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.

Thursday August 29 - Free Intro to DNA Class

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ 7:00 - 8:00 PM ~ Maddy Room
  • Novice Class: Should you test your DNA, and which test is best for you?
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Register now at http://bit.ly/FreeDNAaug
For more information email info@occgs.com

September 7, 2019 - General Membership Meeting

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ Meeting times and locations are shown below
Time
Location
Activity
Presenter
Subject
9:00 AM Room B SIG 1: DNA Mark Hammond Presentation of DNA Information, with Q & A
9:00 AM Maddy Room SIG 2: German Research Sylvia Van Houten Presentation of Regional Genealogical Research Tips/Tools, with Q & A
9:00 AM Balboa Room SIG 3: Cancelled Presentation of Information on Popular Genealogical Software and Websites, with Q & A
9:00 AM Room E SIG 4: Ask a Genealogist Hal Horrocks Ask any Genealogy Question
10:00 AM Rooms C & D General Meeting Kristi Sexton General Meeting and Announcements
11:00 AM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Barbara Renick Advanced Google Searching
12:00 PM Break: bring a lunch or visit the Cafe
12:30 PM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Barbara Renick How the Three Eras of Genealogy Impact Your Research Today

September 9, 2019 - 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...
  • October 5, 2019 - General Membership Meeting

    Huntington Beach Central Library ~ New Meeting Times and Locations are Shown Below
    New Times
    Location
    Activity
    Presenter
    Subject
    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Room B SIG 1: DNA
    Please note that this SIG meets earlier for 90 minutes
    Mark Hammond Presentation of DNA Information, with Q & A
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Maddy Room SIG 2: Presentation of Regional Genealogical Research Tips/Tools, with Q & A
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Balboa Room SIG 3: Presentation of Information on Popular Genealogical Software and Websites, with Q & A
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Room E SIG 4: Ask a Genealogist Panel Discussion Ask any Genealogy Question
    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
    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
    12:10 PM Adjourn. Visit our OCCGS Genealogy Collection or have lunch with an OCCGS Colleague - Enjoy Your Afternoon!

    October 7, 2019 - 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...
  • Sunday October 13 - DNA Foundations Class

    Huntington Beach Central Library ~ 1:00-4:00 PM ~ Rooms C & D
    I have my DNA results, NOW WHAT? This class is for people who already have their DNA results and want to know what to do next.
    • OCCGS Members $20, Nonmembers $25
    • Must have your DNA Results
    • Limited Space for only 30 people.
    • Pre-registration is required. Online registration opens August 15th at noon.
    • Wi-Fi access will be provided: Please bring your Laptop Computer, iPads, or Tablets - whatever you use to access your DNA tests and family tree.
    For more information email info@occgs.com

    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

    (714) 536-5549

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