Coffs Harbour District Family History Society Inc.

WORKSHOPS – 2013


DATE

VENUE

TIME

SPEAKER

TOPIC

23/2/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Yvonne Richards “Memoirs of Life” - everyone has a story to tell; a heritage worth passing onto the next generations - a life to be remembered by
23/3/2013 Community Village, Earl St. 1.30pm Keith Jones Dorrigo Historic Railway and its museum
27/4/2013 Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Dr 10am-4pm Kerry Farmer from Sydney SEMINAR: “DNA for Genealogists”; “Find My Past”; and “Immigration to Australia”
- includes explanation of DNA in simple terms
25/5/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Noelene Kyle “How to Write and Publish your Family Story”: $5.00 Fee applicable for Members & Visitors
22/6/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Dr. Leigh Summers, Director of Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery and Museum “Concerning the Colonial Crinoline” - an illustrated presentation examining the history of this garment - including what was considered to be “saucy” and “naughty” in the 19th century
27/7/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Bill Oates, Archivist, New England University “Digital Tools for Historical Research” - techniques available in copying and researching old photos and documents. 

1/8/2013 to 31/8/2013

NATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY MONTH

Research Room will be open to Members and Visitors to do free research from 10am to 4pm each Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday (excl. 24th) during the month 

Friday
2/8/2013
 
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History: Bookings necessary:
Phone 02 6658 7955
or email coffsgenie@gmail.com 
Friday
2/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance
Monday
5/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance 
Monday
5/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History:
Bookings necessary as above 
Friday
9/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History:
Bookings necessary as above 
Friday
9/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance 
Monday
12/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance 
Monday
12/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History:
Bookings necessary as above 
Friday
16/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History:
Bookings necessary as above 
Friday
16/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance 
Monday
19/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 10am-1pm Society Members
Open Half-Day: free research and guidance 
Monday
19/8/2013  
Research Centre, Rose Ave 1-4pm Society Members
Computer Basics for Family History:
Bookings necessary as above 
24/8/2013 Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Dr 10am-4pm Brad Argent,
Senior Content Director,
Ancestry.com.au
SEMINAR: “ Search from Basic to Advanced”;
“Australians Hiding in Other Records”;
“What’s Coming Up on Ancestry.com.au”; and Question Time
 
28/9/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Stan Gordon,
President, CHDFHS Inc.
AGM followed by Computer Based Workshop
26/10/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm Sharon Brennan “Blogging for Beginners” - a way to document your family history or share facets of your research and make new family connections 
23/11/2013 Community Village, Earl St 1.30pm John Arkan “The Sikhs and their Contribution to the Mid-North Coast”
7/12/2012 Deep Sea Fishing Club,
Jordan Esplanade,
Coffs Harbour Jetty
 
12 Noon   Christmas Party: 2 course Christmas Buffet Lunch
Husbands, wives, partners welcome.
Cost $25.00 each to be paid at Research Room by 30th November 2013.
  PLEASE NOTE:   RESEARCH ROOM WILL BE CLOSED ON
7th DECEMBER 2013

DETAILS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF NECESSARY – PLEASE CONTACT THE SOCIETY FOR CONFIRMATION

Last Updated 4/11/2013