Saturday, March 23, 2013

Free Classes This Week!

The Tucson Family History Center is offering repeat sessions of some of the presentations from "Family History in the 21st Century" in January. If you missed a class or want a refresher, this is your opportunity. The classes being offered the next two weeks are listed below.

Making the Most of - Thursday, March 28, 11:00 a.m.
British Research: Beyond Parish Records - Saturday, March 30, 11:00 a.m.
FamilySearch Indexing: Serving in Family History from Home or Anywhere - Thursday, April 4, 11:00 a.m.

All classes are one hour in length and are held at the Tucson Family History Center, 500 S. Langley. Map Call the Family History Center at (520)298-0905 for more information or to register. Links to the handouts for both the and the Indexing classes are on their website and can be accessed by clicking on this link. A complete schedule of classes offered is found here.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Free German Research Classes - April 9, 16, and 23

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Free German Research Classes from the Tucson Family History Center, 500 S. Langley.  Map

Classes will be taught on Tuesdays, April 9, 16, and 23 from 3-5 pm.  You must be pre-registered to attend the class.  Registration reservations can be made by calling 298-0905.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

PCGS March 2013 Monthly Meeting

Please join us for our next monthly meeting.  You are welcome to join your fellow genies in the cafeteria prior to the meeting for lunch and  "genie" talk.

WhenSaturday, March 16, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
WhereUniversity of Arizona, College of Medicine, Room 2117map (map)
DescriptionHostess Sandra Rogers 1:15 - 1:45 pm - Church Archives - Leslie Carney 2:00 - 3:00 pm - Migration Patterns - Jean Banowit

Green Valley Society Meeting March 21st

March 21, 2013 – Green Valley Genealogical Society, 1 PM to 3 PM at the St. Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church, 600 S. La CaƱada Drive, Green Valley.  This is a special birthday celebration meeting with the entire program on a Legacy Family Tree Webinar, “Plan Your Way to Research Success”, by Marian Pierre-Louis.  You may be getting good results in your genealogical research, but you could get even better results by using a research plan that will help you focus your time and energy and save you from researching something twice.  Marian’s Webinar will show you how to create and use research plans to fine tune your research and get you back on track.  A 15-page handout is available at to print and bring to the meeting.  Programs are free and open to all interested in searching for their ancestors.  Contact JoAnn Herbst (396-4630 or for more information.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Don't Miss the Writer's Workshop

This Saturday, March 16, is the deadline to register for workshop HEIR DRESSING: Writing Your Ancestor's Story. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to get a jump start on writing your ancestors' stories. Rondie Yancey will teach you the skills you need to get your relatives interested in their family history. This class is for anyone who wishes to write their family history and doesn't know how to get started as well as those that have already written some and wish to improve their writing skills. Visit our blog post HEIR DRESSING: Writing Your Ancestor's Story for more information.

Rondie Yancey
The workshop is on May 4 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM at the University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell, Room 2500C (off the cafeteria). Pick an ancestor, bring all the information you know about that person and a writing tablet.

Preregistration is required. The registration form is online at or pick one up at the general meeting this Saturday.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Stumped? Need some help? Come to our help session this Saturday!

To all stumped genealogists: Despite wind, rain, basketball game, and maybe snow, the HelpSession will be held this Saturday, 1-3 PM in Room 2117 UMC. The leadership will be shared among several experts. See you there! Paul Duffey

Monday, March 4, 2013

Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society March Meeting - Sunday, March 10th

Established group of Jewish genealogists and oral historians that welcome everyone with an interest to participate. Meets at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. See their website for more information.
Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:30pm – 2:30pm Mountain Time - Arizona
3800 E River Road Tucson, AZ 85718 (map)