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Monday, May 27
Genealogy Chat  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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! Register in advance: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUud-uqpzoiGtEMxlqDBQ_fUeS8oZjScF71. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders.

Tuesday, May 28
DNA  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm

The Tacoma-Pierce County DNA special interest group will be reading "Your DNA Guide" by Diahan Southard. This month we will discuss pages 40 - 61.

 If you are not a member of TPCGS and wish to attend, please email info@tpcgs.org for the Zoom link.

Wednesday, May 29
Pruning Your Family Tree -- Fiske  (Trainings)
10:00 am to 11:15 am
The Fiske Genealogical Library is sponsoring "Pruning Your Family Tree" with Jenny Hansen. We grow up hearing stories of ancestors and poring over old family files. But how much of that information is really true?  Whether you are trying to crack family mysteries or just starting your own original research, this class will show you how to verify your family tree. Learn how to eliminate potential relatives and how to embrace the true stories of your past.
For links to join the meeting and get class notes, click here: https://fiskelibrary.org/

Saturday, June 1
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Family Tree Maker (FTM) special interest group.  Register in advance for this Zoom meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Subscribe to the free SKCGS FTM email list for meeting reminders and discussion:  https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG

Friday, June 7
Online Research for Ancestors in Poland, Prussia and Pommern  (Special events)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Surrey (British Columbia) Libraries Family History Department is sponsoring "Online Research for Ancestors in Poland, Prussia and Pommern" with Sigrid Pohl Perry, PhD. The ability to search for birth, marriage and death records in regions now in Poland, Prussia, and Pommern has enabled 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 the large, free Szukajwarchiwach database.  This powerful database offers data from the Program for the Registration of Records from Parish and Civil Registration Offices (PRADZIAD), which collects information on genealogical materials kept in the state archives. Scans of archive materials from other cultural institutions are also included. These records encompass many Polish, German and Jewish residents.  A handout with links, basic word list, and suggestions of additional resources will be provided as a pdf.  Free.  Registration required – familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7328 to register.
Our presenter, Sigrid Pohl Perry, Ph.D., worked with archives and special collections at Northwestern University Library for 40 years until retiring in 2020. A member of the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe (SGGEE) since 2003, Sigrid has served on the Board of Directors; been actively involved in Lublin Project indexing; and given various presentations at SGGEE Conventions, the International German Genealogy Partnership, and a local Illinois Family History Center. 
We will be using Microsoft Teams (much like Zoom) for this online program.  Registered participants will receive a confirmation upon registration, and then the online link a day or two before the program.

Friday, June 7
German Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
The program at the Eastside Genealogical Society's German Interest Group will be "Is This the End? Taking Your German Brick Walls Down Piece by Piece" with Luana M. Darby. What do you need to look for once you have reached your brick wall? What is available and how do you find it? Leam how to think like a German and understand how to assess the needs of your German research to get the most out of it, from both sides of the ocean. You will understand how a typical German lived and made decisions. A case study will show you step by step how to overcome a typical brick wall.
Registration is required. For more information, visit: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/.

Saturday, June 8
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The program at the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting is "German Immigration Patterns" with Claire Gebben, a noted genealogist. Since the 19th Century millions of German-speaking emigrants were leaving Europe for places far and wide, especially North America.  Who were they and why did they leave?  The answer is complicated.  This talk explores waves of emigration in the historical context of wars, religious oppression, weather, economics, and other factors.  Presentation also includes a look at the patterns of settlement of German migrants on arrival in North America.
Her books will be available for purchase at that time. There is no cost to attending the meeting. The in-person presentation will be at KSQM-FM Community Room, 609 West Washington St., Sequim Village Shopping Center, Sequim.
The presentation will also be available on Zoom.  Call or e-mail the Society for the Zoom codes. (Please arrive or Zoom in at 9:45am. Email:  askus@clallamcogs.org or check the website: www.clallamcogs.orgHybr

Saturday, June 15
Italian Genealogy  (Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
The Italian SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society will present "Brick Walls -- Searching for Italian Roots." 
The zoom link for this virtual program can be requested at https://egs-iig.com

Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research  (Conferences & Seminars)
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) is an annual week-long educational institute for genealogists of all backgrounds and skill levels, from beginning to advanced. Hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society (GGS), attendees and faculty join us from across the country and around the globe. IGHR enrolls between 300 and 400 attendees each summer and reaches over five thousand social media followers throughout the year. For more information, visit https://ighr.gagensociety.org/.

Wednesday, February 26, 2025 through Saturday, March 1, 2025
RootsTech 2025  (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.