Meetings
Check our Calendar under Events for details about all our meetings for a specific date, time and location.

General Meetings at 7:00 pm

Normally we meet at the Marin Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (415) 226-9501, 220 North San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, but during the COVID-19 outbreak, all of our meetings are being held online.

The Genealogical Society General meetings are open to the public, with no admission fee. Feel free to drop in! Bring your friends as everyone is welcome. Come early and ask your burning genealogical questions of other members before the meeting.

We meet on the 4th Thursday of every month, with a few exceptions. November's meeting is held on a different Thursday, due to Thanksgiving. There is no general meeting in May, due to our Annual Picnic, nor in December, due to the holidays and our Winter Holiday Party.

Our regularly scheduled General meetings usually have an invited speaker, or are devoted to workshops or round-tables. All are welcome.

Board Meetings at 7:00 pm

The MCGS Board meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month except for December.

Normally we meet at the Marin Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (415) 479-2200, 220 North San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, but during the COVID-19 outbreak, meetings are being held online.

Computer Interest Group (CIG)

We are looking for a Volunteer who is willing to organize meetings on computer topics. Anyone interested in doing this should contact NancyEvans at president@maringensoc.org.



DNA Group

DNA Group meetings are normally held on the 3rd Thursday of each month except for July, August, and December. We meet from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Relief Society room at the LDS Church, 2200 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903, but during the COVID-19 outbreak, meetings are being held online.

Click here to view the Events web page for up to date information on each month's DNA meeting.


Writing Group
Writing Group meetings are normally held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month except for August, and December. Normally we meet from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Relief Society room at the LDS Church, 2200 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903, but during the COVID-19 outbreak, meetings are being held online.

Click here to view the Events web page for up to date information on each month's Writing Group meeting.

"Beginners Breakfast"

MCGS members and all beginners are invited for breakfast the first Saturday of each month at Star Restaurant, 1700 Novato Boulevard, Novato at 9:00 a.m. Postponed until further notice.

Join us for food and discussion. This is a great opportunity to discuss your questions.
No meeting in December. It is to welcome those interested in genealogy and new to the Society. It is a chance for you to dip your feet in the water and get to know others on a smaller scale *and* to get some questions answered in a smaller, friendlier, more relaxed environment.

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