Jul 03 2017

Legacy >>

Legacy Users Group

When: The Legacy Users Group meets about four or five times a year, on the fifth Saturday (when it occurs) and often on Sunday afternoons.

Where: AFHS Library at 712 – 16th Avenue NW


We will next meet on Sunday, November 25 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the AFHS Library. The topic will be How to Add a Census Record.

On Sunday, January 27 in the afternoon, Don Duncan is going to share how to use the Hinting features.

We will meet on Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Topic to be determined.

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
October No Meeting
Sunday, November 25 1:30 to 3:00 pm Census Records
December No Meeting
Sunday, January 27 1:30 to 3:00 pm Hinting
February No Meeting
Saturday, March 30 10: to 11:30 am TBD
April No Meeting
Sunday, May 5 (tentative) TBD
Jul 03 2017

DNA >>

DNA SIG

Meetings: Either the 2nd Sunday at 1:30 pm or 2nd Tuesday at 7 pm of most months (except 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
October 1-2 DNA Conference
October 9 DNA SIG meeting
November 13 DNA Painter
December no meeting
January TBA
February TBA
March TBA
April TBA
Jul 03 2017

Family Tree Maker >>

Family Tree Maker SIG

When:The Family Tree Maker SIG meets on the first Saturday of the month, excluding holidays, 10 am – noon at the AFHS Library.


We will continue discussing aspects of the software.  Bring any questions, discoveries or interesting ideas you may have.

Check the AFHS online Calendar for dates of upcoming meetings.

For more information, contact ftmsig@afhs.ab.ca

Jul 03 2017

Family Genes >>

Family Genes

Family Genes is a society project for the preservation of members’ family tree studies.  Using a web-based application, known as TNG, or: “The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding”, our members can upload, display and archive their family information.

Explore the site at Family Genes and check out the dozens of family studies that have been posted.  You might find your ancestors.

The Family Genes group meets during the Genealogy Computing Group sessions on Saturdays.  The meeting are held at the AFHS Library each second Saturday, from 9:30 am until noon, except for the summer months of July and August.

Jun 20 2017

Aug 26: AFHS Summer Picnic

AFHS Summer Picnic

The society will be having their annual summer picnic on Saturday, August 26, again out at Kay Clark’s homestead property, east of the city.  Bring along your goodies and family collectables.