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Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, August 3
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Using Newspapers in Genealogy Research
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic.
 
Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to receive a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, August 9
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
NOTE TIME CHANGE!
 
Discussion Topic:  Write a DNA report for your family story
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, August 12
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  Demo of Ancestry.com
 
This group is co-facilitated by Rich McReynolds & Marty Flanagan.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, August 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Saturday, August 14
DNA Painter - A "Must" Tool for DNA Research  (Classes & Workshops)
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person at the TGS Library, or online with Zoom
A New Class for 2021!
 
Learn how to solve your DNA match questions, using DNA Painter.  
 
This will be a 1/2 day class, led by Marty Flanagan. Attendees may participate the class in person at the TGS Library, or join us online with Zoom.  Pre-registration is required.   Class registration fee:  $25 for current TGS members, $30 for non-members.
 
Click here to register online or to download and  print your registration form and mail it with your payment.  


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, August 17
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
NOTE THE TIME CHANGE!
 
Discussion Topic:  Writing up research reports & sharing results
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 


Monthly Program - Finding Family Stories in the Strangest Places
Thursday, August 19
Monthly Program - Finding Family Stories in the Strangest Places  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicFinding Family Stories in the Strangest Places, presented by Sandra Kassebaum.
 
Yes, family stories may be found anywhere, even when you are not looking. Sometimes the stories are already written for you.  Enter--eyes open, ears alert and mind ready.  Where are your stories?
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required.   Current TGS members will receive an email with the Zoom link.  For others who would like to view this program, email Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to request the link.
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, September 7
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  to be  announced
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic.
 
Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to receive a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, September 9
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  To be announced  
 
Co-facilitated by Rich McReynolds and Marty Flanagan.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, September 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Monthly Program - Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine
Thursday, September 16
Monthly Program - Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic  Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine: The Topeka Genealogical Society Library.  Presented by Barb LaClair
 
Join us to learn about one of the best-kept secrets in Topeka - the Topeka Genealogical Society Library! Located at 2717 SE Indiana Avenue in Topeka, this facility is overflowing with treasures just waiting to be found. A strong local history collection, original courthouse books and records, Columbian Title Abstract records, City Directories, school yearbooks, cemetery records, indexes and finding aids to make your search easier are just some of the things you will find here. In addition to local resources, the broad library collection includes genealogical research materials pertaining to nearly all U.S. States. The library is open to the public and welcomes visitors. Discover your family history at the Topeka Genealogical Society Library! 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, September 27
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
NOTE THE DATE & TIME CHANGE!  
 
Discussion Topic:  Surprise Topic!
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, September 28
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
NOTE THE DATE & TIME CHANGE!
 
Discussion Topic:  Breakout rooms for solving brick wall problems
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, October 5
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  to be  announced
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic.
 
Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to receive a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Tuesday, October 12
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
NOTE THE DATE & TIME CHANGE!
 
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, October 14
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  To be announced  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, October 14
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Monthly Program
Thursday, October 21
Monthly Program  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  We're working on it! - To be announced soon. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, October 26
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
NOTE THE DATE & TIME CHANGE!
 
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Tuesday, November 2
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  to be  announced
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic.
 
Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to receive a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, November 8
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, November 11
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  To be announced  
 
Co-facilitated by Rich McReynolds & Marty Flanagan.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, November 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, November 16
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Tuesday, December 7
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  to be  announced
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic.
 
Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to receive a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, December 9
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  To be announced  
 
Co-facilitated by Rich McReynolds & Marty Flanagan.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, December 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, December 13
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, December 21
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com