Gayle on the Go for Saturday, June 30

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Saturday @ 10a.m.2012 Leimert Park Village Book FairEsoWon Books4327 Degnan BoulevardLos Angeles323-290-1048www.esowonbookstore.comThousands of book lovers of all ages are headed to Leimert Park Village for the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. Get ready for more than one-hundred celebrity readings, poetry readings, book signings, writing workshops and more!

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Saturday @ 9a.m., 12:30p.m., & 1p.m.Assembly DayOperation GratitudeCalifornia Army National Guard Armory17330 Victory BoulevardVan Nuys323 290 1048www.OperationGratitude.comIt's "Assembly Day" at Operation Gratitude, the non-profit organization that sends thousands of Care packages to our military. Operation Gratitude needs volunteers to assemble treats for our troops at 9a.m., 12:30p.m. and 1p.m. To keep you motivated there will be refreshments and entertainment for all volunteers.

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Saturday @ 10a.m.spcaLA Low Cost Vaccine & Microchip ClinicP.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center7700 East Spring StreetLong Beach888 772 2521www.spcala.comIf your four-legged friends needs vaccinations, but your budget is busted, spcaLA Long Beach is offering low cost vaccinations and microchipping. Prices start as low as ten-dollars.

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Sunday @ 8 a.m.10th Annual South Coast Air Quality Management District's Lawnmower Exchange ProgramAngel StadiumAnaheimwww.aqmd.govMake this weekend's lawn mowing chores easier and pollution free. Today, at Angel Stadium in Anaheim the South Coast Air Quality Management District wants you to trade your working gasoline lawn mower for a new, zero-emission battery-electric model at a substantial discount. This year 4,000 electric mowers will be 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.

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Saturday @ 10a.m.Dog Days of SummerDiscovery Science Center2500 North Main StreetSanta Ana352 401 3900www.discoverycube.orgStarting today, it's all about dogs at the Discovery Science Center. The "Dog Days of Summer" begin here in Santa Ana with an impressive dog stunt show from the Kyra Sundance and Chalcy Stunt Dog Team. Also, you can obtain vital information from pet rescue groups such as the German Sheppard Rescue Club of Orange County.

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Free Admission!Saturday @ 10a.m.Men's Watts Health FairClassic to Custom Car, Motorcycle & Bike ShowWatts Healthcare Corporation10300 Compton AvenueLos Angeles323-564-4331, X5717Men! Get your health checked for FREE at the Men's Watts Health Fair, Classic to Custom Car, Motorcycle AND Bike Show! Guys get everything from your blood pressure to your Prostate checked and more -- for FREE – AND get a chance to win ten-thousand dollars.

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Saturday @ 8a.m.Bone Marrow Donors NeededChildren's Hospital Los Angeles 4650 Sunset BoulevardLos Angeles(323) 660-2450www.bethematchfoundation.orgThere's a special blood drive and blood test event at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The family of 19-year old Alexandria Vizcarra of El Monte is hoping to find a match for the teenager, who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant. If you cannot make it to the hospital, you can register on line and get a test kit mailed to your home or office.

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Free Admission & Free Parking!Saturday @ 8amOrange Coast College Swap Meet2701 Fairview RoadCosta MesaSpeaking of FREE, the Orange Coast College Swap Meet is open and ready for business. 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.

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Free!Saturday @ 9:30a.m.Ocean Friendly Garden Workshop24250 Pacific Coast HighwayMalibu310 371 7222www.sbesc.comAnd, this is another FREEBIE for you! The Ocean Friendly Workshop in Malibu is a free opportunity to learn how to develop an ocean friendly garden, a beautiful garden without using gardening products that will pollute the ocean.

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Saturday @ 10:30am47th Annual Cactus & Succulent Plant SaleThe Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens1151 Oxford RoadSan Marino626 405 2100www.huntington.orgYou can admire and buy hundreds of award winning plants at the 47th Annual Cactus and Succulent Society of America Show and Sale.The big deal is you can find RARE plants from South America, Africa, and the Middle East.

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Saturday @ 1p.m.Kite Making with Basir BeriaFowler Museum @ UCLAWestwood310 825 4361www.fowler.ucla.eduYou can do this for 25-dollars, including materials! Learn kit making from International kite master Basir Beria. He shares his knowledge of this Afghan art form and teaches participants how to make an Afghan fighter kite.

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Saturday @Diana: Legacy of a PrincessThe Queen Mary1126 Queens HighwayLong Beach877 342 0738www.queenmary.comAt the Queen Mary, "Diana: Legacy of a Princess" showcases a priceless collection of evening gowns, dresses, personal accessories, photographs, heirlooms and other cherished memorabilia associated with Princess Diana and the Royal Family.

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