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Saturday, July 9 through Friday, September 30
Celtic Connections Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
Held every two years, the Celtic Connection Conference brings together well-known international and domestic speakers who present on Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish and Welsh topics. Sponsored by the Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA) and the Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI).
  • 22 international and national speakers will deliver over 50 pre-recorded talks
  • Talks available 24/7 for almost 3 months
  • 6 Conference Tracks
  • 15 live chats to engage with Presenters
  • At least 5 interactive roundtables
For all the details visit: http://celtic-connections.org/

 



Monday, August 15
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 (TUG). This month's program is "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


Tuesday, August 16
Genealogy: Eastern Europe Border Changes  (Trainings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
Anyone researching their family history in Eastern Europe probably has faced the challenges that changing borders present. In this program, Edie Adam will use findings from her family history research to demonstrate the key factors -- time and place -- and how to use them to your advantage.
 
Free.  Registration required.  Email familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7327
 
Sponsored by the Surrey Libraries, Surrey, B.C., Canada.


Tuesday, August 16
Legacy  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society's Legacy special interest group is a review of a medium length video entitled "Timelines and Chronologies -- Secrets of Success." https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82495661568?pwd=dy85YmluVzF5aEU4SzFTcTUrVDlTUT09



Wednesday, August 17
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). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27
Southern California Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
The Southern California Genealogical Society in sponsoring its 52nd Jamboree on 19 Aug to 27 Aug 2022.
 
The  52nd 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/.


Saturday, August 20
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.


Sunday, August 21
Virtual Sunday: Something Old, Something New  (Special events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its "Virtual Sunday: Something Old, Something New." Jill Morelli is the host. The next topic will be "Solving Family Myths Using the Principles of Logic." Please register in advance. Visit the SGS website Calendar for all the particulars. 


Monday, August 22
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. 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.


Tuesday, August 23
Tech Tuesday  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's Tech Tuesday (virtual) is back by popular demand. This is an informal consultation time on DNA, genealogy, sofware or genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcome. No appointment necessary. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Wednesday, August 24
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). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Wednesday, August 24
Book talk: " Guide to Norwegian Genealogy, Emigration and Transmigration"  (Special events)
6:00 pm
National Nordic Museum, 2655 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107
The National Nordic Museum in Seattle is hosting a book talk by noted Norwegian genealogist Liv Marit Haakenstad on August 24 at 6:00pm at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle. Liv Marit will be speaking about her new book: A Guide to Norwegian Genealogy, Emigration and Transmigration. This is an in-person event, more details and registration can be found in this link.
https://nordicmuseum.org/events/genealogy-lecture-a-guide-to-norwegian-genealogy-emigration-and-transmigration


Thursday, August 25
Genealogy Help  (Special events)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Auburn Library, Auburn, WA
Do you have genealogy questions? The South King County Genealogical Society offers one-on-one help with a volunteer. Auburn Library, 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, August 27
Clark County Genealogical Society 50th Anniversary  (Special events)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
3205 NE 52nd St, Vancouver, WA 98663
The 50th anniversary celebration will be held on August 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come dressed like the early ‘70’s and have a grilled hot dog. This is a great time for those interested in ancestry research to explore the library and its sources, participate in some fun activities, and chat with genealogy experts. 

Come rain or shine and enjoy covered seating outdoors. Lunch will be provided, including hot dogs and fixings, side dishes, cookies, and water.

Join in on games and activities, including:

  • Gallery of grandmothers
  • Compete in our contest: Dress like it’s 1972!
  • Information about Clark County Genealogical Society
  • Tour the library resources and newly named Margaretta Zimmerman Founders room
  • Connect and re-connect with friends and researchers

Free to all, members and guests are welcome. For more information, visit https://www.ccgs-wa.org.



Tuesday, August 30
Online Polish Records  (Trainings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The ability to search for birth, marriage and death records in regions now in Poland has enabled genealogy research most of us never thought possible. However, to many these resources are a perplexing maze of random searches. This presentation will provide a brief overview of two primary databases which reveal parish and civil registry records in Poland encompassing many Polish, German and Jewish residents of in the 19th – early 20th centuries: Geneteka and Metryki.Genealodzy.PL
Free.  Registration required.  Email familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7327
 
Sponsored by the Surrey Libraries, Surrey, B.C., Canada.


Wednesday, August 31
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). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact education@seagensoc.org for more information.



Thursday, September 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. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Saturday, September 3
Family Tree Maker SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Family Tree Maker (FTM) special interest group. 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.


Saturday, September 10
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The featured speaker for the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting will be Virginia Majewski.. The presentation is TBA. All are invited to join us to hear this outstanding speaker. To obtain the Zoom meeting number and pass code, contact CCGS at 360-417-5000, Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 4pm or Saturday noon to 4pm or email clallamresearcher@gmail.com.  For more information, visit the CCGS website.


Monday, September 12
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State  (Local society meetings)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State's meeting is "A Multiracial Jewish Family in Early America" with Laura Arnold Leibman. The meeting will open at 6:30 pm for networking. The presentation will start at 7:00 pm. Registration is required. http://www.jgsws.org/meetings.php


Saturday, September 17
South Orange County CA Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The South Orange County California Genealogical Society is pleased to be hosting Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective® for our annual Fall Seminar on September 17, 2022!  Maureen teaches how to dig deep into your family photographs to tell the story of your ancestors and preserve the photos for your descendants. This year our seminar will be held online from 9am - 12pm.
Maureen will present two virtual sessions:
  • 8 Steps to Organizing and Preserving Your Family Photographs
  • Who’s Little Joe? Photo Identification 101
Registration for non-members is $20.  More information and the online registration link can be found on our website at  https://soccgs.org/annual-seminar/


Saturday, September 17 through Sunday, September 18
Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its 2022 Fall Seminar from September 17 - 18, 2022. The featured speaker will be Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist. For more information, visit the Seattle Genealogical Society website.


Saturday, September 17
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.
        
 


Sunday, September 25 through Sunday, October 2
Trip to Allen County Public Library  (Tours)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Clallam County Genealogy Society is planning to visit The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana this fall. It is one of the premier genealogical research facilities in the United States. 
 
Sharing a double room at this time is about $500 per person for one week.  A deposit of $50 is needed to hold your space by May 1, balance for room in total to be paid by September 1. To sign up or for more information, contact Marilyn Santiago at



Thursday, October 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. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Saturday, October 15
Black Genealogy Search Group Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Black Genealogy Search Group is sponsoring a free two-day seminar to celebrate their 40th anniversary. The keynote speakers are reknowned African American historians, genealogists and authors Omer Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett. The second day of the seminar is Oct. 22, 2022. For registration and more information, click here.


Saturday, October 15
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.
 


Saturday, October 22
Black Genealogy Search Group Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Black Genealogy Search Group is sponsoring a free two-day seminar to celebrate their 40th anniversary. The keynote speakers are reknowned African American historians, genealogists and authors Omer Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett. The first day of the seminar was Oct. 15, 2022. For registration and more information, click here.



Thursday, November 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. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Saturday, November 12
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The featured speaker for the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting will be Diane Henriks. The presentation is "Finding Descendants in Your Family Tree." All are invited to join us to hear this outstanding speaker. To obtain the Zoom meeting number and pass code, contact CCGS at 360-417-5000, Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 4pm or Saturday noon to 4pm or email clallamresearcher@gmail.com.  For more information, visit the CCGS website.


Saturday, November 19
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.



Thursday, December 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. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Saturday, December 17
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.



Wednesday, March 1, 2023 through Saturday, March 4, 2023
RootsTech 2023  (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.