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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!



Electrify Your Home

April 2, 2024

Are you interested in electrifying your home but not interested in the legwork of developing your own home electrification plan? Switching to electric heating and cooking technologies creates safer homes and communities for generations to come, but the process can be complicated. The City of San Mateo, 350 Silicon Valley and Peninsula Clean Energy are partnering to host a community-led workshop that will share information on how to take advantage of new direct installation and concierge services to make home electrification easier than ever.

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Oak Room Patio, San Mateo Public Library

First Friday Nights at CuriOdyssey​

April 5, 2023

Join CuriOdyssey for an amazing start to Earth Month! Dance to some of your favorite pop and rock hits while enjoying animal presentations, tacos from Lilo's Kitchen, and pupusas from Antojitos Salvadoreños. Kids will be able to do fun nature-based activities like creating seed pods and leaf rubbings. Plus, you can reimagine the California Flag with other endangered wildlife on our coloring postcards, which you can send to your representatives to encourage them to protect our native species this month!

Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Dr

Fixit Clinic

April 6, 2024

​Bring: broken electronics, appliances, toys, etc. for assessment,disassembly, and possible repair. We'll provide workspace, tools, and guidance by specialists from to help you disassemble, troubleshoot & maybe even FIX your item. Walk-ins are always welcome but please help by regestering in advance select the 2024-04-06 San Mateo Public Library event.

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Oak Room, San Mateo Public Library

San Mateo Chats!

Thursday, April 11, 2024 

 Join for an evening talk, "The Science Behind Living Better Longer," with Buck Institute Fellow Sidharth Madhavan to hear about his research on the biology of aging and Buck’s efforts to end the threat of age-related disease. As a Ph.D. Fellow in the Newman Lab, Sidharth Madhavan investigates the propensity for small energetic metabolites to modulate proteostasis in Alzheimer’s disease.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Oak Room, San Mateo Public Library

Festival in the LIBRARY 

Saturday, April 13, 2024 

Due to inclement weather this event has been relocated. Central Stage programming is moving to the OAK ROOM at the Main Branch of the San Mateo Public Library, with additional activities and activations in the Lobby and Children’s Department. Visit for the official program of events that will take place for families and people of all ages!

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: San Mateo Public Library

Night at the Library

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Join for a scintillating evening of food, fun, and philanthropy to benefit the San Mateo Public Library! Come hang out with your friends and make new ones; watch tango and hip hop demos and maybe learn a few steps with Motions Arts Center Dance Studio and Str8jacket talent; and enjoy a Taiko drumming presentation. A perennial favorite Library offering is Trivia Night and the Library is delighted to bring this experience to the party.

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: San Mateo Public Library

City of San Mateo Earth Day Events

April 20, 2024

Join the City of San Mateo in celebrating sustainability for Earth Day! As part of the City’s commitment to creating a sustainable community, the City is hosting a variety of free, family friendly sustainability programs and workshops for Earth Month and beyond. These events—which range from park cleanups and super plant workshops to clothing swaps, new climate vision workshops and a compost & seedling giveaway—aim to inspire participants of all ages to do their part to reduce waste while saving money and reducing their impact on the environment. Find more about each event at! 

Earth Celebration at CuriOdyssey

April 21, 2024

Come join CuriOdyssey for an Earth Day celebration! Enjoy music and tasty food from Satay on the Bay and Mozzeria, try out eco-activities for kids of all ages, browse our Earth Day Vendor Market, and learn more about conservation at CuriOdyssey as we celebrate our amazing planet and learn more about how to come together to take better care of the world around us.

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Dr

Downtown San Mateo Boba Day

April 28, 2024

Enjoy samples, deals, and special treats at your favorite Downtown San Mateo boba shops and other retailers! Have fun on B Street with family activity booths from San Mateo Parks & Recreation, San Mateo Age-Friendly Coalition, CAM Edu, and YAC Generation Voter. At the Downtown San Mateo Association booth, you can vote for “Downtown San Mateo’s Favorite Boba”! Plus, get a prize when you present proof of boba purchase on 4/28! AND, you can pretend to be a human boba in our Zorb race!

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Downtown San Mateo

 Bike Rodeo and Family Fun Ride

May 4, 2024

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at Bayside Academy, located at 2025 Kehoe Avenue next to Bayside/Joinville Park. The event, which is primarily geared towards school-aged children and their families, will include a kids’ bicycle skills clinic, bike repair station, helmet checks, free raffle, live DJ music, face painting, balloon artist, bike blender, as well as a group bike ride through the neighborhood led by San Mateo Police. 

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Bayside Academy

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

Check out all of their daily activities using this link.

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