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Saturday, March 23
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is sponsoring its Spring Seminar on Saturday, March 23. The theme will be "Tracing Your Scandinavian Ancestors." Details to follow.


Saturday, March 23
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Discovering Your Ancestors - Series II with Janet Camarata
Learn the research processes, organizational tools and techniques used by genealogists today to find our own families in written county and family histories, government records and maps in this intermediate six-week series on Genealogy. On-site research planning, maps, atlases and gazetteers. Registration is required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org 


Monday, March 25
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Canadian Genealogy: Migration with Elisabeth Demmon
Learn about the Loyalists, their history and their records. Follow the internal migration routes, historical records and maps. Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, see www.pusogensoc.org


Clark County Genealogical Society
Tuesday, March 26
Clark County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA
GENEALOGY ENTHUSIASTS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
At the height of activity for the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver, American wagon trains began rolling west. At Fort Vancouver, the Native American and Hawaiian populations were permanent residents with fur traders, clerks and officers of the HBC. Mary Rose, executive Director of the Friends of Fort Vancouver, will talk about the changes that took place at the Fort and the community. Internationally, “Oregon” would be declared a U.S. Territory up to the 49th Parallel. By 1849, the U.S. Army was at Vancouver to reinforce America’s claim.


Clark County Genealogical Society
Wednesday, March 27
Clark County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
CCGS Library, 717 Grand Blvd., Vancouver, WA
WEBINAR: FREE GENEALOGY TOOLS FOR YOUR IPAD/IPHONE
There are several new applications and a few old ones which can help you capture, reference, and share your family history on the go. Come find out how to use the latest and greatest tools for your preferred Apple mobile device at this Legacy Family Tree webinar.


Wednesday, March 27
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Research Techniques for Genealogists with Winona Laird
A good research plan is a way to stay focused and keep your genealogy goals in sight. Learn helpful hints for un-puzzling your family tree such as recording common surnames, nicknames and spelling variations and explore multiple research options. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org or call the Genealogy Center, 360-475-9172.


Saturday, March 30
Olympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Local society meetings)
Capitol Event Center, 6005 Tyee Drive SW, Tumwater

REGISTER FOR OLYMPIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY’S DNA SEMINAR

               Have you taken a DNA test to reveal your genetic origin, but you aren’t sure how to understand that data?  The Olympia Genealogical Society is pleased to have Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist, as the speaker for our Spring Seminar.  Dr. Bettinger will be presenting four lectures on how to use results from DNA tests to understand your family history. DNA is a powerful tool in genealogy, but it is a challenge to unlock that toolbox. Dr. Bettinger will go beyond the basics of DNA testing. Instead, he will focus on various tools and methods for analyzing your DNA results.

     This year’s Olympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 30 at the Capitol Event Center, conveniently located at 6005 Tyee Drive SW in Tumwater, which offers plenty of level free parking and easy walking access.

     Registration is now open, at $50 for OGS members and $60 for others. Optional lunch is available for $15 extra. Registration details are on Olympia Genealogical Society’s website, www.OlyGenSoc.org




Tuesday, April 2
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Using FamilySearch with Joleen Aitchison
Bring your laptop and be ready to delve into your own genealogy while exploring the many features of the FamilySearch.org website. Computer experience required. Class limited to 15 participants. Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, see www.pusogensoc.org


Saturday, April 6
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Discovering Your Ancestors - Series II with Janet Camarata
Learn the research processes, organizational tools and techniques used by genealogists today to find our own families in written county and family histories, government records and maps in this intermediate six-week series on Genealogy. Timelines & chronologies and land records. Registration is required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org


Friday, April 12 through Saturday, April 13
WSGS Board Meeting Retreat  (WSGS - sponsored)
TBD
The retreat will include a strategic planning meeting.  More details to follow.  For additional information contact info@wasgs.org.


Wednesday, April 24
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Germanic Immigration in the 1800's with Evelyn Roehl
Learn about the 6 million people who left Alsace, German states, Luxembourg, Prussia and Switzerland to live in North America. Discover how the ports of departure and arrival, settlement patterns and sources for finding native villages can help you trace your ancestors. For more information, visit: www.pusogensoc.org or call the Genealogy Center, 360-475-9172.


Friday, April 26 through Saturday, April 27
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 1425 East 27th Street, Tacoma
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is pleased to host Michael Lacopo as the featured speaker for their 2019 Spring Seminar. More details to come. 


Saturday, April 27
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Spokane, WA
Details TBA. For more information, visit the EWGS website


Saturday, April 27 through Sunday, April 28
Genealogical Forum of Oregon Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
GFO, 2505 SE 11th Ave. B-18, Portland, OR
Tony Burroughs, an expert in research strategies and methodology and African American research, will be the keynote speaker at the Forum of Oregon's Spring Seminar in 2019. For more information, visit the GFO website.


Saturday, April 27
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Discovering Your Ancestors - Series II with Janet Camarata
Learn the research processes, organizational tools and techniques used by genealogists today to find our own families in written county and family histories, government records and maps in this intermediate six-week series on Genealogy. Organization of papers, books & digital files, and courthouse research, including wills & probate. Registration is required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, www.pusogensoc.org



Saturday, May 4
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Discovering Your Ancestors - Series II with Janet Camarata
Learn the research processes, organizational tools and techniques used by genealogists today to find our own families in written county and family histories, government records and maps in this intermediate six-week series on Genealogy. The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) and military records are covered. Registration is required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, see www.pusogensoc.org


Tuesday, May 7
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Using FamilySearch with Joleen Aitchison
Bring your laptop and be ready to delve into your own genealogy while exploring the many features of the FamilySearch.org website. Computer experience required. Class limited to 15 participants. Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org


Friday, May 10
Annual Member Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA


Friday, May 10 through Saturday, May 11
WSGS Annual Retreat  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA


Wednesday, May 22
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Continental Congress of 1787 with Vern Frykholm
Learn from George Washington why the Continental Congress called for a Constitutional Convention in 1787, who attended, some of the compromises made and the resulting document - the Constitution of the United States. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org or call the Genealogy Center, 360-475-9172.


Saturday, May 25
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
Discovering Your Ancestors - Series II with Janet Camarata
Learn the research processes, organizational tools and techniques used by genealogists today to find our own families in written county and family histories, government records and maps in this intermediate six-week series on Genealogy. Immigration & Naturalization, plus tips, tools, tricks & techniques for genealogists are covered. Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, visit www.pusogensoc.org



Saturday, June 15 through Monday, June 17
International German Genealogy Partnership Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, CA
The International German Genealogy Partnership will offer three days of German-centric presentations in multiple tracks during its international conference in Sacramento, Calif., in June 2019. The theme, STRIKE IT RICH! with Connections 2 Discoveries, follows on the Connections theme of the IGGP's 2017 inaugural conference. For more information, visit the conference web page.



Northwest Genealogy Conference
Wednesday, August 14 through Saturday, August 17
Northwest Genealogy Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington, WA
This premier regional conference will feature Thomas MacEntee, Angie Bush and Michael Strauss. For more information, including registration, visit the NWGC website.


Wednesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 24
Federation of Genealogical Societies' National Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Washington, D.C.
For more information about the Federation of Genealogical Societies' National Conference, visit the FGS website.



Saturday, September 28
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA



Saturday, October 26
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Spokane, WA
Details TBA. For more information, visit the EWGS website



Wednesday, February 26, 2020 through Saturday, February 29, 2020
RootsTech 2020  (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.