Susan Goodier

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January 2020 Newsletter

Dear Members of the St. Andrew’s Society,

Please read the January Newsletter via the link below:

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Happy New Year!

Burns Supper 2020

Burns Supper tickets are on sale now!

I’ll ne’er blame my partial fancy:
Naething could resist my Nancy!
But to see her was to love her
Love but her, and love for ever.
– Robert Burns

The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco’s Burns Supper – one of the most acclaimed and entertaining Burns Suppers in San Francisco!
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December 2019 Newsletter

Dear Members of the St. Andrew’s Society,

Please click on the link below to read our December newsletter.

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Happy New Year!

November 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society:

Please click on the link below to the November newsletter.

November 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

As you know from my previous writings, I usually concentrate on Scottish and Scottish American culture and the arts. This month, I am focusing on a slightly different aspect of our community and culture; its ability to positively affect our mental well-being. October is Mental Health Awareness Month and October 10 was …read more>

Annual Banquet and Ball – December 7th 2019

September 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

Cultural identity and a full heart

I’m a third generation Californian on my mother’s side. Both sets of her grandparents came from Italy to the Bay Area at the turn of the 19th Century. So, when I was growing up, all our extended family celebrations were with the Italians, and I loved it. …read more>

154th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games August 31-September 1, 2019

Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Labor Day Weekend, August 31st and September 1st, 9:00 AM to 6:30PM
Come join us for some Celtic Craic! Saturday August 31st and Sunday September 1st at the enormous Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, the Caledonian Club of San Francisco presents The 154th Pleasanton Scottish Highland Games, two glorious days of fun and entertainment …read more>

Summer Ceilidh on Saturday, July 20, 2019

Come to the Encinal Yacht Club at 1251 Pacific Marina in Alameda for the annual Summer Ceilidh. A fun evening with good music, good dancing, good friends, good food and a Whisky Tasting.


Purchase tickets here

Festivities begin at 5pm with a Whisky Tasting, followed by a Buffet Dinner and Ceilidh!


June 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

A Society for the 21st Century – not all Shortbread and Bunnets

I’ve been using this phrase quite a lot in the past few months, and even before then as I talked with people about how the Society had changed since I joined 10 years ago. I’d used it so often that it …read more>