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Fourth Annual Project Save Our Surf SURF 24

October 15 to 16

Free, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Lifeguard Tower 28 in Santa Monica

Ocean Park and Barnard Way

http://projectsaveoursurf.org

Former world champion surfer Shaun Tomson and Project SOS founder/actress Tanna Frederick will co-host the Fourth Annual Project SOS: SURF 24, a celebrity surfathon to benefit Santa Monica Baykeeper, Waves for Water, Inside the Outdoors, and Tumelo Home. The event will also feature daytime activities including live music, mural painting with Joanne “Art Miles” Tawfilis, guest speakers, yoga, and eco-friendly exhibits. Celebrity surfers include Sam Trammell (“True Blood”), Tate Donovan (“Damages”), John Slattery (“Mad Men”), Jesse Spencer (“House”), Richard Burgi (“Desperate Housewives”), Chad Lowe (“24”), Gregory Harrison (“One Tree Hill”), among others. There will be 12 teams of 24 participants per team. Each person on a team surfs for 45 minutes. Team members are encouraged to raise $500 per person with 100 percent of total donations going to charity.

Plug-In Parade

October 16

Free, 10 a.m.

Starting from Main Street and Pico Boulevard

www.pluginamerica.org

More than 200 EV drivers will take to the streets of Santa Monica for the country’s largest-ever plug-in parade to champion the benefits of EVs. The parade is the flagship event of the first National Plug-In Day. New plug-in vehicles by GM, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Toyota, SMART, Ford, Coda and others will be driven in the parade through downtown Santa Monica. Plug In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association are national organizers, teaming up with other local groups across the country to organize more than 20 events across the U.S. For parade details, visit www.pluginamerica.org/pluginday/los-angeles

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