COAST
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

COAST

WHAT: The City of Santa Monica presents COAST, its annual open streets event celebrating community, art, and sustainability. More than two miles of city streets will be closed to cars and open for people to stroll, bike, and roll. Attendees will indulge in delicious food, listen to live music, enjoy world-class art, and experience the community’s public spaces in a new, reimagined way.

WHEN: Sunday, October 7, 2018

WHERE: The event will be held on approximately two miles of car-free streets in Downtown Santa Monica, including Ocean Avenue from Wilshire Boulevard south past City Hall and Tongva Park, as well as all of Main Street to Pier Avenue.

ADMISSION: The general public is invited to attend the free, open streets event.

CONTACT: For more information about COAST, visit santamonica.gov/coast.

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LA Works Day
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

LA Works Day

Community volunteer pop-up event. Come out to put together items that will benefit low-income individuals and people currently experiencing homelessness. Lunch will be provided to volunteers.

About

L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.

OUR MISSION

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars:

  1. INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects;
  2. PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and
  3. EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community.

OUR IMPACT

Tens of thousands of committed volunteers together with thousands of civic, nonprofit and business partners have enabled L.A. Works to make a significant, visible and lasting contribution to Los Angeles.

Since 1991, L.A. Works has mobilized and led volunteers to contribute over a million hours to Los Angeles through unique volunteer programming, which has included:

  • Serving meals and preparing emergency food provisions for over 425,000 homeless and low-income individuals;
  • Providing educational and enrichment activities for over 65,000 disadvantaged youth;
  • Revitalizing schools, parks, and community centers for more than 200,000 volunteer hours;
  • Offering companionship to seniors and friendship to abused and homeless women for more than 20,000 volunteer hours;
  • Conserving, cleaning and restoring urban and natural environments in and around Los Angeles for more than 75,000 volunteer hours; 
  • Caring for animals in shelters and sanctuaries at over 1,200 volunteer projects; and
  • Training more than 900 Angelenos in project and volunteer management.
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National Night Out
Aug
7
5:30 PM17:30

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

Santa Monica community members are invited to join the Santa Monica Police Department and communities nationwide to celebrate National Night Out. This special event will take place at the Santa Monica City Hall. National Night Out is an opportunity for the SMPD to honor the exceptional relationship our police and community share together. In addition, there will be food, entertainment, dancing and community art projects.

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