CLASS: CANADIAN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH–WHERE TO START?
Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 9-11 a.m.
Many families immigrated first to Canada while others became Americans first and then relocated to Canada. Whether your ancestors were French or English speaking, some ancestor records might begin in Canada. Take this class to learn how to locate family records in Canada.
WEBINAR: A DAY OUT WITH YOUR DNA
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
While DNA testing for genealogy is no longer a new idea, many companies are offering a new way to look at your DNA. This Legacy Family Tree webinar will cover the biggest and brightest options, and help you decide where you should take your DNA to make the most of the results.
UNFOCUSED GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP
Thu, 3 October 2019: 1-3 pm
There’s no meeting agenda, no special topic, just a group of curious people bringing genealogy research notes, questions, brick walls, etc. to share with the group. Get ideas for the next steps you should take in your research.
FREE INTRO TO GENEALOGY CLASS
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10am – 12 p.m.
Just getting started on your genealogy quest? Stuck at a stubborn brick wall? Come in the first Saturday of the month and let the experts at Clark County Genealogical Society teach you what you need to know to successfully navigate your family tree. CCGS will have beginning genealogy classes on the first Saturday of each month. These classes are designed to interest brand new students as well as those who want to revive dormant skills
LEGACY FAMILY TREE GENEALOGY SOFTWARE USER GROUP
Mon, 7 Oct 2019: 9:30-11:30 am
If you use Legacy Family Tree Software for tracking your genealogy research, there is a Legacy Users Group that meets monthly to discuss tips, tricks and problems. You will always come away with some new ideas. The meetings are held regularly on the first Monday of the month. Members and non-members are welcome.
GENEALOGY RESEARCH BOOK CLUB
Mon, 7 Oct 2019: 12-1:30 pm
There are many “research rich” books of genealogical historical collections, as well as “how to” books on methods, collection and data storage of genealogy research. This group delves into one book at a time and discusses how to make the best use of it. Join this casual group as they delve into their favorite topic of books on family history discovery and sleuthing. (Brown baggers welcome!)
CLASS: DIGITAL RECORDS PRESERVATION & ORGANIZATION
Tuesday, 8 October 2019: 9-11 a.m.
Records, records, we all have so many records! These records are clues and they verify family information. Whether searching at a local or distant genealogical research library, it is impossible to bring the file cabinet along. Now is the time to organize your records so you can find them now! Tuition for each class is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Advance registration is requested to guarantee reservation. Walk-ins subject to available seating.
BOOK AND FAMILY HISTORY FAIR FOR KIDS
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
To reach out to the younger set and get them excited about family ancestry, a book fair and family journal class will take place on October 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can bring in a book they’ve read and exchange it for another one. Supplies and instructors will be on hand to help kids make and take home a family journal (small fee). Books will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington.