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Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, February 26
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, February 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 825 4640 2616
Passcode: 340054
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Utah Genealogical Association (FREE Webinar)
Utah Genealogical Association (FREE Webinar)  (External Events)
Wednesday, February 28
9:00 am to 10:00 am
 
Solving Complex Problems with Indirect Evidence: A Midwestern Case Study
with Jénna Smith, presented by the Utah Genealogical Association
 
This webinar will demonstrate tips and techniques to solve complex research problems using indirect evidence. It will focus on the documentary research used to identify the parents and ten children of an early Oregon settler from Ohio.
 
To register, click here.
 
Jénna Smith is a forensic genealogist who specializes in solving complex cases involving probate, real estate, and oil and gas cases. She graduated from BYU in April 2016 with a degree with an emphasis in family history and genealogy (and a minor in math). She has thirty-five years of research experience and enjoys helping friends and family solve tough research problems.


Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)
Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)  (Elsewhere Around the Sound)
Wednesday, February 28
10:00 am to 11:59 am
 
The Fiske Genealogical Library continues its Winter virtual classes in 2024. All classes will be by video meeting. All classes are Wednesdays, 10-noon, unless otherwise noted on their schedule.
 
FamilyBrowse: Searching for Unindexed Records on FamilySearch.org" with Mary Roddy
 
A complete schedule of classes as well as links to the meetings and class notes are on their website, http://fiskelibrary.org/.



FamilySearch SIG
FamilySearch SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 2
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Discover the many ways to use the FamilySearch website in your research.
 
We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, March 3
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Co-Chairs: Cary Bright, Craig Gowens, Michelle Carroll
 


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, March 4
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Utah Genealogical Association (FREE Webinar)
Utah Genealogical Association (FREE Webinar)  (External Events)
Tuesday, March 5
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 
Empowering Genealogists with Artificial Intelligence
with Steve Little, presented by the Utah Genealogical Association
 
This presentation will explain AI, the new consumer ChatGPT program, and the benefits and limitations of using AI and ChatGPT for genealogy. Learn how ChatGPT can enhance research efficiency and creativity by using it with OCR cleanup, data extraction, narrative report improvement, and translation.
 
To register, click here.
 
Steve Little is the AI Program Director for the National Genealogical Society. He completed graduate-level courses in applied linguistics, specializing in natural language processing and computational linguistics. His passion lies in AI & genetic genealogy: with an insatiable curiosity to explore beneficial uses and current limits of artificial intelligence in genealogy. 


Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)
Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)  (Elsewhere Around the Sound)
Wednesday, March 6
10:00 am to 11:59 am
 
The Fiske Genealogical Library continues its Winter virtual classes in 2024. All classes will be by video meeting. All classes are Wednesdays, 10-noon, unless otherwise noted on their schedule.
 
Topic: "19th-Century Women Settlers Confront the Far West" with Janice C. Lovelace
 
A complete schedule of classes as well as links to the meetings and class notes are on their website, http://fiskelibrary.org/.


General Membership Meeting (HYBRID!)
General Membership Meeting (HYBRID!)  (SGS Meetings)
Saturday, March 9
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
SGS library, simulcast over Zoom
 
Update on SGS activities and slate of board candidates for upcoming election
The meeting will be followed by a Second Satuday presentation by Janice Lovelace. (See below.)
 
Meeting in person at SGS library AND via Zoom
 
To attend in person, please register here.  (We need to know for setup and in case of closure.)
     If you prefer, you can register by visiting or calling the SGS Library at (206) 522-6858. Ask the desk volunteer to sign you up for the event.
 
To attend via Zoom, please register here (to get Zoom link).
     After registering, you will be able to join the Zoom meeting immediately from the registration window.  You will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Only one registration for both the membership meeting and the presentation.
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Second Saturday: Women in Special Collections
Second Saturday: Women in Special Collections  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, March 9
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Zoom, at home or at SGS library
 

Celebrate Women's History Month with "Special Collection Repositories: Finding Women’s Stories and Voices," presented by Janice C. Lovelace.

What can you find in special collections at libraries and archives? Learn more about the lives of your women ancestors by digging into special collections of diaries, letters, manuscripts, and photographic material generated by women. Look beyond your ancestral locality – papers may end up anywhere! This presentation will explore the wide range of records to be found.

 

To view at the library, register here. (Available only if 2 or more people register in advance. Call a friend.)
Registration is optional, but it helps us know how many seats will be needed, and it allows us to notify you in case of elevator outage or unexpected closure.
 
