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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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 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
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Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings 9:45 am
Harkins Sensory Friendly Screenings @ Harkins Cerritos 16
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 5 @ 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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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 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
Halloween Special “Died in Long Beach” w/ Author Claudine Burnett 6:30 pm
Halloween Special “Died in Long Beach” w/ Author Claudine Burnett @ Belmont Heights United Methodist Church
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm
Join us Wednesday, Oct 9th for our monthly BHCA meeting featuring Long Beach author Claudine Burnett. Died In Long Beach Just in time for Halloween, Claudine Burnett will present “Died In Long Beach”,  a fascinating history that unveils[...]
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Oct 11 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[...]
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Susan G. Komen-Two Walks For The Price Of One 7:00 am
Susan G. Komen-Two Walks For The Price Of One @ Citadel Outlets
Oct 12 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Susan G. Komen-Two Walks For The Price Of One @ Citadel Outlets
In conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, supporters of Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County can register for two walks for the price of one and get a pancake breakfast, as well. Sign up[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 12 @ 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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Hike to Mend 8:00 am
Hike to Mend @ Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway; Topanga State Park
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Hike to Mend @ Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway; Topanga State Park
Join Mending Kids October 13th on our inaugural Hike to Mend! The up to 5-mile hike symbolizes the distance that a parent in a developing country has to travel on foot to gain access to[...]
Indigenous Pride L.A. 11:00 am
Indigenous Pride L.A. @ The Autry Museum of the American West
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Indigenous Pride L.A. @ The Autry Museum of the American West
Indigenous Pride L.A. 2019 is Los Angeles’s only Pride event that honors and celebrates Two Spirit, Indigenous LGBTQPAI, Indigiqueer, Third Gender, Fourth Gender, and other sacred genders and gender roles of various Indigenous peoples, nations,[...]
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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[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 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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Skid Row Arts Map Presentation @ Skid Row Museum 1:00 pm
Skid Row Arts Map Presentation @ Skid Row Museum @ Skid Row Museum
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation of the SKID ROW ARTS MAP which puts the sites of all arts activities that are free and open to everyone in the community on the map. —so that everyone can find them and[...]
Skid Row Arts Map Presentation @ Skid Row Museum 1:00 pm
Skid Row Arts Map Presentation @ Skid Row Museum @ Skid Row Museum
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation of the SKID ROW ARTS MAP which puts the sites of all arts activities that are free and open to everyone in the community on the map. —so that everyone can find them and[...]
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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 19 @ 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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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 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
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New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans
Oct 25 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[...]
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10th Annual Festival for All Skid Row Artists 1:00 pm
10th Annual Festival for All Skid Row Artists @ Gladys Park
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm
The 10th annual Festival for all Skid Row Artists Saturday and Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019 1-5pm each day in Gladys park (corner of 6th Street and Gladys Avenue) Sign Up as a Skid[...]
Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 26 @ 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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Storytime with Mr. Steve 10:00 am
Storytime with Mr. Steve @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 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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How it Works

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