May 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Central Branch Library, 224 Church St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting: Using Unconventional Sources and Techniques For Researching Your Ancestor, Sean Conley

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 2nd floor auditorium, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting:

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m 
Roots Magic Special Interest Group (SIG)


Saturday, May 6, 2017
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA
9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
2017 Spring Seminar, Judy Russell

Menlo Park LDS Church - 1105 Valparaiso, Menlo Park, CA 94025
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spring 2017 Seminar: Not Your Usual Records, Amy Johnson Crow

Star Restaurant, 1700 Novato Blvd., Novato, CA 94947
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beginners' Breakfast Meeting, Cathy Gowdy

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612 
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
First Saturday Free Intro to Genealogy,

Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor Street, Fairfield, CA 94533
11:00 a.m.
Meeting: Pennsylvania Research, Judson Gears

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Monday, May 8, 2017
Congregation Beth Emik, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton, CA 94566
7:30 p.m.
Meeting: Visiting The Oakland Family History Center, Linda Baily


Tuesday, May 9, 2017
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Repair Committee

Senior Wing of Maidu Center, 1550 Maidu Dr., Roseville, CA 95661
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Pier 29 Restaurant, 1148 Ballena Blvd., Alameda, CA 94501
12:00 p.m.
Annual Spring Luncheon

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Help with Reunion™ and Your Mac


Thursday, May 11, 2017
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Meeting

LDS Church, 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA 94521
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Annual Meeting plus Show and Tell


Saturday, May 13, 2017
LDS Church Facility, 875 Quince Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting and Classes

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop


Sunday, May 14, 2017
Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Genealogy Clinic: Brainstorming with the Mavens


Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Danville Family History Center, 2949 Stone Valley Road at Smith Road, Alamo, CA 94507
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: Introduction to British Research, Kim von Aspern-Parker

Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street, Davis, CA 95616
1:00 p.m.
Program: Find A Grave for Searching and Creating Memorial Pages, Marian Kile
Sponsored by Davis Genealogy Club

Central Park Library, Redwood Room, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
6:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Meeting: Researching American Military Records from Colonial Days to World War II, Mary Boyle


Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Meeting: Reading your Ancestor's Handwriting, Glenda Lloyd


Thursday, May 18, 2017
Napa Valley Genealogical Society Library, 1701 Menlo Ave. Napa, CA 94558
1:30 p.m.
Program: What Records He is Responsible For and How to Access Them, John Tuteur


Friday, May 19, 2017
Rossmoor Creekside Event Center, Club Room, 1010 Stanley Dollar Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94595
10:00 a.m.
Meeting: Searching for Missing Men 1850–1940, Martha Whitaker


Saturday, May 20, 2017
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612 
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Grace Lutheran Church Hall, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo CA 94403
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Meeting: Sharing Stories event

Paradise Beach Park, 3450 Paradise Road, Tiburon, CA 94920
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Annual MCGS Picnic and 40th Anniversary Celebration

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Finley Community Center, Person Auditorium, 2060 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Annual Brick Wall Busting Session, Kurt Boldt, George McKinney, Carmen Finley

Dimond Branch, Oakland Public Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meeting: Erased from South Carolina History—A Family Tree's Missing Branch


Sunday, May 21, 2017
Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: Documenting Your Family Heirlooms, Teven Laxer

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m.
Meeting: Reclaim the Records—Using Freedom of Information Laws for Genealogical Research, Brooke Schreier Ganz


Monday, May 22, 2017
Oakmont West Recreation Center, Santa Rosa, California 95409
1:00 p.m.
Meeting: Immigration


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
McMurdo Hall, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento, CA 95864
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Meeting: You Know Where & When; I'll let you Know How They Lived, Ingeborg Carpenter


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
African-American Workshop, Alvis Ward


Saturday, May 27, 2017
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Workshop: Life Story Writing—Enriching Your Family History, Craig Siulinski

Copyright © 2017 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library.

