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Genealogical Events

Weekly Tuesday & Wednesday King County Library System
Genealogy Research Help

Room 6, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. NE, Bellevue
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 PM • Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 PM

Monthly on 1st Thursday Greater Kent Historical Society
Kent Chronicles

Bereiter House, 855 E. Smith Street, Kent, WA 98030.
Intended for adults of all ages and home schooled students.
Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We'll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more!
Starting time varies, check the GKHS Event Calendar.

Monthly on 2nd Thursday NARA Seattle
"Lunch at the BRICK WALL" (FREE)

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Come bring your brown-bag lunch and your "impossible genealogy problem" and our knowledgeable staff will brainstorm possible solutions!

Monthly on 2nd Saturday
2:00 - 4:00 PM
King County Library System
Genealogy Information Sessions

Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd St., Burien, WA 98166

Monthly on 3rd Wednesday Museum of History & Industry MOHAI
History Cafe

6:30 PM
Join MOHAI on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at MOHAI's Compass Café for a lively discussion about history. Each cafe features a different topic, and invites history enthusiasts to come together and share what you know. Grab a cup of coffee - or glass of wine - and enjoy learning about the past!
History Cafe is co-presented by MOHAI, The Seattle Public Library, and HistoryLink.org.
Cost: FREE (Does not Include Museum Admission)
Location: MOHAI - Compass Café
For information: call 206 324-1126 and press 0 or email programs@mohai.org
RSVP at Meetup.com site

Monthly on 3rd Saturday
2:00 - 4:00 PM
King County Library System
Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042

June 2, 2016 Historic Seattle Digging Deeper • Built Heritage Research Series
Visual Resources Collection, College of Built Environments

10:30 AM, 330 Gould Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

June 2, 2016 Southern California Genealogical Society
Pre-Conference DNA and Workshops
The Future of the Past: Genetic Genealogy 2016

See their website for details.

June 3-5, 2016 Ontario Genealogical Society
2016 Conference Genealogy on the Cutting Edge

Toronto’s International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Watch their website for details.

June 3-5, 2016 Southern California Genealogical Society
47th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Giving to the Future by Preserving the Past

Friday through Sunday, June 3 through 5, 2015.
See their website for details.

June 12-17, 2016 Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research

Samford University Library, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229

The Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators.
Registration for the 2016 Institute will open at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Central) on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

June 15-22, 2016 Ulster Historical Foundation
Tracing your Irish Ancestors • A summer family history conference

Belfast, Dublin, Derry, Donegal and more!
See their website for details.

June 17, 2016 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Intermediate Family History Research

6:00-8:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Instructor: Dee Haviland Fournier, Fee: $15

June 18, 2016 South King County Genealogical Society
Intermediate Genealogy Class • Prepare a Research Trip and Notebook

Wesley Homes Lea Hill, 32049 109th Pl SE, Auburn, WA 98092, 12:00-1:00 PM.
Presenters: Janet Camarata and Winona Laird
Class Fee: $15.00 - Free for SKCGS Members.
Pre-registration is required for each class.
Register at the next SKCGS meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird w-laird@msn.com
See the Class Flyer for additional details.
June 18, 2016 Washington State Genealogical Society
2016 Annual State Conference

La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1425 East 27th St, Tacoma, WA

Featured Speaker: Paula Stuart-Warren
Hosted by Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
See either website for details.

June 20, 2016 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Digging Deeper into your German Roots

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Instructor: Dee Haviland Fournier, Fee: $15

June 22-25, 2016 Palatines to America National German Genealogy Society
National Conference

Fort Wayne, IN
Watch their website for more information.

Jun 26-Jul 1, 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

LaRoche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Six different week-long genealogical courses which incorporate hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art and friendly community atmosphere.
Watch their website for details.

Jun 26-Jul 2, 2016 University College Cork
Irish Genealogy Summer School 2016: Roots to the Rising

The Laurels, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland

This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research for those searching for their Irish roots, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world's leading universities. All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and 'hands on' workshops given by a selection of Ireland's leading genealogical lecturers and experts.
See their website for details.

June 29, 2016 Heritage Quest Research Library
FREE Class: Beginning Family History Research

6:00-8:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Instructor: Dee Haviland Fournier, Fee: FREE

July 9, 2016 Historic Seattle Digging Deeper • Built Heritage Research Series
Built Heritage Research Using Land Ownership Records

9:00 AM, The workshop will take place in the Squire Park neighborhood, details to follow.

July 10-15, 2016 Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed)

Gen-Fed at the National Archives in Washington D.C. and College Park, Maryland, is an intensive program offering on-site examination of federal records. Designed for experienced researchers, it is not an introduction to genealogy.
Program details will be announced in February 2016. Registration will be held online in late February 2016.

July 13-16, 2016 American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
2016 AHSGR Convention • Before the Storm

Concord Hilton Hotel, Concord, CA
See their website for details.

July 16-24, 2016 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Quebec Heritage Tour: New England captives carried to Canada

Montréal and Quebec
See their website for details.

July 17-22, 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

LaRoche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Six different week-long genealogical courses which incorporate hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art and friendly community atmosphere.
Watch their website for details.

