02 August 2020

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic Users Group, Sunday, August 16, 2020, 2:00-4:00 pm



    RootsMagic Users Group

Next meeting: Sunday, August 16, 2020, from   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
The meeting is online only. 
Please contact Jerry Domier censusjerry@gmail.com for further details.



Are you interested in all the tips and tricks to using your RootsMagic software program? The RootsMagic user group will provide information for all levels of RM users from beginner to advanced and serve as a forum for all to share their knowledge of this great software tool for keeping track of your genealogical efforts.

Roots Magic is a full-featured genealogy program with a very easy and intuitive user interface. The latest version is 7 and you can download a free trial version at www.rootsmagic.com.
RootsMagic Blog at http://blog.rootsmagic.com





Meets: 3rd Sunday of each month
Hours: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Jay Holladay jholladay@ca.rr.com
               Jerry Domier censusjerry@gmail.com


Location:
Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.
(818) 843-7247

www.scgsgenealogy.com

01 August 2020

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group, Saturday, August 15, 2020, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

German Interest Group



Researching your family tree and finding new, exciting, and sometimes surprising family connections? The German Interest Group meets on the third Saturday of every month except December.

Join the SCGS German Interest Group at their next meeting to be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 15, 2020.


We meet online at Virtual GIG meetings using GoToMeeting

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/282290373
Phone:  (646) 749-3122
Access code: 282-290-373

1 hour on-line program


The goal of the SCGS German Interest Group is to provide a wide range of resources both inside and outside the SCGS Library to help trace German families. 

Questions? Contact us at germaninterest@scgsgenealogy.com

SCGS German Interest Group
Third Saturday of the month
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The library will be open for research 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street Glenoaks
(818) 843-7247

www.scgsgenealogy.com 

30 July 2020

[CA-SCGS] How Exciting! A New chance to be Published!


You Have Been Having Fun With 
Our  
Ghost Jamboree 


We are so excited you liked our fundraiser and want to become published authors

that we created a new "EXTRA" chance to win!

*WE HAVE ROOM FOR ONE MORE STORY*

Here's How! First Donate 
Click Button 

Then, name all the old Jamboree Conferences and corresponding years that are represented on the above Ghost Jamboree Poster. 
Yes, some are more ghostly than others!

Then,
send your answers, name, and email address to 
Socialmedia@scgsgenealogy.com 


From these donors (any size donation), one additional person will be randomly selected. On August 15th, that person will also be notified and then given until August 28th to supply their ancestor’s picture and a brief biography (up to 500 words). 

A paragraph or two is perfect for their history.
This will be fun, as we all love a mystery! 

On August 30th, the names of the writers and their stories will be published in the Jamboree Blog. *

So please plan to join our Ghost Jamboree 

and celebrate our vast and diverse ancestry.

*essay contents subject to approval
Southern California Genealogical Society 
Southern California Genealogy Jamboree 
#SCGSJamboree, #SCGSGhostJamboree

28 July 2020

[CA--SCGS] SCGS British Isles Interest Group Meets on Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm ONLINE


SCGS British Isles Interest Group meets 
on the 4th Sunday of the month
 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Online!!


The BIFHS-USA Interest Group promotes and encourages interest in family history, particularly relating to ancestry in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man. We educate and encourage others in British Isles family history through research assistance, a variety of resources and a community in order to facilitate the acquisition and exchange of family history research information.

Everyone with an interest is welcome to participate!

Topic: 
Naming Patterns in Areas of the British Isles and DNA Connections – by Alice M. Fairhurst

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/464872341

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 464-872-341

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/464872341
                 


Contact britishisles@scgsgenealogy.com for more information.

SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree User Group Meeting, Monday, August 10, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 pm


SCGS Legacy Family Tree Users Group

Monday, August 10, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
This group will meet online. 



Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/826180461

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 826-180-461

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/826180461



The Legacy Family Tree User Group is a forum to learn this software program, answer
questions, improve your efficiency and assist others with your expertise- whether you use the
free download, Legacy 7, Legacy 8 or Legacy 9.

Legacy Family Tree is one of the most popular software programs to store your family tree. You
can add pictures and documents to your ancestors; create a variety of reports; properly (and painlessly) cite sources; obtain research assistance and much more.

All are welcome to participate! You may want to bring your laptop or tablet to practice your skills as we explore Legacy’s capabilities.

For further information contact the Legacy User Group Leader Barbara Gaitely at barbgen12@gmail.com

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
Cross street Glenoaks
818.843.7247

26 July 2020

[CA-SCGS] Writer's Group Meeting, Sunday, August 9, 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


The SCGS Writer's Group will meet on Sunday, August 9, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm online only. Contact Jennifer Taylor for the online link.

 Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 117-550-997
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting

We selected to write about the following Genealogical/Memoir topics: 

1.) Pick a Year
2.) College Years
3.) Dreams and their Influence on “Real Life"
4.) Write about Yourself as Fiction/Third Person
5.) Belated Memory
6.) Road Trip

Meets: 2nd Sunday of each month

Hours: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Jennifer Taylor, JenmichelleTaylor@icloud.com

Location: 
Southern California Genealogy Society Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504  
Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd. 
(818) 843-7247 
www.scgsgenealogy.com


scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

25 July 2020

CA-SCGS] Lunch & Learn, Saturday, August 8, 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Looking for a place to learn more about genealogy and how to do family research? Lunch & Learn is simply the best place to do just that. Free and open to the public, it is one of the SCGS's most popular educational programs.

Join us on Saturday, August 8, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

This is an online program. Register at

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Brought to you by GoToWebinar®
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For more information and the flyer please visit the Lunch and Learn webpage.

For more information please contact Charlotte Bocage at rubymoon01@yahoo.com

Lunch and Learn
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Second Saturday of most months


Southern California Genealogical Society
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California 91504-2408
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

24 July 2020

[CA-SCGS] African American Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, August 8, 2020, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm




The African American Interest Group will meet on Saturday, August 8, 2020, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm online.
As the library is closed, any meeting will be held online by appointment. Interested parties should contact  via email Adrian and Charlotte.
Adrian Foushee at amfoushee@usa.net or
Charlotte Bocage at rubymoon01@yahoo.com


The African American Interest Group meets on the second Saturday following the free SCGS monthly Lunch and Learn Education program.  Individual research assistance is available. Please try to arrive by 4:00 pm.
SCGS members have free in-Library online access to Ancestry Library Edition, American Ancestors (NEHGS), AccessNewspaper ARCHIVE, World Vital Records, and MyHeritage Library Edition. The library is not open for any other research during the meeting.

Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com
www.scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7262