FamilyRoots 2018 DNA Conference 2018

Beyond Ethnicity: Finding Family with DNA

  • Date: Monday and Tuesday, October 1-2, 2018
  • Location: River Park Church and Fort Calgary
  • Program and Registration, go to: FamilyRoots2018
Jul 30 2018

Volunteers Still Needed for Casino!

Can you help? 

We still need a few more volunteers for the casino.

Tues Aug 21, One Chip Runner 1:15 – 7:30 pm, also one Chip Runner evening 6:30 pm – 3:30 am.

Wed. Aug 22, One Banker and two Chip Runners all for the 6:30 pm – 3:30 am shift.

Contact Dennis email  or 403 281 0831

Dennis Laughton

Casino Manager

Jul 30 2018

AFHS Family Picnic on August 25 – Mark Your Calendars!

It’s a Picnic!

Come out to the Annual AFHS Family Picnic at the historic Clarke homestead on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 2 p.m. until it’s over (supper about 5:00).

Your family is invited. Come out, relax with fellow family historians and enjoy the day!

Tour an historic house.

Bring a heritage item for show and tell.



  • It’s potluck, so bring something to eat and share.
  • Coffee, tea and lemonade will be supplied, but if you’d like something else to drink, feel free to bring it too.
  • Plates, cutlery, etc. will be provided.

A map and how to get there can be found here: Glen and Kay Clarke map

For more information, contact

Jul 29 2018

Registration is Now Open!!

To Register email: 

Jul 04 2018

Germans from Russia conference – Sept. 8

The Calgary Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGM) is hosting a Conference and Banquet on September 8th.  This will be held at the Courtyard Marriott Inn on 2500 – 48 Avenue NE.  The conference is 9 am until 3:15 pm and the banquet starts at 5 pm.

Ticket deadline: August 1st, 2018, no tickets at door. COST:  $75 conference and banquet, $50 banquet only. Mail to AHSGR, Box 31043, Bridgeland RPO, Calgary, AB T2E 9A3.  Call 403-273-8178 or, email: or call 403-273-8178.

– Posting requested by Adena Bauer, AFHS member.

Jun 28 2018

Summer Library Hours

During July and August, the Library will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will also be open on a few Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check the calendar to confirm the open days. Please note all summer hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, please contact