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
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Teach Sports or Arts
Teach Sports or Arts @ Coach Art
Dec 1 all-day
Do you have an artistic or athletic hobby? Will you teach it to a kid impacted by chronic illness? We can match you with an inspiring, extraordinary young person — or group of young people —[...]
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Dec 1 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
For over 20 years, Food on Foot has been assisting the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. As an awesome volunteer,[...]
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Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
STUDIO VOLUNTEERISM Studio volunteers work alongside teaching artists to support K-12 students as they explore their own creativity in one of our seven studios: Visual Arts, Ceramics, Creativity Lab, Media Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music.[...]
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CASA of LA
CASA of LA @ Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court
Dec 3 all-day
A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained, dedicated and caring community volunteer, who is assigned to work one-on-one with a child in the foster care system. CASAs are sworn in by a dependency court judge to[...]
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City 6:00 pm
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste[...]
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The Center in Hollywood
The Center in Hollywood @ The Center in Hollywood
Dec 4 all-day
Regular volunteers commit to serving at The Center 1+ days a week in the capacity of participating in or leading groups, attending coffee hour, cleaning, or assisting with office work. Weekly shifts range from 1.5-8[...]
Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Dec 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
STUDIO VOLUNTEERISM Studio volunteers work alongside teaching artists to support K-12 students as they explore their own creativity in one of our seven studios: Visual Arts, Ceramics, Creativity Lab, Media Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music.[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica 11:30 am
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica
Dec 4 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing[...]
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Dec 6 all-day
NDVets Memorial Day 5K We look for friendly, energetic volunteers to assist with our 5K run/walk. We need volunteers to help with everything from Check-In, staffing water stations, and cheering on walkers and runners along the[...]
Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities VOLUNTEER COACHES (BASKETBALL, SOCCER & INDOOR FLAG FOOTBALL) We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteer coaches who are interested in teaching youth sports. Our program goal is to create a positive[...]
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Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary 9:00 am
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Audubon California’s 4000-acre Starr Ranch Sanctuary in southeast Orange County is pleased to invite you to join them as a volunteer "Weed Warrior." Weeds can alter habitats and have negative effects on wildlife. Volunteers help[...]
Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings 9:45 am
Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings @ Harkins Cerritos 16
Dec 7 @ 9:45 am
Smallfoot roars into Harkins Cerritos 16,  just a little more softly; the sensory-friendly screening is appropriate for guests affected by autism and sensory processing disorders. One Saturday each month, select Harkins locations present a family-friendly film in an auditorium dedicated to[...]
For the Record! An interactive timeline of North LB History 10:00 am
For the Record! An interactive timeline of North LB History @ Jordan High School
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am
See history before your eyes — and under your feet! Long Beach Heritage will help launch For the Record on November 18, 2019! This interactive timeline takes history to the streets, telling overlooked stories of the heritage[...]
Help Set Up Daisy Avenue Tree Lane 10:00 am
Help Set Up Daisy Avenue Tree Lane
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA), and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane (CTL) Are Looking for a Few Good Volunteers!   Service Hours opportunity for volunteers over the age of 18 yr. old. Volunteers — they need[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration 10:30 am
Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration @ Los Cerritos Wetlands
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach. The Aquarium hosts a monthly habitat restoration event at the Los Cerritos[...]
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Join the Children’s Lifesaving Foundation in Honoring the First CLF Legacy Sponsor 3:00 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Dec 8 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
For over 20 years, Food on Foot has been assisting the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. As an awesome volunteer,[...]
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“Plant a Tree for the Holidays:” Ridgewood Triangle Neighborhood Tree Planting 9:00 am
“Plant a Tree for the Holidays:” Ridgewood Triangle Neighborhood Tree Planting
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dear Neighborhood and Community Leaders & Urban Forester Volunteers — Would you like to make a difference for the environment?  Come help plant 100 new street trees in the Ridgewood Triangle neighborhood in Long Beach! Ridgewood Triangle Neighborhood Tree[...]
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City 6:00 pm
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste[...]
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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica 11:30 am
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica
Dec 11 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing[...]
12
Community Conversations on Water Services, Programs and Communications 5:30 pm
Community Conversations on Water Services, Programs and Communications @ Dana Neighborhood Library
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Get a free swag bag for sharing your input on Long Beach Water!   Join Long Beach Water to share your feedback on Long Beach Water’s services and communications. They’ll incorporate what they hear to[...]
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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities VOLUNTEER COACHES (BASKETBALL, SOCCER & INDOOR FLAG FOOTBALL) We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteer coaches who are interested in teaching youth sports. Our program goal is to create a positive[...]
Become a Judge for the Best House decorating contest with Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane! 7:00 pm
Become a Judge for the Best House decorating contest with Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane!
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Would you like to serve as a judge for the Best House decorating contest?   Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane are asking for volunteers to help judge in the Best House decorating[...]
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2nd Annual 10th Street Tree Watering and Tree Decorating Event 8:30 am
2nd Annual 10th Street Tree Watering and Tree Decorating Event @ Craftsman Village Park
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Greetings! ​Join AOC7 for their 2nd Annual Tree Watering and Tree Decorating Event!!!   Help turn 10th Street into Candy Cane Lane! AOC7 is looking for "super volunteers" to join them for their 2nd annual[...]
