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.

Big Sunday Event Giving Opportunity! One-time Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Jul
11
Mon
MINECRAFT Instructor
Jul 11 – Aug 16 all-day

LA Makerspace is a community-based organization whose mission is to foster innovation among Angelenos by offering increased access to new opportunities in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics).

Program Description: LA Makerspace (LAM) seeks a creative, dynamic instructor with a strong maker background to teach Minecraft workshops for kids, teens, and adults. In this role, you will be responsible for facilitating workshops in public libraries, schools, and private settings based on curriculum developed by LA Makerspace. Working within the framework of this curriculum, instructors are encouraged to customize the workshops to suit their instructional styles and the needs of the workshop participants.

Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Facilitate Minecraft workshops in locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Most workshops are provided through the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) system and take place at LAPL branches throughout the city. They also provide occasional workshops for school groups or special events. Coordinate with LAM staff to order and deliver supplies and tools to workshop sites.
Create a safe and fun learning environment for participants, including teaching safety skills for materials and equipment. Guide Minecraft Assistant(s) in setup and how to manage/handle situations that may arise. Administer program evaluations at the end of each workshop. Participate in research and curriculum development projects.

Time Commitment: Variable hours

Requirements: Technical knowledge about Minecraft and multiplayer servers. Familiarity with the online Minecraft community. Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and players’ questions/challenges during a session. Ability to multitask and juggle questions in a hectic, free play environment. Creative approach to gaming aligned with maker ideals. Strong interest and background in maker pedagogy; ability to teach maker learning styles to beginners. Commitment to ongoing skill development.

Benefits: Expose LA youth to the wonderful field of STEAM

Please email your resume to, Ned Martinez-Zavala at ned@lamakerspace.org to express interest.

Aug
12
Fri
Open Sister Circle @ The Vision Theatre
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

Royal Queens“OPEN SISTER CIRCLE”
An invitation to inner happiness, sisterhood and turning your dreams into reality.

Learn To Stress Less, Love Yourself, Heal Yourself, Market Yourself and Build Wealth.

Inner City Cultural Center II, Inc. and Tuesday Conner present a FREE Seminar on “How To Live a Happy Life & Earn Your Worth”. The event is hosted by Royal Queens United on Friday, August 12th, 2016 at the Vision Theater, 3341 West 43rd PLACE, Los Angeles, CA 90008. 

Royal Queens United are eclectic artists, businesswomen, entrepreneurs and teachers who help women align their vision to move with vision. Sisters of all ages and races are welcome to this Free Seminar; if they wish to develop the self confidence and the wisdom it takes to gain her worth. The Open Sister Circle is where you’ll hear the Secret to becoming a whole woman who's confident and wealthy and it’s Free.

Whether you want to start your own company, design your own line or break into the entertainment industry, Royal Queens United will teach you what you need to know to Change Your Life Today. They want to help you succeed and teach other women what they learned to share the wealth that’s available if you have the right tools. Come to the Open Sister Circle to open the door to your wealth and success. Don’t miss this life changing experience … it’s free!

Register Today for this Free event at www.tuesdayconner.com.

For more info, please contact opensistetcircle@gmail.com or call 818-714-4242.

Oct
22
Sat
Website Weekend @ OpenX
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day

Website Weekend is a weekend-long hackathon where teams of digital professionals, including designers, developers, copy writers, and more, are paired up with local nonprofit organizations. Over the course of the weekend, the teams will work closely with representatives from the nonprofit organizations to design, develop and launch new websites for the nonprofits. We need help from experienced web developers and designers, user experience professionals, copy writers, digital marketers, and more. We also need help with general volunteer tasks: handling checkins, cleanup, making sure lunch and breakfast are served, and that everyone has everything they need to be comfortable and productive.  For more info, please visit http://websiteweekend.la/.

Nov
13
Sun
Native Voices 6th Annual Short Play Festival: Take Back the Land @ Autry Museum of the American West
Nov 13 @ 12:30 pm

In the Autry's Wells Fargo Theater

Native American playwrights from across the United States explore environmental issues such as climate change and pollution, legal debates surrounding borders and resources, and personal and spiritual connections to land. Are we doing enough to preserve the homelands of the First Peoples? To preserve our planet? One of these plays will receive the Von Marie Atchley Excellence in Playwriting Award, a $1,000 cash prize!

Space is Limited / Early Arrival is Suggested
Admission: Included With Admission to the American Indian Arts Marketplace (Free for Autry Members; $14 adults; $10 seniors 60+ and students with ID; $6 children)

More Details: https://theautry.org/events/performing-arts/native-voices-sixth-annual-short-play-festival-take-back-land

Apr
27
Thu
Silent NO MORE @ Little Theatre (at California State University, Northridge)
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

After a sold-out production at Carnegie Hall, Silent NO MORE returns to California on Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm! Join the cast for an inspiring, emotional, and educational evening, as individuals with hearing loss share their powerful life stories. A Q&A between the cast and audience follows the production.  The production is presented by No Limits, an organization After a sold-out production at Carnegie Hall, Silent NO MORE returns to California on Thursday, April 27 at 7pm! Join us for an inspiring, emotional, and educational evening, as individuals with hearing loss share their powerful life stories. A Q&A between the cast and audience follows the production, which is presented by No Limits, an organization that provides high quality education for deaf children and their families so they have the opportunity to not only attend college, but graduate from college.  Tickets are $10 per person.  An ASL interpreter and captioning will be available.  For more info or tickets, please call 310-280-0878 or email rsvp@nolimits-fordeafchildren.org.

Jul
23
Sun
Murder Mystery Dinner @ Rosa Mexicano
Jul 23 all-day
Murder Mystery Dinner @ Rosa Mexicano | Los Angeles | California | United States

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Los Angeles and surrounding areas throughout California. Join them for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!

Oct
13
Sat
Broadway to the Rescue @ Montalban Theatre
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm
Broadway to the Rescue @ Montalban Theatre | Los Angeles | California | United States

Broadway to the Rescue returns to the historic Montalban Theatre in Hollywood on October 13th with a bigger and better show than ever before. Dozens of Broadway performers, with over 100 Broadway credits collectively, will join together for an epic evening in support of the Hope of the Valley homeless mission.

Last year's audience erupted to blockbusters from Wicked, Hamilton, Hairspray, Cats, Hair, Rent, Les Miserables and Little Shop of Horrors to name a few. This year’s event will be inspired by the unmatched catalog of Disney movies and musicals, including The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Frozen, Hercules, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and the Frog and many more. A live orchestra will join Broadway to the Rescue for the first time this fall.

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE MAGIC – TICKETS SELLING FAST NOW AT: https://mcch.at/Broadway2018

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