Adopt An Animal (lazoo.org/support/ adopt/) and “Name An Animal” (lazoo.org/support/nameananimal/index.html) can be given as holiday gifts, 323.644.6035.
Airport Dog Park Permit Tags are required by January 1. To obtain a 2008 non-resident permit tag for use of the Airport Dog Park you must furnish the following items for your dog: copy of dog license receipt, full name and current mailing address, current phone number, copy of current rabies vaccine record from your veterinarian, full description of dog (name, sex, breed, color, age, and size or weight), and check of $15.50 made out to City of Santa Monica. Send to Santa Monica Animal Shelter, 1640 9th St., SM, CA 90404.
The American Red Cross of Santa Monica, KABC Channel 7, and Southland Firefighters are running this year’s “Spark of Love Toy Drive” through Thursday, December 20. New unwrapped toys, games, and sports equipment can be dropped off at any Santa Monica Fire Department station, CVS Pharmacy, and the Santa Monica Red Cross, located at 1450 11th St. For information, call 310.394.3773.
The Assistance League of Santa Monica is celebrating their 70th anniversary. Help the ALSM by shopping at their thrift shop, the Assistance League Bargain Bazaar, 1453 14th St., 310.395.2338.
Mt. Olive Film Night, entertaining and thought-provoking films shown on 2nd and 4th Saturdays, supper at 6pm, films start at 7pm, free, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.452.1116.
Santa Monica Oceanaires barbershop harmony chorus invites men of all ages and voice parts to sing each Tuesday, 7-10pm, Church of Christ, 9733 Venice Blvd., WLA, oceanaires.org, 310.202.1380.
The Santa Monica Rotary Club is accepting applications from area nonprofits for capital and equipment funding requests. Applications are due January 31 for the next funding cycle. Applicants can call the Rotary Club at 310.917.3313 or e-mail email@example.com.
Santa Monica Playhouse’s Winter Break Create-a-Play Workshops will be offered December 17-21, December 26-30, and January 2-6, for children between the ages of 6 and 14. Enrollment is by interview only. For an appointment call Cammy Truong at 310.394.9779 x673.
The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are schedule to be docked in Marina del Rey through December 18, 360.589.2299 or historicalseaport.org.
The World Festival of Sacred Music – Los Angeles will take place September 20 to October 4, 2008. The festival is currently looking for performers, venues, presenters, and volunteers. Applications are due January 4, 310.825.0507