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Saturday, April 1
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:30 am to 3:15 pm
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall St., Spokane, WA
Mary Kathryn Kozy will be making four presentations on DNA during this exciting day. For more information, visit the EWGS website.
 


Saturday, April 1
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
YVGS Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA
General Meeting followed by program: Facebook and Genealogical Records with Chris Cook. For more information, visit the YVGS website.


Monday, April 3
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
Warren Street of Central Washington University will share stories of his grandfather in Kansas, gleaned from diary entries. For more information, visit the KCGS website.


Saturday, April 8
Olympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Capital Events Center, Tumwater, WA
The Olympia Genealogical Society's Spring Seminar will be Saturday, 08 April 2017. Speakers will be Janice Lovelace and Jill Morelli. Registration opens 15 Jan. For more information, visit the OGS website.


Saturday, April 8
Volga German Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Pilgrim Congregational Church, Billings, Montana
Celebrating 250 years of Volga German Heritage, this all-day seminar is sponsored by the Volga German Institute at Fairfield University. See the attached press release or visit their website.


Saturday, April 8
Grays Harbor Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
Hoquiam Library, 420 7th Street, Hoquiam, WA
John Hughes, former publisher and editor of The Daily World newspaper in Aberdeen, is a reknowned journalist, storyteller, historian and teacher. Oh, the stories he'll tell at the meeting. For more information, visit the GHGS website.


Saturday, April 8
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with Spokane area genealogist, and sought after speaker, Donna Potter Phillips. Join us for a festive afternoon celebrating SVGS's 30 years of providing Skagit county with personal family history. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Wednesday, April 12
Tri-City Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
Benton County PUD, 2721 W. 10th Avenue, Kennewick, WA
The program at the Tri-City Genealogical Society's meeting on April 12 will be"Sons of American Revolution Flgas, Uniforms, Weapons and Researching SAR records. For more information, visit the TCGS website.


Thursday, April 13
Eastside Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Bellevue Regional Library, Room 1, 1111 - 110th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
The program topic at the Eastside Genealogical Society meeting will be "Is Great-Grandma Really Native American?" Many families have the oral history that an ancestor was Native American. How do you discover if this is true? What federal, state and tribal records are available. Local genealogist Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., will discuss specialized resources. For more information, visit the EGS website.


Friday, April 21
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S. 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA
Visitors are welcome to attend the WSGS Board Meeting. For more information, email Info@wasgs.org.


Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is hosting its Spring Seminar on Saturday, April 22, celebrating the 150th anniversary between Canada and Washington, USA. The theme of the seminar is "Children of a Common Mother" with Dave Obee of Canada and Mary Kathryn Kozy. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
Alberta Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre, 4520 - 76 Ave. NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
The Alberta Genealogical Society is hosting the "Ye Olde Genealogy Faire" on April 21 - 23 in what promises to be an exciting fun-packed and informative conference. Over 40 lectures from notable authors, historians and specialists will enlighten the audience, plus six pre-conference tours are offered throughout Edmonton featuring city, provincial, religious and cultural archives. For more information visit the conference website.


Saturday, April 22
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 7809 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA
The Yakima Valley Genealogical Society is hosting its annual Spring Seminar on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The featured speaker will be Jay Fonkert from St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit his blog for more information about Jay.
Topics will be: 1. Genealogy Detective Skills - Following Clues from the Census
                      2. Finding Your Pre-1850 American Ancestors
                      3. Why Were They There?
                      4. Who's on First? Merging & Separating Identities in Family History Research.
 
An added bonus to attending the YVGS Spring Seminar is the WSGS Recognition and Awards Luncheon and Business Meeting.
 
Download the flyer below or visit the YVGS website for additional information and registration.


Friday, April 28 through Saturday, April 29
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1425 East 27th Street, Tacoma WA
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society will host Judy Russell at their annual Spring Seminar on April 29, 2017. Details will be forthcoming on the TPCGS website.


Saturday, April 29 through Sunday, April 30
Genealogical Forum of Oregon Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Milwaukie Center on Saturday, GFO Library on Sunday
The Genealogical Forum of Oregon (GFO) is hosting its Spring Seminar on April 29 - 30, 2017. The keynote speaker will be John Philip Colletta. He will present sessions on Passenger Arrival Records, Naturalization Records, Lesser-used Federal Records and Discovering the REAL Stories on Your Immigrant Ancestors. For more information, visit the GFO website.