To view from home, register here.
After registering, you will be able to join the meeting immediately from the registration window.  If you register in advance, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
Speaker:  Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., a genealogical researcher and lecturer, is an instructor at the Midwest African American Genealogical Institute (MAAGI) and author of the National Genealogical Society’s online continuing education course African American Roots: A Historical Perspective. She presents on DNA, ethnic minority genealogy, and research methodology.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, March 11
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


SGS Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)
SGS Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)  (SGS Meetings)
Monday, March 11
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS members must sign in to website to see Zoom link
SGS members must be signed in to view Zoom Meeting info.
 
If you are not currently signed in, do so on "Members Home," then return to this calendar entry and click on meeting info link above.
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Write It Up (Virtual)
Write It Up (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, March 11
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting via Zoom
NOTICE NEW MEETING TIME.
Are you looking for inspiration to write up your family history research?
This group meets online the second Monday of the month.Join us to share and discuss writing projects, resources, and ideas.  Research reports, articles for publication, family histories and memoirs--all genres welcome and encouraged.
 
Members share their latest writing project by the 1st of the month to give others time to read and review.  Depending on the number of pieces submitted, each piece will be given at least 10 minutes discussion.
 
Group Contact: Alaine Keisling (Keisling@gmail.com)
 
Image by Darkmoon_Art from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, March 12
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 810 8785 4011
Passcode: 727170
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)
Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)  (Elsewhere Around the Sound)
Wednesday, March 13
10:00 am to 11:59 am
 
The Fiske Genealogical Library continues its Winter virtual classes in 2024. All classes will be by video meeting. All classes are Wednesdays, 10-noon, unless otherwise noted on their schedule.
 
Topic: "French-Canadian Records: Beyond Initial Resources" with Judy Nimer Muhn
 
A complete schedule of classes as well as links to the meetings and class notes are on their website, http://fiskelibrary.org/.


MAC Computer SIG
MAC Computer SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, March 13
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Jointly sponsored by SGS and Fiske, this group meets every other month on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meetings address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.
 
The link to logon will be sent to the MAC SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email macusersig@seagensoc.org to be added to the mailing list.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick
 
Image by Pexels from Pixabay


Irish Week 2024
Irish Week 2024  (Elsewhere Around the Sound)
Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17
 
Celebrate Irish Week 2024 with the Irish Heritage Club of Seattle
Events begin around March 9th and continue through March 17th. They include--
  • a festival,
  • a parade,
  • St. Patrick’s – Pirates Landing,
  • John Doyle Bishop Laying of the Green Stripe,
  • a Mass for Peace, and
  • much, much more.
SGS booth hours: Sat 16 Noon – 6pm / Sun 17 10am – 6pm
Volunteers needed. Contact Jim Ryan (janglinjehu@yahoo.com) or Susan McKee (sfmckee@yahoo.com).
 
Event details at the Irish Heritage Club and Seattle Center.
Psssst!  The Irish Heritage Club is sponsoring events even earlier. Click on the links above!


EGS Family Tree Maker SIG
EGS Family Tree Maker SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Friday, March 15
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 
Join Eastside Genealogical Society and SGS to learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker by Software MacKiev.  The meetings open about 15 minutes in advance.  You can join and/or leave whenever you have to, and you may email your question(s) in advance or bring them up during the meeting.
 
Special program: Mark Olsen (MacKiev) on creating a family book using Family Tree Maker and the Family Book Creator plug-in.
 
If you want to be on the Eastside Genealogical Society Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group email list, send your request to ftmsig@eastsidegenealogicalsociety.org.
 


German SIG
German SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 16
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
"My People on the Road:  Switzerland to the Pfalz to Russia to America"
 
Allyn Brosz will follow one family who migrated to multiple German-speaking areas and he’ll talk about the various sources he used to piece together his family’s history.
 
To register for this event, click here.
You only need to register once for all German SIG meetings October 2023 through June 2024.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting directly from the registration window.
 
Facilitator: Carolyn Schott
 
Image by Carolyn Schott


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, March 18
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


"Pass It On" Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, March 19
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing.
 
Please note: The Writers' Group is at the maximum number of participants and is not currently accepting any new members.
 
Group Contact: Linda Laing  Send queries to Education@seagensoc.org
 


Irish SIG
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 23
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
NOTE DATE CHANGE, THIS MONTH ONLY.
 
Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS Irish Interest Group email list. Contact Susan McKee at sfmckee@yahoo.com to join. Susan will email you the Zoom link for the monthly meetings.
 
Facilitator: Susan McKee
 
Image by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay


DNA SIG
DNA SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 23
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
 
Come to the first DNA SIG meeting of 2024 to meet its new facilitator, Michelle Carroll.  This is your chance to introduce yourself to Michelle and tell her about your interests. NEW TIME, this month only.
 
