Big Sunday happily welcomes you to Our Really Big Community Calendar

We try to include all kinds of volunteering and helping opportunities for all kinds of interests, talents, passions, and ages! As you’ll see, these include volunteering opportunities (one-time and long-term) as well as the chance to support a nonprofit by attending fundraising events. Plus, of course, we include all of Big Sunday’s homegrown events, too! Whoever you are, and whatever you do, there is someone out there who could use your help.

If you have questions about our calendar, or would like to add a listing, please contact calendar@bigsunday.org or submit your event/opportunity via the button below.

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Second City Hollywood Open House
Second City Hollywood Open House @ Second City Hollywood
May 6 all-day
Second City Hollywood Open House @ Second City Hollywood | Los Angeles | California | United States
On Saturday, May 6th, The Second City Hollywood is giving back to the community with a day of FREE workshops & shows! Reservations are recommended but walk-ups on the day of are always welcome. FREE[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point @ White Point Nature Preserve
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well[...]
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Verdugo Mountains 10K 5:00 am
Verdugo Mountains 10K
May 7 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm
Verdugo Mountains 10K @ Glendale | California | United States
Helpful, hardworking volunteers are needed to assist with the Verdugo Mountains 10K on May 7. Volunteer assignments include: Registration 5:30-8:30am: Race Bib/goody bag/T-shirt distribution Water Stations 7-11am: distribute water to race participants on race route Finish Line[...]
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Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run 6:00 am
Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run @ LAFD Fire Station 5
May 13 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run @ LAFD Fire Station 5 | Los Angeles | California | United States
Over 100 volunteers are needed to help at the 3rd annual Tommy Scott Memorial Half Marathon, 5k/10k event on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Join the LAXPD and other law enforcement agencies and volunteer! All proceeds[...]
Garden School Foundation’s Community Garden Day 9:00 am
Garden School Foundation’s Community Garden Day @ 24th Street Elementary School
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Garden School Foundation's Community Garden Day @ 24th Street Elementary School | Los Angeles | California | United States
Garden School Foundation hosts monthly Community Garden Days. These days are a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded people from all over the city and spend a morning outdoors helping create and maintain garden classrooms for[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Portuguese Bend 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Portuguese Bend @ Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy during their Outdoor Volunteer Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve. Open to all, no experience needed! Volunteers will be working on one of many restoration sites to remove invasive weeds[...]
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs 9:00 am
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs @ 8 Elementary Schools in Downtown LA, Los Angeles, CA 90006
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs @ 8 Elementary Schools in Downtown LA, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9 am to 12 pm. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to[...]
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine 9:00 am
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine @ Joan MacQueen Middle School
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine @ Joan MacQueen Middle School | Alpine | California | United States
San Diego River Days Back Country Land Trust’s list of spring events is now available!  This year, their theme is "spring cleaning" for Alpine.  With heavy winter rains, there has been an unusual amount of[...]
Power of the Arts Festival 10:00 am
Power of the Arts Festival @ Venice Hope Park
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Create Now is hosting an arts festival on Saturday, May 13th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Venice Hope Park, located across the street from Create Now’s facility near STAPLES. Dozens of kids will perform in[...]
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Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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YOLA at HOLA Spring Concert 6:00 pm
YOLA at HOLA Spring Concert @ Lafayette Park Community Center
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
On May 18th, come hear the entire Youth Orchestra Los Angeles at HOLA orchestra! For more info or to RSVP, please email ecurtis@heartofla.org.
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Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon 10:00 am
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon @ Douglas Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Westside Coalition is in search of a few hardworking volunteers to pitch in on their May 19 Lawn Bowlathon.  Duties will include assistance with bowling, games, parking, registration, etc. The Westside Coalition is an[...]
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon 3:00 pm
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon @ Douglas Park
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Westside Coalition is in search of a few hardworking volunteers to pitch in on their May 19 Lawn Bowlathon.  Duties will include assistance with bowling, games, parking, registration, etc. The Westside Coalition is an[...]
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Community Walk: Spreading Awareness One Step at a Time 7:00 am
Community Walk: Spreading Awareness One Step at a Time @ Garfield High School
May 20 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Latino Family Center (LFC), a project of the California Hispanic Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Inc. (CHCADA) welcomes you to join the South East Coalition Alliance (SECA), a prevention team supported by the[...]
Cowan Ave. Elementary School Beautification 9:00 am
Cowan Ave. Elementary School Beautification @ Cowan Avenue Elementary School
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cowan Avenue Elementary is looking for volunteers who would like to commit several hours to come to the school to weed, plant, paint, clean up trash and beautify the buildings and surrounding areas. If you’d[...]
Orientation: Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter 9:00 am
Orientation: Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter @ Burbank Animal Shelter
May 20 @ 9:00 am
2017 Orientation Dates May 20, 9am July 22, 9am September 23, 9am November 18, 9am Signup links for orientations are posted on this page three weeks prior to the orientation date. Adult Volunteer The Volunteers[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point @ White Point Nature Preserve
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well[...]
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Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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Traction on Traction: A Reception Celebrating LA’s Social Change Makers 6:30 pm
Traction on Traction: A Reception Celebrating LA’s Social Change Makers @ Impact Hub LA
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Investing in Place and Impact Hub LA for a reception celebrating LA's social change makers! This is an open house where all are welcome! Expect a fun night alongside advocates from community-based organizations, philanthropy partners, community members, and[...]
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HOLA Visual Arts Exhibit Opening 4:30 pm
HOLA Visual Arts Exhibit Opening @ HOLA Studio and Galley
May 26 @ 4:30 pm
Don’t miss "Geometric Patterns," one of four themed exhibitions throughout the year to showcase the creative accomplishments of Heart of LA’s young artists. The Tour begins at 4:30 pm and the Opening kicks off at 5:30[...]
Concert: HOLA’s Rock & Jazz Bands 7:00 pm
Concert: HOLA’s Rock & Jazz Bands @ HOLA Music Studios Concert - DeFe Creative Studios
May 26 @ 7:00 pm
On May 26, don’t miss an intimate performance of Heart of LA’s Rock and Jazz bands.  For more info or to RSVP, please email ecurtis@heartofla.org.  
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Outdoor Volunteer Day: Native Plant Nursery 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Native Plant Nursery @ Navy Fuel Support Base
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come volunteer with Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy's (PVPLC) Native Plant Nursery! You will help transplant seedlings and prepare native plants to be placed in restoration sites around the Peninsula to improve wildlife habitat! The Native[...]
Activate the Rio Vistas with River LA & Broccoli City 12:00 pm
Activate the Rio Vistas with River LA & Broccoli City @ RSVP for address details
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
River LA is collaborating with communities and local stakeholders to reclaim street ends along the LA River for public use. And this summer, they have tons of events lined up to activate these spaces. On May 27th, join Broccoli City and River LA for a celebration[...]
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How it Works

You can SEARCH by scrolling through the Months or by selecting different Categories or Tag functions. For a totally different view, try the Posterboard or Stream options! Feel free to submit an item for the calendar by clicking the “Submit Your Event / Opportunity” button above at the right-hand side of the page. Questions? Email calendar@bigsunday.org.