WNP Events Calendar

Western Neighborhoods Project shares local history at events for community organizations, clubs, businesses, schools, and fairs. We also host our own events, including special walks and symposiums exclusively for WNP members.

Contact us to bring some San Francisco history to your next gathering.

  • San Francisco History Days

    Mar 3, 2018 11:00am-5:00pm (Saturday) at Old Mint
    The free San Francisco History Days at the landmark Old Mint returns! Join community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, reenactors, and other history enthusiasts at this free open house, as we once again celebrate and tell the stories of San Francisco’s past.
    map to: Old Mint 88 5th Street
    more info: http://sfhistorydays.org/
  • San Francisco History Days

    Mar 4, 2018 11:00am-4:00pm (Sunday) at Old Mint
    The free San Francisco History Days at the landmark Old Mint returns! Join community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, reenactors, and other history enthusiasts at this free open house, as we once again celebrate and tell the stories of San Francisco’s past.
    map to: Old Mint 88 5th Street
    more info: http://sfhistorydays.org/
  • OpenSFHistory: Top Ten of the Month(WNP Event)

    Mar 17, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm (Saturday) at Western Neighborhoods Project on Balboa

    Come to the Home for History and enjoy an illustrated presentation of the top ten historical San Francisco images scanned in the past month for OpenSFHistory.org (We might have a bias for Irish landmarks, as it will be St. Patrick’s Day.)

    Tickets are $10 (a mere dollar an image). Space is limited, so reserve your spot today:

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    map to: Western Neighborhoods Project on Balboa 1617 Balboa Street
  • Jitterbuggin: The Story of One Sunset Family(WNP Event)

    Mar 22, 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm (Thursday) at Western Neighborhoods Project on Balboa
    Join us as we host a special screening of master storyteller Ron Jones’ documentary on growing up in the Sunset District in the 1950s. Archival footage, photos, and tales from a unique family from the time of swing in the 1940s to today’s hip-hop.

    Ron will join us for a short Q&A after. More about him at http://www.ronjoneswriter.com

    Admission is $10. Space is limited, so reserve your seat.


    map to: Western Neighborhoods Project on Balboa 1617 Balboa Street
  • Sunset Branch Library 100 Years

    Apr 7, 2018 12:00pm-5:00pm (Saturday) at Sunset Branch Library
    WNP will help the Sunset branch of the San Francisco Public Library celebrate its 100th anniversary with old photos, history, and a presentation about the beautiful Carnegie library building and the surrounding neighborhood. Free to all!
    map to: Sunset Branch Library 1305 18th Avenue
    more info: https://sfpl.org/?pg=0100001801
  • Washington High School WNP Member Tour(WNP Event)

    May 23, 2018 2:00pm-3:30pm (Wednesday) at George Washington High School
    Richard Rothman will lead a WNP member tour of George Washington High School with highlights including a mural by Victor Arnautoff, football field frieze by Sargent Johnson, and other important artwork incorporated into the school. Learn the history of the Timothy Pfleuger-designed campus and its importance to the architectural history of San Francisco. The tour is free, but limited to 20 WNP members.

    To make your reservation, use the "Contact" button or email below. We will reply with meeting spot.
    map to: George Washington High School 600 32nd Avenue
    Contact: Woody woody@outsidelands.org

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