Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 16
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6 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The two-day 24th annual Marcus Garvey Parade and Festival will begin, held by the Gladstone Hollar Southern California Division of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. Sunrise ceremony at 6 a.m.; reception at 6:30 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m.; festival at noon; candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Crenshaw Boulevard and West Vernon Avenue. Contact: (323) 735-9642; Ngozi Lee, (323) 683-5711.
8 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Saban Research Institute will conclude a two-day symposium on the meaningful use of complex medical data and the abundance of electronic health care data collected during the delivery of clinical care. Scientists, engineers and clinicians will explore the opportunities and challenges introduced by the growing size of digital data. CHLA’s Saban Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Contact: Ellin Kavanagh, CHLA, (323) 361- 8505.
10 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Holman United Methodist Church will present a community discussion about the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin and the trial of George Zimmerman. Three sessions will be held throughout the day. 3320 W. Adams Ave. Contact: Shaphan Roberts, (310) 402-3189.
10 a.m. WEST HOLLYWOOD — “Weho Buff N Cut,” a one-day health and fitness expo for West Hollywood residents, will include gay NBA player Jason Collins as featured speaker. Military veterans Alex Minsky and Mylee Yc will be presented with the Rainbow Key award. West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd. Contact: Tamara White or Helen Gloss, (323) 848-6431.
10 a.m. WHITTIER — Brides Against Breast Cancer will begin a two-day stop as part of its national tour, selling donated wedding gowns with proceeds benefiting programs and services for people impacted by cancer. VIP “Unveiling of the Gowns” reception at 10 a.m.; sale at 1 p.m. Radisson Hotel, 7320 Greenleaf Ave. Contact: Allison Moore, (941) 961-3708.
11 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles qualifier for the fourth annual Red Bull King of the Rock one-on-one basketball tournament finals, slated for Sept. 28 at Alcatraz, will be held. The 64-player bracket will feature competitors from 25 countries, with the top two advancing to the finals. Registration at 11 a.m.; competition at noon. Belvedere Park, 4914 Cesar Chavez Ave. Contact: Kristin Small, (310) 922-7645.
12 p.m. LOS ANGELES — More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the Fresh Start Community Festival sponsored by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dodgers Foundation and SEIU United Long Term Care Workers. The festival will feature free health screenings, entertainment, lunches for families and haircuts and manicures for boys and girls. Backpacks filled with school supplies will be provided to the first 10,000 students, ages 5 to 15. Live remotes will be available Friday during the festival set-up (call to arrange for visuals). Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave. Contact: Dodgers, (323) 224-1301; Scott Mann, (323) 333-4850; Wendy Carrillo, (213) 321-7085.
2 p.m. PASADENA — The city will present a two-part commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Saturday’s event is a screening of the documentary “Brother Outside: The Life of Bayard Rustin,” introduced by Occidental College professor Peter Dreier, who authored “The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame.” Pasadena Public Library, Allendale Branch, 1130 S. Marengo Ave. Contact: Catherine Haskett Hany, library, (626) 744-4207; Shauna Redmond, branch manager, (626) 744-7260.
6 p.m. LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Art Association and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation will present “Equity for All Artists,” an art exhibition featuring the work of artists challenged with paralysis and spinal cord injury. The exhibition will remain on display through Aug. 27. Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd. Contact: LAAA,(310) 652-8272.