News & Events

• Registration is open for the May 4 Spring Seminar with Michael John Neill. TO REGISTER, click here.

• SMCGS Membership renewals are due for 2019! Please join or renew here.

• Announcing the Sharing Stories event for 2019! Please click here for info about submitting stories.​

February 2019 Meeting

City Directories: A Look into your Ancestors' Lives
Speaker: Pamela Brigham
Saturday, February 23, 2019   10:30am - 12:00 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

March 2019 Meeting

Lies, Lies, & More Lies: Can DNA Solve My Parental Lineage?
Speaker: Jeff Vaillant
Saturday, March 23, 2018   10:30am - 12:00 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

March 2019 Workshop

Workshop --  Writing Workshop: From Research to Story
Presenter: Craig Siulinski
Saturday, March 30, 2019   12:00pm - 1:30 pm 
   *** NOTE: This workshop is on a Saturday, and will be at Grace Lutheran Church

Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

Bring your research and family lore to life through writing compelling stories. You will learn to generate ideas and focus on powerful storylines. Come to have fun and share your creativity.

April 2019 Workshop

Workshop --  Writing Workshop: Finding Power in Your Family's Story
Presenter: Regina Mason
Thursday, April 11, 2019  2:30pm - 4:00 pm
Cañada College Library Computer Lab, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd, San Mateo

Tell your family story in a way that engages, inspires, and changes perspectives. Find transformational gems in plain sight. Using a 7-step process, you will learn to develop your authentic voice and to create a compelling story worthy of publication. 

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