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Tuesday, February 21
Lewis County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
6:30 pm
St. John's Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Highway, Chehalis, WA
Ready to move your family history research up to the next level? The program for the LCGS meeting on 21 Feb is Steven Waltz Morrison discussing “NOW WHAT? Options for YOUR Genealogy Education.”
 
This session provides and overview of ways to advance your genealogy skills and knowledge. It will review available seminars, conferences and training courses. Learn if an on-line or on-site training course is the best fit for your needs. For more information, visit the LCGS website or contact Patty Olsen at (360) 219-6912 or patricia1944a@gmail.com.


Wednesday, February 22
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Heninger Room, Kitsap Regional Library, Bremerton, WA
The Puget Sound Genealogical Society program will be "Growing Up in the American Colonies" with Vern Frykholm as George Washington. See the past through the eyes of George Washington as he describes life in his home state of Virginia. For more information, visit the PSGS website.



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.


Saturday, March 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to celebrate Women's History Month -- Finding Women Ancestors with Kim E. Morgan. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Sunday, March 5
Ulster Historical Foundation  (Conferences & Seminars)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pierce County Library Administrative Center, 3005 112th St. E, Tacoma, WA
The Ulster Historical Foundation will present "Discover Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestry" on 05 Mar 2017 in Tacoma. For  more information, visit the Pierce County Library 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.


Thursday, March 9
Eastside Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bellevue Regional Library, Room 1, 1111 - 110th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
“Trails West: Crossing the Continent 1840-1869” will be presented by Mary Roddy, a genealogical speaker and writer at the 09 Mar meeting of the Eastside Genealogical Society. Before the transcontinental railroad was completed Easterners and Mid-Westerners began to settle the West.  How did they get there and what was the journey like?  Presentation covers overland and water routes with descriptions of the journey and using clues to discover how and when your ancestor traveled.
 
 Also see our website for FREE genealogical help and other Special Interest Group meetings. Visitors are always welcome at all meetings.  www.eastsidegenealogicalsociety.com   


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, email Info@graysharborgenealogy.com.


Saturday, March 11
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The programs for the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's meeting on 11 Mar will be "Physical and Mental Health in Your Family Tree." Our ancestors lived in times when medical science was not as advanced as it is today. The names of illnesses, what people thought caused them and how their illness were treated wil be discussed by Janice Lovelace, PhD. For more information, visit the SVGS website.



Saturday, April 1
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:30 am to 3:15 pm
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall St., Spokane, WA
Mary Kathryn Kozy will be making four presentations on DNA during this exciting day. For more information, visit the EWGS 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 Spring Seminar  (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.


Saturday, April 8
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with Spokane area genealogist, and sought after speaker, Donna Potter Phillips. Join us for a festive afternoon celebrating SVGS's 30 years of providing Skagit county with personal family history. For more information, visit the SVGS 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.


Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
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.


Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
Alberta Genealogical Society  (Conferences & Seminars)
Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre, 4520 - 76 Ave. NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
The Alberta Genealogical Society is hosting the "Ye Olde Genealogy Faire" on April 21 - 23 in what promises to be an exciting fun-packed and informative conference. Over 40 lectures from notable authors, historians and specialists will enlighten the audience, plus six pre-conference tours are offered throughout Edmonton featuring city, provincial, religious and cultural archives. For more information visit the conference 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. He will present sessions on Passenger Arrival Records, Naturalization Records, Lesser-used Federal Records and Discovering the REAL Stories on Your Immigrant Ancestors. For more information, visit the GFO website.



Saturday, May 6
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "They Wore Union Blue" with Gordon Struve from the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Wednesday, May 10 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 13
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The program for the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society on 13 May will be "Time Will Tell: Using Timelines to Understand Our Ancestors" with Mary Kircher Roddy. She will talk about designing timelines to place our ancestors in place and time. This research technique that all family historians can use to deepen their understanding of world and local history and how it influenced their ancestors' lives and decisions. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Saturday, May 20
Seattle Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Seattle Genealogical Society's Spring Seminar will feature Lisa Alzo, the Accidental Genealogist. For more information about the seminar, visit the SGS website.



Saturday, June 3
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "Army Medicine During the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865" with Mike Inmann. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Saturday, June 10
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington
The program for the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's 10 Jun meeting will be "What's in a Name? The Origin of Surnames" with SVGS's very own Margie Wilson who is also their Vice President and who coordinates our superb speakers. Ethnic groups vary in their naming traditions and patterns. Discovering these diverse traditions just may help you with a brick wall ( you may be looking for the wrong name or spelling). Learn the roots of our surnames and why they varied over time. For more information, visit the SVGS 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.



Saturday, September 9
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "A Boy in the American Revolution and the Birth of the U.S. Army" with Bob Asbury. For more information, visit the EWGS 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 7
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall St., Spokane, WA
Kent Aggers, Dolly Webb and Renata Wilde will be the featured presenters at the EWGS Fall Workshop, focusing on German research. For more information, visit the EWGS website.
 


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.



Saturday, November 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Spokane, WA
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society invites you to hear "Placing Your Ancestor in Historical Context Using NARA" with Carol Buswell. For more information, visit the EWGS website.