Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society -- Kalamazoo, MI
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DAR Lineage Workshop
Saturday, April 20
DAR Lineage Workshop  (Other Genealogical Events)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Zhang Legacy Center (1650 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI)
DAR members will assist persons interested in filing lineage applications for DAR membership.  Contact Gloria Culp at 269.203.6649 for information.
 
 


Monday, April 22
Webinar  (KVGS Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zhang Legacy Collection Center, WMU, Kalamazoo, MI
The webinar will be Blaine Bettinger presenting "The First Five Things to do with Your DNA Test Results."  Contact Mary Hodges (269.629.9366 or mhodges.ic@icloud.com) to register.  Syllabi are sent by email a few days before to registered attendees. This event is for KVGS members only.


Monday, April 22
Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society Meeting  (Other Genealogical Events)
7:00 pm
Van Buren Conference Center, 490 S Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI
Michigan Civil War author John Urschel will give a presentation titled "General Henry Morrow and the Iron Brigade."  More details at http://vbrgs.org/


Lansing Family History Center Seminar 2019
Saturday, April 27
Lansing Family History Center Seminar 2019  (Other Genealogical Events)
8:00 am to 4:15 pm
431 E. Saginaw Highway East lansing, MI 48826
More than 40 classes and activities will take place at the annual seminar.  The event is free but pre-registration is encouraged.  Registration and class schedule is available on their website: http://lansingfhc.org/



Wednesday, May 1
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Portage District Library- Downstairs conference room
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. Contact Jan Wright (269.349.8622 or janwright8607@yahoo.com) for more information to make certain the group is meeting. This event is for KVGS members only.
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Wednesday, May 1
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library - Downstairs conference room
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action.


National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference
Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11
National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
St. Charles, MO
Choose from more than 150 lectures and workshops offered at this national conference.  Both conference registration and hotel reservations opened in December 2018.  Visit the conference website: https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/.


KVGS General Meeting
Monday, May 20
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:15 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library
6:15 Skill Session: Dating Old Photographs by CArol Baker and Gayle Franklin.
7:00 General Meeting: Death and Tax records: Two Things you can't Afford to Miss by Jeffrey Mason.



Wednesday, June 5
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Portage District Library- Downstairs conference room
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. Contact Jan Wright (269.349.8622 or janwright8607@yahoo.com) for more information to make certain the group is meeting. This event is for KVGS members only.
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Wednesday, June 5
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library - Downstairs conference room
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action.


Sunday, June 9
Revolutionary War Soldier Honored  (Other Genealogical Events)
2:30 pm
Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan
The Lucinda Hinsdale Stone DAR chapter will mark the grave of Revolutionary War soldier Ezekiel Ransom at the Mountain Home Cemetery in Kalamazo, MI.   See the attached poster.  Contact Paula Fenstermaker, Historian, at paula.fenstermaker@att.net for details.


Monday, June 17
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:15 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library
6:15 Skill Session: Bring a dessert or snack to share for the end-of-the-year party before the mail program.
7:00 General Meeting: Research that Made Me Laugh Out Loud by Jim Jackson.


Genealogy Day at KPL
Saturday, June 22
Genealogy Day at KPL  (KVGS Events)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Kalamazoo Public Library, 315 S Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI
Come research at the Kalamazoo Public Library!  Library staff and KVGS volunteers will help you with research.  Photocopies will be free.  Bring your laptop and flash drive if you want or use a library Chromebook and take your research home on a free flash drive from the library.  Parking downtown is free on Saturdays so come enjoy researching.
 



Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference
Wednesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 24
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
Washington, DC
Learn new strategies, resources, and techniques to sharpen your family history skills at the NGS 2019 Family History Conference. Explore an exhibit hall filled with more than 80 exhibitors. Network with more than 2,000 genealogists. Visit the NGS conference website: https://fgs.org/event/ngs-2019-family-history-conference/