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

June 2, 2018, Saturday • 10am-noon

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

THE GENEALOGY ROOM AT THE BLAKE LIBRARY IS OPEN WITH NORMAL VOLUNTEER HOURS.


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 will be “The War to End All Wars – How to research your WWI Ancestors”. More than 65 million men from over 30 countries fought in World War I including over 4 million Americans. Nearly 10 million died. On the 100th anniversary of the end of this conflict, our ancestors who served should be remembered and honored. This program will identify ways to find out how your World War I ancestor served.

Guests are most welcome to attend MCGS' meetings, which are free. 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 is "Enriching Your Family History Through Engaging Stores" by Cindy Hineman.

Florida resident Cindy Hineman is a professional genealogist who specializes in life story writing and
has formed her own company called Leave Your Legacy, Connecting the Past to the Present for the Future.
Cindy's presentation will include her top 5 reasons why you should write and share these stories,
as well as your own, and tips on how to begin the process.

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 is "Timing is Everything! Have You Timed Your Ancestors?.",
and is being presented by Pamela J. Cooper, Genealogist, Lecturer and Author.

Creating a timeline for your ancestor is a very valuable research method that can
open your eyes to new resources and ideas. Pam will demonstrate up to six different
timeline applications, which may include historical, family/sibling, individual,
local history, land, tax and occupations.

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