To get on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list, contact SGSDNASIG@gmail.com
 
Co-Chair: Michelle Carroll
Michelle Carroll is an advanced researcher at Legacy Tree Genealogists and a resident of Bellingham, Washington. In addition to her Bachelor's degree, she holds a certificate in genealogical research from Boston University and is a graduate of ProGen study groups. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
 
Image by gagnonm1993 from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, March 25
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, March 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 825 4640 2616
Passcode: 340054
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay



Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 1
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
NO KIDDING!
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


FamilySearch SIG
FamilySearch SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, April 6
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Discover the many ways to use the FamilySearch website in your research.
 
We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, April 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Co-Chairs: Cary Bright, Craig Gowens, Michelle Carroll
 


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 8
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Write It Up (Virtual)
Write It Up (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 8
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Are you looking for inspiration to write up your family history research?
This group meets online the second Monday of the month. Join us to share and discuss writing projects, resources, and ideas.  Research reports, articles for publication, family histories and memoirs--all genres welcome and encouraged.
 
Members share their latest writing project by the 1st of the month to give others time to read and review.  Depending on the number of pieces submitted, each piece will be given at least 10 minutes discussion.
 
Group Contact: Alaine Keisling (Keisling@gmail.com)
 
Image by Darkmoon_Art from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, April 9
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 810 8785 4011
Passcode: 727170
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


San Mateo County Seminar (Virtual Event-$$)
San Mateo County Seminar (Virtual Event-$$)  (External Events)
Saturday, April 13
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
 
San Mateo County Genealogical Society presents "Discover the Power of Your DNA" by Michelle Leonard on Saturday, April 13th.
  • Fundamentals of DNA
  • Organization of DNA Results
  • Using DNA in your Family Research
For more information and to register, click here.


Scandinavian Interest Group (Virtual)
Scandinavian Interest Group (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, April 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
Topic this month:
Indexed vs Non-indexed searches for Norway and Sweden
 
Share information and discuss Scandinavian ancestral research.
 
Hosts: Karen Knudson and Kathi M.
 
Register in advance for this meeting (click here).
After registering, you will be able to join the meeting immediately from the registration window.  You will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
Image by WikiImages from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 15
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


"Pass It On" Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, April 16
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing.
 
Please note: The Writers' Group is at the maximum number of participants and is not currently accepting any new members.
 
Group Contact: Linda Laing  Send queries to Education@seagensoc.org
 


Irish SIG
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, April 20
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS Irish Interest Group email list. Contact Susan McKee at sfmckee@yahoo.com to join. Susan will email you the Zoom link for the monthly meetings.
 
Facilitator: Susan McKee
 
Image by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay


German SIG
German SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, April 20
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
Bring your favorite German research resource to share with the group.
 
To register for this event, click here.
You only need to register once for all German SIG meetings October 2023 through June 2024.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting directly from the registration window.
 
Facilitator: Carolyn Schott
 
Image by Carolyn Schott


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 22
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, April 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 825 4640 2616
Passcode: 340054
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Tacoma-Pierce County Spring Seminar (Virtual Event-$$)
Tacoma-Pierce County Spring Seminar (Virtual Event-$$)  (External Events)
Saturday, April 27
8:45 am to 3:15 pm
 
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society presents Cyndi Ingle and Cari A. Taplin on Saturday, April 27th.  MC and virtual meeting host: Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndislist.com.
  • Smarter Searching: Refining Search Parameters for Genealogists
  • Off the Shelf: The Unexplored Potential for eBooks in Genealogy
  • Using Timelines to Analyze Your Research 
  • The Heart of It All: A New Hampshire to Ohio Migration Case Study
For more information and to register, visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society website.


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, April 29
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay



DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, May 5
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Co-Chairs: Cary Bright, Craig Gowens, Michelle Carroll
 


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, May 6
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


MAC Computer SIG
MAC Computer SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, May 8
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Jointly sponsored by SGS and Fiske, this group meets every other month on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meetings address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.
 
The link to logon will be sent to the MAC SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email macusersig@seagensoc.org to be added to the mailing list.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick
 
Image by Pexels from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, May 13
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, May 14
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 810 8785 4011
Passcode: 727170
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, May 20
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)  (Special Interest Groups)
Monday, May 27
10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Zoom meeting opens about 5 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Join Zoom Meeting, click here.
 
Meeting ID: 836 5224 7191
Passcode: 692857
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, May 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
To join the meeting, click here.
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Meeting ID: 825 4640 2616
Passcode: 340054
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay