Gayle on the Go! Events for Sunday, April 22, 2012

Arts and CultureEarth DayMusicEntertainmentRecreational and Sporting Goods Industry

Sunday @ 7pmWill Ryan & the Cactus County CowboysBig Animazing Music ShowThe Coffee Gallery Backstage2029 North LakeAltadena626 798 6236www.cactuscountycowboys.comYeeeehaaaa! That’s the sound of Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys. You’ll find them Sunday night at the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena for the “Big Animazing Music Show” along with the folks famous as the voices of Donald Duck and Goofy.

Sunday @ 11amClosing Day @ Santa Anita Park“On Track to Beat Cancer”“Party in the Paddock”Santa Anita Park285 W. Huntington DriveArcadia (626) 574-7223www.santaanita.comThe racing season ends at Santa Anita Park with a jockey autograph session, acelebration for jockeys, trainers, and horses heading for the Kentucky Derby, the On Track to Beat Cancer fundraiser, and the Party in the Paddock, the race track’s thank you to everyone involved in the 2012 horse racing season this the historic track.

Sunday@NoonEarth Day Fair at L.A. LiveNokia Plaza L.A. LiveDowntown Los Angeleswww.lalive.comIt’s Earth Day weekend! Bring your recyclables for great prizes to Nokia Plaza L.A. Live. The downtown Los Angeles complex is home to the Earth Day Fair. Find ecofriendly activities and educational showcases about how to live green in LA.

Sunday @ Noon Earth Day La Plaza De Cultura Y Artes501 North Main StreetLos Angeles888 488 8083www.lapca.orgThe new edible teaching garden and culinary arts program at LA Plaza De Cultura Y Artes celebrates Earth Day. This FAMILY FREE DAY celebrates LA Plaza’s one year anniversary. Come enjoy a slice of birthday cake.

This Weekend @ 10am13th Annual Topanga Earth DayTopanga Community Club Fairgrounds1440 North Topanga Canyon BoulevardTopangawww.TopangaEarthDay.orgTopanga is the spot for what’s described as an Earth Day weekend of authentic ecological artists, green workshops, native planting, organic food gardening, and a free Bio-diesel shuttle.

This Weekend @ 11amSanta Monica Pier Aquarium Earth Weekend1600 Ocean Front WalkSanta Monica310-393-6149www.healthebay.orgCelebrate Earth Day by cleaning the beach and collect a reward for your efforts. That’s FREE admission to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. It’s the “Nothin’ But Sand Cleanup” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Get your supplies at a beach cleanup station in front of the Aquarium to clean the beach near the Pier between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. this weekend and your reward is FREE admission to the Aquarium.

Sunday @ NoonEarth Day FestivalLegacy Park Civic Center Way Malibu310-456-2489www.malibucity.orgThe Malibu Earth Day festival features several educational booths, a shoe drive, native plant sale, smart gardening workshop; park tours, composting demonstrations, food vendors and more.

Sunday @ 1pmHistoric Castle Green TourSpring Tour99 South RaymondPasadenawww.castlegreen.comVisit the mysterious 1898 building that sits behind high gates in the middle of Old Pasadena, once the premier hotel in an age when Pasadena was the winter resort of choice for affluent East Coast families. It’s the Castle Green Tour, which only happens twice a year!

This Weekend @10amThe Original Renaissance Pleasure FaireSanta Fe Dam Recreational Area15501 East Arrow HighwayIrwindale626.969.4750www.renfair.comThe ORIGINAL Renaissance Pleasure Faire celebrate its’ 50th anniversary representing Elizabethan England. You will find entertainers, jokers, jesters, wild wenches and great shopping for original handmade crafts at the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area in Irwindale.

Admission Free!17th Annual Festival of BooksUSC CampusExposition Boulevard & South Figueroa StreetDowntown Los Angelesevents.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

And, don’t forget another local tradition! The 17th Annual Festival of Books on the USC Campus. Meet your favorite authors, children can watch their favorite books come to life, plus cooking demonstrations, music, poetry, and more!

Gayle "on the Go” AndersonKTLA 5 News5800 Sunset BoulevardLos Angeles, CA 90028323 460 5732E-mail: Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com Twitter: ktlagayleFacebook: Gayle Anderson

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