Saturday “Gayle on the – Stay at Home – Go!” for Saturday, April 25, 2020

 It’s Saturday! If you’re looking for interesting activities during the current Covid-19 quarantine, here are some suggestions on the Saturday “Gayle on the – STAY AT HOME – Go!” list. Let me suggest you look at this report, THEN SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE TO SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF INTERESTING AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES.  Learn something […]

 It’s Saturday! If you’re looking for interesting activities during the current Covid-19 quarantine, here are some suggestions on the Saturday “Gayle on the – STAY AT HOME – Go!” list.


Learn something new. Enjoy. Please stay safe.


 Inside the Walt Disney Archives

Bowers Museum at Home

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Experience “Inside the Walt Disney Archives” at Bowers Museum at Home. The brand new “Inside the Walt Disney Archives” exhibition had just opened when the Covid-19 quarantine was imposed. So, Bowers Museum officials have created an online experience until the museum is allowed to reopen.  the exhibition Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic celebrates The Walt Disney Company on the 50th anniversary of its archives, with behind-the-scenes access never before granted to the public.

Guests are invited to explore The Walt Disney Archives learn about some of the more than 400 objects, including original artwork, costumes, and props that tell the story of the Archives, The Walt Disney Company, and Walt Disney himself. From nostalgic classics like never-before-displayed sketches for Fantasia and ghouls from the Haunted Mansion attraction, to modern-day favorites like super hero costumes and maquettes from Frozen, this enchanting exhibition is an immersive treasure-trove the entire family will love.

Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic is curated by the Walt Disney Archives in conjunction with the Bowers Museum.

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Rosebud Parade

“Happiness is Homemade”

Tournament of Roses Hosts Rosebud Parade

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The Deadline is Monday, May 11th

It’s a 131-year old tradition. Building and decorating a Rose Parade Float for the Tournament of Roses Parade. For the first time ever, we’re invited to the first ever virtual parade, featuring our homemade floats:  

Build your float. Anyone can help. Record a video of your float either moving or standing still.  Talk about theme of your float. For complete guidelines and instructions go to the website:

E-mail a  video of your float to: by Monday, May 11. Tune in May 28th to see the virtual homemade Rose Parade on Facebook Live.


Stuck-at-Home SCIENCE

Activities for Families Using Household Supplies

California Science Center

The “Stuck at Home Science” lessons offered by the California Science Center educate us and teach us how perform all kinds of experiments using household items. We can learn everything from the science and the importance of washing our hands regularly using a lot of soap to how to launch a rocket!  

Each science activity video has an activity guide so we can try the science project at home using simple household ingredients. To see the variety of California Science Center “STUCK AT HOME” science activities.


“Wash Your Hands!”

Downloadable Coloring Book

Artist Eric Junker

“Wash Your Hands!”

Local artist Eric Junker is famous for his murals, posters, and things. Now add this! A downloadable coloring book that reminds us to wash our hands in this age of Covid-19. He delivers the message in several languages.

To get a free copy, go the his website:  


 Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling Audio Tour  

Annenberg Space for Photography

Audio Tour  

Hear the voice of Vanity Fair’s Creative Development Editor David Friend giving us a complete audio tour of the exhibition “Vanity Fair : Hollywood Calling.”

Although the Annenberg Space for Photography is closed, we can still enjoy this current exhibition from the couch!

David Friend provides fascinating insight at how some of the publication’s most memorable photographs were made.

To hear more of Friend and to see which selected stories and images he discusses, go to the website:   


Captain Dave’s Virtual Dolphin & Whale Watching

Wednesdays at 1:00pm PST

Since the Covid-19 quarantine has ended many activities including whale watching, the famous Captain Dave’s Whale Watching and Dolphin Safari is providing weekly virtual tours. Gayle Anderson reports today’s, Earth Day Virtual Dolphin and Whale Watching activities happens at 1pm. We’re invited to get our VITAMIN SEA and chat with Captain Dave live during his Sensorium Cetacean Safari. To participate, go to the website: or their YouTube Channel:    

Don’t forget to celebrate your virtual tour with an order of  “Mrs. Captain Dave’s Triple Fudge Brownies!” To order yours, call 1-949-577-8403! Yum!


