May 2013 Calendar

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Central Branch Library, 224 Church St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting: Researching Probate Records and Death Duties in the UK, Christine Bell Green
Sponsored by Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Potluck, election of officers and review of the year
Sponsored by Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Advanced Genealogy Series Session 3: The Research Report and Proof Summary, Susan Goss Johnston.
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
7:00 p.m,
Meeting: Napa Valley Jews, Henry Michalski and Donna Dover Mendelsohn
Sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society


Saturday, May 4, 2013
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Annual Workshop SeminarMy German Roots: A Festival for German Genealogists, Roger P. Minert
Sponsored by Sacramento German Genealogy Society

Menlo Park Family History Center, 1105 Valpariso Avenue, Menlo Park CA 94025
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Spring Seminar: Four Lectures with D. Joshua Taylor
Sponsored by San Mateo County Genealogical Society

Star Restaurant, 1700 Novato Blvd., Novato, CA 94947
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beginners' Breakfast Meeting, Cathy Gowdy
Sponsored by Marin County Genealogical Society

Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor Street, Fairfield, CA 94533
11:00 a.m.
General Meeting: Victorian Marriage and Mourning Customs, Jen Roger
Sponsored by Solano County Genealogical Society

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
First Saturday Free Intro to Genealogy, Pam Miller
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library


Sunday, May 5, 2013
Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road, Davis, CA 95616
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting: Doings in the Cemetery, Victoria Fisch and Jeremy Frankel
Sponsored by Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento

Sacramento Central Library, West Meeting Room, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Program: Finding the Women in Your Family Tree, Janice Sellers
Sponsored by Sacramento Public Library

Tauber Holocaust Library at Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern California, 2245 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
1:30 p.m. (doors open at 1:00 p.m.)
Field trip to the JFCS Holocaust Center, Judy Janec, Director
Sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society


Monday, May 6, 2013
Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
Free Ticketed Event: Obscure Records of U.S. Citizenship and Nationality, Marian Smith
Sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society and Oakland FamilySearch Library


Tuesday, May 7, 2013
CaƱada College Library, Building 9, Third Floor, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City, CA 94061
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop: Using Meyers-Orts Gazetteer of the German Empire, George Miller
Sponsored by San Mateo County Genealogical Society


Wednesday, May 8, 2013
California State Library, 900 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Field Trip to California State Library and State Archives
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
10:00 a.m.
Meeting
Sponsored by East Bay Genealogical Society

Solano County Genealogy Society Library, 610 East Main St, Vacaville
10:00 a.m.
Discussion Group: Favorite Web Sites
Sponsored by Solano County Genealogical Society

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Problem solving and Answering questions
Sponsored by Macintosh Genealogy Group


Thursday, May 9, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Advanced Genealogy Series Session 4: Writing an Interesting Family History, Susan Goss Johnston.
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Meeting: Old Genealogy Books Online, Jim Rader
Sponsored by Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society

LDS Church, 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA 94521
7:00 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting and Show & Tell
Sponsored by Contra Costa County Genealogical Society


Friday, May 10, 2013
Leo J. Ryan Federal Building, 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066-2350
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Workshop: Federal Land Records, Rose Mary Kennedy
Sponsored by National Archives San Francisco


Saturday, May 11, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stephen Harris City Directory Library Open
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

LDS Church Facility, 875 Quince Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting & Classes: Germans from Russia, Part 2 - Cemetery Markers and New Internet Search Sites
Sponsored by Silicon Valley Computer Genealogy Group


Sunday May 12, 2013
Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Genealogy Clinic: Brainstorming with the Mavens
Sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society


Tuesday, May 14, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Repair Committee
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Senior Wing of Maidu Center, 1550 Maidu Dr., Roseville, CA 95661
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spring Social
Sponsored by Roseville Genealogical Society


Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Sacramento FamilySearch Library, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821
12:00 p.m. _ 1:15 p.m.
RootsMagic Users Group
Sponsored by Sacramento FamilySearch Library

Belle Coolidge Library, 5600 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
12:30 p.m.
Meeting
Sponsored by Genealogical Association of Sacramento

Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop: Help with brickwalls, research and tech tool tips
Sponsored by Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Advanced Genealogy Series Session 5: Genealogy and the Law, Susan Goss Johnston.
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library


