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Getting More from ancestry.com: Two-part class, continues November 13, 2018, 7 - 9 p.m.

Genealogy classes sponsored by Greenwich Adult and Continuing Education

Multi-level Genealogy classes, offered in two-part increments. $49 fee.

Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States

Online Catalog (see Page 11) https://www.greenwichace.com/customer-content/www/CMS/files/greenwich_fall_2018_catalog.pdf

Link to Registration: https://www.greenwichace.com/CourseCatalog/ScheduleView.asp?ScheduleId=12030


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NSC Genealogy Club meeting, "Gravestone Rubbings of Norwalk"

Thu., Nov. 15, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, followed by a one-hour club meeting. Presenter: Norwalk resident and artist, Rita Phillips.

Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, CT 06851

All are welcome, the event is free. Call NSC to reserve a place.


Researching Your Jewish Ancestors

November 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Connecticut Society of Genealogists' Library, 175 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT

Join us as Linda Carlson presents "Getting Started With Jewish Genealogy." The event co-sponsored by Kehilat Chaverim and is FREE and Open to the Public. More details will be forthcoming. www.csginc.org or 860-569-0002.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Workshop

November 17, 2018 (Saturday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

The Genealogy Workshop of the Welsh Society of Western New England (http://welshwne.org) meets monthly to learn how to research our Welsh roots. Come for the day or part thereof. Bring your family tree and a lunch dish to share.

12 noon-1pm presentation on "Interpreting AncestryDNA Results" by Nikki Hall of DNARootsSearch.com and President of the Welsh Society of Western New York.

Members, $5. Non-members - first Workshop complimentary, further workshops $10 per session.
Info & location: email moc.liamg|ENWhsleW#moc.liamg|ENWhsleW.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Workshop

December 8, 2018 (Saturday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

The Genealogy Workshop of the Welsh Society of Western New England (http://welshwne.org) meets monthly to learn how to research our Welsh roots. Come for the day or part thereof. Bring your family tree and a lunch dish to share.

Our December workshop features Dave Robison, Professional Genealogist, Old Bones Genealogy of New England, President, Western Massachusetts Genealogical Society and President, Connecticut Society of Genealogists on the topic of: "Effective On-Line Search Strategies.”

It will include searching Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org and others and using Linkpendium.com and CyndisList.com.

At 3:45pm, a Christmas Tea will be served including Welsh cakes, Bra Brith, scones, jam and cream.

Members, $5. Non-members - first Workshop complimentary, further workshops $10 per session.
Info & location: email moc.liamg|ENWhsleW#moc.liamg|ENWhsleW.


MORE THAN METES THE EYE, USING LAND RECORDS IN YOUR RESEARCH with Edwin W Strickland ll

The Middlesex Genealogical Society and the Darien Library will present this free genealogy program on Saturday, January 26, 2019 - at 2:00 - 3:30pm, at the Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, CT.

This presentation will open with a discussion of land ownership from the right of the king through royal charters, grants and proprietor’s records to individual ownership. After reviewing the differences between metes and bounds and rectilinear survey systems, we will examine several case studies show how the land records can answer some of your genealogical questions.


THE ROAD HOME

Presents a very special trip to Poland
A Kurpie Adventure in Poland
 
The Road Home trip starts in Warsaw on June 15, 2019 and ends in Warsaw on June 24, 2019.
The trip cost is $2,400 per person, double occupancy. There will be an additional $350 fee for single occupancy. The cost includes all transportation in Poland, three meals daily (except for lunch at the Kurpie Wedding), hotels, professional tour guide, private tour bus, three spa treatments, admission to scheduled attractions and specialized folk art classes specifically for our group. The classes include paper cut outs, paper flowers, cooking and folk dancing.
The trip is limited to 15 people.
You must sign up for the trip by March 1, 2019 and submit a $200 nonrefundable deposit. You must pay for your trip in full (nonrefundable) by April 1, 2018.
You must have a valid passport for this trip.
If you are traveling alone, would you want a roommate and save the single supplement charge? Let us know and we will try to accommodate you.

For a full description of the trip check out our Facebook page or website.

