Community Events

Family-Friendly Events

August 23, 2019, REDWOOD CITY

Art on the Square

Enjoy original jewelry, photography, glass, fiber art, ceramics and more at prices for every budget. Most artists and shoppers live in the area, making ART on the Square an integral part of the local economy. Join us this summer at the Courthouse Square from 5-8:30pm! 

August 24, 2019, REDWOOD CITY

5th Annual Fisher House Fundraiser: Classic Cars & Motorcycles

Come and enjoy classic cars and motorcycles, a BBQ, live music, and fun activities for kids including a bounce house and face painting from 11am-3:30pm at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center (1455 Madison Ave). All proceeds go to the Palo Alto Fisher House to support Veterans!

August 24-25, 2019, FOSTER CITY

Foster City Summer Days in Leo Ryan Park

Join in on the fun to celebrate the City’s birthday. The City is hosting a jam packed weekend full of fun activities for all ages. Enjoy live music, food, beer and wine, SF Etsy vendors, carnival rides, and more! Proceeds go to the Community Benefits Fund to be used towards future programs and events.

August 23 & 30, 2019, SAN CARLOS

Music in the Park

Music in the Park is a series of eight free concerts held on Friday evenings in June, July, and August, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Kids’ Sing & Swing concerts are also offered in June, and run from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.  All concerts are held at the stage area at Burton Park. These events are free to the public and supported by the City of San Carlos and local organizations and business sponsors. 

September 8, 2019, SAN CARLOS

City of San Carlos Public Safety Fair

Join your neighbors for the San Carlos Safety Fair featuring the City’s police, fire, and Public Works Departments! This family-friendly event will have public safety equipment on display, and information to stay safe and prepare for an emergency!

Seotember 21, 2019, SAN MATEO 

15th Annual San Mateo County Disaster Preparedness Day 

Sequoia Healthcare District is sponsoring the 15th Annual San Mateo County Disaster Preparedness Day on September 21, 2019 from 10am-2pm at the San Mateo County Event Center. Enjoy free classes, resources, and guest speakers.



Join your friends and neighbors to share the bounty from your garden! Bring what you have to share; take home something you don’t. A garden share is an opportunity for adults and children to come together and share homegrown vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, honey, eggs, seeds, bulbs, seedlings, compost, etc. It’s a great way to connect, learn, and enjoy your garden even more. The Garden Share takes place on the second Saturday of the month from March to October, 10-11AM, at the Town Center Redwood Grove near the hisotrical schoolhouse. The address is 765 Portola Rd., Portola Valley.



Join us for a mid-week escape, Wednesdays at 5pm April-Oct, offering a relaxing and delicious night out on the lagoon for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment each week, delicious mobile food options from the Off the Grid community, and communal Adirondack chairs for lounging (available to all on a first-come, first-serve basis).

Events for Adults 50+

August 20, 2019, FOSTER CITY

Cooking Super Summer Salads with Chef Marlene

Join the Foster City Village at The VIBE (670 Shell Blvd) from 12pm-2pm to learn how to cook super summer salads! RSVP to the Foster City Village at 650-378-8541.


August 29, 2019, MENLO PARK

Meds Matter: Relieving Pain and Agitation Without Over-Medication

Join Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk from 1-3pm at Rosener House in Menlo Park (500 Arbor Rd) as she discusses how to properly manage pain, what medications are helpful and which to avoid for older adults and those living with dementia. Dr. Landsverk is founder of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine in Burlingame and is the Medical Director for two dementia communities on the Peninsula.


Summer 2019, REDWOOD CITY

FREE Movies Among Friends

Movies are presented in the Veterans Memorial Senior Center Theater on a large projection screen. Movies begin at 1:15pm on Fridays, unless otherwise announced.  Everyone is welcome!  Whenever possible, movies are captioned and are subject due to availability. 


Wed September 11, 2019, REDWOOD CITY

Harvest Pop-Up Social

Gather to enjoy an evening in the beautiful garden at Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center (2600 Middlefield Rd) at 5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverage to share! For more info call 650-780-7543.


Events for Parents & Youth


Making the Transition to College

Join author, educator, and higher education expert Terri Givens, PhD, for an ‘insider’s’ look what you and your student should know about making the transition to college. Dr. Givens is a visionary leader and the founder of  The Center for Higher Education Leadership, a portal for professional development for higher education leaders.Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Seotember 26, 2019, WOODSIDE

Exclusive showing of LIKE

Join us for an exclusive showing of LIKE, the new IndieFlix documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives. Technology is a tool, and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care—but what is really happening? By understanding the impact of technology and social media on the brain, we can learn how to navigate it more safely with our teens. Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation (subtitles) will be available.