Saturday, May 6
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "They Wore Union Blue" with Gordon Struve from the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 13
National Genealogical Society (NGS)   (Conferences & Seminars)
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, North Carolina
he National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference will be held 10-13 May 2017 in the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. The convention center is located in the Fayetteville Street district. This area of the city features a large number of restaurants that offer dining experiences ranging from casual to upscale. A few blocks north of the convention center is the Capital District, which includes the State Archives, the State Library, the North Carolina Museum of History, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Capitol building.
 
Visit  the NGS website for more information.


Saturday, May 13
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The program for the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society on 13 May will be "Time Will Tell: Using Timelines to Understand Our Ancestors" with Mary Kircher Roddy. She will talk about designing timelines to place our ancestors in place and time. This research technique that all family historians can use to deepen their understanding of world and local history and how it influenced their ancestors' lives and decisions. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Saturday, May 20
Seattle Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Seattle Genealogical Society's Spring Seminar will feature Lisa Alzo, the Accidental Genealogist. For more information about the seminar, visit the SGS website.



Saturday, June 3
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "Army Medicine During the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865" with Mike Inmann. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2017
Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11
Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2017  (Conferences & Seminars)
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, CA

 The Southern California Genealogical Society is proud to present the 48th Annual Genealogical Jamboree and the Genetic Genealogy 2017 conferences, as well as the very popular JamboFree and Jamboree Extension Webinars. This is the only national-level conference that comes to the West Coast. The jamboree features 120+ courses by 60+ top speakers for Advanced to Beginner topics. For more information, visit the Jamboree website.



Saturday, June 10
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The program for the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's 10 Jun meeting will be "What's in a Name? The Origin of Surnames" with SVGS's very own Margie Wilson who is also their Vice President and who coordinates our superb speakers. Ethnic groups vary in their naming traditions and patterns. Discovering these diverse traditions just may help you with a brick wall ( you may be looking for the wrong name or spelling). Learn the roots of our surnames and why they varied over time. For more information, visit the SVGS website.



Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30
International Germanic Genealogy Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN
The German-American Genealogical Partnership (GAGP) is sponsoring their innaugural conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 28 - 30, 2017. The theme of the conference is "Connections: International. Cultural. Personal. Visit their website or the flyer below.



Northwest Genealogy Conference
Wednesday, August 16 through Saturday, August 19
Northwest Genealogy Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington, WA
The theme of the 4th annual Northwest Genealogy Conference is "Where Does Your Story Begin?" Kenyatta Berry, one of the hosts of the PBS hit "Genealogy Roadshow," will be one of the many outstanding presenters. Registration is open by visiting the NWGC website.


Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)  (Conferences & Seminars)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylania
For more information, visit the FGS website.



Saturday, September 9
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "A Boy in the American Revolution and the Birth of the U.S. Army" with Bob Asbury. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23
Montana Genealogical Society Annual Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Billings, Montana
For more information, visit the Montana Genealogical Society's website.


Saturday, September 23
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S. 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA
Visitors are welcome to attend the WSGS Board Meeting. For more information, email Info@wasgs.org.



Saturday, October 7
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall St., Spokane, WA
Kent Aggers, Dolly Webb and Renata Wilde will be the featured presenters at the EWGS Fall Workshop, focusing on German research. For more information, visit the EWGS website.
 


Saturday, October 21
SGS Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
To be determined
The Seattle Genealogical Society will host Dick Eastman, author of Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, at its annual Fall Seminar. For more information, visit the SGS website.



Saturday, November 4
Autumn Fest  (Conferences & Seminars)
To be announced
Heritage Quest Research Library's annual Autumn Fest will be held 04 Nov 2017. More information will be available soon or visit the HQRL website.


Saturday, November 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "Placing Your Ancestor in Historical Context Using NARA" with Carol Buswell. For more information, visit the EWGS website.



Wednesday, February 28, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018
RootsTech 2018  (Conferences & Seminars)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Attend the largest global genealogy conference to learn more about your family history, interact with new technology or share your innovative ideas with the world. For more information, visit the Rootstech website.