Thursday, May 16, 2013
Napa Valley Genealogical and Biographical Society Library, 1701 Menlo Ave. Napa, CA 94558
1:30 p.m.
Open House at the Library
Sponsored by Napa Valley Genealogical and Biographical Society


Friday, May 17, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stephen Harris City Directory Library Open
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Rossmoor Creekside Clubhouse, Room 3, 1010 Stanley Dollar Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94595
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting: How to Research Maiden Names, Vera Broyles
Sponsored by Mount Diablo Genealogical Society


Saturday, May 18, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
San Francisco Special Interest Group
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgus, San Mateo, CA 94403
10:30 a.m.
Meeting: The Erie Canal and Its Influence on the Outbreak of the Civil War, John Gleed
Sponsored by San Mateo County Genealogical Society

Margaret Troke Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton, CA 95207
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Genealogy Workshop for Beginners
Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society

Finley Community Center, 2060 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Meeting: New Ways to Access U.S. Military Records and How to Navigate FOLD3.comSponsored by Sonoma County Genealogical Society


Miwok Park, 2200 Novato Blvd., Novato, CA 94947
1:00 p.m.
Annual Picnic
Sponsored by Marin County Genealogical Society


Dimond Branch, Oakland Public Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meeting: People on the Move: Tracing the Migration of Your Ancestors
Sponsored by African American Genealogical Society of Northern California

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
1:30 p.m.
Lecture – Using Finding Aids for Jewish Records to Help Research Non-Jewish Ancestors, Janice Sellers
Sponsored by Oakland FamilySearch Library


Sunday, May 19, 2013
Sacramento Central Library, West Meeting Room, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Program: Overlooked Military Sources, Martha Whittaker
Sponsored by Sacramento Public Library

Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright St, Sacramento, CA 95825
7:00 p.m.
Meeting – The New Super DNA Tests, Jim Rader,
Sponsored by Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento


Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Danville Family History Center, 2949 Stone Valley Road at Smith Road, Alamo, CA 94507
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
General Meeting: Ohio, Gateway to the West, Richard Ferman
Sponsored by San Ramon Valley Genealogical Society

Santa Clara City Public Library, Cedar Room, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
6:00 p.m.
Meeting: Genealogy Research in Pennsylvania, Dick Ferman
Sponsored by Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
RootsMagic Special Interest Group
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
6:30 p.m.
Louisiana Research Workshop, Nicka Smith
Sponsored by Oakland FamilySearch Library

Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton, CA 94566
7:30 p.m.
Meeting: Self-Publication Process, Debbie Mascot and Jane Southwick
Sponsored by Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society


Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Sacramento FamilySearch Library, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Reunion SIG: Brainstorming solutions to users’ problems and questions
Sponsored by Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
African American Research Workshop, Judith Collins
Sponsored by Oakland FamilySearch Library and African American Genealogical Society of Northern California


Thursday, May 23, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m
Summer Extended Hours Begin
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Margaret Troke Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton, CA 95207
6:00 p.m.
Program: Anita Navalta Bautista of the Fillipino-American National Historical Society
Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Class: FamilySearch: What is There for You, Jane Knowles Lindsey
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library


Saturday, May 25, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Class: Hard Drive Organization: Making Use of Your Computer File Folders, Tim Cox
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Workshop: Platting and Locating Lands from Metes and Bounds Deeds, Pam Miller
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library

Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
General Meeting
Sponsored by Macintosh Genealogy Group


Tuesday, May 28, 2013
St. Mark's United Methodist Church MacMurdo Hall, Lusk Drive & St. Mark's Way, Sacramento, CA 95864
1:00 p.m.
Meeting: Your Ancestors Are in the Cemetery, Paul Hodel
Sponsored by Sacramento German Genealogy Society

San Lorenzo Library, 395 Paseo Grande Avenue, San Lorenzo, CA 84580
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Meeting
Sponsored by Hayward Area Genealogical Society


Thursday, May 30, 2013
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m
Summer Intermediate Series Class 1: Probate and Guardianship Records, Susan Goss Johnston
Sponsored by California Genealogical Society and Library


Copyright © 2013 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library.