Community Events

Family-Friendly Events

September 20, 2019, MENLO PARK

Menlo Movies in the Park

The 2019 Menlo Movie Series features free outdoor movies in Menlo Park. Grab a chair, blanket and some snacks to enjoy a free community movie night with your friends and family, and enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. Fri Sept 6, 13, & 20th.

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.

Seotember 29, 2019, SAN CARLOS

San Carlos Day of Service

Celebrate the city of San Carlos by participating in service projects for a day! Learn about your non-profit neighbors while lending a hand with fun projects. The Day of Service grows our sense of community through one day dedicated to giving back.


Garden Share

Come together and share homegrown vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, honey, eggs, seeds, bulbs, seedlings, and more!  Garden sharing 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. 


Off the Grid in Leo Ryan Park

Join your Foster City neighbors 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, delicious 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+

September 20 2019, SAN CARLOS

Bingo Palooza Night

Rotary Club of Peninsula Starlight and the Friends of the San Carlos Adult Community Center will be hosting an evening of food, fun & friendship at their Bingo Palooza Night. Enjoy happy hour with beer, wine, and appetizers, a delicious pasta dinner, bingo games, and a silent auction. 

October 7-11 2019, REDWOOD CITY

Active Aging Week

Enjoy a variety of activities and services all week long at the Veterans Memoiral Senior Center in Redwood City. Activities and services include exercise classes, celebrations, immunizatio clinics, free blood pressure screenings, a Pets in Need mobile van, and more! The first 200 sign-ups will receive a complimentary t-shirt!

Thursdays 2019, FOSTER CITY

FREE Movies Among Friends

Join the Foster City Senior Wing on Thursday afternoons for the weekly movie. Movies start at 12:30pm in the Sunfish Room. Free popcorn and water are provided. For more information, please call the Senior Wing at (650) 286-2585.

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.