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Monday, December 11
Grapevine Namedroppers: Show and Tell  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051

Tuesday, December 12
Arlington Genealogical Society: Identifying Old Photos  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
West Arlington Police Service Station, 2060 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013
Speaker: Ann McKee
Ann began researching her family in 2013 after she retired from a career as a school librarian.  In the beginning her goal was to identify the people in over 130 photographs of her mother's family, dating from the Civil War through the first half of the 20th century.  Her research allowed her to identify over 110 of those photographs, the subjects of which played a role in her becoming a member of the Daighters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
MCGS Meeting: Family Tree Maker's New and Little Known Features  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Marilyn Hay, MCGS Membership Chair.
Our recent membership survey indicated Family Tree Maker is the most popular program used by our members.  In this presentation Marilyn will brings us up to date on recent changes to the program, and demonstrate some little known features.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 through Friday, January 26, 2018
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy  (Special Event)
Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The Institute focuses on advanced education. Course 1 strengthens core understanding of the research process at an intermediate level. All other courses assume a working knowledge at that level or above.
Registration opens July 8, 2017, 9:00 am MDT.  Download the 2018 flyer: [PDF]  [JPG]

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018
RootsTech 2018  (Special Event)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
RootsTech is a large, annual family history and technology conference and trade show.  Similar to previous years, several sessions of the conference will be streamed live on their Web site: Once the conference is over, recordings of those sessions will be posted on their Web site for a limited time (generally until the next RootsTech conference).

Thursday, March 1, 2018
MCGS Meeting: State & Territorial Censuses: Underused Genealogical Tools  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Bernard N. Meisner, MCGS President.
Genealogists researching American families are familiar with the decennial federal census records.  In this presentation Bernard will discuss the state and territorial censuses and their value in filling the gaps between the federal census years, and providing additional information concerning the families, their occupations, and the places they lived.  Although many of the schedules have been lost, more have been recently appearing on Ancestry and FamilySearch, while others are available through state archives and historical societies.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
MCGS Meeting: The Texas Heritage Museum’s Historical Research Center in Hillsboro, Texas  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Peggy Fox Michaels.
Texas Heritage Museum began with the personal collection of Hill College history professor Harold B. Simpson in 1963, and has continued to expand over the years. In 1997, state funding was secured to renovate the old library building and establish the Texas Heritage Museum as a state museum.
The Historical Research Center is nationally recognized as a Civil War repository. Included in the Historical Research Center is an extensive collection of maps, photographic collections, microfilm and an archive that contains numerous files of soldiers’ letters, diaries and unpublished manuscripts from all Texas wars.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 through Saturday, May 5, 2018
National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference  (Special Event)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Hotel reservations are now open for 40th NGS Family History Conference, 2-6 May 2018, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Reserve your hotel room here. 
Registration for the conference, including tours and events, will begin 1 December 2017 at Sign up for the NGS conference blog so you receive notification of new information as it is posted.

Friday, May 11, 2018 through Saturday, May 12, 2018
Austin Genealogical Society: DNA Workshops and Seminar  (Other Society/Organization)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Commons Learning Center 10100 Burnet Rd Austin, TX 78758
Presenter: Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist

Friday Afternoon, May 11, 2018 Advanced Workshop Topics:

    • Visual Phasing – You’ve tested three siblings, now figure out which DNA segments belong to which grandparent.
    • Advanced Third-Party Tools – Let’s explore the Phasing, Matching Segment Search, Lazarus, and Triangulation tools.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 All-Day Seminar Topics:
    • Begging for Spit
    • Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries
    • Using Third-Party Tools to Analyze Autosomal DNA – Tools available at sites other than your testing company for DNA analysis.
    • The Danger of Distant Matches – What are common pitfalls when analyzing DNA? What are the minimum requirements for genealogical proof using DNA?
This is an advance announcement for the seminar and workshops. More details and pricing information will be posted in late 2017/early 2018. at:

Sunday, June 24, 2018 through Friday, June 29, 2018
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh  (Special Event)
La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Registration will begin in February 2018.  Web site:  Eight courses will be offered:

  • From Confusion to Conclusion: How to Write Proof Arguments with Kimberly Powell
  • Mastering the Art of Genealogical Documentation with Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG
  • Thinking Genealogically: Advanced Methods with Rev. David McDonald, D.Min., CG
  • Irish Research with David Rencher, AG, CG
  • In‐Depth Sources for U.S. Military Research with Michael J. Hall
  • Chromosome Mapping with Karen Stanbary, CG and Blaine Bettnger, Ph.D., J.D.
  • Family Archiving: Heirlooms in the Digital Age with Denise May Levenick
  • Researching New York: Resources and Strategies with Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS