Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society -- Kalamazoo, MI
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Saturday, October 1 through Saturday, October 1
Exploring the Features of Family Search  (Other Genealogical Events)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library VanderVeen Room on Family History floor (4th floor)
Membership meeting and speaker.  Presented by Katherine Wilson.  See www.wmgs.org for more info.


Monday, October 3
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Thursday, October 6
Discovering Your Family Story: Beginning Genealogy  (Other Genealogical Events)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Willard Library Downtown Main Branch, Battle Creek
We kick off Family History Month with Brenda Leyndyke from the Calhoun County Genealogical Society. Brenda will explain where to start family history research using a helpful five-step process to identify what and where to research, and how to use the information found. 

Thursday, Oct. 6, 6-7 p.m. 
Downtown Programming Room


Saturday, October 8
Family History Fair  (Other Genealogical Events)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
1112 N Drake Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Join other genealogists for a day of workshops at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kalamazoo, MI.  There is no charge to attend but organizers would like attendees to register.  There will be three sessions with three classes offered each session. When you register, you will be able to select the workshops you want to attend.  See you there!
 
Here is the registration link: https://forms.gle/zDqXDznj857KQyyAA.
 
 


Saturday, October 15 through Saturday, October 15
Got Ancestors?!  (Other Genealogical Events)
Park Congregational Church (across the street from Grand Rapids public library
Annual Fall Seminar.  The speaker is David Rencher, the Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch and a professional genealogist since 1977.  See the Western Michigan Genealogical Society website for registration and details.  https://www.wmgs.org/


Monday, October 17
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Jane Fleming of the Portage District Library will show the possibilities of the Creation Station, a self-serve lab that offers equipment and software to create video, audio, and graphic design.  In-person attendees will meet downstairs first for refreshments and business meeting then move upstairs to the lab.  Zoom cameras will also be in the lab.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Thursday, October 20 through Thursday, October 20
Find a Grave  (Other Genealogical Events)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Willard library streaming options
Peter Drinkwater from Find a Grave (findagrave.com), the world’s largest gravesite collection, will walk users through the website features and explain why the information is so valuable for genealogy research. 

Thursday, Oct. 20, 6-7 pm.
Live streaming on Willard's Facebook Page, YouTube channel, and WillardLibrary.org


Monday, October 24
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Saturday, November 5
Researching There when you are Here  (Other Genealogical Events)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library VanderVeen Room on Family History floor (4th floor)
Monthly membership meeting and speaker.  Presented by Karen Kruger.  See www.wmgs.org website for more details


Monday, November 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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, November 21
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, November 28
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, December 5
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, December 19
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
No December meeting - spend your time researching and enjoying the holidays.


Monday, December 26
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
No Skills Session this month - see you January 23.



Monday, January 2, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, January 16, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, January 23, 2023
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, February 6, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, February 20, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, February 27, 2023
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, March 6, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, March 20, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, March 27, 2023
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, April 3, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, April 17, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, April 24, 2023
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  Hope you'll join us.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, May 1, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, May 15, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.


Monday, May 22, 2023
KVGS Skills Session  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom virtual meeting
Skills Sessions this year will focus on beginning genealogical research skills and will last about 30-45 minutes each session.  Topics are listed in the newsletter.  This is the last Skills Session of the year.
 
Register in advance to attend this meeting.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to join the meeting.



Monday, June 5, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.


Monday, June 19, 2023
KVGS General Meeting  (KVGS Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Portage District Library AND Zoom Online
Join in person or on Zoom - we hope to see you!
 
6:30: Refreshments
7:00: Brief business meeting followed by the main program.  Program to be announced.
 
Register in advance if attending on Zoom:
 
After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with log-in information to join the meeting.



Monday, July 3, 2023
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 Dick Nuss (programs@mikvgs.org) to be added to the list of attendees.