Society Meeting

Zoom

Topic: Tombstone Tourists presented by Jim Benedict. Millions of tourists visit cemeteries annually, walking amongst the grave sites of those who have passed on. Why do they do it? What is the attraction of viewing the markers of others, and not necessarily family connections? This is a growing business for cemeteries and some places have […]

Board Meeting

Zoom

This will be a short meeting regarding only time-sensitive business, followed by a virtual "social" time.

Society Meeting

Zoom

Sharpen your research skills and work with your team on a genealogical quest. We have chosen an interesting person from Alberta's past and will form everyone into teams in Zoom Breakout Rooms for some team genealogy. This will give us a chance to flex our mind muscles and get to know some of our colleagues. […]

DNA Special Interest Group

Zoom

The DNA Special interest group is for those who would like to learn how genetic genealogy can help with family history research. This meeting will be held via Zoom. The link will be sent to those on the SIG distribution list a day or two before the meeting. If you are not on that list […]

Recurring

Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group

Zoom

Our group is for anyone interested in using Family Tree Maker software. We look at the new version and the older ones and try to find tricks and features that are useful. This meeting will be held via Zoom. The Zoom invitation will be sent to those on the Special Interest Group list a few […]

Recurring

Legacy Special Interest Group

Zoom

This group is for those who use Legacy Family Tree genealogy software or those who would like to learn about it. Sessions are held by Zoom, and those on the SIG distribution list will receive the link a day or two before the meeting. If you would like to attend as a guest, please email […]

Celtic Special Interest Group

Zoom

The topic for this meeting will be Catholic Records. This Special Interest Group is for those researching in Ireland or Scotland. The meeting will be held via Zoom. Those on the SIG distribution list will receive the Zoom invitation from Stephanie, the SIG coordinator, a few days before. We welcome guests! If you would like […]

Family History Coaching

Zoom

Volunteers from Alberta Family Histories Society and Calgary Public Library staff will be available to provide one-on-one consultation via Zoom on any aspect of family history from getting started to busting those brick walls. Register via the Calgary Public Library website: https://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/virtual-family-history-coaching/

English / Welsh Special Interest Group

Zoom

Topic: A sharing session - as a follow up to Kelly's talk about mourning customs, please bring your English or Welsh family stories about burials, funerals, wakes, etc. This meeting will be held via Zoom. If you are not on the SIG distribution list and would like to attend, please contact communications@afhs.ab.ca

Digital Genealogy / Family Genes Special Interest Group

Zoom

Topics: Online Military Resources; Cemeteries (TNG) This special interest group has two areas of focus: 1) All things digital that can be used for genealogy research 2) The Family Genes service offered by our Society.

Society Meeting

Zoom

Shaun Hunter will speak about her "Literary History of Calgary" project and the research that went into it. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Members will be sent the meeting link on November 6 via email. We welcome guests! If you would like to join us, please email communications@afhs.ab.ca Shaun Hunter is the author […]

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