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
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Teach Sports or Arts
Teach Sports or Arts @ Coach Art
Sep 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 —[...]
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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Sep 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[...]
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night: “To Breathe Free” & “Reserve 107” 7:00 pm
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night: “To Breathe Free” & “Reserve 107” @ Skid Row Museum
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm
Come see these two short films, "To Breathe Free" and "Reserve 107" at 7pm on Friday, Sept. 6! 
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Arts Bridging the Gap Mural Painting 9:00 am
Arts Bridging the Gap Mural Painting @ Skid Row Housing Trust
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
PREP DAY: FRIDAY September 6th Come out and help paint with the community we would love to have you there! We welcome all ages, size, abilities and skill levels to our murals and make sure everyone[...]
Autism Family Morning 9:00 am
Autism Family Morning @ Aquarium of the Pacific
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Aquarium of the Pacific hosts a special morning exclusively for families with adults or children with autism. Admission is just $7 per person. Members and children under 3 are free.  BUY TICKETS HERE! The[...]
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month 9:00 am
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month @ Southern California Children's Museum
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our signature event is BACK! This year, the trucks will take over our parking lot for all FOUR Saturdays in September! Fun for the entire family, Touch-A-Truck is a hands-on learning experience for children to[...]
Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings 9:45 am
Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings @ Harkins Cerritos 16
Sep 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[...]
Beach Cleanup 10:00 am
Beach Cleanup @ Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
On the first Saturday of each month, join CMA Educators and volunteers in a beach cleanup, clearing the shore of marine debris. Meet at the steps in front of the auditorium. Groups are required to[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Sep 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
Sep 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[...]
Family Day: Art Beyond Borders 11:00 am
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[...]
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Arts Bridging the Gap Mural Painting 9:00 am
Arts Bridging the Gap Mural Painting @ Skid Row Housing Trust
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
PREP DAY: FRIDAY September 6th Come out and help paint with the community we would love to have you there! We welcome all ages, size, abilities and skill levels to our murals and make sure everyone[...]
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Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Sep 9 @ 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.[...]
Food Distribution: Carson Senior Center 8:15 am
Food Distribution: Carson Senior Center @ Carson Senior Center
Sep 9 @ 8:15 am – 12:00 pm
SIGN UP HERE! Volunteers are needed to help distribute food for those in need in our community. The food boxes consist of shelf-stable staples such as milk, beans, grains, and canned fruits and vegetables.Help us[...]
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CASA of LA
CASA of LA @ Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court
Sep 10 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[...]
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night:”Green Book” 7:00 pm
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night:”Green Book” @ Gladys Park
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Come watch "Green Book" in Gladys Park from 7pm to 10 pm on Tuesday,Sept. 10! Film starts at dusk.
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The Center in Hollywood
The Center in Hollywood @ The Center in Hollywood
Sep 11 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
Sep 11 @ 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
Sep 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
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Sep 13 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
Sep 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[...]
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Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month 9:00 am
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month @ Southern California Children's Museum
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our signature event is BACK! This year, the trucks will take over our parking lot for all FOUR Saturdays in September! Fun for the entire family, Touch-A-Truck is a hands-on learning experience for children to[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Sep 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
West Coast Game Night 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Sep 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
No Fuss Comedy Bus: A PopUp Comedy Club Experience 7:00 pm
No Fuss Comedy Bus: A PopUp Comedy Club Experience @ Chinatown
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
No Fuss Comedy Bus: A PopUp Comedy Club Experience @ Chinatown
***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[...]
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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Sep 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[...]
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night: “The Mustang” 7:00 pm
Skid Row Neighborhood ARTS Movie Night: “The Mustang” @ Skid Row Museum
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
Come watch "The Mustang" at 7pm on Friday, Sept. 20!
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I Have a Dream Foundation
I Have a Dream Foundation
Sep 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[...]
Help Plant Trees in East Long Beach 9:00 am
Help Plant Trees in East Long Beach @ Patrick Henry Elementary School
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Want to make a difference for the environment?  Come help plant 100 new street trees in Long Beach near Patrick Henry Elementary School!     Patrick Henry Elementary School Neighborhood Tree Planting   Saturday, September 21, 2019 9[...]
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month 9:00 am
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month @ Southern California Children's Museum
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our signature event is BACK! This year, the trucks will take over our parking lot for all FOUR Saturdays in September! Fun for the entire family, Touch-A-Truck is a hands-on learning experience for children to[...]
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
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 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
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Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Sep 23 @ 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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The Center in Hollywood
The Center in Hollywood @ The Center in Hollywood
Sep 25 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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 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
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C3: Community, Cops, Conversation 10:00 am
C3: Community, Cops, Conversation @ The Islamic Center of Southern California
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Participants must commit to being present both days (9/25: 12-5pm & 9/26: 10-5pm). Participants will be awarded a $25 gift card each day. Participants must be 18 or over. REGISTER HERE!! Directions and parking will[...]
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Sep 27 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
Sep 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[...]
Studio 526 & Skid Row Arts JAM: Open Mic 5:30 pm
Studio 526 & Skid Row Arts JAM: Open Mic
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate month's Bdays with Open Mic night at 5:30 pm on Friday, Sept. 27th!
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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy National Public Lands Day 9:00 am
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy National Public Lands Day @ White Point Nature Preserve
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Sign up HERE! Families will enjoy taking part part in restoring the native garden to benefit local wildlife and the community.
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month 9:00 am
Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Month @ Southern California Children's Museum
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our signature event is BACK! This year, the trucks will take over our parking lot for all FOUR Saturdays in September! Fun for the entire family, Touch-A-Truck is a hands-on learning experience for children to[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Sep 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
Kitten Rescue’s 11th Annual Fur Ball 6:00 pm
Kitten Rescue’s 11th Annual Fur Ball @ Skirball Cultural Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
VIP Kitten Experience ~ 5:00 PM     General admission includes passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, a delicious plant-based dinner, a fabulous silent auction, gift bags, live entertainment with award presentations and celebrity guests.[...]
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Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention 6:00 am
Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention
Sep 29 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am
Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention is an uplifting, life-affirming event that remembers loved ones lost to suicide while raising funds and awareness for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center.We have support groups for people[...]
Alive and Running 5K Walk/Run 7:00 am
Alive and Running 5K Walk/Run @ West 88th Street & La Tijera Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90045
Sep 29 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Alive & Running is an uplifting, life-affirming event that remembers loved ones lost to suicide while raising funds and awareness for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center. The first in the nation, the Didi Hirsch Suicide[...]
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