There is no more iconic symbol of the San Mateo County Coastside than the Pigeon Point Lighthouse. Celebrate the beacon of light on its 147th anniversary.
California State Parks and the Coastside State Parks Association host the anniversary commemoration from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The free event includes tours of the base of the lighthouse, live music, activities for the kids, a food truck and lots of information about the light station.
Maritime author JoAnn Semones will be there to talk about how such lighthouses kept mariners safe for generations of trips along the California coast.
Learn more about what’s going on and the organizations behind the day’s events.
TUESDAY: The Half Moon Bay Planning Commission, at its 7 p.m. meeting on Nov. 12 at the city’s Emergency Operations Center, will consider a coastal development permit and other requirements necessary for a Workforce Development Center envisioned for the now-empty building next to More for Less on Kelly Avenue. Details.
THURSDAY: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 14, at the Half Moon Bay Library, CoastPride presents Joel Baum of Gender Spectrum for a discussion of inclusive educational environments. To learn more about this free presentation, visit coastpride.org.
SATURDAY: Do you have expired medications in your bathroom cupboard? Here’s your chance to safely dispose of them. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will be collecting out-of-date medicines from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Farmers Market at Shoreline Station. Other disposal sites.
NOV. 18: The AAUW branch in Half Moon Bay hosts a discussion of the well-being of the earth at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Half Moon Bay Library. Sustainability consultant Wendi Shafir and Sea Hugger founder Shell Cleave will talk about personal responsibility. More here.