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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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[...]
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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Inner-City Arts Imagine Awards: A Non-Gala Gala 11:30 am
Inner-City Arts Imagine Awards: A Non-Gala Gala
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am
A PARTY 30 YEARS IN THE MAKING Join us as we celebrate three decades of empowering young people through creativity and art. At this special day, your support makes it possible for us to invite[...]
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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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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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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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[...]
Peace 4 Kids 9:00 am
Peace 4 Kids
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
HOW YOU CAN VOLUNTEER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CONNECTION Each year, our volunteers contribute 5000+ hours, accounting for almost 80% of our services. If you're interested in promoting peace in the lives of[...]
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[...]
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
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! 6:00 pm
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! @ Beach Cities Health District
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! @ Beach Cities Health District | Redondo Beach | California | United States
About A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in foster care. CASA volunteers are paired to work one-on-one with a child and ensure they have the services and support[...]
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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[...]
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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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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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,[...]
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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 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[...]
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A Place Called Home Gala for the Children 5:30 pm
A Place Called Home Gala for the Children @ Beverly Hilton
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Each year, our Gala for the Children brings together APCH’s long-standing supporters as well as new friends to celebrate our youth and raise funds to support the organization’s critical work. It is a fun and[...]
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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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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Peace 4 Kids 9:00 am
Peace 4 Kids
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
HOW YOU CAN VOLUNTEER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CONNECTION Each year, our volunteers contribute 5000+ hours, accounting for almost 80% of our services. If you're interested in promoting peace in the lives of[...]
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
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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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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
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! 6:00 pm
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! @ Beach Cities Health District
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how to advocate for an abused and neglected child! @ Beach Cities Health District | Redondo Beach | California | United States
About A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in foster care. CASA volunteers are paired to work one-on-one with a child and ensure they have the services and support[...]

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