Workshops and Classes

Upcoming Workshops:


From Research to Story - A Writing Workshop

*NOTE: This is a Saturday workshop, located at Grace Lutheran Church!

Saturday, March 30, 2019   12:00 - 1:30 pm

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

Bring your research and family lore to life through writing compelling stories. This workshop will help you generate ideas and focus on powerful storylines to create family history stories for future generations. Come to have fun and share creative ideas with your writing peers.

Craig Siulinski teaches genealogy and life story writing classes, and does presentations on blogging, location research, and other family history topics. Craig is passionate about helping people research, write and share their life stories.


Finding Power in Your Family's Story - A Writing Workshop

*NOTE: This is a regular Thursday workshop at Cañada College.

Thursday, April 11, 2019   2:30 - 4:00 pm

Canada College Library Computer Lab, 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City

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 how to develop your authentic voice and to create a compelling story worthy of publication that may change your life and the lives of others.

Regina Mason is an international speaker, an award-winning author, and Executive Producer of the docudrama, Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes.



Workshops are $5 for SMCGS Members, $10 for Non-Members 
Workshops are FREE to Cañada College Faculty, Staff & Students 

Advance Registration Requested: Please send your name and workshop title to Chris Green at 


Parking is $3.00, purchase at the ticket machine in Lot 1 or 7.

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Location: Cañada College Library Building 9, Third Floor, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City, CA 94061. 

The SMCGS Library is located at the rear of the Cañada College Library.

Workshops are held in the computer lab or other nearby room.