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
May
27
Sat
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 of diversity and nature along the LA River. DJ + food + loads of fun await you along the river. 

Join the fun!

Jun
3
Sat
NKLA Super Adoption @ Warner Park
Jun 3 all-day

Adopt a new best friend for $10 and help make L.A. a no-kill city.

Kick off summer with the coolest pets around at the Best Friends NKLA Super Adoption! Join NKLA June 3 & 4 to meet more than 1,000 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from dozens of local shelters and rescue groups. Adoption fees start at just $10!

All pets are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. And when you adopt, you'll also go home with a new collar and leash, coupons and more (while supplies last).

Admission is free so bring the whole family to this festival of fun that will feature pet-related vendors and some of L.A.'s most popular food trucks. Don't forget, it's all happening at Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd in Woodland Hills.

Adopt one to help Save Them All®

Jun
4
Sun
NKLA Super Adoption @ Warner Park
Jun 4 all-day

Adopt a new best friend for $10 and help make L.A. a no-kill city.

Kick off summer with the coolest pets around at the Best Friends NKLA Super Adoption! Join NKLA June 3 & 4 to meet more than 1,000 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from dozens of local shelters and rescue groups. Adoption fees start at just $10!

All pets are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. And when you adopt, you'll also go home with a new collar and leash, coupons and more (while supplies last).

Admission is free so bring the whole family to this festival of fun that will feature pet-related vendors and some of L.A.'s most popular food trucks. Don't forget, it's all happening at Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd in Woodland Hills.

Adopt one to help Save Them All®

Jun
6
Tue
Senior Center Thank You Party @ Culver City Senior Center
Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Volunteers will help set-up and decorate, escort seniors, help manage lines, serve dinner, act as wait staff, hand out thank you gifts, etc.  Volunteers will need to be able to be on their feet and enjoying interacting with others.  Around 200 attendees are expected at this event and they'll really need some help to pull off this event!  Participants must be high school age or above, please!  For more info or to help, please contact Jill Thomsen.

Sep
17
Sun
Pizza with a Purpose @ California Pizza Kitchen
Sep 17 all-day

Bring in this flyer, present it to your server, and we will donate 20% of your check to the organization listed below. Purchases include dine in, take out, catering and all beverages.

 

Fundrasier in support of: The Ovarian Cancer Circle Inspired by Robin Babbini

Dec
8
Sat
Volunteer (21+) at the Santa Monica Pub Crawl @ Third Street Promenade
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Volunteer (21+) at the Santa Monica Pub Crawl @ Third Street Promenade | Santa Monica | California | United States

Volunteers 21 & over are needed on Saturday, December 8, 2018 to help with the 10th Annual Santa Monica Pub Crawl. To sign up, please fill out our volunteer form at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/fCumLGirAzaLTBpl2

This event is a pub crawl in Santa Monica to kickoff the holiday season and raise funds for Westside Food Bank. Proceeds from last year's pub crawl provided over 100,000 meals for local individuals & families in need. There will be 4 starting locations in Santa Monica: Main Street, Ocean Ave, 3rd Street Promenade and Wilshire Blvd. It's a fun, festive atmosphere and volunteers get a free wristband to participate in the event after their shift.

Volunteers are needed to help check in preregistered participants, take payments from new participants, distribute wristbands, sell Santa hats and collect donations. Volunteers must have good people skills and can help manage crowds. Volunteers are encouraged to dress in holiday costumes & festive holiday clothing. Volunteers are also needed during the After Party shift which is 9:00pm-12:30am.

To learn more about the Santa Monica Pub Crawl, please visit: santamonicapubcrawl.com

Mar
17
Sun
High Tea with Enid & Friends @ Santa Monica Bay Women's Club
Mar 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

we need general set up, clean up for the event and help during the event such as dishwashing. We also would need some volunteers for face painting and balloon making for the kids who will be in attendance. 

Sep
7
Sat
Family Day: Art Beyond Borders @ Hammer Museum
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Unite and create. Join us for an afternoon of art, music, performances, and more.

All ages welcome. Most activities are recommended for ages five and up. American Sign Language interpretation will be offered during performances and story time.

The Hammer Museum hosts an afternoon of socially engaged art, music, performances, and more at this year’s Family Day: Art Beyond Borders.

Highlights include  an interactive puppetry performance with Bob Baker Marionette Theater, hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Los Angeles, stories from InsideOUT Writers poets, and music performances by Rhythm Child, Wild Dreams, and the duo Noah James & Brendan Brandt.

Guests can contribute to a giant weaving that will be installed at the U.S.-Mexico border, make a collaborative balloon constellation, add their voices to a collective soundscape, and help make a map of how families are being separated by U.S. policy along the border. 

The free annual family festival fills the museum with art, music, performances, and yummy yummy cotton candy.

Parking is available under the museum for $7 flat on weekends

  • Contribute to a giant weaving that will be installed at the U.S.-Mexico border with Tanya Aguiñiga and Natalie Godinez.
  • Experience an interactive puppetry performance with Bob Baker Marionette Theater.
  • Imagine the Los Angeles River restored with pictures of wildlife with Carolyn Castaño.
  • Shake it up with hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Los Angeles.
  • Help Ashley Hunt make a map of how families are being separated by U.S. policy along the U.S.-Mexico border. 
  • Hear InsideOUT Writers poets share their stories.
  • Make a collaborative balloon constellation with Alicia Piller.
  • Add your voice to a collective soundscape with Jimena Sarno.
  • Groove to the musical sounds of Rhythm Child.
  • Music by Wild Dreams and duo Noah James & Brendan Brandt.
  • Treats from Lee’Poof Cotton Candy.
  • Love and kindness activities with Families Belong Together.
  • Story-time with Miry’s List.
Sep
14
Sat
West Coast Game Night
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Join A Place Called Home for its 3rd annual West Coast Game Night featuring games, drinks, food and music at an exclusive private venue in Los Angeles’s up and coming Arts District. All proceeds will benefit A Place Called Home.

For information about the event and available sponsorship opportunities, please contact events@apch.org or (323) 232-7653 ext. 3254.

Are you a Social Change Club member? Reserve your free ticket(s) by sending an email to events@apch.org!

BUY TICKETS HERE!

Sep
18
Wed
No Fuss Comedy Bus: A PopUp Comedy Club Experience @ Chinatown
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

***21+ ONLY EVENT***

Price of ticket ($40, BUY HERE) includes entry to event, 2 drinks, and dinner from The BBQ Brethren!

Come enjoy this incredible popup comedy cluyb experience, hosted by Bugs Taylor! Featuring:

Hunter Hill

Audrey Stewart

Regan & Watkins

Craig Conant

Ymane Lakhlif

Dave Reinitz

Bugs Taylor

PI Baio

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