#TBT: Built in 1928, the Sovereign is a five-story Spanish Colonial Revival structure 🏨 with a landscaped inner courtyard 🌳 at 205 Washington Ave. Read more of this week's History Spotlight at the News & Blog link in our bio.
We are 11 months into #SantaMonica’s Shared Mobility Pilot Program and want to hear your thoughts about e-bikes 🚲 and e-scooters 🛴. We hope you take this 7-minute survey (link in bio) to help inform the remainder of the pilot program.
Join us for the July edition of "Let's Read with Gleam" at #SantaMonica’s annual Community Picnic on July 18 from 6-8:30 pm at @annenbergcommunitybeachhouse! Pack your favorite picnic dinner, grab your friends and family and head over for games, crafts, snacks, tug-o-war, and the July edition of story time with Mayor Gleam Davis. To see Mayor Davis' top 10 summer reads for kids, visit the "News & Blog" link in bio.
This July, celebrate Parks & Recreation Month by enjoying one of #SantaMonica's world-class public spaces! From playgrounds 🤾♀️ to swimming pools 🏊♀️, to free outdoor concerts 🎵 in the park, we've got you covered. See the "News & Blog" link in bio for inspiration! 📷: The Cove Skatepark
25 years ago, the #Northridge#Earthquake shook Santa Monica and the Los Angeles region. While last week's quakes didn't cause any damage in #SantaMonica, they are an important reminder ⚠️ that disasters 🚒 can happen at any time. Visit the link in our bio to ensure you and your loved ones are prepared for the next earthquake or other disaster ⚠️
It's time for bookish 📚 fun in the sun 😎 with #SMPLatTheBeach, Southern California's only seaside pop-up library! This Saturday, July 13, join us for a day of family-friendly activities like Seaside Storytime, Brazilian Dancing, sign out books from the @SantaMonicaLibr curated collection of beach reads, enjoy games like bocce and ladder toss, or kick back, relax and read in the shade of our Surfside Lounge!
When: Saturday, July 13 from 10am-3pm Where: Dorothy Green Park, where Ocean Park Boulevard ends More info: smpl.org/beach
Last week’s earthquakes are an important reminder that disasters 🚨 can happen at any time and being prepared for the next big one is critical. This time we were lucky in Santa Monica, but next time we may not be. Start planning now by following these ✔️ steps at the link in our bio to be prepared for the next earthquake or other disaster.
July is Parks & Recreation Month! 🙌 What are some of your favorite #SantaMonica outdoor activities? From parks 🌳 to sunset swims 🏊♀️ to Pickleball 🏓 ("what's Pickleball⁉️" hint: no pickles are used), see the "News & Blog" link in our bio for some ideas to help you get started. 📷: Sunset Swim at @annenbergcommunitybeachhouse, happening Fridays: July 12, 26 & August 9, 23, 7-10pm
Santa Monica is a place where walking 🚶🏽♀️is not only pleasant and desirable, but a core part of the City’s identity and character❤️—we are a city of walkers. The City of Santa Monica☀️ opened it's first walk loop last weekend and the project was driven by one of our community member. To read the full story, visit the News & Blog link in our bio.