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FOSP Board/Membership Meeting
– Thursday, August 10 – 7 PM – Community Room, Fairview Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd. – All members welcome! – 
City Librarian Patty Wong will be the guest speaker.

August 1 — Big Blue Bus public hearing re new fare schedule — 6 to 7:30 PM — Santa Monica Main Library — BBB will review all public comments received through August 12. A revised proposal will be submitted to City Council in September and, if approved, new fares will be in place by November 1. Submit written comments to: Big Blue Bus, Attn: Community & Government Engagement, 1660 7th St. Santa Monica, CA 90401

August 1 – Santa Monica Police Department’s “National Night Out” – 6 to 8 PM – Clover Park —
https://www.facebook.com/santamonicapd/

August 1 and September 5 – SMC Board of Trustees – Business Building – Pico at 17th
http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Pages/Trustees-Meeting-Information.aspx

August 1, 15, 22, and 29 – “Write Away” – 12 to 2:30 PM – Fairview Branch Library –
Support and encouragement for all writers

August 2 and 16 – Planning Commission – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Planning-Commission/
Hearings are broadcast live on City TV Channel 16.

August 3, 24, 31 – Current events discussion – 1 PM – Fairview Library – 2101 Ocean Park Blvd.

August 3 – Movie Screening: “The Astronaut Farmer” (2006) – 6:30 PM — Fairview Library

August 6, 13, 20, and 27 – Jazz on the Lawn – 5 to 7 PM – Family-friendly concerts —
Dance, picnic, and enjoy live music, with food and dessert trucks. Stewart Street Park (between Pico and Olympic)

August 7 – Disabilities Commission – 6 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Portals/AccessibleSM/content.aspx?id=16032

August 7 – Architectural Review Board – 7 PM – City Hall —
Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Architectural-Review-Board/

August 8 – Writing for Joy and Creativity – Noon to 2 PM – Fairview Library

August 8 and 22 – City Council – 6:30 PM – City Hall –  
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/departments/clerk/agendas.aspx 

August 9, 15, and 30 — SMMUSD Board of Education – District Office
Agendas: http://www.smmusd.org/board/meetings.html
Board notes: http://www.smmusd.org/BoardNotes.pdf

August 9 – Commission on the Status of Women – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31919

August 10 – Movie Screening: “All the President’s Men” (1976) – 6 PM – Fairview Library

August 10 — Rent Control Board – 7 PM – City Hall
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Current_Board_Meetings.aspx

August 12 — Classics Book Group: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier – 11 AM – Fairview Library

August 12 – Folk Music Concert — 2 to 3 PM – Bring kids and grandkids to hear 60s and 70s folk song favorites – MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library

August 12 – Used Oil Recycling — More information available at www.smgov.net/r3events or
310-458-2223.

August 14 – Landmarks Commission – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Landmarks-Commission/

August 15 — City Audit Subcommittee – 7 to 9:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street
https://www.smgov.net/departments/council/content.aspx?id=53159

August 17 – Housing Commission – 4:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St. –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/HED/Housing_and_Redevelopment/Housing/Housing_Commission_Agendas/Housing_Commission.aspx

August 17 – Recreation & Parks Commission — 7:30 PM – City Hall
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31987

August 19 – Smart Gardening Workshop — More information available at www.smgov.net/r3events or
310-458-2223.

August 21 – Eclipse across America – 9 to 11:30 AM – Virginia Avenue Park Lawn – Special eclipse glasses, sponsored by NASA, will be provided.

August 21 – Arts Commission – 6:30 PM –
Agendas: http://www.smgov.net/portals/culture/agendas.aspx

August 26 – Santa Monica Rep presents “The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window” by Lorraine Hansberry – 2 PM – MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library, 6th and Santa Monica Blvd.

August 28 – Social Services Commission – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center
http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31958

September 16 – Citywide Yard Sale — More information available at www.smgov.net/r3events or
310-458-2223.

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City of Santa Monica Event Calendar:

http://calendar.smgov.net/city/eventcalendar.asp

Santa Monica Public Library Calendar:

http://smpl.org/Programs_and_Events.aspx

Library Calendar of Events for July:

http://smpl.org/uploadedFiles/Library/Programs_and_Events/August2017Calendar.pdf

Santa Monica College events:

http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Marketing/Events/Pages/Events-at-a-Glance.aspx

Morgan-Wixson Theatre — 2627 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.morgan-wixson.org/

Ruskin Group Theatre — 3000 Airport Avenue —

http://www.ruskingrouptheatre.com/

McCabe’s Concerts — 3101 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.mccabes.com/condata.html

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Reminders:

Report sightings of coyotes and other invasive wildlife to the city’s Animal Shelter at shelter@smgov.net or 310-458-8594.

1. Policewww.SantaMonicaPD.org
   a. Non-emergency dispatch – 310-458-8491
   b. Neighborhood Resource Officer – Erik Milosevich – Erik.Milosevich@smgov.net
       Main Line: 310-458-2220 Ext. 4137 — Cell Phone: 310-866-2197
   c. Crime Prevention Officer – Myesha Morrison — Myesha.Morrison@smgov.net
   d. Graffiti Hotline: 310-458-2231
   e. Recycling Theft Hotline: 310-458-4932
   f. Crime mapping: http://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/santamonica
   g. SMPD Community Affairs video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFScj6m8k6U&feature=youtu.be

2. Turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal — A permanent prescription drop-off box is located in front of the Public Safety Facility at 333 Olympic Drive. (It looks similar to a mailbox.) For more information, call SMPD Community Affairs at 310-458-8474.

3. Eathquake Preparedness:
Office of Emergency Management: http://www.smgov.net/departments/oem/
Sign up for SMalerts at  http://www.smgov.net/Departments/OEM/Stay_Informed.aspx
 
4. Santa Monica Airport  – http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/
   a. Noise Hotline – 310-458-8692
   b. Email noise complaints to: Noise@smgov.net – List date, time, your location, and complaint.
   c. Online noise complaint form: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/form.aspx?ekfrm=8886
   d. Flight Tracking: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/For_Our_Neighbors/Flight_Tracking_/_PublicVue.aspx
   e. File a helicopter noise complaint — http://heli-noise-la.com/how-to-use/
 
5. Lost Pets – If you lose a pet or find a lost pet, contact the Animal Shelters:
   a. Santa Monica  — 1640 9th St. — 310-458-8594 — shelter@smgov.net
       http://santamonicapd.org/content.aspx?id=10427
   b. West Los Angeles — 11361 W. Pico (near Sawtelle) — 888-452-7381

6. Santa Monica’s Government Outreach Customer Service Centerhttp://www.smgov.net/sm_go.aspx — Submit comments, complaints and service requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your request will automatically be sent to the right staff member, and you will receive a tracking number and a response within ten days.

7. Big Blue Bus connections to the Expo Line 17th Street Station on Friday & Saturday, 8 PM to 3 AM: https://t.e2ma.net/message/ec8ar/i7uoeg

8. Historic Resources Inventory Updatehttp://historicsamo.squarespace.com/https://www.facebook.com/historic.samo?fref=ts

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“No Jets” window signs are available. Send a request with your address to NoMoreJets@gmail.com
or download the sign at http://bit.ly/1yNoC0Q

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