April 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Star Restaurant, 1700 Novato Blvd., Novato, CA 94947
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beginners' Breakfast Meeting, Cathy Gowdy

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612 
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
First Saturday Free Intro to Genealogy

Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor Street, Fairfield, CA 94533
11:00 a.m.
Meeting: I Thought That Was My Ancestor: Avoiding the 6 Biggest Genealogy Mistakes, Jim Baker

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Sunday, April 2, 2017
Sacramento Central Library, Galleria West Meeting Room, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Program: I Thought He Was My Ancestor: Avoiding the Six Biggest Genealogy Mistakes, James Baker

Rhoda Goldman Plaza, Olive Room, 2180 Post Street, San Francisco 94115
1:30 p.m.
Meeting: The Western Sephardim, a Minority in a Minority, Harold Zvi Rabbie


Monday, April 3, 2017
Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306
7:30 p.m.
Meeting: The Western Sephardim, a Minority in a Minority, Harold Zvi Rabbie


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Central Branch Library, 224 Church St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting: How to Use Evernote to Support Genealogy Research, Pamela Brigham

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 2nd floor auditorium, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting:

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Saturday, April 8, 2017
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
8:00 a.m.
Spring Seminar: Tools Galore For Finding Your German Ancestors, Michael Lacopo

LDS Church Facility, 875 Quince Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting and Classes

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Session 4: Building Skills for Successful Family History Research, Pam Brett

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Class: Using Subscription Newspaper Sites at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries, Janice Sellers

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop


Sunday, April 9, 2017
Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Genealogy Clinic: Brainstorming with the Mavens


Monday, April 10, 2017
Congregation Beth Emik, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton, CA 94566
7:30 p.m.
Meeting: Mexican Research, George Fulton


Tuesday, April 11, 2017
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Repair Committee

Senior Wing of Maidu Center, 1550 Maidu Dr., Roseville, CA 95661
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting


Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602 
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: Using Available Substitutes for the Missing 1890 Census, Madeline Yanov

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Help with Reunion™ and Your Mac


Thursday, April 13, 2017
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Class: Personal History Workshop-Write Your Own Story, Miller

Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Meeting: Center For Sacramento History, Dylan McDonald

LDS Church, 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA 94521
6:30 p.m.
Meeting: Finding Great-Grandpa—How to Use Substitutes to Replace the Missing 1890 Census, Madeline Yanov


Saturday, April 15, 2017
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dimond Branch, Oakland Public Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting: Webinar


Sunday, April 16, 2017
Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: Finding Unknown Relatives, Victoria Fisch


Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Danville Family History Center, 2949 Stone Valley Road at Smith Road, Alamo, CA 94507
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: Brickwall Strategies, Sharon Hoyt

Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street, Davis, CA 95616
1:00 p.m.
Program: Opening Pandora’s Box—When DNA Finds Unexpected, Improper Ancestors, James Baker
Sponsored by Davis Genealogy Club

Central Park Library, Margie Edinger Room, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Meeting: Finding the Bump in the Boreen: Irish Names and Place Names, Sean Conley



Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Meeting: Changing Boundaries and Lost Ancestors, Kathryn Marshall


Thursday, April 20, 2017
Napa Valley Genealogical and Biographical Society Library, 1701 Menlo Ave. Napa, CA 94558
1:30 p.m.
Program

Margaret Troke Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton, CA 95207
5:45 p.m.
Meeting: Introducing the New Society Website


Friday, April 21, 2017
Rossmoor Creekside Clubhouse, Club Room, 1010 Stanley Dollar Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94595
10:00 a.m.
Meeting: Navigating the FamilySearch Website, Linda Bailey


Saturday, April 22, 2017
Finley Community Center, Person Auditorium, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
25th Annual Spring Seminar, Thomas W. Jones

Grace Lutheran Church Hall, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo CA 94403
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: British Genealogy on the Internet, Christine Bell Green PLCGS

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m.
Class: Breathe Life into Your Family History thru Digital Photography, Ronald Madsen


Monday, April 24, 2017
Oakmont West Recreation Center. Santa Rosa, California 95409
2:30 p.m.
Meeting: New York City Genealogy Research, Steve Harris


Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
African-American Workshop, Alvis Ward


Thursday, April 27, 2017
Marin Family History Center, 220 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Meeting – Case Study: Genealogy of Renee Kaufman, Stephen P. Morse.


Saturday, April 29, 2017
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Class: Who, What Where, When and Sometimes Why: Creating Your Own Personal History, Walker


Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sacramento Central Library, Galleria West Meeting Room, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Program: Using Military Records, Kathryn Marshall


Copyright © 2017 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library.