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Tuesday, January 17
Lewis County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
6:30 pm
St. John's Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Highway, Chehalis, WA
The Lewis County Genealogical Society will host Jim Johnson as he discusses "Mayflower and Other Early Ships." For more information, visit the LCGS website.


Friday, January 20
Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
LDS Church, 8677 Madison Avenue, Bainbridge Island, WA
Join the Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society (BIGS) for a brainstorming to develop New Year's Resolutions for genealogy. The meeting is free to members; a $5 donation is suggested for non-members. For more information visit the BIGS website or call (206) 842-4978.


Saturday, January 21
Jefferson County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, WA
The Jefferson County Genealogical Society will host seasoned genealogist Rod Fleck as their 21 Jan 2017 speaker. He will discuss "Military Research: That Medal/Picture/Pin in Grandpa's Sock Drawer." For more information, visit the JCGS website.


Sunday, January 22
Black Sea German Ancestors  (Special events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA
Sponsored by the Seattle Genealogical Society, this workshop will feature Carolyn Schott, world traveler and author of "Visiting Your Ancestral Town," a result of her passion for genealogy and travel, who will share how she located her ancestral towns and made the most of opportunities to visit them. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Wednesday, January 25
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA
Free program -- Difficult Women: How Women's Name Changes Confound Our Research." The Puget Sound Genealogical Society will host Janet Camarata who will teach strategies and techniques, using case studies, to correctly identify our difficult-to-find and understand female ancestors. Janet's talk precedes the monthly meeting of the Puget Sound Genealogical Society. Visitors are welcome to attend the lecture and stay for the business meeting. For more information, call Genealogy Center during library hours at 360/475-9172.


Saturday, January 28
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S. 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA
Visitors are welcome to attend the WSGS Board Meeting, For more information, email Info@wasgs.org



Saturday, February 4
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
YVGS Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA
General Meeting followed by program: Copyright vs Plagiarism with Sue Ericksen. For more information, visit the YVGS website.


Monday, February 6
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
The Kittitas County Genealogical Society program for 06 Feb is "What Else is Out There?" with Lynn Blazek -- a look at "hidden" sources for genealogical research, including how to search unindexed on-line sources. For more information, visit the KCGS website.


Wednesday, February 8 through Saturday, February 11
RootsTech 2017  (Conferences & Seminars)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Attend the largest global genealogy conference to learn more about your family history, interact with new technology or share your innovative ideas with the world. For more information, visit the Rootstech website.


Wednesday, February 8
Northeast Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:30 am
Basement meeting room, LDS Church, Juniper Street, Colville
The next Northeast Washington Genealogical Society meeting will be Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The morning Computer Interest Group (CIG) will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 10:30 AM. Entry is located at the back of the building. The building is located one block east of the South Main Restaurant on Hwy 395.
 
Sue Richart, long-time NeWGS member and frequent presenter will share information she has gleaned from "The WPA Historical Records Survey: A Guide to the Unpublished Inventories, Indexes, and Transcripts" which began in 1936. 
 
After a lunch break, the afternoon session Don McConnell, a NeWGS favorite Civil War historian will share information about resources that have recently become available on-line regarding deserters from the US Army to Confederate forces in Texas.
 
All visitors are welcome. For more information, visit the NeWGS website


Saturday, February 11
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, OR
The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society will meet on 11 Feb 2017. For more information, visit their blog.



Saturday, March 4
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
YVGS Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA
General Meeting followed by program: Facebook & Genealogical Research with Chris Cook. For more information, visit the YVGS website.


Monday, March 6
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
The program for the 06 Mar meeting of the Kittitas County Genealogical Society is still under development. For more information, visit the KCGS website.


Saturday, March 11
Grays Harbor Genealogical Society Spring Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
Aberdeen Museum of History, 111 East 3rd Street, Aberdeen
The Grays Harbor Genealogical Society is hosting its Spring Workshop on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The host speaker will be Janet O'Conor Camarata. For more information, visit the GHGS website.



