Saturday @ 8am 2012 Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program Riverside 1-888-425-6247 www.aqmd.gov This is your LAST CHANCE to trade in your old, polluting gas lawn mower for a NEW, zero-emission battery-electric model at a substantial discount. This year 4,000 electric mowers have been available for only $100 to $280, depending on which of six models Black and Decker or Greenstation model choose, on a first come, first serve basis. You must register. You must live within AQMD's four-county jurisdiction. You will need to show proof of residency.
www.laparks.org, Click on Aquatics
Love the water, but you cannot swim? Consider the learn-to-swim scholarships and junior lifeguard programs in low-income communities offered by Operation Splash funded by Kaiser Permanente and several Los Angeles County municipalities. The goal? Decrease drowning, one of the leading causes of accidental death among young people, especially among urban children.
Saturday @ 10a.m.
Sawdust Art Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach
The Laguna Beach Sawdust Art Festival is open featuring the fine art and craft of more than 200 Laguna Beach artists, live art demonstrations, workshops, and entertainment.
Free Admission & Free Parking!
Saturday @ 8am
Orange Coast College Swap Meet
2701 Fairview Road
There's a different kind of art shopping going on at the Orange Coast College Swap Meet. Admission and parking are free, so you will have plenty of cash for crafts and fresh flowers. By the way, proceeds from the swap meet pays for some college courses.
Saturday @ 3p.m.
Growing the Park 7th Anniversary Celebration
Orange County Great Park
More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the 7th anniversary celebration for Irvine's Orange County Great Park. Check out vintage military planes honoring 100 years of Marine aviation and the daring Silver Wings Wingwalking Team, skydiver performances, bi-plane acrobatics and live music. Youngsters can test their athletic skills at sports exhibits from the LA Galaxy, Cal South Soccer, the LA Kings and Anaheim Ducks. And, if that's not enough, the day will end with a spectacular fireworks finale.
The Super Extreme Food & School Supplies Drive
T-Shirts & More
Newport Plaza Shopping Center
13842 Newport Avenue
Make food and school supplies available for those in need at the Supreme Extreme Food and School Supplies Drive in Tustin. Bring a donation and get a FREE Slurpee Drink or Cup of Coffee from 7-11!
Free Until Labor Day
All Active Duty Military & Their Families
Blue Star Museums
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Petersen Automotive Museum, and the Craft and Folk Art Museum on Wilshire Boulevard's Museum Row are among the more than one-thousand museums statewide offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families. They're Blue Star Museums.
At LACMA, you can see the new rock. No, not THE ROCK! The rock that's the star of the new exhibit "Levitated Mass."
At the Petersen, Aerodynamics From Art to Science
And, at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, there's "Baseball, the All American Dream.
Saturday @ 10a.m.
Leo Carillo State Beach
Pacific Coast Highway
Come on! Let's get to Malibu for Let's Move -- a comprehensive initiative, launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity. Get physically active at Leo Carillo State Beach in the great outdoors with a physical fitness obstacle course. Prizes will be awarded!
Saturday @ 7p.m.
"Hugo" Directed by Martin Scorsese
Free Outdoor Movies
2012 Movies on the Green
Warner Center Park
5800 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
The Valley Cultural Center is offering free Movies on the Green at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills. Family movies are presented Saturday evenings -- projected on a gigantic screen with digital projection and surround sound. Saturday night see Martin Scorsese's Hugo the story of an orphaned boy who secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks.
Gayle on the Go for Saturday, July 14
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