May is Blooming with Fun

May is full of fun to fill your calendar including hiking, a derby day, bike skills 101, spring floral creating, bike to work day mischief, and Mother’s day activities. Start exploring and get planning!

Twilight Tails. Join us at Bay Meadows in San Mateo every Thursday evening with your pooch from 5-6pm in Landing Green Park for a special hour celebrating our furry friends with some time to burn off that daily energy. May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. First Thursday, May 3rd will feature a full line-up of specialty vendors that cater to your canine needs!

Do you like to paint, eat good food, and meet new people? Join Open Paint by CATA in Redwood City on May 3.

Join the History Museum in Redwood City for Free First Friday on May 4. Explore the museum, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

Take A Hike on May 5. Kick off ‘Take A Hike’ season at 9am the main entrance of Edgewood Park in Redwood City with the option of two hikes: Full Park Loop (5 miles) and Mid Park Loop (2.5 miles).

Head to Scroll Bar Waterside Kitchen in Redwood City on May 5 for curated menus, julep bar, live music plus games and contests with prizes during their Derby Day Celebration.

Learn how to make a beautiful centerpiece for your Mother’s Day brunch using spring flowers during the Spring Floral Design in Belmont on May 5.

Gear up for Bike to Work day with Bike Skills 101 Fundamental Bike Skills on May 6 in Redwood City.

Bike To Work San Mateo. ENTER to WIN a FREE Month Membership at LIFT Exercise San Mateo! Snap a photo sporting your bike life and tag @baymeadowslife using #BTWSanMateo between now and Bike to Work Day 2018 (Thursday, May 10) or stop by our Bay Meadows Energizer Station at 1000 Franklin Parkway, 7:00-9:00am on Bike to Work Day to be automatically entered. The Energizer Station will also have other free goodies — all available first-come, first served.

Join ReGrained at KitchenTown in San Mateo for a unique opportunity to taste the future of food on May 11 during a pop-up dinner celebrating edible upcycling.

Take in live music and traditional food at the Hungarian Heritage Festival at Twin Pines Park in Belmont on May 12.

Celebrate Mother’s Day on May 13 with mom at LIFT in San Mateo for a 60 minute Mother + Daughter class.

Maker Faire Bay Area in San Mateo on May 18, 19 & 20. Immerse yourself in Maker culture with over 800 exhibits, 6+ stages, big art and spectacle, hands-on making and learning— all showcasing the creative and experimental folks who make, play, tinker and hack.

Celebrate spring by crafting your culinary skills during Draeger’s Spring Picnic Lunch class in San Mateo on May 18, featuring Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup and Blueberry, Lemon and Almond Cake.

Don’t miss dazzling polk dancing at the Polish Heritage Festival at Twin Pines Park in Belmont on May 19.

Farmers Market Bay Meadows: May: 20, 27 The NEW Sunday Farmers Market at Bay Meadows in San Mateo will kick off on May 20! Don’t forget to bike there! #MayIsBikeMonth The new market will happen Sundays 9:30am – 1:30pm at 3060 S. Delaware Street.


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