Saturday, April 1
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
YVGS Library, 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA
General Meeting followed by program: Homestead Records Online wth Richard Kyle. For more information, visit the YVGS website.


Saturday, April 8
Olympia Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Capital Events Center, Tumwater, WA
The Olympia Genealogical Society's Spring Seminar will be Saturday, 08 April 2017. Speakers will be Janice Lovelace and Jill Morelli. Registration opens 15 Jan. For more information, visit the OGS website.


Friday, April 21
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S. 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA
Visitors are welcome to attend the WSGS Board Meeting. For more information, email Info@wasgs.org.


Saturday, April 22
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is hosting its Spring Seminar on Saturday, April 22, celebrating the 150th anniversary between Canada and Washington, USA. The theme of the seminar is "Children of a Common Mother" with Dave Obee of Canada and Mary Kathryn Kozy. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Saturday, April 22
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 7809 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA
The Yakima Valley Genealogical Society is hosting its annual Spring Seminar on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The featured speaker will be Jay Fonkert from St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit his blog for more information about Jay.
Topics will be: 1. Genealogy Detective Skills - Following Clues from the Census
                      2. Finding Your Pre-1850 American Ancestors
                      3. Why Were They There?
                      4. Who's on First? Merging & Separating Identities in Family History Research.
 
Please watch the YVGS website for additional information and registration form at yvgs.net.


Friday, April 28 through Saturday, April 29
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1425 East 27th Street, Tacoma WA
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society will host Judy Russell at their annual Spring Seminar on April 29, 2017. Details will be forthcoming on the TPCGS website.


Saturday, April 29 through Sunday, April 30
Genealogical Forum of Oregon Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Milwaukie Center on Saturday, GFO Library on Sunday
The Genealogical Forum of Oregon (GFO) is hosting its Spring Seminar on April 29 - 30, 2017. The keynote speaker will be John Philip Colletta. Topics include immigration and naturalization, storytelling and writing. For more information, visit the GFO website.



Saturday, May 13 through Saturday, May 13
National Genealogical Society (NGS)   (Conferences & Seminars)
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, North Carolina
he National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference will be held 10-13 May 2017 in the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. The convention center is located in the Fayetteville Street district. This area of the city features a large number of restaurants that offer dining experiences ranging from casual to upscale. A few blocks north of the convention center is the Capital District, which includes the State Archives, the State Library, the North Carolina Museum of History, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Capitol building.
 
Visit  the NGS website for more information.


Saturday, May 20
SGS Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
To be determined
Seattle Genealogical Society's Spring Seminar will feature Lisa Alzo, the Accidental Genealogist. For more information about the seminar, visit the SGS website.



Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30
International Germanic Genealogy Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN
The German-American Genealogical Partnership (GAGP) is sponsoring their innaugural conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 28 - 30, 2017. The theme of the conference is "Connections: International. Cultural. Personal. Visit their website or the flyer below.



Wednesday, August 16 through Saturday, August 19
Northwest Genealogy Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington, WA
The theme of the 4th annual Northwest Genealogy Conference is "Where Does Your Story Begin?" Kenyatta Berry, one of the hosts of the PBS hit "Genealogy Roadshow," will be one of the many outstanding presenters. Registration is open by visiting the NWGC website.


Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)  (Conferences & Seminars)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylania
For more information, visit the FGS website.



Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23
Montana Genealogical Society Annual Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Billings, Montana
For more information, visit the Montana Genealogical Society's website.


Saturday, September 23
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1901 S. 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA
Visitors are welcome to attend the WSGS Board Meeting. For more information, email Info@wasgs.org.



Saturday, October 21
SGS Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
To be determined
The Seattle Genealogical Society will host Dick Eastman, author of Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, at its annual Fall Seminar. For more information, visit the SGS website.