• Now that you have a new, hands-free cell phone, why not recycle your old one? Donate your used phone to Lions Sight and Hearing Center and the money received will go toward helping thousands of people around the world get a pair of eyeglasses. What have you got to lose? Call 569-8264 for drop-off location.

• Join dressed/ready (1253 Coast Village Rd., Montecito) for its Art and Sole two-day event. Watch For Tomorrow: The TOMS Shoe Story, and then style your own pair of TOMS shoes or have one of the guest artists customize a pair for you. For every pair purchased, TOMS will give a pair to a child in need. A silent auction will benefit the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation. Thursday, September 4, from 7-9 p.m., and Friday, September 5, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 565-1253 x107 for more info.

• Donations are needed for the Second Chance Cocker Spaniel Rescue Rummage Sale sponsored by S.B. Arts, a nonprofit that supports area animal rescue groups. Do some summer housecleaning and donate what you can to the upcoming rummage sale. Donations accepted through Saturday, August 30 at the downtown drop-off site at 128 East Canon Perdido Street. Call 884-1938 for more info.


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