July 28-29, 2016 Genealogical Council of Oregon
Western Institute of Genealogy

Lane Community College, Center for Meeting and Learning, 4000 East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405

  • Thomas W. Jones Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
  • John Philip Colletta Ph.D., FUGA

The Doctor's are in the house! Intermediate/Advanced Level
See their website for details.

July 30, 2016 Genealogical Council of Oregon
Summer Genealogy Fest

Lane Community College, Center for Meeting and Learning, 4000 East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405
See their website for details.

August 5-6, 2016 Celtic Connections Conference
Celtic Roots Across America

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, MN - Park Place
Hosted by: Irish Genealogical Society, International & The Irish Ancestral Research Association
Watch their website for details.

August 5, 2016 Heritage Quest Research Library
FREE Class: Beginning Family History Research

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Instructor: Dee Haviland Fournier, Fee: FREE

August 7-12, 2016 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
36th IAJGS International Conference

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA
Registration will begin on 4 Jan 2016, the call for papers will open 1 Sep 2015.
This year's focus is The Wandering Jew. Tracks will include:

  • The Sephardic Experience in the United States
  • European Migrations
  • Australian and South African Branches
  • Westward Ho! Jews in the Western US

Local Host: Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State.

August 8-12, 2016 Foundation for East European Family History Studies
2016 Eastern European Family History Conference

Plaza Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT
Watch their website for details.

August 9-13, 2016 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Come Home to New England

Boston, MA
See their website for details.

August 13, 2016 Historic Seattle Digging Deeper • Built Heritage Research Series
Redmond Historical Society

10:30 AM, Redmond Historical Society, 16600 NE 80th Street, Redmond, WA

Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2016 National Conference

Springfield, Illinois, Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us as we return to the Land of Lincoln in 2016.

September 7-11, 2016 Germans From Russia Heritage Society
46th Annual International Convention

The convention will be held at the Ramkota in Rapid City, SD
Watch their website for details.

September 18-25, 2016 Palatines to America National German Genealogy Society
Family History Library Research Trip

Salt Lake City, Utah
See their Preliminary Conference Flyer Watch their website for more information.

September 22-24, 2016 Association of Professional Genealogists
2016 APG Professional Management Conference

Fort Wayne, Indiana - Allen County Public Library

September 22-24, 2016 Montana State Genealogical Society
27th Annual State Genealogy Conference

Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula, MT
Check their website for details.

September 24, 2016 Historic Seattle Digging Deeper • Built Heritage Research Series
Analyze Your Built Environment, an Observational Approach

9:00 AM, The location is to be determined and will be sent to registered participants.

September 24, 2016 Puget Sound Genealogical Society
2016 Fall Seminar

Poulsbo, WA
Featured Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Watch their website for details.

October 1, 2016 Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
Fall Workshop - Multi Class Workshop

Country Homes Christian Church
EWGS offers a multi-class learning day lead by Donna Potter Phillips. We offer something for everybody!
Watch their website for complete details.

October 3-4, 2016 Gregath Publishing
Retreat 2016

Watch their website for forthcoming details.

October 7-9, 2016 Heritage Quest Research Library
Autumn Quest 2016 • Featuring Curt B. Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF

NEW VENUE
Emerald Queen Ballroom and Conference Center, Fife, WA

Watch their website for details as they become available.

October 10-14, 2016 International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
2016 British Institute

Watch their website for details.

October 22, 2016 Hayden Lake Family History Center
2016 Fall Family History Seminar

Watch their website for details.

October 23-27, 2016 Association of Personal Historians
APH Annual Conference • Kick It Up

Fort Worth, Texas
See their website for details.

Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2016 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Salt Lake City Research Tour

Salt Lake City, UT
See their website for details.

April 26-29, 2017 New England Regional Genealogical Consortium
Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past

MassMutual Convention Center, Springfield, MA
Watch their website for details.

July 23-28, 2017 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
37th IAJGS International Conference

The 37th IAJGS International Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida.

Aug 30-Sep 2, 2017 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2017 National Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh will provide a wonderful historical backdrop with its rich genealogical resources for this four day genealogy event with local co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.

October 17-21, 2017 Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International
CGSI's 16th Genealogical and Cultural Conference

Pittsburgh International Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1111 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA

August 22-25, 2018 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2018 National Conference

Fort Wayne, Indiana, FGS returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world.

Other Calendars American Ancestors New England Historic Genealogical Society
  AKCHO - Association of King County Historical Organizations Calendar
  Fiske Genealogical Library
  Greater Kent Historical Society Museum Calendar
  Heritage Quest Research Library Event Calendar
  Humanities Washington List of Events
  Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State Meetings
  Museum of History & Industry MOHAI Calendar of Exhibits and Programs
  National Genealogical Society Conferences & Events
  Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Event calendar
  Puget Sound Civil War Round Table Speaker Schedule
  Renton History Museum Adult and Family Programs Speaker Program
  SoCoCulture SoCo Events Calendar
  Washington State Genealogical Society Current Events Calendar
  Washington State History Museum Events and Programs
  White River Valley Museum Events Calendar

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