City of Santa Monica@cityofsantamonica

City of Santa Monica official Instagram account. β˜€οΈ 🌊

linktr.ee/cityofsantamonica

1,525 posts 7,656 followers 367 following

City of Santa Monica

#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.


3

City of Santa Monica

We are 11 months into #SantaMonica’s Shared Mobility Pilot Program and want to hear your thoughts about e-bikes 🚲 and e-scooters πŸ›΄. We hope you take this 7-minute survey (link in bio) to help inform the remainder of the pilot program.


15

City of Santa Monica

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.


5

City of Santa Monica

This July, celebrate Parks & Recreation Month by enjoying one of #SantaMonica's world-class public spaces! From playgrounds πŸ€Ύβ€β™€οΈ to swimming pools πŸŠβ€β™€οΈ, to free outdoor concerts 🎡 in the park, we've got you covered. See the "News & Blog" link in bio for inspiration! πŸ“·: The Cove Skatepark


13

City of Santa Monica

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 πŸš’ 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 ⚠️


1

City of Santa Monica

In case you missed #SaMoPride πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ or just want to revisit all the fun, see the "News & Blog" link in bio for our 5 most memorable moments! 🌈

Thank you πŸ™ to the community for your support and to our partners at the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Place and Downtown Santa Monica who made this inaugural celebration a true success!


1

City of Santa Monica

It's time for bookish πŸ“š 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


0

City of Santa Monica

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 βœ”οΈ steps at the link in our bio to be prepared for the next earthquake or other disaster.


4

City of Santa Monica

July is Parks & Recreation Month! πŸ™Œ What are some of your favorite #SantaMonica outdoor activities? From parks 🌳 to sunset swims πŸŠβ€β™€οΈ to Pickleball πŸ“ ("what's Pickleball⁉️" hint: no pickles are used), see the "News & Blog" link in our bio for some ideas to help you get started. πŸ“·: Sunset Swim at @annenbergcommunitybeachhouse, happening Fridays: July 12, 26 & August 9, 23, 7-10pm


2

City of Santa Monica

#Throwback to #SantaMonica Beach circa 1916 on July 4th! If you are enjoying the beach, πŸ™ ⛱️ please be sure to pack out all your trash πŸ—‘οΈ and keep our beaches clean for future generations! #ThrowbackThursday #TBT


4

City of Santa Monica

Happy #4thofjuly, #SantaMonica! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!


6

City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a place where walking πŸšΆπŸ½β€β™€οΈ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 Monicaβ˜€οΈ 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.


5