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Meetings & Events

Chapter Meetings 2016–2017

Unless otherwise indicated, chapter meetings are held at 10:00am.

Saturday, Sept 10:
“America and the Revolutionary Tradition”
Speaker: Professor Steve Harris. Steve was a practicing lawyer for 30 years before receiving his PhD in History at UC Davis. Dr. Harris now teaches European and World History at SFSU. He will talk about how the American Revolution fits into a long-term and global tradition.

Saturday, Oct 1: “American Revolution Privateers and Tall Ships Today”
Presentation our member Karen Lile, who refers to herself as “Africa Merchant Adventurer and SF Bay Entrepreneur.”  Karen has arranged for our chapter to be a sponsor for the tall ship Lady Washington, which is coming to San Francisco in April of 2017.

Saturday, Nov 5:  “Financial Consequences of Dying"
What we can do to protect our loved ones with ever-changing laws, presented by Mario Paollini. Mario has an advanced degree in accounting and is a practicing Trust and Estate lawyer. Laws change over time, and advanced planning can save worry and money. 

Saturday, Dec 3: "Stocking stuffer for VA Hospital Veterans"
In coordination with the Presidio chapter. Join us for fun and camaraderie as we prepare holiday bags for our men and women in the hospital alongside members from our sister chapter. ________________________________________________________

Saturday Jan 7: "A History of Golden Gate Park" and "San Francisco Houses of Architect Bernard Maybeck"
Two Fascinating videos by Glenn Robert Lym of HERE. Glenn studied City Planning and Social Sciences at Harvard University. After living in New England, where he built several houses, he returned to San Francisco and worked on both the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. He founded his own architectural practice in 1986 and enjoys researching the history of San Francisco.

Saturday, Feb 4: "Valentines for the Veterans"
Coordinated by the Juniors of La Puerta de Oro-SF Chapter.  Join in the fun socializing while making Valentines.

Saturday, Mar 4: “Threads through Time: Women and the Art of Hand Embroidery"
A presentation by Lucy Barter. Lucy is Program Director at the San Francisco School of Needlework and Design and a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework, England.

Saturday, April 1: "George Washington High School JROTC"
Our local JROTC performs for us and we will hear reports and awards from our  State Conference.

April 23: "Ceremonial Battleship Sail on the 100th Anniversary of Opening Day on the Bay.” 
This is an optional special event on the Lady Washington for chapter members and their guests. Reservations required.

Saturday, May 6: "George Washington, Spy Master"  
Presentation by Mr. James Hollabaugh, Bay Area attorney and active member of the Silicon Valley SAR Chapter. During the Vietnam War he served as an Air Force Intelligence Officer and currently is an Executive Officer of Directorate of Targets.

Saturday, June 3: "HATS ON and HATS OFF" 
Celebrate the last meeting of the season with a Special HIGH TEA. Wear your best hats and bring mothers, grandmothers, daughters or granddaughters—all welcome. 

Chapter meetings are usually held on the first Saturday of each month, September through May. 
Contact us for further information.