What’s New on our calendar – to September 27, 2020

New Genealogy Events added through September 27, 2020

New Genealogy Events

***** A huge Thank You to the Family History Society of Arizona Virtual Chapter for allowing me to talk about ConferenceKeeper at their monthly meeting this past week!*****

The following list includes only new genealogy events added to our calendar this past week.

VIRTUAL EVENTS:

Please verify event times and time zones with the event hosts.

VIRTUAL/Sep 28/Genealogy in Your Pajamas: A free online Zoom program from Plano Public Library https://www.plano.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=29542&month=9&year=2020&day=27&calType=0

VIRTUAL/Sep 30/Beginning Ancestry Library Edition, a free online program hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68372/beginning-ancestry-library-edition-mcpl360

VIRTUAL/Sep 30/”Hopping the Pond: First Steps to Finding Your English Ancestors” with Rachel Derenthal, a free webinar from the BYU Family History Library https://fh.lib.byu.edu/classes-and-webinars/online-webinars/

VIRTUAL/Oct 01/Identification and Care of Photographs – A Free Virtual Class Offered by the Thomas Balch Library https://www.leesburgva.gov/departments/thomas-balch-library

VA/Oct 03/Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia (GRIVA) Fall Conference – Ancestors on the Move and How to Find Them http://griva.org/

VIRTUAL/Oct 03/ON THE BEAT: London, Ontario Police History 1855-2005, an online presentation with the London Middlesex Branch of OGS. Branch URL  https://londonmiddlesex.ogs.on.ca

VIRTUAL/Oct 03/Ukrainian Summer Kitchens – with Olia Hercules. A free online program from the Ukrainian History & Education Center https://www.ukrhec.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=102

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 03/South King County Washington Genealogical Society Family Tree Maker User Group  https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG

VIRTUAL/Oct 04/Chasing Uncle William Through the Wildes of Cyberspace – an online presentation from the Genealogical Society of Broward, County, Florida http://www.Gsbcfl.org

VIRTUAL – IL/Oct 05/Q&A Genealogy Program Series – Mayflower 400th Anniversary of Landing at Plymouth Rock  Zoom meeting: https://tinyurl.com/yyfsunwf

VIRTUAL/Oct 05/DNA + Women (Advanced): A free online Zoom program from Plano Public Library https://www.plano.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=29618&month=9&year=2020&day=27&calType=0

VIRTUAL/Oct 05/Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 05/Researching Chicago History. A free program from the Chicago Public Library. Space is limited, reserve your spot. https://chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/5f5b991fc8d7412f00e8e5ad

VIRTUAL/Oct 05/House History 101. A free program from the Chicago Public Library. Space is limited, reserve your spot. https://chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/5f5b991fc8d7412f00e8e5ad

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 05/Persons of Interest #ResearchOpportunity – a new study group hosted by South King County Washington Genealogical Society    https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Research-Group

VIRTUAL/Oct 06/Adding Memories to Family Tree (Beginner) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 07/NashiPredky@Home: An Introduction to Ukrainian Church History and Records. A free online program from the Ukrainian History & Education Center https://www.ukrhec.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=103

VIRTUAL/Oct 08/Back to Your Past: For Students Ages 8-12, an online workshop, 1 hour weekly over 4 weeks, from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/back-your-past-students-ages-8-12

VIRTUAL/Oct 10/“Using German Periodicals & Periodical Indexes – Part 4” with Larry Jensen, a free webinar from the BYU Family History Library https://fh.lib.byu.edu/classes-and-webinars/online-webinars/

VIRTUAL – CA/Oct 10/Yucaipa Valley Genealogical Society Virtual workshop and speaker monthly Yucaipa Valley Genealogical Society

VIRTUAL/Oct 10/Scottish Indexes Conference – Learn how to trace your Scottish Family Tree. Free. https://www.scottishindexes.com/

