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Calendar of Events

Listed here are events held not only by KVGS, but by other local genealogical and historical societies.

December 2017

 

 
No KVGS Christmas Party

 

January 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Document Detective" will be presented by Linda Guth in the Adult Computer Lab, lower level.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Wives (and Lives) of the Early Dutch Pastors" will be presented by genealogist and author, Janet Sheers.
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Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Making the Most of Online Security Settings" will be presented by our own Kristi Burns.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Dear Eleanor, One Civil War Soldier's Story" will be presented Steve Rigoni, Civil War Enthusist.
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February 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Black History Fashion." A slide show, not a formal  class.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Uncovering Your African American Genealogist Treasure Trove in the Attic" will be presented by genealogist, writer and lecturer, Janis Minor Forte.
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Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Fold3 will be presented by Jim Jackson.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "World War I" will be presented by Portage District Library Historian, Steve Rosio.
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March 2018

Saturday

Allen County Public Library Buss Trip
Join us for a day of research at the world's second largest genealogical repository.
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Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Genealogical Vocabulary" will be presented by Sue Grossman.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "How to Write the Stories of Your Life" will be presented by genealogy blogger, Laura Hedgecock.
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April 2018

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Bring a paragraph you have written about your family and share it within your small group.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Cluster Research: Are We Related to Everyone on the Block?" will be presented by public library archivist, Jessica Trotter.
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May 2018

Wed-Sat

National Genealogical Society
2018 Family History Conference

DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hosted by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society.
Register here after December 1st.
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KVGS Meetings

Both the General and Board meetings are free and open to the public.  Guests are welcome and encouraged to come.
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KVGS Research Trips

Find out what trips are coming up so that you can join many other genealogists like yourself to fulfill your research needs.
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