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"Research Your World War II Ancestors," Thursday, May 31, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Middletown Adult Education, Middletown, CT.

Wondering about your ancestor's experience in the Second World War? Learn how to identify and access sources that can tell you more about their service, such as draft cards, personnel records, and more. $28 a person.

Register online at https://www.maect.org/CourseCatalog/ScheduleView.asp?ScheduleId=8407.


Intro to Genealogy, four Wednesdays, June 6th - 27th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join us in a computer classroom for instruction on how to start and continue researching your family history, and just as importantly, how to organize and share your findings. Fee $89.

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

For more information on the class, see page 28 of the NCC Extended Studies catalog http://norwalk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/NCC-Extended-Studies-Summer-2018.pdf
Registration is available online https://norwalk.edu/ext/register, by mail, in person and by telephone, M-F 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (203) 857-7237.


“Let’s Write a Sketch (About Anybody You Like),” Saturday, June 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Writing Workshop co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ancestry Society and the Stamford Historical Society

Join Certified Genealogist and Connecticut Ancestry Society journal editor 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.

Stamford History Center, 1508 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06903

The program is free and all are welcome.

http://www.connecticutancestry.org.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Group

June 9, 2018 (Saturday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

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

Today is DIGITAL DAY. Bring your old photos and documents and learn how to scan to your computer and family tree.

Members $5 donation. Guests $10.
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Discover FamilySearch.org, Saturday, July 7, 10:30 a.m. - noon

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

Looking for free access to genealogy webinars, free how-to guides for local research, free original records and more? FamilySearch.org is a valuable resource for genealogical research that can be challenging to use. Join us at Danbury Public Library and learn how to navigate FamilySearch and get the most out of your research. The program will be presented by Connecticut genealogical researcher, teacher, and French-to-English translator Bryna O’Sullivan. The program is free and open to the public. All are welcome. For more information about CT Ancestry Society: http://www.connecticutancestry.org.

Danbury Public Library
170 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810


ONLINE RESOURCES FOR WANNABE GENEALOGISTS

The PC Users Group of Connecticut meeting, June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Trumbull Public LIbrary, 33 Quality Street, Trumbull, CT 06611

Join TV Researcher and Genealogy teacher Janeen Bjork for a review of the best websites for Genealogy research.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Group

July 7, 2018 (Saturday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

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

Workshop may include a 12 noon-1PM presentation on a genealogy topic..

Members $5 donation. Guests $10.
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Find Your Family in Online Newspapers

July 26 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, CT 06488

TV Researcher and Genealogy Teacher Janeen Bjork will begin her presentation with a brief lesson on OCR (optical character recognition), the technology that makes newspaper searchable online. Then she'll show best practices for finding the stories that may be hidden by searching by names. She'll conclude with a comparison of some of her favorite resources for finding newspapers online.

The program is free and open to the public.


This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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