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Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, March 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:  Interviewing relatives - What to Ask, and How to Ask It
 
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, March 8
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
Discussion Topic: Guest presenter Carolyn Gornowicz will present her Polish research using everything but the kitchen sink to solve her brick wall with DNA, research, organization and records. Her simple method to keep the research moving in an organized way helped Carolyn to solve her questions.  Come and enjoy! 
 
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, March 11
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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, March 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, March 16
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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
 
 


Monthly Program - 150 Years of Topeka High School
Thursday, March 18
Monthly Program - 150 Years of Topeka High School  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  Joan Barker -  150 Years of Topeka High School. 
 
Topeka High School is celebrating its 150th Anniversary.   Learn about the history of Topeka High, some of its notable alumni, and resources and source materials held by the Topeka High Historical Society. 
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs feature local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, April 6
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 Census Records - Population Schedules
 
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, April 8
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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, April 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, April 12
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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


Monthly Program - Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Thursday, April 15
Monthly Program - Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicTasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories, presented by Louise Hanson.  Food is a powerful expression of cultural memory. For years, ethnic groups in Kansas have used food to maintain connections to the past. This presentation will explore food traditions from a number of ethnic populations in Kansas, including German, Czech, Italian, Jewish and others. 
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs feature local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 
This program is brought to us through a Speaker's Grant from Humanities Kansas Humanities Kansas is an independent nonprofit spearheading a movement of ideas to empower the people of Kansas to strengthen their communities and our democracy.
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, April 20
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, May 4
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 Census Records - looking beyond population schedules
 
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


2021 Heartland Family History Conference
Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8
2021 Heartland Family History Conference  (Annual Conference)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Format/ venue to be announced soon
Save the Dates for our 2021 Heartland Family History Conference!
 
Featured speaker will be Billie Stone Fogerty, plus we will have another great lineup of breakout sessions and more!  Stay tuned for more details as they become available.
 
We anticipate that registration will open in January 2021. 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, May 10
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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, May 13
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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, May 13
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, May 18
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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
 
 


Monthly Program - The Oregon Trail in Northeast Kansas
Thursday, May 20
Monthly Program - The Oregon Trail in Northeast Kansas  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicDoug Mauck,  local history buff will share his knowledge and discoveries of the history of the Oregon Trail as it crossed through northeast Kansas and Shawnee County.  
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, June 1
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Finding records of Birth and Death
 
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, June 10
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, June 10
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, June 14
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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, June 15
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
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
 
 


Monthly Program - Researching Burials at Ritchie Cemetery
Thursday, June 17
Monthly Program - Researching Burials at Ritchie Cemetery  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  Jan Johnson  - Researching burials at Ritchie Cemetery.
 
Some projects just take on a life of their own! What began as a quest to find native plants growing in our community led to an extensive research project to identify and document individuals buried at the Ritchie Cemetery in Topeka, and then to learn more about the stories of those individuals and their families.  Jan Johnson will share some of the  fascinating experiences and discoveries that she and Jeff Hansen have made during their research project. 
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, July 6
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, July 8
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, July 8
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, July 12
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


Monthly Program
Thursday, July 15
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, July 20
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
 
 



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:  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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, August 9
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, 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:  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, August 12
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, August 17
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
 
 


Monthly Program
Thursday, August 19
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. 
 



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
 
Particpation 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 recieve 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 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, 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.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, September 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


Monthly Program
Thursday, September 16
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, September 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
 
 



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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, October 11
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, 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.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, October 19
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
 
 


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. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
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
 
Particpation 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 recieve a link to the meeting.