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AFGS Class and Workshops

Class and Workshop Schedule For 2012-2013
This is a partial class schedule for 2012-2013 more will be posted.
If you would like to suggest a Genealogy class subject please submit you request to
Important - Class information subject to change. Please check this AFGS website's home page for changes to the class time or if a cancelation.

Please keep this list handy as it presents the workshop schedule for the year. Classes and workshops normally are on Saturday mornings. We are investigating ways to present these workshops to our members who live too far from the library to be able to attend.

Guests are welcome to attend but there will be a fee of $5.00 for any nonmember who decides to stay after the class and use the library. We hope to see you there.

March 3rd 2012 - 9:00 am Internet Searching help for Genealogy. How to improve your search results. Also review of Google Plus by Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
March 17th 2012 - 9:00 am Film room class ? by Fran Tivey
March 17th 2012 - 10:00 am French-Canadian Gateways to French Royalty - Mike Potaski DES HABITANTS A LES ROIS The workshop will examine settlement patterns in New France which brought over some individuals with ties to the nobility. While many returned to France after completing their tours of duty, others stayed and have descendants in Canada and the United States. A handful have proven ties to the higher nobility and royalty in France while many others wait to be researched. The workshop will discuss the latter group and will present research strategies to pursue those lines.
March 24th 2012 - 9:00 am The King's Daughters in your family. "Their important contribution in the building of a nation". By Sylvia Bartholomy.
March 25th 2012 - Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 Stephen A. White - The Foremost Acadian Genealogist. (Reservations Required) He will be speaking about two topics which should interest our members: ?The Acadians in Canada During the 18th Century? and ?The Acadian Exiles Who Remained in Massachusetts and Connecticut? Please click here for additional information
April 7th 2012 - 9:00 am THE DEERFIELD MASSACRE - Some of our English Ancestors ? by Bill Beaudoin
April 21st
April 28th 2012 - 9:00 am Genealogy and DNA by Tom Allaire
May 5th 2012 - 9:00am - How to do research at home for FREE with LDS including Family Search WIKI by Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
May 19th 2012 - 9:00am - Using Family History Center Resources at AFGS presented by Fran Tivey
May 26th closed
June 16th 2012 - 9:00 am Beginner's Class by Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
August 18th 2012 - 9:00 am How to read the Repertoires & How to Use the AFGS Library by Janice Burkhart AFGS Librarian
Sept 8th 2012 - 9:00 am Film room class - Fran Tivey ( note new date)
Sept 22th 2012 - 9:00 am Internet Searching help for Genealogy. How to improve your search results. by Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
Sept 29th 2012 - 9:00 am The Importance of using Genealogy Software and the different types. By Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
Oct 6th
Oct 20th 2012 - 9:00 am to 12:00 Beginner's Class and refresher course by AFGS past President Dennis Boudreau, who has over 30 years as a professional genealogist, writer and researcher.
Oct 27th
(Canceled) Nov 3rd 2012 - 9:00 am Internet Searching help for Genealogy and How to improve your search results. by Bill Pommenville AFGS webmaster
Nov 17th
We may have special guest speakers and events during the year.

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