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.
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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

Wednesday October 16, 2019 - German SIG Working Group!  NEW! 

Huntington Beach Central Library ~ 12:30 - 2:30 PM ~ Genealogy Room
The OCCGS German Genealogy SIG launches a new collaborative Working Group Session.
RSVP to Sylvia Van Houten at sylviatreedective@gmail.com, or call (714) 969-7340.
Bring:
  • Your fully charged laptop computer, if you have one. There are Three New Computer Terminals available in the Genealogy Room.
  • Your free Huntington Beach Library Card.
  • Your free FamilySearch account login information — or set one up that day.
  • A USB Thumb Drive so that you can save the data you find.
  • A Timeline for the Ancestors you want to work on (Family Group Sheets are also helpful).

Saturday November 2, 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 Mark Hammond Presentation of DNA Information, with Q & A
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Maddy Room SIG 2: Scots-Irish Research Frank McAninch Presentation of Regional Genealogical Research Tips/Tools, with Q & A
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Rooms C & D SIG 3: SLC Prep Hal Horrocks How-To Tips on Planning for OCCGS' Salt Lake City Trip
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break: BASH Registration Begins! Bring a Snack or Visit the Cafe
9:45 AM Rooms C & D General Meeting Hal Horrocks General Meeting and Announcements
10:00 AM- 10:55 AM Rooms C & D Guest Speaker Linda Serna Making Sense of the Census
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 Linda Serna Polish Research
12:10 PM Adjourn. Visit our OCCGS Genealogy Collection or have lunch with an OCCGS Colleague - Enjoy Your Afternoon!

Monday November 4, 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...
  • 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!

    Monday January 6, 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...
  • 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.