10 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] British Isles Family History Society Interest Group Meets at FHL--Sunday, November 24, 2019, 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


08 November 2019

[CA--SCGS] The Italian Interest Group's November 16th meeting has been cancelled.

The SCGS Italian Interest Group has cancelled their
 November 16th meeting.
 The group will resume at its next meeting in January 2020. 


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

07 November 2019

[CA--SCGS] 2019 SCGS Board Elections Has Begun! Vote Now!

Board Elections for 
the Southern California Genealogy Society Now Open!!!
Vote now!






There are 4 Candidates for 4 seats on the Board of Directors.
 The Candidates are:
 Adrian Foushee, Tony Allegra, 
Kevin Williams, and Barbara Randall.

This year we are initiating electronic (online) voting for our Board of Directors. All members with email addresses will receive an email with a link to the ballot for voting. Once you click the link, you will need to log into the Members Only section of the SCGS website. If you do not know or need a new password, contact the Membership Committee to reset your password. The email address is membership@scgsgenealogy.com

For those who do not have an email address or cannot vote online, we will send out paper ballots. Please contact the Membership Committee at membership@scgsgenealogy.com and request the paper ballot.

Southern California Genealogy Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com


This year, the Southern California Genealogical Society is initiat
ing online voting for our
Annual Election of Board Members. For those members who do not ha
ve email
addresses or cannot vote online, we are still mailing out ballots to tho
se limited number
of people.




This year, the Southern California Genealogical Society is initiat
ing online voting for our
Annual Election of Board Members. For those members who do not ha
ve email
addresses or cannot vote online, we are still mailing out ballots to tho
se limited number
of people.

03 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic Users Group, Sunday, November 17, 2019, 2:00-4:00 pm



    RootsMagic Users Group

Next meeting: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 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

02 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] Daylight Saving Time Officially Ends Sunday, November 3rd at 2 a.m.

Daylight Saving Time Officially Ends
 Sunday, November 3rd at 2 a.m.


Don't forget to "Fall Back" and reset your clocks 
and alarms 1 hour back!

The SCGS Family Research Library will be open to researchers Sunday
from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST.

Don't miss any valuable research time!



SCGS Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504
(cross street Glenoaks)
818.843.7247 www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group, Saturday, November 16, 2019, 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, November 16, 2019, 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 

30 October 2019

[CA-SCGS] Italian Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 to 12:00 Noon.

The SCGS Italian Interest Group will hold its next meeting on Saturday, November 16, 2019, 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

28 October 2019

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree User Group Meeting, Monday, November 11, 2019, 6:00 to 8:00 pm


SCGS Legacy Family Tree
User Group

Monday, November 11, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.



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