DAILY ITINERARY

June 15: Warsaw: National Museum– one of the oldest art museums in Poland
June 16: Kadzidlo: Kurpie Wedding-an annual folk festival where all are invited to a traditional Kurpie wedding. There is also a craft show there.
June 17: Mikolajki Resort: Spa treatment, Krutynia River Ride –a slow boat ride to
experience nature in the Mazuria area.
June 18: Mikolajki Resort: Spa treatment, Santa Claus Consulate-at the Doroszko Christmas ornament company. We will decorate our own ornaments!
June 19: Mikolajki Resort: Spa treatment, wagon ride in forest, dinner on the river
June 20: Kadzidlo: Kurpie folk art/cooking/dancing classes
June 21: Kadzidlo: Kurpie folk art/cooking/dancing classes
June 22: Kadzidlo: Kurpie folk art classes, stork village
June 23: Warsaw: Fotoplastykon, shopping in Od Town
June 24: Warsaw: Fly home

Check us out on Facebook: The Road Home-Polish American Foundation.
To sign up or more questions email: moc.oohay|627anerod#moc.oohay|627anerod.

POLISH AMERICAN FOUNDATION OF CONNECTICUT
27 Grove Hill Street New Britain, CT
http://WWW.Paf-CT.ORG


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DNA for Genealogy Roundtable, Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - noon (snow date February 9)

Co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ancestry Society and the Friends of the Cos Cob Library

Open discussion of interest to those who have tested with, or who are thinking of testing with ancestryDNA, 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, MyHeritage, and Living DNA. Open source DNA site GEDmatch will be part of the discussion.

All CAS programs are free and open to the public. Genetic Genealogists of all levels are welcome. For more information about CT Ancestry Society: http://www.connecticutancestry.org.

Cos Cob Library
5 Sinawoy Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807


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+ Lifetime Learners’ Sampler class, "Tracking Your Family in Online Newspapers, One Character at a Time""

Monday, February 4, 2019, 1:10 - 2:50 pm

The class is free to LLI members. A $50 annual LLI membership entitles you to privileges that include the NCC Wellness Center, the NCC Library, and the NCC computer lab as well as weekly Lunch & Learn presentations.

Genealogy teacher Janeen Bjork will give a preview of the 8-week newspaper class, "Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers," that she will teach at 3:10 p.m. on eight Mondays, beginning March 11th. The preview will begin with an overview of OCR (optical character recognition, the technology that allows newspaper pages to be digitized and indexed.

Registration and catalog links will be added when they become available.

Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854


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NSC Genealogy Club meeting, "Newspapers for Genealogy"

Thu., Feb. 21, 2019 1:30 - 3:00 pm, networking at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.
Snow date Thu., Feb. 28, 2019

Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, CT 06851

All are welcome, the event is free. Call NSC to reserve a place. (203) 847-3115


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Genealogy 401: Rob Locke Answers Your Tech Questions

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - noon

All CAS programs are free and open to the public. Genealogists of all levels are welcome. For more information about CT Ancestry Society: http://www.connecticutancestry.org.

Danbury Public Library, 170 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810


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+ Lifetime Learners’ Classes Resume, Monday, March 11, 2019

3:10 - 4:50 pm Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers

The Lifetime Learners Institute at Norwalk Community College provides affordable educational opportunities for people who are 50 or better. The fee for the eight-week class is $30, in addition to a $50 annual LLI membership. LLI member privileges include the NCC Wellness Center, the NCC Library, and the NCC computer lab as well as weekly Lunch & Learn presentations.

Genealogy teacher Janeen Bjork will provide instruction each week in a computer-equipped classroom on different newspaper websites, search techniques, and best practices for sharing and organizing newspaper items. There will be lab time during each class so that students can receive individual attention about their specific questions.

Registration and catalog links will be added when they become available.

Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854


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April 3rd-6th, 2019 NERGC Conference, Manchester, New Hampshire

There will be no Connecticut Ancestry Society meeting in April, 2019, as we will be attending, and are encouraging all our members to attend, the New England Genealogical Regional Consortium conference at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH.


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Wills and Probate, Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ancestry Society and the Danbury Public Library.

Genealogist Edwin W. Strickland II will present case studies that demonstrate the kinds of the information that can be found in Wills and Probate records that can be used to answer Genealogy questions.

Cos Cob Library
5 Sinawoy Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807


“Let’s Write a Sketch (About Anybody You Like)”
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Writing Workshop co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ancestry Society and the Danbury Public Library
Join Certified Genealogist Nora Galvin for instruction and support as you write a Genealogical Sketch. Bring samples of your work and whatever you write with (a tablet, a laptop, or pencil and paper) with you.

The program is free and all are welcome.

Danbury Public Library, 170 Main Street, Danbury, CT



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