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 to spice up your January calendar with great music and a winter meal featuring local ingredients from Markegard Family Grassfed, Pie Ranch and locally brewed beer. In addition to music, you'll also be entertained with a short talk featuring local rancher and author Doniga Markegard. She will talk about her new book "Dawn Again," with personal stories about 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 12, 2019
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
  • 40
Event Details
The Wallace Stegner Lectures feature writers, thinkers and activists who explore important issues related to land, nature, and conservation. Our 2019 season “Change & Resilience” will building resilience in an era of evolving societies and a changing climate. Proceeds fund POST’s work to protect open space on the Peninsula and in the South Bay for the benefit of all.

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.
September 15, 2018
  • Multiple Locations
  • Morning
Event Details
Join our Friends at the Santa Clara Valley Water District along with multiple other community organizations for the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. Choose a creek cleanup site in Santa Clara or San Mateo Counties to volunteer at and help clean our waterways!
September 8, 2018
  • Cowell Purisima Trail - Half Moon Bay
  • 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join us for a beautiful, easy 4 mile walk along the Cowell Purisima Trail which Peninsula Open Space Trust helped create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking about half of the 3.6 bluff top mile trail, we'll turn around and catch the sunset on the way back. If 4 miles is too much for you, you'll have the option to turn back early!

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