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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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill @ International City Theatre
Oct 16 – Nov 3 all-day
The Songs & Stories of Billie Holiday in… Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill by Lanie Robertson at International City Theatre 34 Years as Long Beach’s Resident Professional Theatre Company Artistic Director/Producer caryn desai   “Original and[...]
Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Nov 1 @ 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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Multnomah Elementary Library 9:00 am
Multnomah Elementary Library @ Multnomah Elementary Library
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Multnomah Elementary desperately needs books for its school and classroom libraries. Please join us for a day of book processing and mural painting. If you plan to paint, please dress appropriately. Our paint doesn't wash out. Food[...]
Second Chances Leadership Program 10:00 am
Second Chances Leadership Program @ USC Social Sciences Building, RM B52
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Chances Leadership Program was designed to build and develop the self-confidence, life and leadership skills of youth through interactive learning, in-class discussions, presentations, panels, workshops, and exploratory field-trips. Upon conclusion, participants will be able[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 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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Teach Sports or Arts
Teach Sports or Arts @ Coach Art
Nov 3 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
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 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.[...]
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CASA of LA
CASA of LA @ Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court
Nov 5 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
Nov 5 @ 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
Nov 6 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 8 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
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 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[...]
Help Hou Family Move 10:00 am
Help Hou Family Move
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cambodia Town Neighborhood Association and Rose Park Neighborhood Association share the grief of the community and would like to extend an opportunity to help the Hou family. They are working together to help the Hou family to move out[...]
Second Chances Leadership Program 10:00 am
Second Chances Leadership Program @ USC Social Sciences Building, RM B52
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Chances Leadership Program was designed to build and develop the self-confidence, life and leadership skills of youth through interactive learning, in-class discussions, presentations, panels, workshops, and exploratory field-trips. Upon conclusion, participants will be able[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 9 @ 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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5K Hunger Walk (Westside Food Bank’s 29th Annual) 12:00 pm
5K Hunger Walk (Westside Food Bank’s 29th Annual) @ Santa Monica Ocean View Park
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
5K Hunger Walk (Westside Food Bank's 29th Annual) @ Santa Monica Ocean View Park
Sign up for free and help raise funds and awareness as we walk together to end hunger on Sunday, November 10th. Westside Food Bank provides food for over 108,000 people in West L.A. County every[...]
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Nov 10 @ 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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Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary 1:30 pm
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 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[...]
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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
Nov 12 @ 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[...]
13
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 16 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[...]
College Square Neighborhood Tree Planting 9:00 am
College Square Neighborhood Tree Planting
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please join a team of neighbors, City staff, and volunteers to plant trees. Trees reduce greenhouse gases, provide habitat, reduce cooling costs, and increase property values. You can help make a difference. All tools and[...]
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary 9:00 am
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 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[...]
Nothin’ but Sand 10:00 am
Nothin’ but Sand @ Different L.A. County beach each month. Check RSVP page for specific dates/locations
Nov 16 @ 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[...]
Second Chances Leadership Program 10:00 am
Second Chances Leadership Program @ USC Social Sciences Building, RM B52
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Chances Leadership Program was designed to build and develop the self-confidence, life and leadership skills of youth through interactive learning, in-class discussions, presentations, panels, workshops, and exploratory field-trips. Upon conclusion, participants will be able[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 16 @ 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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Native Garden Volunteer Day 10:00 am
Native Garden Volunteer Day
Nov 17 @ 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[...]
Stroll the Art and Architecture of Belmont Heights 12:00 pm
Stroll the Art and Architecture of Belmont Heights @ Belmont Heights
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
You Are Cordially Invited To This Free Public Event Stroll the Art and Architecture of Belmont Heights Sunday, November 17th, 2019 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Take a leisurely walk in Belmont Heights to visit[...]
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Nov 17 @ 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,[...]
18
Inner-City Arts 8:00 am
Inner-City Arts @ Inner-City Arts
Nov 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.[...]
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary 1:30 pm
Help Restore Natural Habitats! Volunteer at Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 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[...]
For the Record! An interactive timeline of North LB History 4:00 pm
For the Record! An interactive timeline of North LB History @ Jordan High School
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
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[...]
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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
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 20 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 22 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
Nov 22 @ 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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Second Chances Leadership Program 10:00 am
Second Chances Leadership Program @ USC Social Sciences Building, RM B52
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Chances Leadership Program was designed to build and develop the self-confidence, life and leadership skills of youth through interactive learning, in-class discussions, presentations, panels, workshops, and exploratory field-trips. Upon conclusion, participants will be able[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 23 @ 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
24
Food on Foot Sunday Serving 3:15 pm
Food on Foot Sunday Serving
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 26 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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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Hollywood Corps Community Center 8:00 am
Hollywood Corps Community Center @ Hollywood Community Center
Nov 29 @ 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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Second Chances Leadership Program 10:00 am
Second Chances Leadership Program @ USC Social Sciences Building, RM B52
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Chances Leadership Program was designed to build and develop the self-confidence, life and leadership skills of youth through interactive learning, in-class discussions, presentations, panels, workshops, and exploratory field-trips. Upon conclusion, participants will be able[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 30 @ 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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