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EVENTS

Compiled by Jason Gelt U.S. Weight Category Karate Championships Kyokushin Karate, a full-contact martial art imported from Japan, hosts its energetic annual tournament. www.karateuswc.org. Aratani/Japan America Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., L.A. Today, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $20. (213) 680-7947.

Vintage Clothing & Textile Show Shop for vintage table linens, bed linens, Victorian lace, perfume bottles, jewelry boxes, buttons, shoes, handbags and much more. Pickwick Gardens, 1001 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles. Today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $6. (310) 455-2886.

Grand National Roadster Show Features more than 500 custom cars, trucks, classics, motorcycles and hot rods competing for awards, plus appearances from Tim Allen of “Home Improvement”, Chip Foose of “Overhaulin” and James Hetfield of Metallica. www.rodshows.com. Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Adult $20, Children $10. Parking $9 general, $12 preferred. 877-ROD-SHOW.

Malibu Pier Whale Watching Excursions California State Park Rangers lead the search for gray whales, which are in the midst of their annual trip between Mexico and the northern Arctic seas. www.malibupier.com. Malibu Pier, Cross Creek Road and Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Sat.-next Sun., 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 1:30 - 4 p.m. Adult $45, Children $30. (310) 456-8031.

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Crystal Ice Skating Bring the whole family to Long Beach for a taste of chilly winter fun. Skating lessons and birthday party packages are available. www.crystaliceskating.com. Crystal Ice Skating, 155 S. Pine St., Los Angeles. Today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. One hour skating session, including skate rental $12. (714) 758-1767.

Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo More than 1,000 rare coin and stamp dealers display their wares, including a $10 million exhibit of California Gold Rush-era sunken treasure recovered from the 1857 shipwreck of the SS Central America. www.longbeachexpo.com. Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave, Long Beach. Thu.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6. (805) 962-9939.

Pick Your Own Oranges Visitors are invited to pick fruit at one of the last working orange groves in the area. Poles and orange bags are available to help with the task. Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion, Los Angeles. Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $5. (909) 593-2862.

Free Family Festival Celebrate the Philippines with dance, music, demonstrations, performances, hands-on activities, and more. www.pacificasiamuseum.org. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. Sat., noon-4 p.m. Free. (626) 449-2742.

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Psychic Faire Twenty-minute readings of your choice, including tarot, past lives, career, palm and aura for $10 or three for $25. Southern California Psychic Institute, 1737 21st St., Santa Monica. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Free. (310) 587-3536.

32nd Annual Super Bowl Sunday 10K and 5K Run/Walk Celebrate football’s biggest day by burning calories rather than accumulating them. Skip the chips and dip in favor of an energetic, family friendly race course that provides fresh air and picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean. Redondo Beach Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach. Next Sun., 6 a.m.-noon. $30 registration. (909) 399-3553.


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