Southland Events for May 20, 2012
Sunday @ 5:45am
Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Marathon
Amgen Tour of California
Beverly Hills to L.A. Live
Four wheel and two wheel loving crowds can cheer the participants in Stage 8 of the AMGEN Tour of California. A first in the history of the race, the start line will be just across Rodeo Drive and end in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live.
Sunday @ 11am
Dog Bite Prevention Week
7720 Gloria Avenue
(818) 901-0190 ext 42
DOG BITE PREVENTION WEEK begins today! The Pet Orphans shelter of Van Nuys says it's time to be responsible pet owners and to carefully consider your pet selection at all animal shelters.
June Keyes Penguin Habitat
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
Visit the new interactive encounter with Magellanic Penguins at the new June Keyes Penguin Habitat. They swim! They dive! They float! You can Tweet Avery The Penguin. You can watch them on your computer from a live below water webcam. And, the penguins will answer you when you speak to them in the language of a Magellanic Penguin!
Sunday @ 5am to 11:59pm
Coast to Coast Swim Challenge
Culver City Municipal Pool
4175 Overland Avenue
Are you up for the challenge of swimming 2-thousand-four-hundred-and-62-miles? Then, sign up for the Coast-2-Coast Swim Challenge, an aquatic fundraiser to paying for swim lessons for underserved kids in LA. Swim One, Two or Three-30 minute Stages or be a Launcher or Closer.
10th Annual Metropolitan Water District's Solar Cup
This is the nation's largest solar powered boat competition! It's the Metropolitan Water District's 10th Annual Solar Cup. Cheer for the student teams and their hand built solar boats representing 39-southern California high schools.
26th Annual Bug Fair
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulvevard
213 763 3580
Don't call an exterminator for this! It's just the biggest bug festival in North America in town at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. This insect extravaganza offers special presentations, bug chefs in action, roaming bug performers, and dozens of exhibitors.
This Weekend @10am
The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area
15501 East Arrow Highway
And, this is it! The last day of the ORIGINAL Renaissance Pleasure Faire, celebrating 50 year of Elizabethan England culture. This is the last day to party like it's the 17th century with jokers, jesters, wild wenches and great shopping for original handmade crafts at the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area in Irwindale.
Do you know of something important going on? Holla! Don't wait until the last minute!
Have a great Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News
Gayle on the Go: Southland Events for May 20
Gayle Anderson serves up a round-up of the weekend's activities around SoCal
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