Sep 08 2017

AFHS Monthly Meeting

Topic: The Value of Oral Traditions

Speaker: Roy Bear Chief of the Siksika Nation  Date: June 10.

Roy will share how oral traditions help Indigenous families stay connected and how family stories can help us know who we are.

We are also holding our annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. Join us as we honour those who donate their time and talents to our Society.

The Village is located at 4039 Brentwood Road NW.  There is a link to its location on the AFHS calendar .

Jul 05 2017

Celtic >>

Celtic SIG

When: The fourth Saturday of most months (except December, July, and August), at 10:00 a.m. at the AFHS Library.


Next meeting is Saturday, May 25th at 10 am until noon.  Discussion on using the new Ancestry DNA tools to find your families.

The Celtic SIG is for anyone with Scottish and/or Irish Ancestry.

Check the AFHS online Calendar for dates of upcoming meetings.

For further information, contact Susan Butler.

Jul 03 2017

Ontario >>

Ontario SIG

When: The Ontario SIG Group meets every other month on the fourth Monday at 10 am, at the AFHS Library.


The Ontario SIG next meets Monday, May 27th from 10 am to noon at the AFHS library.

The topic will be “Social Media”,  an informal sharing of suggestions on how and when to use it, success’s and disappointments. The meeting is open to all.

For more information contact Helen Backhouse at ontariosig@afhs.ab.ca

Date Program
January 28 Cemeteries
February no meeting
March 25  DNA
April no meeting
May 27 Social Media
Jul 03 2017

Legacy >>

Legacy Users Group

When: The Legacy Users Group meets about four or five times a year, usually on Sunday afternoons.

Where: AFHS Library at 712 – 16th Avenue NW


We will next meet on Sunday, May 5 from 1:30 pm to 3 pm at the AFHS Library. The topic will be Media. Marion and Diane will demonstrate how to add pictures, documents, videos, sound files and Internet links using the Media Gallery.

Please bring your questions, too. Everyone is welcome, from those just considering Legacy to beginners to users with lots of experience. We learn from each other.

For more information contact:  Marion Peterson.

Date Program
Sunday, May 5 1:30 to 3:00 pm  Media
Starts again in September TBA
Jul 03 2017

DNA >>

DNA SIG

Meetings: Check the calendar for the meeting dates and times. We do not meet in July and August.

Where: AFHS Library at 712 – 16th Avenue NW


We discuss what is happening in the world of genetic genealogy and try to help you make sense of your DNA results.

If you have questions about your DNA test results, remember to bring your NUMBERS – your DNA kit number and your password. If you would like to receive the Thermometer DNA SIG newsletter please contact us at dnasig@afhs.ab.ca and we will add you to the email distribution list.

Date Program
April 9
May 14 TBA
June 4 TBA
July no meeting
August no meeting