Questions About Events? – To ask questions about events, call Lisa Tompson at 772-888-2422, or email the society via: mcgsfl@gmail.com.


Genealogical Events in Florida – The Florida State Gen. Soc. has a
Calendar of Events in the entire state.


Talks:
Organizing Before It's Too Late.


Elizabeth "Liz" Coursen gave her program: "Yes, You! An Entertaining Autobiography in Three Easy Steps" on March 18, 2011 to about 130 persons. Her website is at www.FirstPersonPublications.com. Contact info is on the site.


Suzanne Woodie gave her program: "Why You Should Preserve Your Photo Memories" on June 17, 2011 to about 30 persons. Her website is at http://HeritageBooks.WordPress.com. Contact info is on the website.


Janel Hendrix gave her program: "Oral History" on January 20, 2012. Tips for conducting a oral history interview are in the "SOHP Practical Guide", which is available, under RESOURCES, at the Southern Oral History Project website: http://www.sohp.org


Linda Epstein gave her informative and enthusiastic program: "Researching Jewish Genealogy" on June 15, 2012 to about 30 persons. Her E-mail address is: JewishSIG@yahoo.com . Check MCGS' SIG for information on a Jewish Genealogy Special Interest Group (SIG).


Dick Eastman's seminar on March 15, 2014 was a success! Read his genealogical insights on his daily blog at http://blog.eogn.com.


Events

ALL of the Following Events are open to the PUBLIC

The public is cordially invited to attend MCGS' events. The events are FREE, except for special seminars.


April 20, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

The program speaker is joyce Fletcher Menard: "What Do You Know About the Faith of Your Immigrant Ancestors and Their Faith Journey to America?". Joyce is the Historian of All Saints' Episcopal Church and Cemetery in Jensen Beach. Her presentation will focus on finding faith roots and family stories through family records, parish records, diocesan archives, libraries and electronic resources.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.


April 28, 2018, Saturday • 10am-2pm

FREE BEGINNERS COURSE

LDS Family History Center, 2401 Matheson Road, Palm City (back door)

Program: Introduction to Genealogy and the Volunteer Program at the Genealogy Room at Blake Library. Lunch break is scheduled. Bring your own or go to one of the restaurants close by. After lunch, one-on-one mentoring is available, and Bob Herzig will be available to assist with LDS computers and FamilySearch.org.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, contact Kathy Teter at klteter@outlook.com, and let her know if you are a beginner or want help with a "brick wall".


May 14, 2018, Monday • 6pm

Historical Preservation Program

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

Alice Luckhardt will give a video presentation on local Stuart resident Dr. George Porter, who provided care to the President Lincoln Conspirators in 1865, and is the only person to know the secret burial place of John Wilkes Booth.
The program is free and open to the public.


May 18, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

The program speaker is Kurt Bressner, Historian of the Stephen Hopkins Colony of Mayflower Descendants in Vero Beach . Topic will be "Sailing Back to Mayflower Roots with Stops in the 18th and 19th Centuries along the Way"
Kurt will present information on genealogical research sources and how to avoid the pitfalls of false leads in your searches.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.


Monday, May 28, 2018

MEMORIAL DAY - The Library is Closed


June 2, 2018, Saturday • 10am-noon

SUMMER BREAK: JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST. THERE ARE NO MONTHLY MEETINGS

THE GEN LIBRARY IS OPEN WITH NORMAL VOLUNTEER HOURS.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

INDEPENDENCE DAY - The Library is Closed


Thursday, August 23, 2018

Library Staff Day - The Library is Closed


Monday, September 3, 2018

LABOR DAY - The Library is Closed


September 21, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

The program speaker is TBD.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.



October 19, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

The program speaker is TBD.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.


Sunday, November11 and Monday, November 12, 2018

Veterans Day - The Library is Closed



November 16, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

The program speaker is TBD.

This meeting is the Official Annual Meeting with election of incoming Board of Directors.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.


Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving - The Library is Closed


December 21, 2018, Friday • 1-3pm

MCGS Monthly Meeting, 3rd Friday of the Month

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

Come celebrate the Holiday Season with MCGS's Holiday Social,
featuring our cookies and other treats, and the Holiday Raffle.
Please bring a raffle gift, ~$5-10, cookies and join in the fun.
This is a fund raising activity for the Society!
Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free, and
light refreshments will be available between the business meeting and the program.


Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas - The Library is Closed