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Friday, October 20
You Have Your DNA Results Back - Now What?  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
This class will be led by Marty Flanagan and will cover the three major DNA testing companies - Ancestry, FTDNA and GedMatch. Autosomal, Y DNA, MtDNA and X Match testing will all be included. There will be an hour devoted to each of the companies plus time for questions. The cost of the class is $25 - register online here or download the attached brochure and registration form.
 
 


Thursday, October 26
Orphan Train Riders in Northeast Kansas  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Orphan Train Riders in Northeast Kansas
 
Whether you are interested in history or your family's role in it, this program, hosted by the Topeka Genealogical Society, is for you.  The public is invited.
 
The Topeka Genealogical Society's Writers Group will honor the children who came west on "orphan trains" and the families who took them in by sharing some of their stories. The group began their research with the name of one orphan train rider placed near Holton, Kansas in 1885 and ended with the discovery of many more.


Sunday, October 29
DNA Testing by Other Companies.  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
This free class will be led by Marty Flanagan and will cover testing by 23 and Me, My Heritage and Living DNA. Register online here or download the attached brochure with registration form.
 
 



Friday, November 3
Family History Writers' Group  (Family History Writers' Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topeka Genealogical Society Library
Many genealogists spend a lifetime researching and gathering up the family history facts, but never get around to transforming those findings into a finished product that can be enjoyed by non-genealogist family members or published for sharing more broadly.  While compiling and publishing a family history book can seem like a daunting task, it is the best way to insure that our research findings are preserved.  The process can be made less intimidating and more fun by sharing the experience with others who are facing similar challenges.
 
This is an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, challenges and successes and learn from one another. 
 
Open to current TGS members; there is no charge for participation.
 


Thursday, November 9
Family Tree Maker, Computer Genealogy Interest Group  (FTM/ Computer Genealogy SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker software,and general use of computers in genealogical research.  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. 
 


Thursday, November 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Monday, November 13
DNA Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
 
Learn how to utilize DNA testing as part of your genealogy research toolkit. Come to learn, get your questions answered, and share your DNA testing experiences with others. Come if you have had your DNA tested, and are not sure what to do with the results. This group includes the former Beginner and Intermediate DNA SIGs.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan


Monday, November 13
Brick Wall Help Session  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topeka Genealogical Society Library, 2717 SE Indiana Avenue
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  We'll share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan
 
This group is a benefit of TGS membership, open to current TGS members only.


Sunday, November 19
Computer User Group (was PAF users)  (Computer Genealogy)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Topeka Genealogical Society Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
The former PAF user group has expanded its focus, and will now be discussing a variety of topics related to computer use in genealogy.
 
Group is led by Rich Kleinschmidt and Eileen Davis.
 
Meetings are free, and open to the public.



Friday, December 1
Family History Writers' Group  (Family History Writers' Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topeka Genealogical Society Library
Many genealogists spend a lifetime researching and gathering up the family history facts, but never get around to transforming those findings into a finished product that can be enjoyed by non-genealogist family members or published for sharing more broadly.  While compiling and publishing a family history book can seem like a daunting task, it is the best way to insure that our research findings are preserved.  The process can be made less intimidating and more fun by sharing the experience with others who are facing similar challenges.
 
This is an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, challenges and successes and learn from one another. 
 
Open to current TGS members; there is no charge for participation.
 


Monday, December 11
DNA Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
 
Learn how to utilize DNA testing as part of your genealogy research toolkit. Come to learn, get your questions answered, and share your DNA testing experiences with others. Come if you have had your DNA tested, and are not sure what to do with the results. This group includes the former Beginner and Intermediate DNA SIGs.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan


Monday, December 11
Brick Wall Help Session  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topeka Genealogical Society Library, 2717 SE Indiana Avenue
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  We'll share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan
 
This group is a benefit of TGS membership, open to current TGS members only.


Thursday, December 14
Family Tree Maker, Computer Genealogy Interest Group  (FTM/ Computer Genealogy SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker software,and general use of computers in genealogical research.  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. 
 


Thursday, December 14
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.