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Saturday, July 2
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
YVGS Library 1901 S 12th Ave Union Gap
Program: Putting Flesh on the Bones with Richard Kyle.

Monday, July 4
Walking with Ancestors (Twin Rivers Genealogy Society)  (Special events)
9:00 am
Normal Hill Cemetery, Lewiston, Idaho
Join members of the Twin Rivers Genealogy Society at their "Walking with Ancestors" event on Monday, July 4, at the Normal Hill Cemetery, Lewiston, Idaho. The walks starts at 9:00 a.m., with the last group going through at 10:30 a.m. Members of the TRGS will be portraying: John R. Wadsworth, Louis Jay Perkins, Charles H. Wiggin, Joseph Alexander, Henry K. Fountain, and John C. Addison. There is no cost and there will be a registration table at the site. Most of these Ancestors are close to the road so it should be easy walking for people.  

Tuesday, July 5
Puget Sound Genealogy Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Kitsap Regional Library, 1303 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
"Breaking Through the Wall of Slavery: An Introduction to African-American Genealogy"

Judith Lovelace presents ways to identify emancipated slaves and their prior slave-owners through land, probate, census and court records.
Preregistration is required. Call (360) 475-9172 or sign up at the Genealogy Center, Sylvan Way Branch, Kitsap Regional Library.

Monday, July 11
Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
WAGS Library 127 South Mission Street, Wenatchee
Program meeting:
"Showcasing WAGS Library Resources"
presented by the library staff.

Sunday, August 7 through Friday, August 12
36th Annual International Conference of Jewish Genealogy (IAJGS)  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Seattle Sheraton Downtown Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle 98101

The focus of the 2016 conference is The Wandering Jew. The local host is the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State.

Tracks will include:

  • The Sephardic Experience in the United States
  • European Migrations
  • South American, Australian and South African Branches
  • Westward Ho! Jews in the Western US
  • Coming Home to Israel
For more information, visit the IAJGS website.

Sunday, August 14
Kittitas County Genealogical Society Annual Potluck Picnic  (Local society meetings)
4:00 pm
Mary & Lew Christensen, 60 Moe Road, corner of Moe & Tjossem Roads, Ellensburg
The Kittitas County Genealogical Society's annual potluck picnic will be on Sunday, August 14, beginning at 4:00. Please bring something to share -- a salad, fruit, meat, side dish or dessert. Hosts will furnish beverages and table service. Come enjoy this time of fellowship with others in the society. Guests are welcome!

Wednesday, August 17 through Saturday, August 20
Northwest Genealogical Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington, WA

The Northwest Genealogical Conference, hosted by the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, will be August 17 – 20. It will kick off Wednesday, the 17th‚Äč, with a Free Day for beginning genealogists.  The next three days will be filled with informative and entertaining classes by nationally known speakers:  Thursday's theme is "Gathering Your Family's Story" with Claudia Breland as the keynote speaker; Friday will be "Tools to Help Tell the Story" with Lisa Louise Cooke; Saturday will highlight "DNA, How is it a Part of Your Family's Story?" with Blaine Bettinger. 


In addition to the keynotes, all three days will include many classes taught by talented speakers. There will be a banquet, a free taco bar reception, and other genealogically based fun events to choose from.  See www.NwGC.org for more information and to register for the conference.



Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)  (Conferences & Seminars)
Sprinfield Illinois

Join fellow genealogists and family historians Aug. 31—Sep. 3, 2016, at the FGS 2016 National Conference, “Time Travel: Centuries of Memories,” designed to inspire you and enrich your family history.

Hosted by the Federation of Genealogical Societies with local host Illinois State Genealogical Society in Springfield, IL, FGS 2016 brings you sessions with a wide array of offerings from many of the nation's leading family history experts, along with top international speakers from Scotland and Australia. Each day of the conference is full of sessions aimed at strengthening your research skills no matter what your level or area of expertise might be.

 For more information, visit the FGS conference website.

Saturday, September 17
Unlocking Our National Treasures (NeWGS Fall Seminar)  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ambulance Shack (north end of Colville, WA)
The Northeast Washington Genealogical Society (NeWGS) is hosting its 2016 Fall Seminar on Saturday, September 17 at the Ambulance Shack in Colville.  Guest speaker will be Carol Buswell, Education Specialist, National Archives at Seattle. See flyer for additional information and registration.

Saturday, September 24
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
Poulsbo, WA
A Day of Discovery with Thomas MacEntee
For more information, visit the PSGS website.

Saturday, September 24
WSGS Board Meeting  (WSGS - sponsored)
9:00 am
YVGS Library 1901 S 12th Ave Union Gap
Regularily scheduled Board Meeting. All members are welcome to attend.

Monday, October 3
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
Regular meeting of the KCGS will be Monday, October 3, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The program will be related to DNA genealogy, by KCGS member Judy Clayton. For more information, visit the KCGS website.

Saturday, October 8
Autumn Quest 2016  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Emerald Queen Ballroom & Conference Center, 5580 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA
This annual seminar, sponsored by Heritage Quest Research Library, features nationally known speaker Curt B. Witcher, Genealogy Center Manager, Allen County Public Library in Fort  Wayne, Indiana. For more information, download the brochure below.

Monday, November 7
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
The Kittitas County Genealogical Society will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday, November 7, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The program will feature KCGS member Erik Bakke speaking on special censuses, such as Mortality schedules of the US.. federal censuses. For more information, visit the KCGS website.

Tuesday, December 6
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
6:00 pm
Methodist Church, 208 N. Ruby Street, Ellensburg, WA
The Kittitas County Genealogical Society will host its annual Christmas dinner on Monday, December 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Members and guests must pay about two weeks ahead. For more information, visit the KCGS website.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 through Saturday, May 13, 2017
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.