VIRTUAL – IL/Oct 10/What’s New in German Genealogy https://naperville-lib.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=61112&lib=ALL&ag=Adult&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/10/01

VIRTUAL/Oct 12/Genealogy – Solving the Mysteries of Women in Your Family Tree: A free online Zoom program from Plano Public Library https://www.plano.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=29621&month=9&year=2020&day=27&calType=0

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 12/When DNA is the Only Option: Hunting for Ann’s Father presented by Janet Stroebel, hosted by Genetic Genealogy/DNA Interest Group of South King County Washington Genealogical Society   join https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy

VIRTUAL/Oct 12/Cemetery Art for Genealogy, a free online event hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68375/cemetery-art-genealogy-zoom

VIRTUAL – NM/Oct 14/German Naming Conventions and other Oddities only a Genealogist would Appreciate. Join the Doña Ana County Genealogical Society for this zoom presentation. Details at  https://www.dacgs.org

VIRTUAL/Oct 14/New York Genealogical & Biographical Society Fall Benefit: The Kitchen. Explore culinary inspirations from the past in two unique online events. https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/nygb-fall-benefit-kitchen

VIRTUAL/Oct 15/Free and Almost Free Genealogy presented by Marian Burk Wood, a free zoom program from the Southbury Library. Please register. https://www.southburylibrary.org/events/fee-or-free-genealogy-0

VIRTUAL/Oct 16/Roots / Records / Research: A Virtual Genealogy Workshop, hosted by the Williamson County Genealogical Society and Georgetown Public Library https://library.georgetown.org/roots-records-research-a-virtual-genealogy-workshop/

VIRTUAL/Oct 16/Fantastic Canal Records and Where to Find Them: NY Repositories, from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/fantastic-canal-records-and-where-find-them-ny-repositories

VIRTUAL/Oct 17/New York Chapter of Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Hosts Dr. Michael D. Lacopo on German Genealogy https://www.palam.org/newyork-palam-chapter.php

 

VIRTUAL/Oct 17/German Research Discussion Group, a free online event hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68376/german-research-discussion-group-zoom

VIRTUAL/Oct 18/Past the Cemetery Gate with the Gravestone Girls, A free genealogy workshop from the Portsmouth Public Library https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/library/genealogy

VIRTUAL/Oct 19/Genealogy – Oral Histories: A free online Zoom program from Plano Public Library https://www.plano.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=29619&month=9&year=2020&day=27&calType=0

VIRTUAL/Oct 19/Getting the Most from Your NYG&B Membership, from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/getting-most-your-nygb-membership

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 19/Find-A-Grave and Search Techniques for Burial Records on FamilySearch presented by Susan Jaycox, hosted by Technology User Group of South King County Washington Genealogical Society   https://skcgs.groups.io/g/TUG

VIRTUAL/Oct 20/Researching African Americans in the Mid-Hudson Valley, from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/researching-african-americans-mid-hudson-valley

VIRTUAL/Oct 21/Hugh Dugan of Ireland, Pennsylvania, and New York: Historical Context Helps Link Generations, from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/hugh-dugan-ireland-pennsylvania-and-new-york-historical-context-helps-link-generations

VIRTUAL/Oct 22/Beyond Ancestry: Newspaper Resources for Genealogy Research. A free program from the Chicago Public Library. Space is limited, reserve your spot. https://chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/5f4f2496ebd1176107b2835c

VIRTUAL/Oct 22/Writing for The Record, presented by Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG, GFBS, a free webinar from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/writing-record

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 23/County Histories presented by Winona Laird. Hosted by KCLS and SKCGS. Registration is required.  https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/5f63c75a973f073a00490688

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Family History Workshop, a 2-day Virtual Workshop presented by St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre. Register by Oct. 5.  https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Germany: Historical Geography (Intermediate) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Resources on FamilySeach for German Research and Getting Help (Beginner) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Using Historical Newspapers to Learn More About Your German Ancestors (Intermediate) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Württemberg Family Books (Intermediate) : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

