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Monthly Program - Changes in Death Related Practices and Records
Thursday, January 27
Monthly Program - Changes in Death Related Practices and Records  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Program - online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicFred Holroyd, retired Vice President with Penwell  and currently a volunteer with Mount Hope Cemetery, will describe the organization of burial records at the cemetery, and how current trends in funeral services and obituaries may impact genealogy in the future.
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - CLICK HERE TO register on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library website.  
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, February 8
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Evaluating the Evidence - Which Source Should I Believe?
 
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, February 10
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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, February 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, February 15
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - Barb LaClair,  The 1950 Census - Are You Ready?
Thursday, February 24
Monthly Program - Barb LaClair, The 1950 Census - Are You Ready?  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicTGS President Barb LaClair will present tips to prepare for the release of the 1950 Census on April 1, 2022. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - CLICK HERE to register on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Website. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, March 8
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, March 10
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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, March 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, March 15
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - John Manning, Examining Useful Websites in Irish Family History
Thursday, March 24
Monthly Program - John Manning, Examining Useful Websites in Irish Family History  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  Examining Some Useful Websites for Irish Genealogy, presented by TGS Member and professional genealogist John Manning. John will identify and demonstrate use of online repositories for Irish genealogy research.   
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - CLICK HERE to register on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library website.  Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



TGS Board Meeting
Friday, April 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, April 12
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, April 14
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  
 
Facilitated by 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.
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, April 19
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Steps in Publishing Your Family Story Using Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing
Thursday, April 28
Steps in Publishing Your Family Story Using Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicTGS member Terry Stahl and publisher Anne Spry, owner of “Personal Chapters,” will share how they collaborated to prepare Terry’s family history book for publication. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - CLICK HERE to register on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library website.  Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



TGS Board Meeting
Friday, May 6
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, May 10
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, May 12
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  
 
Facilitated by 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.
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, May 17
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - Layers of History in Germany are Stacked!
Thursday, May 26
Monthly Program - Layers of History in Germany are Stacked!  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program Topic:  TGS member Duane Hermann, an internationally published, award-winning poet and historian, will share his poems, anecdotes and photos describing the village in Bavaria where his great-grandfather was born.
 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - CLICK HERE to register on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library website. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, June 9
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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, June 10
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, June 14
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. 
 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, June 21
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - To be announced
Thursday, June 23
Monthly Program - To be announced  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicDetails coming soon!
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - registration information will be coming soon. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



TGS Board Meeting
Friday, July 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, July 12
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, July 14
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  
 
Facilitated by 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.
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, July 19
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - To be announced
Thursday, July 28
Monthly Program - To be announced  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicDetails coming soon!
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - registration information will be coming soon. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, August 9
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, August 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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, August 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, August 16
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - To be announced
Thursday, August 25
Monthly Program - To be announced  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicDetails coming soon!
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - registration information will be coming soon. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, September 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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, September 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, September 13
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. 
 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, September 20
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - To be announced
Thursday, September 22
Monthly Program - To be announced  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicDetails coming soon!
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - registration information will be coming soon. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, October 11
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, October 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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, October 14
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, October 18
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
 


Monthly Program - To be announced
Thursday, October 27
Monthly Program - To be announced  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hybrid Program - Attend in person (at TSCPL), or online with Zoom
 
Presenter and Program TopicDetails coming soon!
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. Pre-registration is needed - see below. 
 
NEW FOR 2022!  Hybrid Meeting Format.  Attend in person (at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library), or online with Zoom. In-person seating capacity will be limited to accomodate social distancing.  Pre-registration is needed - registration information will be coming soon. Instructions for joining online will be distributed prior to the meeting to all who have registered for online participation.



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, November 8
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, November 10
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  
 
Facilitated by 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
Friday, November 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, November 15
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Hybrid Meeting ? - In person or Online with Zoom, or Both? 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 Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. clcruz32153@aol.com.