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.

November 18, 2018
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 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 23, 2018
  • Los Trancos Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Event Details
Our friends at MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District and Latino Outdoors are hosting a joint hike at Los Trancos Preserve on November 23! This is an easy, family-friendly nature hike! They will be exploring the preserve and looking for geocaches along the way!
November 23, 2018
  • Calero County Park - Rancho San Vicente Trail
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details
Escape the madness of shoppings malls and electronics stores, and instead Opt Outside for a Black Friday hike. This 7.8 mile hike will be just in time to catch the golden light on POST-protected Rancho San Vicente's grassy hilltops.

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.
December 8, 2018
  • Pillar Point Bluff
  • 4:00 P.M. - 6:15 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust for a beautiful and easy sunset hike at Pillar Point Bluff just north of Half Moon Bay! You will be guided by a POST representative that will share details about the area's interesting natural history, from the coastal scrub habitat to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve that hosts tide pools and breeding grounds for harbor seals.

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November 11, 2018
  • Trianon Theatre of San Jose
  • 6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, and Pathways for Wildlife for a free movie screening of The Cat that Changed America and discussion of local efforts to protect and enhance wildlife corridors.
October 27, 2018
  • Calero County Park, McKean Entrance Picnic Area
  • 9:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) at Calero County Park for a family-friendly, fun-filled fall morning! Celebrate the season by arriving in costumes for our Halloween Costume Hike, which will feature some great activities as well as some goodies to be collected.

Meet up is at 9:30 AM at the McKean Entrance Picnic Area Parking Lot.
October 25, 2018
  • Rinconada Library -- 1213 Newell Rd, Palo Alto
  • 7PM- 8:30PM
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust for an exciting talk about the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains at the Palo Alto Library.
October 7, 2018
  • North Ridge Trail at Purisima Creek Redwoods
  • 3:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
Event Details
Come and join POST for a lovely, moderate 4.6 mile hike along the shady North Ridge Trail at Purisima Creek Redwoods. You'll be guided by a POST Volunteer, and have a chance to view beautiful autumn colors.
September 15, 2018
  • Huddart Park
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), San Mateo County Parks, and Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks for a fun morning with your children, surrounded by trees and nature at Huddart Park! Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will lead activities tailored for kids ages 2-10, as well as a longer nature walk for older kids and adults of all ages.

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