1. Annual Bayfront Cleanup – Saturday, 9/21
Help us pick up debris on September 21st in celebration of the 29th Anniversary of the Bayfront Cleanup!
FREE "Volunteer Thank You" BBQ, entertainment and prizes will follow the cleanup. Bring your friends to Ryder Park between 7:30am and 9:00am to register. Ideal opportunity for earning school students community service hours.
Volunteers will pick up debris and litter along the Bayfront Trail, Marina Lagoon, and Tidelands Park. Events like this demonstrate how serious our community is about keeping our Bay healthy.
Date: September 21, 2013
Registration: 7:30am - 9:00am No advance registration required
Clean-Up Event: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Ryder Park, 1801 J. Hart Clinton Drive, San Mateo, 94401 (East 3rd Ave along the shoreline)
2. Pedestrian and Bicyclist Counts (annual count) – Saturday 9/7 and 9/14
Volunteers Needed! Help our City become more pedestrian and bike friendly. Get involved in this important effort to help the City of San Mateo improve the safety and comfort of bicyclists and pedestrians. Your efforts will be part of a National Project collecting count data from cities across the United States. Brief training on 9/4 and 9/5; Saturday count dates: 9/7 and 9/14 from 10am-noon. Brief training session required on either 9/4 or 0/5 from 6-7pm in Room “B” at City Hall, 330 W. 20th Avenue.Visit www.cityofsanmateo.org/volunteer for more details and our online application.
3. Book Sale Volunteers (3 Days). Friday 9/20 – Sunday 9/22
Volunteers are needed to assist at the annual Harvest Book Fair at the San Mateo Main Library on Friday, 9/20 –Sunday, 9/22. Assist at the book sale straightening and replacing books on display tables, tally large sales, check receipts at the door, and offer help as needed. Customer-friendly volunteers are needed who can follow directions, work independently, and help make this event a fun, financial success.