19 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] The Master Genealogist User Group Meeting Saturday, February 1 2020 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCGS TMG User Group Meeting
Saturday, February 1, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


The Master Genealogist User Group (TMG-UG) meets monthly on the afternoon of the first Saturday of the month except for holiday weekends and scheduled SCGS events. Meetings are held at the SCGS Family Research Library in Burbank. The library is not open for research during the meeting.


TMG-UG meeting dates for 2020 are posted on the SCGS Computer Software User Groups web page and on the SCGS calendar.



Please direct any questions you may have about the meeting to Patt Ricketts. To add your name to our meeting reminder list contact Cheri.


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

818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


TMG-UG is a forum for users of The Master Genealogist™ (TMG) software to gather and discuss features, issues, and practical application of the “the gold standard in family history software” and its companion software, Second Site©. As an Interest Group of the Southern California Genealogical Society, our meetings are open to the general public. There is no fee for participation. Donations are gratefully accepted.

16 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] GHSA Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 to 4:00 pm



The GSHA Interest Group will meet on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the SCGS library.

Hispanic Tuesdays meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (except December) from 10-4 pm. Leonard Trujillo will be available for research assistance.

Email Leonard at lennytrujillo51@aol.com for reservations.

The mission of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America-Southern California (GSHA) is to promote Hispanic genealogical and historical research, and to expand awareness and knowledge of Hispanic culture, historical contributions, and traditions. The GSHA-SC is a large and active group that meets at the SCGS Library four times a year, usually on the first Saturday in the months of February, May, August & December, from 10-4 pm. 

Meetings feature speakers and/or workshops, a break for a no host, family style lunch, and opportunities to network and research after lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. Guests are always welcome and invited to join the group. 
Contact: Cathy Romero at cath.romero@sbcglobal.net
Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
Cross street: Glenoaks
818.843-7262

11 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] British Isles Family History Society Interest Group Meets at FHL--Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm





SCGS British Isles Family History Society- USA Interest Group meets on the 4th Sunday of the month from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.


This month we meet at the Family History Library
in Santa Monica.

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!


We alternate meetings at the Southern California Genealogical Society Library in Burbank (SCGS) and the Family History Library at 1591 E. Temple Way, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (FHL).

Contact Barb Randall at barbmran@aol.com.

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


10 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] Italian Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10:00 to 12:00 Noon.

The SCGS Italian Interest Group will hold its next meeting on Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the SCGS Library in Burbank.


Join the group as they kick off the new year and celebrate Italian heritage!

The SCGS Italian Interest Group meets six times per year and provides a forum for supporting genealogical research using both Italian and American records. The meetings have organized programs on specific topics, and also provide opportunities for networking and helping each other.   The group focuses primarily on sources, techniques, and methods of tracing Italian heritage, such as how to find and read Italian birth, marriage, and death records. We also learn about Italian history, which provides a context and background for our individual family histories. The group has something to offer everyone, from beginners to experts and the meetings are open to anyone interested in Italian genealogy.

For a complete list of the Italian Interest Group meeting dates, visit the SCGS Italian Interest Group Page on our website www.scgsgenealogy.com. 

To learn more about the Italian Interest Group, contact the group leader, Donald Coduto, via e‐mail at donald@coduto.com.


SCGS Italian Interest Group
10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Third Saturday of alternate months
SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank
Cross street Glenoaks
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

09 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] CANCELLED Legacy Family Tree Users Group Meeting, Monday, January 13, 2020


SCGS Legacy Family Tree
Users Group
Monday, January 13, 2020

This month's meeting of Legacy is cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience. 
The Legacy Users Groups will meet in February 
at its usual time.




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 Barb Randall at barbmran@aol.com.

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

08 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] SCGS Beginning Genealogy Class, Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do You Want to Trace Your Family Tree?


Beginner’s Class – First Steps

Saturday, February 8, 2020
    9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Taught by Mark Cross
  
An introduction to the basics including
setting goals, keeping organized, identifying resources,
using Federal and state census records 
& introduction to Ancestry.com and My Heritage

Fee: free to SCGS members, $10 for non-members.

Sign up by emailing beginner@scgsgenealogy.com  or call 818-843-7247 


Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


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05 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic Users Group, Sunday, January 19, 2020, 2:00-4:00 pm



    RootsMagic Users Group

Next meeting: Sunday, January 19, 2020, from   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Southern California Genealogical Society library.



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

03 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group, Saturday, January 18, 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, January 18, 2020, at the SCGS Family Research Library.


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