POST Events

From group hikes and bike rides to educational series, movie screenings and family events, POST has a range of opportunities for you to explore the outdoors, learn more about our natural world and create connections with a community of nature-lovers.

January 26, 2019
  • 420 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95172
  • 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • 40
Event Details
Join us for a delicious, casual farm-to-table dinner in the heart of downtown San Jose. POST is joining forces with Forager Tasting Room to spice up your January calendar with great music and a winter meal featuring local food from Markegard Family Grassfed, Pie Ranch and Alvarado Street Brewery. In addition to music, you'll also be entertained with a short talk featuring local rancher and author Doniga Markegard. She'll share stories from her new book "Dawn Again," which chronicles her journey to become an accomplished wildlife tracker. All are welcomed to stop in for free. Those who wish to join for dinner and a drink may purchase tickets online or at the venue for $40 per person.
February 3, 2019
  • Bair Island
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Event Details
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through inner Bair Island. This interpretive walk features restored marshlands, more than 30 species of native plants, and plenty of birds. Bring binoculars!
February 9, 2019
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Event Details
Tucked away in the backcountry of South San Jose are the glorious rolling grasslands, oak woodland ridges, and sage chaparral of Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve, next to Calero County Park.

Come hike this beautiful land with POST, on a trail that will take you through many of the preserve's landmarks. You'll be led by a POST representative who'll share details about the natural history of the park, and why the site is so special.
February 12, 2019
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • 8:00 P.M.
  • 40
Event Details
Join us for an engaging talk with environmental activist and feminist Dr. Vandana Shiva as part of POST's annual Wallace Stegner Lectures. Her talk will focus on how women of diverse backgrounds from around the world are playing a central role in important environmental initiatives.
February 16, 2019
  • Wavecrest Open Space Reserve
  • 4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Event Details
Looking for a casual and easy 2-mile stroll along the coast? This hike at Wavecrest Open Space Reserve is perfect for you (and families)! This coastal gem offers sweeping views of the ocean and is also home to raptors in the winter.

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January 19, 2019
  • Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join POST on a beautiful, 7.2-mile walk along the Cowell-Purisima Trail that POST helped to create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking most of the 3.6-mile bluff top trail, we'll turn around to catch the sunset on the way back.
January 13, 2019
  • Pillar Point Bluff
  • 2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Event Details
Due to forecasted rain, this event has been canceled! We are very sorry for the inconvenience. We hope you can join us for a hike in the near future!

January 12, 2019
  • Sunnyvale Public Library - 665 W Olive Ave Sunnyvale, CA
  • 3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the Sunnyvale Public Library for a free screening of the entertaining and inspiring Miyazaki film My Neighbor Totoro.
January 5, 2019
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Event Details
On this 5-mile excursion, you'll hike from the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to the top of the POST-protected Mindego Hill. We'll rest at the top and try to catch the beginning of the sunset before we head back down.
November 28, 2018
  • Central Park Library of Santa Clara
  • 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) at the Central Park Library of Santa Clara for a free movie screening of the documentary, Meru. It tells the tale of three friends and their incredible ascent up Mount Meru in the Himalayas. Mix and mingle with other outdoors lovers and enjoy some light refreshments prior to the screening.

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