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Meetings & Events

Chapter Meetings 2017–2018

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

Saturday, Sept 9: Social/Tea
Our first meeting of the season will welcome everyone back and administer the oath to new members. Prizes will be awarded to winners of our DAR Bingo game. Please bring refreshments for a festive morning tea.

Saturday, Oct 7: “Women Spies in WWII”
Mr. James Hollabaugh, a Bay Area attorney and active member of the Silicon Valley SAR Chapter, will speak. During the Vietnam War he served as an Air Force Intelligence Officer and is currently a member of the National Military Intelligence Association. There will not be a business meeting. Please bring suitable finger foods for our tea.

Saturday, Nov 4:  “Stocking Stuffer for VA Hospital Veterans”
We will have a brief business meeting. Please bring multiple small gifts to be included in holiday bags we will stuff and our members will distribute to the VA Hospital in December. Cards, combs, toiletries, puzzle books, blank notebooks, pens, pencils, and many other things are appropriate. Be creative!
There will also be an opportunity to learn about and sign up for Veteran’s Day activities at the local cemeteries.  Please bring refreshments to share.

Saturday, Dec 9: 11 am Holiday Brunch
There will be no chapter meeting this month. Attendance and participation information about the Wreaths Across America ceremonies, December 16, will be shared.

Saturday Jan 6: “Angel Island: What Records Exist and Where are They Located?”
Linda Harms Okazaki, President of the California Genealogical Society, a member of The Genealogical Speakers Guild and the DAR, will discuss the history of Angel Island. Her talk will cover the Native Americans' use of the island for thousands of years for hunting and fishing, to its being an immigration station from 1910 to 1940.
There will be a business meeting. Please bring refreshments to share.

Saturday, Feb 10: “A Insider’s View of the Arboretum” 
Docent Monica Martin, board Member of Pacific Horticulture and Trustee of the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum, is a longtime plant enthusiast.  She will facilitate a walk through the garden to show us what is germinating and what to expect as Spring approaches.
There will be no chapter meeting this month.

Saturday, Mar 3: “Reel San Francisco Stories”
Mr. Christopher Pollock is Historian in Residence for the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. He practiced most of his career in the design field before moving on to focus on history. He will share some of the stories behind movies made in San Francisco.
There will be a business meeting. Please bring refreshments to share.

Saturday, April 7: “Heroes’ Voices”
We will learn about Heroes’ Voices, an NGO that uses the power of music and poetry to make a positive impact on veterans who seek better lives and more satisfying reintegration into their communities.
The George Washington High School JROTC will perform a drill for us.
We will have a business meeting. Please bring refreshments to share, especially something appropriate for our high school guests.

Saturday, May 12: “Associated Daughters of Early American Witches and Witchcraft”

Leslie Steuben, former Sequoia Chapter Regent, current President General, ADEAW, will discuss the fear of witchcraft in Colonial America.       
Our Annual Meeting will include installation of new officers. Please bring refreshments to share.

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