22 February 2020

[CA-SCGS] The Master Genealogist User Group Meeting Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCGS TMG User Group Meeting
Saturday, March 7, 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.

17 February 2020

[CA-SCGS] Writer's Group Meeting, Sunday, March 8, 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


The SCGS Writer's Group will meet on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the SCGS Library in Burbank. 


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

13 February 2020

[CA-SCGS] DNA Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


DNA Interest Group Meeting 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
at the SCGS Library
                  
 $5.00 donation is suggested for attendance. Individualized help       will be available after the formal presentation.  

For those who want to order DNA tests or who have received DNA results and need help managing their personal page or interpreting their results. Brown bag or join us for pizza for an additional $5.00
For more info, contact Bonny Cook, Alice Fairhurst, and Kathy Johnston at dna@scgsgenealogy.com
 
Following the regular meeting from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., DNA speakers and those who can help educate others with DNA testing at any company are encouraged to attend.  Roundtable discussions include how to work with group projects, planning for the DNA interest group, and news within the field of genetic genealogy.

SCGS sponsors two projects through Family Tree DNA.  
Call 713-868-1438 or order online at:
        ·   SCGS project for ANY SURNAME, http://goo.gl/WGxC1X
        ·   French Heritage project, http://goo.gl/UUcDXX

Southern California Genealogical Society
   417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504
   (818) 843-7247    
  Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.

07 February 2020

[CA-SCGS] British Isles Interest Group Meets at SCGS--Sunday, February 23, 2020, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm





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


This month we meet at the SCGS Library.

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


02 February 2020

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



    RootsMagic Users Group

Next meeting: Sunday, February 16, 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

31 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group, Saturday, February 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, February 15, 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 

28 January 2020

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


SCGS Legacy Family Tree
User Group

Monday, February 10, 2020
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

26 January 2020

[CA-SCGS] Family Tree Maker Users Group, Sunday, February 9, 2020



Family Tree Maker Users Group
Sunday, February 9, 2020
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm



Dick will also be at the library by 2:30 pm to chat and provide FTM assistance.
Contact Dick Humphrey rlh1335@gmail.com



Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California 91504
818-843-7247
Cross Street Glenoaks