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2017 meeting dates

January 31
February 21
March 28
April 25
May 30
June 27
July 25
August 29
September 26
October 24
November 28
December no meeting

meetings:

  • subject and speaker details announced each quarter (see full 2017 schedule below)
  • last Tuesday of every month
  • doors open at 7 PM, program begins 7:45 PM
  • light refreshments
  • book store
  • general admission $5, SFHA members admission is FREE

location:

St. Philip's Church
725 Diamond Street
(between Elizabeth Street & 24th Street)
limited parking in schoolyard - entrance on Elizabeth Street; additional parking available on surrounding streets

MUNI: 24-Divisadero and 48-Quintara stop at Castro and 24th streets;
35-Eureka stops at Diamond and 24th streets

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about our meetings

SFHA meetings are a perfect place to meet and mingle with other SF history lovers, as well as to explore our city's enchanting history in depth. Each month we present a talk usually accompanied by a slide show from an expert in a particular area of San Francisco history. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history aspects, from the history of the San Francisco Fire Department to appreciation of our unique Victorian houses to vintage stories and photos from Playland-at-the-Beach.

Presentations start at approximately 7:30 PM. SFHA hosts a social hour starting at from 7 PM, during which attendees can peruse SFHA's bookstore, check out that month's displayed collection of historical ephemera and enjoy refreshments. The social hour is also a great time to purchase raffle tickets to help fund our research gift program and for a chance to win that month's piece of San Francisco memorabilia.

Have a speaker in mind for a SFHA meeting?
Please contact our Program Coordinator Kit Haskell.

2017 meeting schedule:

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Hidden in Plain Sight
guest speaker: Steven Sodokoff

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
Home Front SF in WWII
guest speaker: John Freeman

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
OpenSFHistory Noe Valley to Diamond Heights
guest speakers: Woody LaBounty and David Gallagher

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
TBA
guest speaker: TBA

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no meeting in December

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Have a suggestion for a speaker?  contact:  kit@sanfranciscohistory.org