WEEKEND FESTIVALS MAN'S BEST FRIENDS.Byline: Barbara De Witt De Witt, uninc. town (1990 pop. 8,244), Onondaga co., central N.Y., a residential suburb of Syracuse. Staff Writer
Every dog has his day, and this year it's Sunday.
The first-ever Dogs Family Festival at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County opened in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California, USA in 1913 as the Museum of History, Science, and Art. The moving force behind it was a museum association founded in 1910. is an entire day of canine capers CAPERS. Vessels of war owned by private persons, and different from ordinary privateers (q.v.) only in size, being smaller. Bea. Lex. Mer. 230. , from the hound-dog-themed music to the dog-bone-shaped treats for children. To guarantee a howling success, Uncle Matty of the PBS PBS
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The entertainment schedule include Scooby-Doo, the Beagle Brigade, U.S. Customs dogs, a police K-9 squad and fire department mascots (no Dalmatians!) that will demonstrate their roles in search and rescue operations.
Visitors will also be able to see members of the California Canine Discmasters club show off their skills at catching fly balls and Frisbees, as well as performing circus tricks.
Other canines on exhibit will include a wolf and fox from the Topanga- based Wildworks organization, but they won't be loose, says festival coordinator Peter Szanton.
After the outdoor events on the south lawn of the museum, children can participate in a variety of free games and crafts, including dog-dish painting.
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Inside the museum is the handicapped-accessible, multimedia, interactive new exhibit ``Dogs: Wolf, Myth, Hero & Friend!'' which will remain through Jan. 5 before leaving on a five-year national tour.
DOGS FAMILY FESTIVAL: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. To get there from the San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. , take the 101 south to the 110 and exit at Exposition Boulevard. Drive west and follow signs to museum parking lots. Parking is $6. 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission to outdoor activities is free. Museum admission is $8 for adults; $5 for senior citizens and students; $2 for ages 5 to 12; free to children under 5. Food and crafts sold separately. Handicapped accessible; restrooms; no pets. Call (213) 763-3348 or see www.nhm.org.
Also happening this weekend:
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Día de los Muer·tos
See Day of the Dead.
[Spanish : día, day + de, of + los, the + muertos, pl. of muerto, dead.] FESTIVAL: Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican tradition that traces its roots to the Aztecs and the goddess Mictecacihuatl, otherwise known as Lady of the Dead, is held the first two days of November to celebrate the dead by placing flowers at their graves and bringing all the loved one's favorite foods.
On Saturday, anyone can take part in the fun of Dia de los Muertos, which includes music, food, flowers and crafts at the Mercado la Paloma (Dove Marketplace).
The event is a project of the nonprofit Esperanza Community Housing Corp., and will include community altars for flowers, exhibits by local artists and a variety of workshops and activities for children that include sugar-skull painting and mask-making.
Mercado la Paloma, 3655 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, two blocks east of Exposition Park at Grand Avenue and 37th Street. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Parking and admission are free; food and crafts sold separately. Handicapped accessible, restrooms; dogs on leashes allowed. Call (213) 748-1963 or see mercadolapaloma.com.
SAFARI FOR LIFE: This annual family car show is a chance to look under the hood under the hood - [hot-rodder talk] 1. The underlying implementation of a product (hardware, software, or idea). Implies that the implementation is not intuitively obvious from the appearance, but the speaker is about to enable the listener to grok it. of 100 of your favorite dream hot rods and classics and meet a few wild animals WILD ANIMALS. Animals in a state of nature; animals ferae naturae. Vide Animals; Ferae naturae. in a benefit for the Wildlife Waystation in the Angeles National Forest The Angeles National Forest (ANF) was established by executive order on December 20, 1892 as the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve. It covers over 2,600 km² (650,000 acres) and is located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, just north of the metropolitan area of Los . It's not just revved-up engines, however - there also will be live music, food and trophies for your favorite cars. Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. Parking and admission are free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Handicapped accessible; restrooms; no pets. Call (818) 755-5000 or see www.sportsmenslodge.com.
DOGS: WOLF, MYTH, HERO & FRIEND