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England SIG
Wednesday, February 19
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 Library, National Archives, and City Directories.

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



Strategies for Using FamilySearch
Saturday, February 22
Strategies for Using FamilySearch  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Enlightenment Room, Pavilion Bldg., La Posada Campus, Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  Strategies for Using FamilySearch
Speaker:  Shannon Combs-Bennett – owner of T2 Family History & Creative Director for The In-Depth Genealogist.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details. Click HERE for a map of the La Posada Campus.
 
 
 


Beginner's Genealogy
Thursday, February 27
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




U.S. Religions & Church Records
Tuesday, March 10
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 Baptist/Methodist/Presbyterian. 

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, March 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



Ten Steps to Writing & Publishing Your Family History
Saturday, March 14
Ten Steps to Writing & Publishing Your Family History  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Enlightenment Room, Pavilion Bldg., La Posada Campus, Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  Ten Steps to Writing & Publishing Your Family History
Speaker:  Penny Stratton – retired Publishing Director at NEHGS and co-author of Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Publish Your Family History.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details. Click HERE for a map of the La Posada Campus.
 
 
 


England SIG
Wednesday, March 18
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  --  Pushing Back the Clock - records before 1840.

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



SAGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, March 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 will feature a presentation, by Bob Black, on Using the Family History Guide. The Family History Guide (thefhguide.com) is the best free learning, research, training, and activities center for wherever you are in your family history discovery journey.  We’ll review the many resources found on the website.  No longer will you need to search Google for British Genealogy and sort through 104,000 sites to find what you are looking for!  Bob Black has been volunteering at the Tucson Family History Center for nine years and was the Center Director for five years from 2014 until 2019. 
 
This month's short program will be the popular Dress Like An Ancestor.


Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users
Saturday, March 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 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



Beginner's Genealogy
Thursday, March 26
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



How to Protect Your Information Online
Saturday, March 28
How to Protect Your Information Online  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library @ Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  How to Protect Your Information Online
Speaker:  Judy Russell – a genealogist with a law degree who writies, teaches and lectures on a wide variety of genealogy topics, and a member of the Assoc. of Professional Genealogists.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details.
 
 
 



Storytellers: Keeping Family Stories Alive
Wednesday, April 8
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



German Genealogy: The Basics
Saturday, April 11
German Genealogy: The Basics  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library @ Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  German Genealogy: The Basics
Speaker:  Teresa McMillin – a Certified Genealogist and author of The Guide to Hanover Military Records 1514-1866.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details.
 
 
 


U.S. Religions & Church Records
Tuesday, April 14
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 Roman Catholic. 

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



SAGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, April 16
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, Gena Philibert-Ortega will present "The Records That Tragedy Leaves Behind". Was your ancestor a victim of a tragedy? Sinking ships like the Lusitania or Titanic, geological events like the 1907 San Francisco Earthquake, and weather events like the Children's Blizzard, can mean destruction and death. Did those events touch your family? Where are the records to help tell that story? Using case studies, we will explore the events and the records they left behind.
 
Ms. Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. Her published works include three books, numerous articles in magazines and online, two volumes of Tracing Female Ancestors,  and Tracing Your Ancestors: Hispanic Research


Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users
Saturday, April 18
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



Beginner's Genealogy
Thursday, April 23
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



Creating a Research Plan
Saturday, April 25
Creating a Research Plan  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library @ Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  Creating a Research Plan
Speaker:  Lindsay Fulton – Director of Research Services at NEHGS.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details.
 
 
 



WPA - A Good Deal for Genealogists
Saturday, May 9
WPA - A Good Deal for Genealogists  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library @ Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  WPA - A Good Deal for Genealogists
Speaker:  Paula Stuart-Warren – professional genealogist specializing in genealogical & historical research.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details.
 
 
 


U.S. Religions & Church Records
Tuesday, May 12
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 Latter Day Saints (LDS) - Mormon. 

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, May 13
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



Reunion: Genealogy Software for Apple Mac Users
Saturday, May 16
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, May 21
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 meeting will focus on Planning a Research Trip. Facilitated by SAGS Vice President, Moreen Ferdie, this will include group participation, at round tables, to discover and discuss the best practices in planning a successful research trip.


Tips & Tricks to Organizing Your Genealogy
Saturday, May 23
Tips & Tricks to Organizing Your Genealogy  (Library Webinar Series)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library @ Posada Java, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ
Saturday Afternoon Matinees at the Library – Free Admission!
 
Today's Topic:  Tips & Tricks to Organizaing Your Genealogy
Speaker:  Shannon Combs-Bennett – owner of T2 Family History & Creative Director for The In-Depth Genealogist.
 
Visit our Library Webinar Series webpage for complete details.
 
 
 


Beginner's Genealogy SIG
Thursday, May 28
Beginner's Genealogy SIG  (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