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FOSP Board Meeting – Thursday, October 19  (3rd Thursday of the month)
7 PM – Mt. Olive Church, 14th & Ocean Park Blvd.
All members are welcome to attend and participate in discussions!

October 1 – Open Streets Festival: “COAST” – 10 AM to 4 PM – Main Street and Ocean Avenue
https://beta.smgov.net/strategic-goals/mobility/coast

Big Blue Bus detours on October 1: https://www.bigbluebus.com/Newsroom/Service-Alerts/Routes-1,-5,-8,-9–COAST-Detour-10/1.aspx?type=Alerts

October 2 and 19 – 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

October 2 – Disabilities Commission – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street
The Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Portals/AccessibleSM/content.aspx?id=16032

October 2 and 16 – Architectural Review Board – 7 PM – Check agenda for location
Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Architectural-Review-Board/

October 3 and November 7 – SMC Board of Trustees – Business Building – Pico at 17th
Agendas: http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Pages/Trustees-Meeting-Information.aspx

October 3, 10, 17, and 31 – “Write Away” – 12 to 2:30 PM – Fairview Branch Library –
Support and encouragement for all writers

October 4 and 18, November 1 – 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.

October 5 and 19, November 2 — SMMUSD Board of Education
Agendas: http://www.smmusd.org/board/meetings.html
Board notes: http://www.smmusd.org/BoardNotes.pdf

October 6, 13, 20, and 27 – SMC Planetarium shows – 8 PM – Drescher Hall, Room 223 –
The 8 PM feature shows are preceded by “The Night Sky Show” at 7 PM, offering the latest news in astronomy and space exploration, a family-friendly “tour” of the constellations, and the chance to ask astronomy-related questions. www.smc.edu/planetarium

October 7 – Compost giveaway – 7 AM to 2 PM, or while supplies last – City Yards, 2500 Michigan Avenue – Burlap bags will be provided.

October 7 – Fall Festival – 3 to 7 PM – Virginia Avenue Park – Pumpkin carving, square dancing,
petting zoo, train rides, story telling

October 7 – Costume swap – Pico Branch Library Annex – Drop off used Halloween costumes from
3 to 4 PM. Pick up “new” used Halloween costumes from 4 to 5 PM.

October 9 – Landmarks Commission – 7 PM – City Hall
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Landmarks-Commission/

October 10 and 24 – City Council – 6:30 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/departments/clerk/agendas.aspx 

October 11 – Commission on the Status of Women – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31919

October 12 — Rent Control Board – 7 PM – City Hall
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Current_Board_Meetings.aspx

October 13 — Samohi Orchestras Present: “Wizards & Magic” Concert – 6:30 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School (Parking in the Civic Center parking lot or parking structure.) — https://www.samohiorchestras.com/

October 14 – Classics Book Group – “The Notebooks of Malte Lawinds Bridge” by Rainer Maria Rilke — 11 AM – Fairview Library

October 14 – Indie Author Day: “Become a Self-Published Author” – 12 PM – Pico Branch Library

October 14 – Indie Author Day: “Write Away” Author Showcase – 3 PM – Fairview Library

October 15 – Westside Food Bank Hunger Walk — Visit http://tinyurl.com/WSFBhungerwalk2017  to register for free or www.wsfb.org  for more information, or call 310-828-6016 x16.

October 16 – Arts Commission – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street
Agendas: http://www.smgov.net/portals/culture/agendas.aspx

October 16 – Task Force on the Environment – 7 PM – Virginia Avenue Park(?)

October 17 – Medicare 101 – 4 PM – Fairview Library – Changes in 2018 – bring your questions!

October 17 – Gentle Yoga – 6:30 PM – Fairview Library – Bring a towel or mat.

October 17 – Audit Subcommittee – 7 PM — Special Joint Meeting with the Compensation Study Advisory Committee — Santa Monica Institute Training Room, located in the Civic Center Parking Structure, 330 Olympic Dr., 2nd Floor (Plaza Level)

October 18 — Child Care & Early Education Task Force – 1 PM – Thelma Terry Center, Virginia Avenue Park – Agenda: Current agenda is available to the public when distributed to the Task Force with past meeting minutes at: www.santamonicacradletocareer.org

October 18 — Commission on the Senior Community – 1:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street
Agenda:  https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=53687097196

October 19 and 26 – Current events discussion – 1 PM – Fairview Library – 2101 Ocean Park Blvd.

October 19 – Recreation & Parks Commission — 7:30 PM – City Hall
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31987

October 21 – 2nd Annual College Summit – 9 AM – Pico Branch Library – Get college-ready by attending workshops on college prep topics.

October 21 – Free paper shredding – 9 AM to 2 PM – City Yards, 2500 Michigan Avenue. Limit: 5 boxes, Santa Monica residents only.  Electronics recycling also available.

October 21 — Samohi Choir “Sweet Serenade” — 6 PM – Centennial Plaza , Santa Monica High School (Park in the Civic Center parking lot or parking structure.) — http://www.samohichoir.org/http://www.samohichoir.org/index.php/events/public-concerts-and-events

October 23 – Social Services Commission – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31958

October 23 — Airport Commission meeting – 7 PM – MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library,
601 Santa Monica Blvd. (Note change of location.) – Agenda posted at: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/commission/default.aspx?id=45320

October 24 — Samohi Bands Fall Concert – 7 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School — (Park in the Civic Center parking lot or parking structure.)

October 25 – SMC Citizens Bond Oversight Committee – 8 AM – Drescher 300-E (The Loft)

October 25 – Movie Screening: “The Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954) – 7 PM PM — Fairview Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd.

October 26 – “El Dia De Los Muertos” Art Exhibit opening – 6 to 8 PM – Roberts Art Gallery, History Building, Santa Monica High School — (Park in the Civic Center parking lot or parking structure.)

October 27, 28, 29 and November 3, 4, 5 — Samohi Theatre Presents “Zoot Suit” – For start times, visit http://www.samohitheatre.org/  — Humanities Centre, Santa Monica High School — (Park in the Civic Center parking lot or parking structure.) — “The iconic musical drama tells the story of the 1942 Sleepy Lagoon murder and the reaction by the LAPD, which resulted in the arrest, trial, and imprisonment of a group of Mexican-American men without evidence, because they were ‘Mexican and dangerous’.”

October 28 – LA Opera Multimedia Talk – “Nabucco” – 3 PM – MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library –  Verdi’s opera follows the plight of the Jews as they are assaulted, conquered, and subsequently  exiled from their homeland by the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar II. The historical events are used as background for a romantic and political plot.

November 22 – Urban Forest Task Force — 6:30 PM – Community Meeting Room, Main Library
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Portals/UrbanForest/content.aspx?id=18947

Citizenship Classes – Every Thursday and Friday, 10 AM to 12:30 PM – Pico Branch Library Annex

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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 October:

https://smpl.org/uploadedFiles/Library/Programs_and_Events/October2017Calendar.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:

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. Homeless Liaison Program – Report ongoing homeless-related issues – 310-458-8953
   e. Graffiti Hotline: 310-458-2231
   f. Recycling Theft Hotline: 310-458-4932
   g. Crime mapping: http://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/santamonica
   h. 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

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

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