US/Oct 24/New York Chapter of Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Hosts Dr. Michael D. Lacopo on German Genealogy https://www.palam.org/newyork-palam-chapter.php

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Using the “What Are the Odds?” Tool, a Workshop with Angie Bush from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/using-%E2%80%9Cwhat-are-odds%E2%80%9D-tool

VIRTUAL/Oct 24/Using DNA Tools: Ancestry, MyHeritage, and 23andMe, a Workshop with Angie Bush from New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/using-dna-tools-ancestry-myheritage-and-23andme

VIRTUAL/Oct 26/Genealogy – Clues from the Cemeteries: A free online Zoom program from Plano Public Library https://www.plano.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=29614&month=9&year=2020&day=27&calType=0

VIRTUAL/Oct 26/”Mournful Exodus”: Finding Your Irish : a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 26/German Handwriting Seminar, Day 1 (Intermediate): a free seminar from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL – WA/Oct 26/Join us for an informal Genealogy Chat, hosted by South King County Washington Genealogical Society    https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society

VIRTUAL/Oct 27/German Handwriting Seminar, Day 2 (Intermediate): a free seminar from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 28/German Handwriting Seminar, Day 3 (Intermediate): a free seminar from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 29/German Handwriting Seminar, Day 4 (Intermediate): a free seminar from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 29/Introduction to Internet Genealogy, a free online event hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68375/cemetery-art-genealogy-zoom

VIRTUAL/Oct 30/German Handwriting Seminar, Day 5 (Intermediate): a free seminar from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

VIRTUAL/Oct 31/2020 Virtual Heartland Family History Conference hosted by the Topeka (KS) Genealogical Society, featuring Lisa A. Alzo https://tgstopeka.org/cpage.php?pt=9

VIRTUAL/Nov 04/Brick Wall Discussion Group, a free online event hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68615/brick-wall-discussion-group-zoom

VIRTUAL/Nov 05/House History Part I: Accessing CT Land Records, free online presentation hosted by Durham CT Public Library  https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=DURHAMCT&curID=463645

VIRTUAL/Nov 05/Beyond Ancestry: Newspaper Resources for Genealogy Research. A free program from the Chicago Public Library. Space is limited, reserve your spot. https://chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/5f4f2496ebd1176107b2835c

VIRTUAL/Nov 13/Mock-In 2020: A Virtual Genealogy Lock-In hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68520/mock-2020-virtual-genealogy-lock-zoom

VIRTUAL/Nov 15/Got my Ancestry DNA results! Now what? with Jennifer Shoer, A free genealogy workshop from the Portsmouth Public Library https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/library/genealogy

VIRTUAL/Dec 01/Brick Wall Discussion Group, a free online event hosted by the Midwest Genealogy Center at the Mid-Continent Pubic Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/68616/brick-wall-discussion-group-zoom

Calls for Papers

Check our website for full details of ALL current Calls for Papers
Check our Call for Papers webpage for upcoming submission deadlines.

NEW! Submit  by 11/30/2020 for the 2021 Heartland Family History Conference, May 7-8, in Topeka, Kansas

DUE SOON!

Submit by Sep 30 – Proposals sought for three venues from the Southern California Genealogy Society:

  • The 8th Genetic Genealogy Conference
  • 51st SCG Jamboree; and
  • 2021 Jamboree Extension Series Webinars

Submit by Sep 30 – Ontario Ancestors is currently accepting proposals for our monthly 2021 Webinar Series

Submit by Oct 2 – Wisconsin State Genealogical Society 2021 Call for Papers for Webinar Series

Contests

Check our website regularly for new contests – they come and go quickly sometimes!
ConferenceKeeper.org/genealogy-contests

  • Enter by Sep 30 – Family History Hound September contest – “”Let’s Get Organized”” Photo organization & storage bundle with 5 winners  

 

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