Aquarium of the Pacific Online Academy

The Aquarium of the Pacific is pleased to offer an Online Academy to bring their educational programming as well as fun and entertaining activities to the public during the current closure.

Here you will find both on-demand videos and activities for all ages and a schedule of interactive live programs with our educators, from virtual classroom sessions to Pacific Pals puppets. This page will be updated regularly with new content and live dates as they become available.​

***STREAMING LIVE APRIL 27, 2020, 9:00 AM–9:30 AM***


Online Learning Resources

The Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center’s award winning educators are providing NEW online learning resources on a weekly basis intended to aid families and teachers in guiding youth of all ages to learn more about marine mammal health, science and conservation.


Virtual Real Estate Tours

Philip A. Coombes: Photography, Video, Aerials, 3D Imaging

We can learn more about Philip Coombes video style of stay at home, social distancing venues at website


 The First Ever Global Cars & Coffee Event!

8am LIVE on YouTube

Petersen Automotive Museum

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Sunday, April 26th, 2020: The FIRST EVER GLOBAL CARS & COFFEE event at 8am!

We can “STAY AT HOME!” and discover some of the most iconic and rare cars, motorcycles, and trucks spanning more than 120 years of automotive history on the largest guided automotive tour in the United States. Gayle Anderson says we can “STAY AT HOME” and explore the treasures in THE VAULT at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

The tours are not just for car lovers. It’s an educational opportunity to learn about history, politics, and culture

For tour schedules and tour themes, please check the website. The virtual tours have specific times and specific themes.

***SUNDAY, APRIL 26TH, 2020 AT 8AM experience the FIRST EVER “GLOBAL CARS & COFFEE. Every last Sunday of the month, for the last 8 years, the Petersen Automotive Museum has hosted a free cars and coffee event for enthusiasts and the community to come together, talk about cars, drink coffee, and maybe even win an award! This is a tradition they do not want to lose and because of Covid-19, so they had to get creative to keep it going.

This is how it will work. We have opened up the cars and coffee not just to our local LA community but the world by doing it live online on YouTube 26th of April.  You’ll see enthusiasts from around the globe sharing their stories.

During this premiere event, they will open a poll to vote on the coveted “People’s Choice Award.” Following the poll and brief celebration, they will announce the “Petersen Perfection Award” and “Best in Show.” All awards will be shipped to their owners following the event.

They will keep doing these on the last Sunday of every month! They hope you come back to enjoy!


Live Streamed on Instagram @mullinmuseum

Tuesdays @ 10am

Mullin Automotive Museum

Compete Prepared with Questions for Chat Feed

We can also “stay-at-home” and tour the prize winning four wheel masterpieces at the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard.  

We can see some of the 140 vehicles, art and artifacts from the couch! All you have to do is follow the Mullin Museum on its Instagram feed.


Virtual Tour of the Reagan Library (Pre-Renovation) with Host Gary Sinise

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Let’s learn some history! Take a virtual of the Reagan Presidential Library with award winning actor, director, producer, musician, and philanthropist Gary Sinise (Gary Sinise Foundation:  

Due to the announcement of the National Archives and Records Administration made Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is closed to the public as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. With public safety in mind, the Reagan Foundation will continue to reassess the situation and will work to re-open its facilities as soon as possible. The closing of the Reagan Museum includes the cancellation of any events scheduled at the Reagan Library.

All of their online operations are still open. Looking for a perfect gift?  Shop the online museum store.  Looking to make a difference and support the programming at the Reagan Foundation?  Donations are always welcome and appreciated. The foundation does not receive federal funding.