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There is no shortage of things to do in the Baywood community, San Mateo, and the Peninsula. 


Our friends at the San Mateo Daily Journal maintain a comprehensive event calendar filled with activities for kids, families, and seniors. Check out to see what's going on in the Peninsula!



2021 Movies in the Park

Fridays, September 2021

Join us every Friday in September! . Meet up with friends and neighbors in your favorite park for FREE Friday night movies under the stars! Bring a blanket, chair, and jacket - then sit back and enjoy the show!

  • Food & drink sales will begin at 6:00pm

  • Activities start at 6:00pm

  • Movie starts at dusk (approximately 7:30pm)

Visit for movies, park locations, and details!

Bayfront Cleanup

Saturday, September 18th

We are proud to host one of the longest-running shoreline cleanup events in Northern California. We return in 2021 to our usual date of the 3rd Saturday in September. Join us to help keep our shorelines free of litter, clutter, recyclables that don’t belong in the wildlife habitat of the San Francisco Bay. You can make a difference in just one day. Bring your family, your friends, your co-workers, or just come join us to help keep San Mateo’s shorelines beautiful. Hundreds of volunteers pick up thousands of pounds of debris along San Mateo’s coastline and surrounding areas. After the event, we host a volunteer barbecue for all participants.

Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Time Details: Registration is 7:30-9:00 a.m.; Cleanup starts at 8 a.m.; Barbecue begins at 12 p.m.

Location: Ryder Park

Address: 1801 J Hart Clinton Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401

Annual Baywood Social

 Sunday, September 19th

Please join us for the Annual Baywood Social! There will be Amici's Pizza, Tin Pot Ice Cream, face painting, Mateo, the San Mateo Public Library's Van, San Mateo Police Activities League (PAL), and more! It is a great chance to safely say hello in person to your neighbors while enjoying some great food. We will also be collecting food, diapers and boys' clothing donations for Samaritan House.

Time: 2 pm - 4 pm

Location: Baywood Elementary School parking lot

District Elections In-Person Workshop

Saturday, September 25th

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Address: Main Library - Oak Room
55 W. Third Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

Cost: FREE

Links: District Elections

Artist Reception - Vera Fainshtein

Sunday, September 26th

Please join us for an artist reception for Vera Fainshtein. Her current library exhibition runs from September 2nd to October 29th and presents a small selection of paintings created in the last 12 years. There is a sense of nostalgia in many of the pieces, accompanied by a desire to transport the viewer into a different time and place. The most recent series is dedicated to Mexico and Peru. The people and the rich cultural heritage of both countries are a constant source of inspiration.

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Location: Laurel Room, 1st Floor

Address: San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402

District Elections Virtual Public Hearing

Thursday, September 30th

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: On Zoom (meeting link will be posted on Public Meeting portal)

Address: San Mateo, CA 94403

Cost: FREE

Links: District Elections

Storytime in the Park

Starting in April, join us for socially distanced storytimes at Central or Beresford park! Masks, social distancing and registration are required!

Location: Central or Beresford Park

Address: San Mateo, CA 94403


Cost: FREE

Links: Registration

Summer and Spring Activity Guide

The San Mateo Public Library is offering virtual story times, lessons, workshops, and more! 

Check out all of their daily activities using this link.