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Community Events and Involvement

Welcome! Midpen participates in community events throughout our district, and hosts community activities and celebrations at our preserves. Take a look at our list of upcoming events and come visit us! We look forward to seeing you soon.

To invite us to participate in your event, please send a note to info@openspace.org.

Upcoming Events

walk with a docWalk with a Doc

Midpen is happy to announce that we’re partnering with the San Mateo County Medical Association to offer a series of “Walk with a Doc” events in 2015.

ENJOY A STROLL with bilingual doctors who can answer your health questions. All are invited to this free community health program. Walkers receive a free pedometer, bottled water and a healthy snack.

JOIN US....and take a step toward better health!

Sign up for as many walks as you want at www.smcma.org/walkwithadoc or call (650) 312-1623

April 11, 10-11am
PULGAS RIDGE OPEN SPACE PRESERVE

July 11, 10-11am
RAVENSWOOD OPEN SPACE PRESERVE
Meet at: Bay Road entrance

July 25, 10-11am
WINDY HILL OPEN SPACE PRESERVE
Meet at: 765 Portola Road

August 8, 10-11am
PULGAS RIDGE OPEN SPACE PRESERVE

For a Walk with a Doc event flyer, click here. You are welcome to print and distribute copies of the flyer, and share the flyer electronically.

District volunteers and staff will be hosting tables at the following events in your community, please stop by to say hello. We look forward to meeting you and sharing tales from the trails!

San Mateo County Eco-Friendly Fair
Saturday, April 11th - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Huddart Park, Woodside

Earth Day by the Bay
Saturday, April 18th - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Marine Science Institute
500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City

City of Sunnyvale Fit & Fun Earth Day Fair
Saturday, April 25th - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Columbia Neighborhood Center
785 Morse Avenue, Sunnyvale

In a continuing effort to stay connected within the community, the District attends many events where members of the public can talk to District staff and volunteers about recreation opportunities, current issues, resource management, and master plan updates.


The District welcomes invitations to Health Fairs, Public Events, and other Community Activities. If you would like to invite the District to participate at an event that you are hosting, or would simply like to let us know about an event in the area, please email us at info@openspace.org.

Event Recaps

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
February 2015

On February 21st, the Midpen community celebrated African American History Month at Ravenswood Open Space Preserve.  Over 120 adults and kids came together to meet the buffalo soldiers, explore bugs and birds, and walk and bike in the preserve.  Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Rich Gordon, Supervisor Warren Slocum, and East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier joined us for the day.  Thanks to all who came out to the event!

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