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Friday, April 28 through Saturday, April 29
Texas Czech Genealogical Society: Tracking Ancestral Footprints Workshop  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Caldwell Civic Center, 103 Texas Highway 21 W., Caldwell, Texas
Have you thought about beginning your family history, but don't know where to start?  Or perhaps you need to learn how to use Internet sources to help with your genealogy research?  Maybe you have done a lot of research, but need to have a Czech document translated or need to refer to research books emphasizing Czech immigrants, Czech dictionaries, or maps of the Czech Republic.  Would you like to be able to sit down and get individual help with your genealogy questions?  The Texas Czech Genealogy Society (TCGS) (501(c)(3) nonprofit organization) is offering an open workshop to try and meet your research needs for anyone wanting individual help in researching their family history. Workshop is open to the public; you do not need to be a TCGS member to attend.  Descriptive Flyer is available.  Registration if $10.00.



Wednesday, May 3
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: I've Done My DNA, Now What?  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreaker: Roger Cobb-Mills


Thursday, May 4
MCGS Meeting: Genealogical Resources at the Arlington Family History Center  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
The Arlington Texas Family Search Center is hosted by the Arlington Texas Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) -- the Mormons -- in coordination with other LDS congregations in the region.  The center is hosted by volunteers from local LDS congregations and provides family history and genealogy services free of charge to individuals and families. 
In addition to over 100 books, atlases, research guides for various locations, published genealogies, and back-issues of genealogical magazines, this center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to third party premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Note:  This month we will meet in the Genealogy & Local History Room.


Saturday, May 6
MCGS Event: Group Trip to the Arlington Family History Center  (MCGS Event)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Arlington Family History Center, 3809 Curt Drive, Arlington, TX 76016
The Arlington Family Search Center is hosted by the Arlington Texas Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) -- the Mormons -- in coordination with other LDS congregations in the region.  The center is hosted by volunteers from local LDS congregations and provides family history and genealogy services free of charge to individuals and families. 
In addition to over 100 books, atlases, research guides for various locations, published genealogies, and back-issues of genealogical magazines, this Center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the Center to third party premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions, including Ancestry.com, FindMyPast, Fold3, MyHeritage and NewspaperArchive.com.  http://www.arlingtontxfhc.org/
 
Meet at Euless Library parking lot by 8:30 am to car pool to this event or, meet us at the Family History Center.


Saturday, May 6
Dallas Genealogical Society: Getting the Most Bang For Your Buck Out of Libraries  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Ari Wilkins, Dallas Public Library
Time and money are a researcher’s most precious commodities. Don’t waste valuable library time on ordinary collections and databases when you are sitting on a gold mine of unique resources! Maximize your experience at your local and destination libraries.


Monday, May 8
Grapevine Namedroppers: Round Table Discussion  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051


Tuesday, May 9
Arlington Genealogical Society: Connecting Your DNA with Genealogy  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Arlington West Police Service Station, 2060 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013
Speaker: Roger Cobb-Mills
"DNA testing is genetic genealogical research when paper copies are not available.  After years of family research, Y-DNA testing helped me discover my grandfather's surname was Mills, not Cobb."


Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 13
National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference  (Special Event)
Raleigh, North Carolina
The National Genealogical Society is a genealogical interest group founded in 1903.  The goals of the organization are to promote genealogical skill development, establish high standards of genealogical research, and increase awareness of and interest in family history.
Conference Web site is: http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/
Discount Early Bird registration ends March 26th.


Thursday, May 11
Cedar Hill Genealogical Society: Way Down in Missouri  (Other Society/Organization)
7:00 pm
Zula B. Wylie Public Library, 225 Cedar St., Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Speaker: Barbara Wylie
Barabra will discuss the state’s history, its geographic significance in U.S. westward migration and how family historians can research available public records in Missouri. Many genealogists in Texas and beyond find their family has history in Missouri, and that is true with several CHGS members, so this program should be of benefit to many family historians. Barbara will provide tips for researching Missouri and the Ozark Mountain region.


Saturday, May 13
Fort Worth Genealogical Society Beginners Workshop Series: Church, Cemetery and Vital Records  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
(Note the break in routine this month, as this is not the typical 4th Saturday of the month.)
The workshops are free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  After the workshop, spend time in the Genealogy and Local History Department putting your new skills to work.  The complete schedule is available at: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfwgs/html/beginners_workshops.html