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Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive
Wednesday, December 11
Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zuni Room in La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This group will focus on writing and creative journaling the stories of their ancestors. There will be homework assignments, creative exercises, and story ideas. Come ready to write! (This is not a grammar & punctuation class.)

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Becky McCreary –  publicity@azsags.org



NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)
Wednesday, December 11
NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Every month the group will examine an article from the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. They will look at the methodology and research techniques the author used. This is a great SIG for beginning, seasoned, or somewhere in-between, researchers.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Moreen Ferdie –  tucsongoalie@gmail.com



Genealogy Problem Solvers
Thursday, December 12
Genealogy Problem Solvers  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
El Dorado Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

While the Problem Solvers don't promise to solve everyone's genealogy challenges, they may be able to help you think of fnew ways to tackle the genealogy issues holding back your research. Members must submit their problem in writing, to include steps already taken to resolve the problem and sources/repositories used, 3 weeks before the meeting.

If you need more information or have questions, contact a SIG Leader: Debra Kabinier –  president@azsags.org  OR Moreen Ferdie – tucsongoalie@gmail.com



Saturday, December 14
City Directories: No Town Too Small, No Clue Too Little (Webinar)  (Genealogy Library)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library at Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
 
A new season of Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Genealogy Library.  FREE Admission!
 
Today's webinar is presented by Thomas MacEntee.
 


Scandinavian SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Monday, December 16
Scandinavian SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mogollen Room, La Perla Blvd. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

A new SIG group for those focusing on their Scandinavian connections.

This month's meeting will focus on Demark.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Carol Bates-Smith – info@azsags.org.



England SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Wednesday, December 18
England SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friends in Deed, Room C, 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley, AZ

A new SIG group for those focusing on their England connections.

This month's meeting will tackle Finding English Families

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Ed Storey –  storey@falsonbb.net



WEBINAR:  Post WWII Immigration: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Digital Resources
Wednesday, December 18
WEBINAR: Post WWII Immigration: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Digital Resources  (Webinars)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Michelle Tucker Chubenko
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


SAGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, December 19
SAGS Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ
Our main program this month features Amy Urman, professional genealogist. She will take us on a journey through the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization 1789-1941. Ms. Urman's education includes the National Genealogy Society American Genealogy Course, and a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. She is the president of the Pima County Genealogy Society and Vice President of the Grand Canyon Chapter of APG.
 
Our short program will feature a SAGS member panel and their DNA stories.


Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users
Saturday, December 21
Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library, Posada Java Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This month the theme will be "Sources" and the group discussion question will be “How to delete an individual from your file.”

This group is organized around the needs of the participants with an emphasis on questions & answers about using the software. If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Darillyn Doss –  library@azsags.org



Saturday, December 28
New Ancestry.com Tools: Thrulines & DNA Match List (Webinar)  (Genealogy Library)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library at Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
 
A new season of Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Genealogy Library.  FREE Admission!
 
 



Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zuni Room in La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This group will focus on writing and creative journaling the stories of their ancestors. There will be homework assignments, creative exercises, and story ideas. Come ready to write! (This is not a grammar & punctuation class.)

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Becky McCreary –  publicity@azsags.org



NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Every month the group will examine an article from the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. They will look at the methodology and research techniques the author used. This is a great SIG for beginning, seasoned, or somewhere in-between, researchers.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Moreen Ferdie –  tucsongoalie@gmail.com



Genealogy Problem Solvers
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Genealogy Problem Solvers  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
El Dorado Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

While the Problem Solvers don't promise to solve everyone's genealogy challenges, they may be able to help you think of fnew ways to tackle the genealogy issues holding back your research. Members must submit their problem in writing, to include steps already taken to resolve the problem and sources/repositories used, 3 weeks before the meeting.

If you need more information or have questions, contact a SIG Leader: Debra Kabinier –  president@azsags.org  OR Moreen Ferdie – tucsongoalie@gmail.com



U.S. Religions & Church Records
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
U.S. Religions & Church Records  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This month's meeting will focus on German Churches – Reformed and Sectarian. 

This SIG examines sources that may help break brick walls. Church records can help genealogists find maiden names, births, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

Laptops are approved for this SIG. If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Debra Kabinier –  president@azsags.org



England SIG
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
England SIG  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friends in Deed, Room C, 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley, AZ

This month's meeting will focus on British Military Officers.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Ed Storey –  storey@falsonbb.net.



SAGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, January 16, 2020
SAGS Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ
This month's main program speaker, Suzanne Young Brayer, will delve into The Mayflower: An Interesting Mix of Passengers. Ms. Brayer is an educator, researcher and avid genealogist with over 30 years' experience. She is a Past President of the Family History Society of AZ, VP of AzGAB, and a member of The Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists. 
 
Our short program will feature an overview of the Mayflower Society, presented by SAGS and Mayflower Society member, Zillah Symonds


Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library, Posada Java Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This group will be organized around the needs of the participants with an emphasis on questions & answers about using the software.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Darillyn Doss –  library@azsags.org



Thursday, January 23, 2020
Jewish Genealogy Class: Session 1  (Education Sessions)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ
Session 1 (of 4 sessions):  Introduction to Jewish Genealogy 
 
This is a series of 4 classes exploring the types of records available and where to find them.
Prior registration for this class is necessary. Cost for all 4 classes is $20. Contact Moreen Ferdie, the instructor, to register for this series of classes:  tucsongoalie@gmail.com 
 


Beginner's Genealogy
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Beginner's Genealogy  (SIGs)
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Enlightment Room, Pavilion Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This is an attendee-driven tips & methods session for those new or reentering their genealogy study.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Jon Otto –  jon.otto@cox.net



Thursday, January 30, 2020
Jewish Genealogy Class: Session 2  (Education Sessions)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ
Session 2 (of 4 sessions):  Shetls and the Jewish Year
 
This is a series of 4 classes exploring the types of records available and where to find them.
Prior registration for this class is necessary. Cost for all 4 classes is $20. Contact Moreen Ferdie, the instructor, to register for this series of classes:  tucsongoalie@gmail.com 
 



Thursday, February 6, 2020
Jewish Genealogy Class: Session 3  (Education Sessions)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ
Session 3 (of 4 sessions):  Where to Find Records for Your Jewish Ancestor
 
This is a series of 4 classes exploring the types of records available and where to find them.
Prior registration for this class is necessary. Cost for all 4 classes is $20. Contact Moreen Ferdie, the instructor, to register for this series of classes:  tucsongoalie@gmail.com 
 


U.S. Religions & Church Records
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
U.S. Religions & Church Records  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This month's meeting will focus on Quaker/Mennonite/Amish. 

This SIG examines sources that may help break brick walls. Church records can help genealogists find maiden names, births, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

Laptops are approved for this SIG. If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Debra Kabinier –  president@azsags.org



Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zuni Room in La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This group will focus on writing and creative journaling the stories of their ancestors. There will be homework assignments, creative exercises, and story ideas. Come ready to write! (This is not a grammar & punctuation class.)

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Becky McCreary –  publicity@azsags.org



NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
NGSQ (Nat. Genealogical Society Qtrly)  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zuni Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Every month the group will examine an article from the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. They will look at the methodology and research techniques the author used. This is a great SIG for beginning, seasoned, or somewhere in-between, researchers.

If you need more information or have questions, contact SIG Leader Moreen Ferdie –  tucsongoalie@gmail.com



Genealogy Problem Solvers
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Genealogy Problem Solvers  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
El Dorado Room, La Perla Bldg. @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

While the Problem Solvers don't promise to solve everyone's genealogy challenges, they may be able to help you think of fnew ways to tackle the genealogy issues holding back your research. Members must submit their problem in writing, to include steps already taken to resolve the problem and sources/repositories used, 3 weeks before the meeting.

If you need more information or have questions, contact a SIG Leader: Debra Kabinier –  president@azsags.org  OR Moreen Ferdie – tucsongoalie@gmail.com