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Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society -- Kalamazoo, MI
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Wednesday, October 7
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, October 7
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Saturday, October 10
Got Ancestors? 2020  (Other Genealogical Events)
Virtual Seminar
The West Michigan Genealogical Society (Grand Rapids) is hosting a virtual day with Lisa Louis Cooke. Registration details are on the website: http://wmgs.org.


Monday, October 19
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: Grace Smith, President of the Michigan Mayflower Society will speak about the Mayflower voyage and several of the passengers.  This is the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing. The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Sunday, October 25 through Friday, October 1, 2021
CANCELLED Research trip to Washington, DC  (KVGS Events)
Washington, DC
CANCELLED.  Unfortunately, this trip has been cancelled.  It has been re-scheduled for September 26-October 1, 2021.  Hope you can join us!  Join a group of genealogists for five days of research in Washington, DC, at the DAR Library, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress.  Others on the trip will tour on their own.  See the RESEARCH TRIPS tab in the left panel for details.


Monday, October 26
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: Jan Wright, KVGS, will share how to navigate the new catalog of the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN.  Tip: It is not easy!  This program was scheduled last spring before the annual bus trip to the Fort Wayne Library - and before the pandemic canceled the trip and KVGS meetings. 
 



Wednesday, November 4
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, November 4
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Saturday, November 14
MI Genealogical Council: fall Family History event  (Other Genealogical Events)
Virtual on-line
Sunny Morton, well-known genealogy speaker and researcher will present four sessions through the day: Check https://mimgc.org for details.
 
Her topics will be:
Must-Use U.S. Record Collections You Might Not Know About on Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage
Become acquainted with powerhouse collections that are easy to ignore but tough to beat for the genealogical gems they reveal. 

Intro to U.S. Church Records: Why We Care Where Grandma Went to Church
U.S. church records of many denominations can reveal ancestors’ vital events, family relationships, overseas birthplaces, and other residences and religious lives.
 
Lies, Errors and Bias—Oh, My! Consider Your Sources
Learn to look critically at the sources that inform your research: the “what, who, when and why.” These criteria may indicate how much you can trust what individual sources say about your ancestors. 
 
“They Survived the Johnstown Flood?!” How to Reconstruct Your Ancestors’ Amazing Stories
Come learn how to reconstruct fascinating experiences from your own family history by combining clues from your family’s knowledge, documents from genealogy websites, good historical research, and Googling to fill in the gaps. 


Monday, November 16
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: Jill Arnold of the Michigan State Archives will speak about the Michiganology website which replaces Seeking Michigan. The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, November 23
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, December 2
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, December 2
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom. 


Monday, December 21
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
No meeting this month.  See you in January 2021.


Monday, December 28
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
No skills session this month - see you January 11, 2021.



Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Monday, January 18, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, January 25, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Monday, February 15, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, February 22, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Monday, March 15, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, March 22, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.
 


Monday, April 19, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, April 26, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, May 17, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, May 24, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.


Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Board Meeting  (KVGS Events)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, contact Jan Wright (janwright8607@yahoo.com) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, June 21, 2021
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 General Meeting: TBA.  The General Meeting will be preceded by a brief business meeting.
 


Monday, June 28, 2021
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact info@mikvgs.org.
 
7:00 Skills Session: TBA
 



Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Family Tree Maker User Group  (KVGS Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added to the email list.  This event is for KVGS members only.



Sunday, September 26, 2021 through Friday, October 1, 2021
Research trip to Washington, DC  (KVGS Events)
Washington, DC
Join a group of genealogists for five days of research in Washington, DC, at the DAR Library, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress.  Others on the trip will tour on their own.  See the RESEARCH TRIPS tab in the left panel for details.


Sunday, September 26, 2021 through Saturday, October 2, 2021
Research Trip to Washington, D.C.  (Other Genealogical Events)
We are hopeful that COVID-19 will have decreased enough that we are able to take our annual research trip to Washington, D.C.  Keep checking the website for details as the date approaches.