Special Events


San Mateo Road Runners Square Dancing Exhibition

Tuesday, August 25 and Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 7:30PM-9PM
Macy’s Center Court

Be Hip — Don’t Be a Square — Dance with us! Come join us for an exhibition of plus square dancing. Exhibition of dancers in square dance attire. For more information, visit San Mateo Road Runners.


Starbucks Hiring Event

Saturday, September 5, 2015 @ 2PM-5PM
Outdoor Patio near Starbucks

Connect with something bigger, have an impact every day and work someplace truly great. The opportunity is here – all you have to do is take it. Being a Starbucks partner means having the opportunity to be something more than an employee. For more information, call Hillsdale Shopping Center’s Starbucks at (650) 345-7907.



SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2015 @ NOON – 4:00PM

The San Mateo Daily Journal and Hillsdale Shopping Center present the 2015 Tiny and Tot Expo. Parents will get access to answers, resources and products for raising babies, toddlers, preschoolers and beyond. They can meet with experts to gather information about kid’s activity programs, educational organizations, health care facilities, financial planning for the future, products and other community services. While parents network, children will be entertained on site with crafts and activities designed just for them. Plus, parents will receive one FREE 4×6 photo of their children just for attending. Watch for more info to come.

Vendors interested in exhibiting call 650-345-8222.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2015 @ 4:00PM TO 6:00PM

The Halloween Spook-tacular tradition continues with an evening filled with treats and trickery! Kids are invited enjoy fun entertainment and to parade the Center in their costumed finery collecting treats along the way. There’ll be a spellbinding juggling act, a balloon sculpture artist building larger than life creations and balloon twisters making Halloween figures for the kids to take home. Kids can participate in oozy, gooey “slime” play with Mad Science of the Bay Area, sinfully sweet cookie decorating, wizardry crafts and ghoulish games happening throughout the Center. Trick or Treating from 4-5pm only and other activities from 4-6pm. Event is free. Appropriate for children under 12 years.



Every first Saturday of the month
starting April 4, 2015 @ 12PM – 2PM

There will be no Mobile Pet Adoption in July.
Your new best friend is waiting! Adopt a pet in need from the Peninsula Humane Society and SCPA in Macy’s Center Court. Come meet the animals, learn more about adoptions, and maybe even fall in love!

PHS/SPCA is a private, independent, non-profit, and our scope of services goes beyond that of a so-called no-kill, or limited admission, facility. For more information, visit PHS/SPCA.