It’s a beautiful Fall Saturday! This is a GREAT day to enjoy and celebrate many things. Here are a few suggestions on the Saturday “Gayle on the Go!” list.
Saturday is Eat2Give day, a one-day fundraising food and charity event designed to connect food and beverage establishments, charity organizations and diners in Santa Monica. To find a list of all participating restaurants and non-profits take a look at the website http://www.eat2give.com
82nd Annual Fall Festival
The Original Farmers Market
6333 West 3rd Street
Celebrate the Fall season at the 82nd Annual Fall Festival at the Original Farmers Market at Fairfax and Third in Los Angeles. In addition to a petting zoo, pig races, tractor pulls, and pumpkin carvers, there will be a classic pie-eating contest.
Cuteness Adopt-a-Pet Fair
1655 26th Street
October is Adopt-a-Dog Month. If you stop by the Cuteness Adopt-a-Pet Fair in Santa Monica you will find lots of furry friends needing forever homes.
Walk for Freedom
7107 Hollywood Boulevard
Walk for Freedom on Hollywood Boulevard with the A21 Campaign, a local non-profit fighting the global issue of human trafficking. A21 is hosting its annual fundraising and awareness Walk for Freedom event to raise money to help victims and to bring awareness to the plight of the 27 million people living in modern day slavery.
San Fernando Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration
San Fernando Recreation Park
208 Park Avenue
Join the San Fernando Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration at San Fernando Recreation Park. The celebration is a day of education about the cultures of indigenous people of North and South America, including storytelling, craft workshops and food.
Second Annual Golden Future 50 + Senior Expo
San Fernando Valley Edition
Airtel Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
7277 Valjean Avenue
Seniors and baby boomers can find an abundance of information and resources at the Second Annual Golden Future 50 Plus Senior Expo. This once a year event includes health screenings, retirement and financial consultations as well as volunteer and employment opportunities.
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
1964 West 162nd Street
Are you ready for the NEXT natural disaster? There is free disaster preparation information available in Gardena today courtesy the Tri-City Community Emergency Response Team.
11th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar
Doheny Memorial Library
USC University Park Campus
Celebrate the history of Southern California at the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, where institutions and archives will have experts available on the campus of USC at the Doheny Memorial Library to show their rare collections and answer questions.
In addition to the wealth of information on display from exhibitors, day-long programming will feature workshops and demonstrations on the archiving and preservation of photographs and scrapbooks; a program on how to research historical information about Los Angeles; a presentation on the worst ever man-made disaster in Southern California; and, in this year celebrating the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s book Utopia, a discussion on how L.A. is often associated with the fictional land, despite such intractable problems as gridlock, drought, homelessness, and income inequality.
The Last Day!
10th Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue
213 623 5821
This is the last day to explore the 10th Annual Art of Television Costume Design exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). The FREE installation includes the costumes from your favorite television shows including Empire (Fox) and Game of Thrones (HBO).
Taste of Soul Family Festival
Crenshaw Boulevard, Between Rodeo Road & Stocker Boulevard
Bludso’s BBQ, Shabazz Good Food, and Coco’s Lipsmacking Cupcakes, are among the numerous vendors participating in what organizers describe as the largest street festival in Los Angeles. It’s the 11th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival. There’s a feast from Rodeo Road to Stocker Boulevard, plus live entertainment, art and local business information.
Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
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