27 March 2020

[CA-SCGS] CANCELLED: African American Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, April 11, 2020, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm





Due to the Coronavirus concerns, this meeting is cancelled.   


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

26 March 2020

[CA-SCGS] CANCELLED: Lunch & Learn, Saturday, April 11, 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm



Due to the Coronavirus concerns, this meeting is cancelled.   

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.



 
For more information and the flyer please visit the Lunch and Learn webpage.

Doors open at 12:00 noon. Bring a brown bag lunch and sit, chat, and share your genealogy stories with fellow family historians while you eat. The program of lectures will begin at 1:00 p.m.

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

Lunch and Learn
12:00 noon to 3:30 pm
Second Saturday of most months

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

www.scgsgenealogy.com

24 March 2020

[CA--SCGS] Amazon.com wants to Smile for SCGS!



Amazon.com wants to Smile for SCGS!

Do you shop at Amazon? 
If so, Amazon will donate to SCGS with every purchase!

All you have to do is to simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. 

On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, select  Southern California Genealogy Society Inc (Burbank, CA) to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. 


Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to SCGS. Amazon, through the AmazonSmile Foundation and the AmazonSmile program, will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases made to SCGS.  It really is that easy to support SCGS and it doesn't cost you anything.

SCGS is a  501(c)3 charitable organization and qualifies for this program. 

For more information about the Amazonsmile program, click here: Amazon Smile Information Page

Thank again for your continuing support for SCGS!!

The Southern California Genealogy Society and Library
SCGS Board of Directors
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

23 March 2020

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

SCGS TMG User Group Meeting

Due to the Coronavirus concerns, this meeting is cancelled.   

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

20 March 2020

[CA--SCGS] SCGS Webinar Extension Series Archives--Updated!




Announcing the Webinar Archives
 are now up to date! 

You can log into the Members Only section (if you are an SCGS member), click on Webinar Archives and watch any webinar- including the 3/18/2020 Diane Richard's webinar on the 1867 Voter Registration and Beyond. 


Not a member? It's easy to join! 
Just go to our website at this url:


and click on "JOIN NOW" 
to enjoy all the benefits of SCGS membership.





The Southern California California Genealogy Society and Library
417 Irving Dr. 
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


19 March 2020

[CA-SCGS] Salt Lake City Research Trip CANCELLED

SCGS Salt Lake Research Trip 
Is Cancelled for 2020.


 SCGS hopes to reinstate 
this well-loved research event in 2021.



The LDS Family History Library was closed starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice. Since no one can predict its reopening and future airline availability is also uncertain, the decision has been made to cancel this year’s trip. SCGS hopes to reinstate this well-loved research event in 2021.


If you would like more information, contact Clancy Cremer @ Jamescremer9@aol.com




The guided Salt Lake Research Trip is of the many educational opportunities and benefits of membership in the Southern California Genealogical Society.

15 March 2020

[CA-SCGS] CANCELLED: Irish Interest Group Workshop, Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:00 to 4:00 pm

                      

     Due to the Coronavirus, this         meeting is cancelled.                   

    Researching your Irish roots? 
Interested in Celtic and British Isles history?








Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or another device to join in and do some researching of your own. There will be time allotted for help with your personal research at the end of the discussion.

There is no fee for participating and you do not need to be an SCGS member to attend. For more information click here. The library will be closed for general research.

Check out the SCGS Irish Online Research Sites page!


SCGS Irish Interest Group
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
5th Sunday of the Month

SCGS Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
www.scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7247

13 March 2020

[CA-SCGS] CANCELLED: African American Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, March 14, 2020, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm





Due to the Coronavirus concerns, this meeting is cancelled.   


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