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.


The next meeting of the Celtic SIG is Saturday, February 24th.

The topic is “Foods of Our Ancestors”. Tell us about a favorite Scottish or Irish recipe that was passed down, the history behind it and perhaps even bring along a sample to share.

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.


Ontario SIG meeting on Monday, January 28th.  Topic: Cemeteries – sharing by SIG members.

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 20 Social Media
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 Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the AFHS Library. The topic will be Sources.

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 Sources
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 13 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.


The meeting scheduled for Saturday, February 2 at 10 am has been CANCELLED due to an unexpected family situation and the weather.


Are you new to Genealogy? Been working on your tree for a while? Not sure which software to use. Join us and see the if this program is what you are looking for. All are welcome to join us on Saturday February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am in the AFHS Library. 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