April 17th.


Now through Sunday, April 17th
Wattles Mansion Showcase House, Starting @ 10a.m.
1824 North Curson Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90046
(818) 508-5200

This is an historic landmark. The Wattles Mansion and Gardens. For the first time, the City of Los Angeles is permitting a designer showcase. The theme is ‘Hollywood, The First 100 Years’. Designers are using past movies or Hollywood stars as inspiration for the rooms they have designed.
Wattles Mansion is a 1908 Mission Revival built by the firm of Myron Hunt and Elmer Grey (Rose Bowl, Huntington Library & Ambassador Hotel). The house has been recognized as “the only remaining intact example of the once plentiful Hollywood estates from the period preceding the film industry”. Gurdon Wattles, originally from Omaha Nebraska, was responsible for bankrolling much of early Hollywood and the movie studios.
We can tour the one-of-a-kind property now through April 17th. Check the website for tour times and ticket information.


Japanese Car Cruise-In & Tech Day Car Meet
Super Street Magazine
The Enthusiast Network
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 930 CARS

It’s Japanese Car Cruise-In & Tech Day Car Meet at the Petersen Automotive Museum. From 8 a.m. to Noon, Japanese car enthusiasts are invited to display their custom cars in the Petersen’s parking structure. Awards will be given in multiple classes. And, the stars and latest cars of Formula Drift will be at the Petersen throughout the day.


Celebrate Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.


Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Have a GREAT weekend!
Gayle :-)

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