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Saturday, August 26
Fort Worth Genealogical Society Beginners Workshop Series: Leaving a Legacy  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
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:

Tuesday, August 29
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: Finding Your Ancestors in Old Photographs  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Speaker: Ann McKee

Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2017 Conference  (Special Event)
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
The Federation of Genealogical Societies is a non-profit corporation founded in January 1976 and headquartered in Austin, Texas. It links hundreds of U.S. based genealogy societies and their members. The FGS sponsors an annual conference with four days of lectures, including one full day devoted to society management topics.
Register for the conference at:
Hotel reservations are available at:

Wednesday, September 6
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Roundtable Planning Seesion for 2018  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034

MCGS Meeting: Searching Newspapers: Tips, Tricks, Sites and Context
Thursday, September 7
MCGS Meeting: Searching Newspapers: Tips, Tricks, Sites and Context  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Patti Gillespie, Family Lines & Stories
Patti Gillespie is the founder and president of Wise County Genealogical Association.  She is a board member of the Wise County Historical Association and Wise County Historical Society, and is a Family History Consultant for the local Family History Center.  Her presentation will include tips, tricks, and techniques for using newspapers in our research.  Several case examples will be included demonstrating the value of newspapers in genealogical research, and a variety of free newspaper search sites will be provided.

Saturday, September 9
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: End of Summer Seminar  (Other Society/Organization)
8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Green B. Trimble Technical High School, 1003 W Cannon Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke
The theme of this workshop will be "Technology in Your Genealogy."

Monday, September 11
Grapevine Namedroppers: Mining Genealogical Gold from County Histories  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Nancy Maxwell

Saturday, September 30
Texas Czech Genealogical Society: Genealogy and Google with Speaker Lisa Louise Cooke  (Other Society/Organization)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Texas Hwy. 21 W., Caldwell, Tx 77836
Have you thought about beginning your family history, but don't know where to start?  Or perhaps you need to learn how to GoogleTM internet sources to help with your genealogy research? This is an excellent opportunity to engage younger family members. The Texas Czech Genealogy Society  is offering a program open to the public September 30th, 2017 led by Googling expert Lisa Louise Cooke. Membership in TCGS is not required to attend.
Speaker Lisa Louise Cooke (see will present key strategies that can be employed right now to envision your genealogy as technology speeds ahead to make the ride easier, and the results more exciting than ever and discover the right technology for your needs and explore three areas that are poised to thrust ahead in the future. Also learn inspiring ways to capture the interest of the non-genealogists in your family, learn how to how to save your research from destruction and ensure it long-term survival, and realize the amazing capabilities of GoogleTM Earth when used for genealogy! It's fascinating family history for everyone.
Register by credit card at, or mail registration form (see and check to Carroll Brincefield, PO BOX 45, Hallettsville, TX 77964. A catered lunch is included
Earlybird Deadline:  Postmarked on/before September 14th     Members: $35 and non-members $40
Regular Deadline:   Postmarked between September 15-19th  Members: $40 and non-members $45
Registration at Door: For all attendees not registered by Sept. 19th, 2017: $50 members & non-members.
For more information call 361-798-6588 or 361-798-4280 or email

Saturday, September 30
Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Seminar: Resource Goldmines: Societies, Religion and Politics  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, President & Executive Director of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and President for the Federation of Genealogical Societies
Session Titles:
  • Beyond Belief: The Wealth of Genealogical & Historical Societies
  • Online Resources: Religious Archives & Organizations
  • Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th & 20th Century Compiled Genealogies
  • Untapeed Resources: Your Ancestors' Political Affiliations
Deadline for early registration is September 17th. More details and registration information

Wednesday, October 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: National Archies & Records Administration  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreaker: Ketina Taylor