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Monday, July 13
Grapevine Namedroppers: State Census Records  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Tresa Tatyrek
As of July 1st There are no in-person story times, programs or meetings at the Library to help discourage congregating and to facilitate social and physical distancing.  You should call the Library (817) 410-3400 prior to any visit.


Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar: DNA from A to Z - Unlocking Your Genetic Code
Saturday, July 25
Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar: DNA from A to Z - Unlocking Your Genetic Code  (Special Event)
8:50 am to 4:00 pm
This will be a virtual Seminar with live speakers! Choose from 12 sessions in three tracks, designed for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Levels.  Follow a track, or mix and match.
Speakers: Blaine Bettinger, Diahan Southard, Patricia Lee Hobbs and Mary Eberle
Featuring live-streamed presenters in three virtual rooms, offering 12 sessions of your choice:
  - Introduction to DNA and Autosomal DNA for Genealogy Research
  - Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries
  - Y-DNA, mtDNA and X-DNA Analysis
  - Organizing Your DNA Results
and much more!
Early Bird Discount on registration good through July 5th.



Wednesday, August 5
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Researching Records Prior to 1850  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenters: Pearl Dill & Keta Goodman
Programming on a limited basis will resume in the next few weeks. To contact the Senior Center, call 817-503-1197.


Thursday, August 6
Monthly Meeting: Ice Cream Social & Election of Officers  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
NOTE: This will be a virtual meeting using the GoToWebinar software.  Instructions on how to connect using your home computer/tablet/cell phone will be sent to all members.
Members are encouraged to enjoy their favorite ice cream and toppings at home during the meeting.  Just don't get any ice cream on your keyboard!


Texas State Genealogical Society Virtual 2020 Family History Conference
Friday, August 7 through Saturday, August 8
Texas State Genealogical Society Virtual 2020 Family History Conference  (Special Event)
This will be a virtual conference!
Nationally recognized speakers with expertise in areas from methodology to DNA discuss timely topics and facilitate in-depth learning. Watch this event LIVE, or later at your convenience. View multiple times to catch details you may have missed. Your registration fee of $50 for TxSGS members or $70 for non-members entitles you to view these presentations LIVE and for 90 days after the event.
 
Conference speakers and topics
  • Colleen Robledo Greene: Taking a Closer Look at Immigration Records for Your Mexican Ancestor
  • Patti Lee Hobbs: Problem Solving with DNA: Case Studies
  • J. Mark Lowe: Mapping, Atlases & Documenting Paths
  • Sunny Morton: Collateral Kin: Indirect Routes to Direct Ancestors
  • Diane L. Richard: 50 Overlooked Online Genealogy Resources in 50 Minutes
  • Drew Smith: Organizing Your Genealogy
  • Michael Strauss: Researching Your World War II Ancestors
  • Ari Wilkins: Studying a Community Using Sanborn Maps and Other Resources
Visit the TxSGS Web site for details and to register online.


Monday, August 10
Grapevine Namedroppers: Brown Bag Workshop - Utilizing Online Family Trees  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Tresa Tatyrek
As of July 1st There are no in-person story times, programs or meetings at the Library to help discourage congregating and to facilitate social and physical distancing.  You should call the Library (817) 410-3400 prior to any visit.



Federation of Genealogical Societies 2020 Conference
Wednesday, September 2 through Saturday, September 5
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2020 Conference  (Special Event)
This will be a virtual vonference.
Registration is now open for the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Virtual Family History Conference!
The virtual event will begin with FGS "Live!" on September 2, 2020, starting at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) and concluding at 6:00 p.m. (CDT). In addition to the Live! event, all conference registrations will include a collection of 16 society management sessions assembled by FGS and more than 30 sponsored sessions. The registration packages allow you to further select either 10, 20 or 45 sessions from the On-Demand content from leading genealogists (more than 80 sessions from which to choose). All registration packages include online access to the digital conference syllabus. A special commemorative goody bag is included with the 45-session package. If you had already registered for the FGS conference in Kansas City, your registration will convert to the 20-session conference package. For more information, visit the conference Web site.


Wednesday, September 2
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Roundtable Planning Session for 2021  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Group Participation


How To Make Your Family History Come To Life
Thursday, September 3
How To Make Your Family History Come To Life  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting type (virtual or physical) and location to be determined.
Presenter: Rusty Williams, Author.
Rusty Williams writes about history through the stories of the people who lived it. He is the author of four nonfiction books; three on Texas topics.  He began his career as a newswriter, and has written for The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and Associated Press.  He currently lives in Dallas, where he is a contributor to history magazines and Web sites, and speaks to groups on historical subjects.


Saturday, September 12
Dallas Genealogical Society: Visualizing a Neighborhood using the Census, Sanborn Maps & Directories  (Other Society/Organization)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
This meeting will be streamed live over the Internet.
Presenter: Ari Wilkins, Dallas Public Library
 
The conference bridge will be up at 10:00 to give everybody time to log in, get our technology working and catch up on what is happening. Our business meeting will begin promptly at 11:00 and will be followed by our educational presentation. Connection Instructions.