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Thursday, May 6
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Friday, May 7 through Saturday, May 8
Heartland Family History Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Topeka (Kansas) Genealogical Society is hosting its annual Heartland Family History Conference virtually with two days of "live" programming. The featured speaker is Billie Stone Fogarty who will present four sessions. In addition, there will be more than 30 breakout sessions presented by regional, national and international speakers. For more details and registration information, visit the Heartland Family History Conference website.


Friday, May 7
German Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The Eastside Genealogical Society is hosting its German Interest Group on 07 May 2021. The program will be “From Pikeman to Pennsylvanian: Swiss Ancestral Origins”  presented by Claire Gebben. Visitors are always welcome and can request an invitation via Contact tab on the website no later than 2 days prior to the meeting: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/


Saturday, May 8
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Family Tree Maker (FTM) special interest group with Rob Sexton. Learn and share tips & tricks for using Family Tree Maker 2017 by Software MacKiev. Want to join this SIG? Email operations@seattlegenealogicalsociety.org.


Saturday, May 8
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The program at the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's meeting on 08 May 2021 is "Researching Celtic History" presented by Barbara Gorham Johnson.  Do you have Celtic ancestry? Did your DNA test tell you so? Was it part of your family story? Whether or not  you know very little or more about your Celtic genealogy, this program can add to your knowledge base. There are several on-line resources for both Irish and Scottish research. Some new resources have recently become available. A bit of Celtic history as it is pertinent to researching one's genealogy will also be discussed. If you are not a member and wish to attend, please contact Margie Wilson at rootsproject1@gmail.com.


Saturday, May 8
Second Saturday Series  (Special events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Second Saturday Series on 08 May 2021. The program will be “Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy” with Dr. Penny Walters. Dr. Walters lectures internationally in-person, presents webinars, writes articles and has authored the books: 'Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy,' and ‘The Psychology of Searching’. www.searchmypast.co.uk. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Saturday, May 8
DAR Monument Rededication  (Special events)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Westport, Washington
Join the members of the Robert Gray DAR Chapter (Hoquiam) for its rededication of the Port Chehalis monument at the Elizabeth Dorland Municipal/Westport City Park, W. Washington St, Westport.


Monday, May 10
Genetic Genealogy/DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Getetic Genealogy/DNA special interest group on 10 May 2021. This group is for genealogists who use DNA data as part of their research. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available. For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Genetic Genealogy/DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Genetic Genealogy/DNA special interest group on 10 May 2021. This group is for genealogists who use DNA data as part of their research. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available. For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Wednesday, May 12
Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group on 12 May 2021. Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists. For more information, Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 


Wednesday, May 12
Uncovering Community Stories from Railroad History  (Special events)
6:00 pm
Virtual
The King County Library System is sponsoring a presentation about our local Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive and the stories and treasures it holds. Access to railroad records can expose new dimensions to genealogy research, local history and communities. This presentation will get you started on learning more about railroad history in the PNW. 


Wednesday, May 12
MAC Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society nad Fiske Library are hosting their MAC SIG Interest Group on 12 May 2021. Jointly sponsored by SGS and Fiske, this group meets every other month from October through June on the second Wednesday of the month. Meetings address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.

The link to logon will be sent to the MAC SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email dhettrick@earthlink.net to be added to the mailing list.

Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick


Saturday, May 15
Seattle Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society will host its 2021 Spring Seminar on 15 May 2021. The keynote speaker will be Paul Milner. Paul Milner is a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. Paul has been designing genealogy workshops, writing books,  and lecturing for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America and research methodology. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Saturday, May 15
South King County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
9:30 pm to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society will host its  Annual Membership Meeting and election of officers on 15 May 2021. The business meeting will be followed by “Finding WWI & WWII Ancestors Online” presented by KB Barcomb. There is an ever-growing multitude of WWI and WWII records and documents available online. Learn what they are, where they are, and how to use them. Most importantly, learn effective strategies for finding online content related to your WWI & WWII ancestors. This class is designed to benefit both advanced genealogists and those new to family history research. Visitors welcome! For meeting reminders and link, go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/society  For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Monday, May 17
Technical User Group  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Technical User special interest group on 17 May 2021. The program will be “Using Evernote for Genealogy” presented by Carol Friedel. The Technology User Group is for sharing knowledge and learning about technology tools, media, apps and websites. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/TUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Tuesday, May 18
Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Virtual
The Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers are hosting Claudia Breland on 18 May 2021. She will present, "I've Done the DNA Test -- Now What Do I Do?" If you would like to atteend, send an email to whidbeygensearchers@gmail.com with your name and email address by 16 May. A Zoom email invitation will be forwarded. For more information, visit www.whidbeygensearchers.org.


Wednesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 20
NGS Family History Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The National Genealogical Society is hosting its Family History Conference from May 19 - 20, 2021. The virtual conference will offer NGS LIVE! and an expansive On-Demand series of more than 85 lectures to advance your research. This two-day virtual conference allows attendees to benefit from presentations by nationally recognized speakers, including Elizabeth Shown Mills, Thomas W. Jones, Barbara Vines Little, Judy Russell, Eric Grundset, Craig Scott, Janice Lovelace, and more.Please visit the NGS conference website to see the full program.


Wednesday, May 19
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual) on 19 May 2021. Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists. For more information, contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 


Friday, May 21
Focus on Societies  (Special events)
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is hosting an extraordinary day of learning and networking for local society leaders on Friday, 21 May 2021. Focus on Societies is a virtual event exclusively for society leaders and key volunteers. Registration is only $35 per person. For $100, five of your organization’s leaders can attend; that’s just $20 each. For more information, visit the NGS website.


Monday, May 24
Genealogy Chat  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Genealogy Chat special interest group on 24 May 2021. Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available. For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Wednesday, May 26
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual) on 26 May 2021. Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com


Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual) on 26 May 2021. Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com



Thursday, June 3
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Friday, June 4 through Saturday, June 5
Southern California Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Southern California Genealogical Society is sponsoring Genetic Genealogy 2021 on June 4 and 5, 2021. The theme is "The Genes in Your Family." 
 
There will be presentations from AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA.  The keynoter will be blogger Roberta Estes, MBA.  Other notables presenting include Maurice J. Gleeson, MD of Genetic Genealogy Ireland, Leah La Perle Larkin, PhD, creator of WATO, and DNA authors Emily Aulicino, MEd, and Richard Hill, MBA.
 
For more information, visit https://genealogyjamboree.com/.


Saturday, June 5
South King County Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is pleased to announce a full-day virtual seminar with Judy Russell, a noted speaker, genealogist, and writer with a law degree. She will speak on "Laws, Legacies and Losers." Registration information is available at  http://skcgs.org/seminar.html.


Saturday, June 5
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Washington State Archives in Cheney" with Archivist Lee Pierce. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Friday, June 11 through Saturday, June 12
Southern California Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Southern California Genealogical Society in sponsoring its 51st Jamboree on June 11 and 12, 2021. The theme is "The Stars in Your Family." 
 
The 51st Genealogy Jamboree brings you nationally known speakers keeping you in touch with the latest developments in the field of genealogy. From coast to coast, from North to South, from our neighbors - Canada and Mexico -  and from the Old World, our speakers can help you find your ancestors' lives and stories. You'll be able to learn from many tried and true speakers and get surprising insights from speakers that are new to Jamboree.
 
For more information, visit https://genealogyjamboree.com/.



Thursday, July 1
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, July 17 through Saturday, July 24
International German Genealogy Partnership  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The International German Genealogy Partnership Conference, which only takes place every two years, is your chance to take a deep dive into all things German genealogy – and learn from the experts themselves. This year's theme is "Researching Together Worldwide / Weltweit Gemeinsam Forschen." For more information, visit the IGGP website.



Thursday, August 5
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.



Thursday, September 2
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, September 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Using Occupations to Trace Ancestors" with NEGHS speaker Ann Lawthers. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Saturday, September 18 through Sunday, September 19
Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe (SGGEE) is hosting a virtual convention from 18 Sep through 19 Sep 2021. For updates, visit the SGGEE website.



Saturday, October 2
EWGS Fall Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's Fall Workshop will feature Thomas MacEntee. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Thursday, October 7
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, October 16
Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
TBA
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its 2021 Fall Seminar on Saturday, 16 Oct 2021. Ari Wilkins will be the keynote speaker. Ari Wilkins is a genealogist and library associate at Dallas Public Library, where she provides genealogy-programming education. She worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose, on his project, “Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database.” Ari has spoken nationally at the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, RootsTech, Texas State Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, American Library Association, and a multitude of local societies.
 

Ari has concentrated her interests in North Carolina and Louisiana research and specializes in African American genealogy and research. 

For more information, visit the Seattle Genealogical Society website.




Thursday, November 4
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, November 6
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Using Civil War Records: A Case Study of B.B. Sapp & Rebecca Lake" with Janice Fritsch. For more information, visit the EWGS website.



Thursday, December 2
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, December 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Holiday Traditions Around the World," a sharing time with EWGS members. For more information, visit the EWGS website.



Wednesday, March 9, 2022 through Saturday, March 12, 2022
RootsTech 2022  (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.



Saturday, April 9, 2022
Olympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
TBA
The Olympia Genealogical Society's 2022 Spring Seminar will be Saturday, 9 April 2022. The featured speaker will be Diahan Southard from "Your DNA Guide." More information will be available at the OGS website.