Meetings and Events

The Orange County California Genealogical Society conducts:

Consult the OCCGS Calendar for more information about our meetings.

General Membership Meetings

OCCGS General Membership Meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month. July 2, 2022 we begin our hybrid meeting at the Huntington Beach Central Library and virtually via Zoom. Seating will be limited at the library, so please make sure to register prior to attending either virtually or in person. OCCGS meets in the lower level, Rooms C and D. The Library opens at 9:00 AM and the meeting room opens for seating at 9:30 AM.

First-time visitors are welcome to attend the General Membership Meetings and may sign in at our greeter's table. You will be introduced during the meeting.

The General Membership Meeting starts at 10:00 AM and includes the following:

Following the General Membership Meeting we have a guest speaker who presents two topics of interest to genealogists and family historians of all levels.

SIG Meetings

Special Interest Group meetings are returning after a lapse due to COVID. Check the Calendar to see specific dates and topics.

Research Trip to the FHL, Salt Lake City

OCCGS sponsors an Annual Research Seminar at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City each Spring for OCCGS Members. Our members have this opportunity to spend 6 days and 7 nights with experienced researchers from OCCGS, plus professional researchers who live and work in Salt Lake City. The tour includes accommodations at Salt Lake Plaza hotel (next to the FHL), workshops, speakers, Monday Night Banquet and a Brunch, plus daily help while at the Family History Library.

Join OCCGS for the 36th Annual Salt Lake City Research Trip March 17-23, 2024. Registration information will available in the fall 2023.

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General Meetings

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

Contact OCCGS:

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

General Information:

Find more email addresses at our Board Members page.