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Wednesday, December 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Show and Share Luncheon  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Bring a dish and spouse/friend.


MCGS Meeting: Annual Holiday Party
Thursday, December 5
MCGS Meeting: Annual Holiday Party  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Police Department Training Room, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
Please note we will begin dinner promptly at 6:30 pm!
The Society will provide the meat.  Members are asked to bring a side dish that corresponds to one of their areas of research or family origin, and an inexpensive (~$10) wrapped gift for our traditional Wright Family gift exchange.
 
Those whose surnames begin with the letters:
  • A through I are asked to bring a salad.
  • J through Q are asked to bring a vegetable dish.
  • R through Z are asked to bring a dessert.
We will also be accepting donations of nonperishable food items and clothing for 6Stones.org. List of needed items.


Monday, December 9
Grapevine Namedroppers: Show and Tell  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051



MCGS Meeting: Using the Power of Spreadsheets to Answer Genealogical Questions
Thursday, January 2, 2020
MCGS Meeting: Using the Power of Spreadsheets to Answer Genealogical Questions  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Police Department Training Room, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
Presenter: Bernard N. Meisner, MCGS Webmaster
Learn how to import search results from Web sites into spreadsheets, use the spreadsheet’s built-in tools to format and manipulate the data, and process them to investigate possible group migrations and determine family relationships.  Also learn how to sort dates of the form 10 May 1869, and overcome Excel’s inability to recognize dates earlier than 1900.  Don’t have Excel?  LibreOffice and OpenOffice are free alternatives.


Thursday, January 2, 2020
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Hitting Paydirt In Manuscript Collections  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Presenter: Ari Wilkins, Dallas Public Library
Manuscript collections can be a goldmine of information for family history researchers. Learn about where to find collections, how they are organized, how to use a finding aid, and the variety of interesting items that can be found in the collections.


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Government Land Office Records  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Nancy Maxwell


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Collin County Genealogical Society: How the Medical Examiner's Office Uses DNA to Identify Remains  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
W.O. Haggard, Jr. Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, Texas.
Presenter: Valerie Alvarez


Monday, January 13, 2020
Grapevine Namedroppers: Lessons Learned from Attending a National Conference  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Tresa Tatyrek



Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: DNA  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Roger Cobb


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Build Our Flag  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Presenter: Ed Chandler, Jerry Hudson and B.J. Young
All three men are Masons and Past Presidents of the National Sojourners General Wm. J. Worth Chapter 463 as well as past Commanders of the Cowpens Camp of Heroes of ’76.   Delightfully dressed in Revolutionary Style Uniforms, they present a stirring presentation of the history of the American Flag.  They Build Our Flag stripe by stripe and star by star giving the history behind each change that is made.  Learn more about our country as you see the history of our flag unfurled.