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary 9:00 am
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Audubon California’s 4000-acre Starr Ranch Sanctuary in southeast Orange County is pleased to invite you to join them as a volunteer "Weed Warrior." Weeds can alter habitats and have negative effects on wildlife. Volunteers help[...]
Family Volunteer Days at George F. Canyon 10:00 am
Family Volunteer Days at George F. Canyon @ 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East Rolling Hills Estates, CA90274
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at George F Canyon Nature Center every 3rd Saturday from 10am to 11am for a fun volunteer day for the whole family! Volunteers will learn about environmental stewardship while engaging in fun activities[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
KCF’s Holiday Event 12:00 pm
KCF’s Holiday Event
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!  Giveaways, games, food, and raffle! KCF carnival english 2019-updated KCF carnival spanish 2019-updated
FREE WORKSHOP: Pay & Benefits Negotiation for women 1:00 pm
FREE WORKSHOP: Pay & Benefits Negotiation for women @ Conservation Corps Building
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
You are invited by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Long Beach to attend the following:   FREE WORKSHOP Pay & Benefits Negotiation Learn to confidently negotiate your financial future! Be ready for 2020. Saturday,[...]
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Native Garden Volunteer Day 10:00 am
Native Garden Volunteer Day
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants. We achieve this mission at the native garden days at Point[...]
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Dec 15 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
For over 20 years, Food on Foot has been assisting the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. As an awesome volunteer,[...]
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Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
STUDIO VOLUNTEERISM Studio volunteers work alongside teaching artists to support K-12 students as they explore their own creativity in one of our seven studios: Visual Arts, Ceramics, Creativity Lab, Media Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music.[...]
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Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City 6:00 pm
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste[...]
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The Center in Hollywood
The Center in Hollywood @ The Center in Hollywood
Dec 18 all-day
Regular volunteers commit to serving at The Center 1+ days a week in the capacity of participating in or leading groups, attending coffee hour, cleaning, or assisting with office work. Weekly shifts range from 1.5-8[...]
Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Dec 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
STUDIO VOLUNTEERISM Studio volunteers work alongside teaching artists to support K-12 students as they explore their own creativity in one of our seven studios: Visual Arts, Ceramics, Creativity Lab, Media Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music.[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica 11:30 am
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica
Dec 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing[...]
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Long Beach Police Department South Division Community Forum/Holiday Mixer 6:00 pm
Long Beach Police Department South Division Community Forum/Holiday Mixer
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join the Long Beach Police Department for their next South Division Community Forum. This is a great opportunity for community and business leaders to become engaged with members of the Long Beach Police Department[...]
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Dec 20 all-day
NDVets Memorial Day 5K We look for friendly, energetic volunteers to assist with our 5K run/walk. We need volunteers to help with everything from Check-In, staffing water stations, and cheering on walkers and runners along the[...]
Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities VOLUNTEER COACHES (BASKETBALL, SOCCER & INDOOR FLAG FOOTBALL) We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteer coaches who are interested in teaching youth sports. Our program goal is to create a positive[...]
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I Have a Dream Foundation
I Have a Dream Foundation
Dec 21 all-day
 Your volunteer work at “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) will make a difference in the lives of underprivileged youth in Los Angeles. Volunteers tutor, coach, read to our students (“Dreamers”), chaperone field[...]
Nothin’ but Sand 10:00 am
Nothin’ but Sand @ Different L.A. County beach each month. Check RSVP page for specific dates/locations
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Our monthly all-ages beach cleanup bonanza, 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of every month except December. Beach cleanups are a great experience for you and your family, friends and co-workers to get[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
La Posada – A traditional Mexican holiday celebration 4:00 pm
La Posada – A traditional Mexican holiday celebration @ Francis Avenue Garden
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
The Board of Urban Partners Los Angeles would like to invite the community to a very special  upcoming La Posada event on Sat. December 21, 2019.  This is a traditional Mexican holiday celebration! It starts[...]
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Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Dec 22 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
For over 20 years, Food on Foot has been assisting the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. As an awesome volunteer,[...]
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Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City 6:00 pm
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste[...]
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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica 11:30 am
Fight Hunger at Wednesday’s Farmers Market in Santa Monica
Dec 25 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing[...]
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Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA), and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane (CTL) 10:00 am
Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA), and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane (CTL) @ Meet at Hill Street and Daisy Avenue.
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA), and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane (CTL) are Looking for 25 Good Volunteers to help take down the figurines, fencing, stakes, etc.   Thursday, December 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to[...]
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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Dec 27 @ 8:00 am
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities VOLUNTEER COACHES (BASKETBALL, SOCCER & INDOOR FLAG FOOTBALL) We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteer coaches who are interested in teaching youth sports. Our program goal is to create a positive[...]
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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store. Ages 2 – 7
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Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Dec 29 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
For over 20 years, Food on Foot has been assisting the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. As an awesome volunteer,[...]
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Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Dec 30 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
STUDIO VOLUNTEERISM Studio volunteers work alongside teaching artists to support K-12 students as they explore their own creativity in one of our seven studios: Visual Arts, Ceramics, Creativity Lab, Media Arts, Drama, Dance, and Music.[...]
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CASA of LA
CASA of LA @ Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court
Dec 31 all-day
A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained, dedicated and caring community volunteer, who is assigned to work one-on-one with a child in the foster care system. CASAs are sworn in by a dependency court judge to[...]
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City 6:00 pm
Fight Hunger at Tuesday’s Farmers Market in Culver City
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste[...]

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