South King County Genealogical Society August – Early September 2022 Meetings & Events


Some of our regular monthly events are paused for the summer so be sure to check the Program Updates section below for the latest news.   

AUGUST – EARLY SEPTEMBER 2022 MEETINGS & EVENTS

Be in the know! Receive notices for our virtual meetings, as well as the latest genealogy news and tips, by subscribing (free) to the online group at https://skcgs.groups.io

Skcgs.groups.io is the SKCGS online discussion and collaboration arena where:

  • we communicate and share information with each other
  • other than your email, you are not required to provide personal information
  • you can unsubscribe at any time

PROGRAM UPDATES

  • The in-person Research Group is cancelled for August
  • EGS German Interest Group is on summer break and will resume September 9, 2022
  • SKCGS monthly General Meetings with featured speakers will resume September 17, 2022
  • August SKCGS Board Meeting is cancelled
  • Genealogy Help (in-person) with SKCGS at the Auburn Library is the 4th Thursday of the month
  • King County Library System online event: “How to Make New Photo Discoveries with Google Images” presented by Lisa Louise Cooke; August 9, 2022, 6:00pm-7:15pm PT; register for event:  https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/62bc9b607a5c6b36000765c8



Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm PT
Family Tree Maker Users Group (virtual)

Question & Answer. Each month, we will learn about using the features of FTM. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion.

Monday, August 8, 2022
1:00pm – 3:00pm PT
Genetic Genealogy/DNA Interest Group (virtual)
23andMe: Matches and More
This group is for genealogists who use DNA data as part of their research. Subscribe for meeting invitations and discussion: https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy

Monday, August 15, 2022 1:00pm – 3:00pm PT
Technical User Group (virtual)
Digital Organization and File Structure
Resources:
6 Tips for Organizing Your Digital Genealogy Files: https://www.familytreemagazine.com/organization/organizing-digital-genealogy-files/
TUG is for sharing knowledge and learning about technology tools, media, apps and websites. Subscribe for meeting invitations and discussion: https://skcgs.groups.io/g/TUG

Monday, August 22, 2022 1:00pm – 3:00pm PT
Genealogy Chat
(virtual)
Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! For meeting invitations and discussion, join https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society

Thursday, August 25, 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm PT
Genealogy Help with SKCGS at the Auburn Library
(in-person)
Genealogy questions? SKCGS offers one-on-one help with a volunteer
1102 Auburn Way S
Auburn, WA 98002
Registration not required. In-person event. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed. More information at King County Library, email kcls-auburn@kcls.org

Saturday, September 3, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm PT
Family Tree Maker Users Group (virtual)

Question & Answer. Each month, we will learn about using the features of FTM. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion.


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MEMBERSHIP:  We welcome guests to our meetings and special interest groups, which are free. Naturally we hope that visitors will want to become members. Support like yours helps us to educate and engage with our community to foster interest in family and local history. Regarding our programs, even if and when we can meet again in person, we will continue with some virtual programs. You can find more information about membership at our website at http://skcgs.org/membership.

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