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Northville Genealogical Society

Serving Northville, Canton, Livonia, New Hudson, Novi, Plymouth, South Lyon,

Walled Lake,Westland, and Wixom


2010-2011 Programs and Events

We meet on the second Sunday of the month (unless noted) in the Carlos Meeting Room of the Northville District Library (212 W. Cady Street, 248-349-3020).

1:15 - Roundtable Discussions led by our Members

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 - Speaker


September 12

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Computer Genealogy

2:30 - General Meeting           

3:00 - "Show Me Yours, I'll Show You Mine”

            Bring your favorite family heirloom and tell us what it is and how you got it.


September 25

 

Genealogy 101 Class at Novi Public Library

10 am – 12:00 pm  - Introduction to techniques and resources for populating your family tree. 

Bring a brown bag lunch.  There will be individualized help in the afternoon.

     Novi Public Library

     45225 W. 10 Mile Rd.

     Novi, MI  48375-3014

Class size is limited to the first 20 reservations.

Call 248.349.0720 to reserve a seat by September 20.


October 10

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Archives & Libraries, PERSI

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 - “Putting Your Ancestor in Historical Context”

           Speaker: Carolyn Griffin


November 14

1:15 - Scottish Event 

          “History of Bagpipes”

          James Rogers, member, will wear his kilt and play a tune.

          Scottish treats provided.

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 - “Tracing Your Scottish Ancestor”

          Speaker: Mary Lou Duncan


December 5

Christmas luncheon


January 9, 2011

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Archival Media

2:30 - General Meeting           

3:00 - “How to Create a Webpage“                        

           Speaker: Jim Van Sickle  


February 13

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Brick Walls

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 - “Publishing Your Family Story”

           Speaker: Gene Dickirson


March 13

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Techniques for Organizing Records

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 – “Chasing Your Elusive Ancestors on the Internet”

            Speaker: Karen Krugman      


April 10

1:30 - "Northville Goes to Poland"

            Speaker: Ceil Wendt Jensen

           We’ll be going to the Polish Mission in Orchard Lake.  Details to be announced.


May 1

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Southern U.S. Genealogy

2:30 - General Meeting

3:00 - “Civil War Musician-1865”

            Mike Deren presents life as a soldier-musician in the Union Army during the Civil War.


June 5

1:30 - "Ice Cream Social, Auction, and Annual Meeting at historic Mill Race Village - Cady Inn"
           Bring a topping of chocolate, caramel, nuts, or fruit, cookies, etc. to share.
           For the auction, bring one item concealed in a bag and lots of quarters.