The YWCA Santa Monica/ Westside is hosting a home and garden tour of “special places” on the Westside from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 18th.

The tour starts at the YWCA, 2019 14th St., Santa Monica, where guests can pick up guide books and sign up to tour the YWCA’s historic 1930s foster care transitional house, which was fully renovated following the 1994 Northridge earthquake. After the tour, guests are invited to an afternoon tea from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the YWCA gym.

Tour tickets are $25 for YWCA members and $30 for non-members. Advertisement space is $25 for a quarter-page, $50 for a half page and $100 for a full page. To purchase tickets, place an ad in the guide book, or for more information,, or Julia Miele at (310) 452-3881 ext. 111,

“We are excited to host this first annual tour, which offers participants the opportunity to support our community’s women and girls while enjoying a relaxing and fun Sunday afternoon,” said Miele, YWCA Santa Monica/ Westside executive director.