May 30 2019

Watch for our new publication – Chinook Arch

AFHS is excited to announce a new publication – the Chinook Arch. This newsletter replaces the former Breeze and will be edited by Amber Godfrey. Watch your inbox for the first issue which will be distributed to members before our next monthly meeting.

Marion Peterson (Director of Communications)

May 29 2019

Volunteers needed for the Heritage Fair on August 3

AFHS will be participating at the Heritage Fair at the Calgary Public Library (Downtown Branch) on Saturday, August 3. Volunteers are needed to help children start their family tree. For more details, contact Christine ( .

May 29 2019

Fall Writing Workshops

Michele Buhler is offering her popular writing workshops again this fall!

May 29 2019

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 (July 13 & 27 and August 10 & 24) 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

May 29 2019

Upcoming Genealogy Conferences

  1. The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa – “Family History: Past – Present – Future” from September 27-29. For information:
  2. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) in Washington, DC from August 21-24. Brochures are available at the AFHS Library or visit their website:
  3. The Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe – “Grow Your Family Tree”. Conference will be held in Winnipeg August 16-18. See for information.