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FREE Webinar
Wednesday, February 21 - 6pm (PST)
Navigating the Seven C’s of Genealogy
by Thomas MacEntee

Do genealogy “resolutions” really work? How about setting genealogy “goals” or “themes” instead? I’ve developed a list of seven “themes” to guide me this year and hopefully I can institute these as general “rules to do genealogy by” over the next few years. I think the themes cover most areas of concern for every family historian, whether you’ve been at this for some time or you are just starting.

Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional based in the United States, specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community.
FREE Webinar
Saturday, March 10 - 10am (PST)
The Scots-Irish Migration Into North America
by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG®

Many Americans can trace their ancestry back to the British Isles. Some have even heard that their background was “Scotch-Irish”. We will focus on who these people were and where they came from in the British Isles.

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG®, has become a favorite speaker at conferences and webinars. Her experience runs deep into the hills of Appalachia. She serves as a Family History Center director, and is an instructor at Ancestry Academy and Family Tree University.

FREE PROGRAM
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9am-12pm

Beginners Class

An introduction to the basics, including setting goals, keeping organized, identifying
resources, using Federal and state census records, and introduction to Ancestry.com
and MyHeritage.com. Free to SCGS members/ $10 for non-members.

FREE at Jamboree 2018 – Thursday, May 3, 2018
From 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.with Barbara Randall at Jamboree
Burbank Marriott Hotel – 2500 Hollywood Way
Beginning Genealogy: First Steps
Explore the basics of getting started on your family’s genealogy. Limit: 100 attendees

OUTREACH PROGRAM
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 11am-12:30pm

How Can the US GenWeb Help You?

Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), Richard Riordan Central Library,
630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
History & Genealogy Dept. • Lower Level 4
Meeting Room LL420 (at the foot of the escalator)
On Saturday, March 17, 2018 Joy Fisher shares her knowledge of and experience researching
on the U.S. GenWeb. Check out [http://www.usgenweb.org] before the workshop and bring your
questions. Genealogy Garage workshops are FREE and open to researchers at all levels of expertise.


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