Calendar

There will be a $5.00 charge for all non-members of OCCGS for every workshop/SIG. OCCGS members must present their membership card.

No Meeting in December


Happy Holidays!

Saturday January 4, 2020 - General Membership Meeting

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ Meeting Times and Locations are Shown Below
Time
Location
Activity
Presenter
Subject
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Room B SIG 1: DNA Mark Hammond Presentation of DNA Information, with Q & A
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Maddy Room SIG 2: German Research Sylvia Van Houten Presentation of Regional Genealogical Research Tips/Tools, with Q & A
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Rooms C & D SIG 3: SLC Prep Kristi Sexton How-To Tips on Planning for OCCGS' Salt Lake City Trip with an Emphasis on Utilizing FamilySearch
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break: Bring a Snack or Visit the Cafe
9:45 AM Rooms C & D General Meeting Kristi Sexton General Meeting and Announcements
10:00 AM- 10:55 AM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Gena Philibert-Ortega Steps to Better Newspaper Research
10:55 AM- 11:15 AM Break: Bring a Snack or Visit the Cafe
11:15 AM- 12:10 PM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Gena Philibert-Ortega A Genealogist Visits the Library
12:10 PM Adjourn. Visit our OCCGS Genealogy Collection or have lunch with an OCCGS Colleague - Enjoy Your Afternoon!

Saturday February 1, 2020 - General Membership Meeting

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ Meeting Times and Locations are Shown Below
Time
Location
Activity
Presenter
Subject
8:00 AM Various Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
9:45 AM Rooms C & D General Meeting Kristi Sexton General Meeting and Announcements
10:00 AM- 10:55 AM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Larry Naukam Lions and Tigers and Blogs, Oh, My! - Using blogs, podcasts and other sources to expand your genealogical knowledge.
10:55 AM- 11:15 AM Break: Bring a Snack or Visit the Cafe
11:15 AM- 12:10 PM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Larry Naukam Land Records - and using them to build a place history of where your family lived.
12:10 PM Adjourn. Visit our OCCGS Genealogy Collection or have lunch with an OCCGS Colleague - Enjoy Your Afternoon!

Monday Febuary 3, 2020 - Free Beginning Genealogy Class

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ 7:00 PM ~ Balboa Room
Learn how to:
  • Properly research your family's history
  • Trace your ancestors using census records
  • Organize your research using genealogy software
  • Research the internet to find your ancestors
  • And much more...
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    General Meetings

    Visitors are welcome at our General Membership Meetings! Join us and learn more about OCCGS!

    SAVE THESE 2020 DATES

    Saturday March 7, 2020
    BASH with Paul Woodbury

    Saturday October 3, 2020
    DNA Day with Blaine Bettinger


    Contact OCCGS:

    Orange County California Genealogical Society
    c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
    7111 Talbert Avenue
    Huntington Beach, California 92648

    General Information: info@occgs.com

    Find more email addresses at our Board Members page.