Friday, April 29, 2011

May Issue of GeniGram + Calendar

Sandra Gardner Benward, Editor of GeniGram, the Root Cellar newsletter, has posted the May issue on the website under the Members Only link. It's loaded with news and the calendar of events.

Sandra also reminds us of a few events/activities coming up this weekend:

Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Event: Webinar
Topic: “Social Networking for Genealogy Societies”.  Register tonight so you will receive an email  with the link to join the webinar
Sponsor: Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS Voice) (Root Cellar is an FGS member)
Cost: Free

Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event:  Internet Radio show featuring Kathryn Doyle, Communications Director for the California Genealogical Society and Library in Oakland, CA.
Topic: "Genealogy Society Initiatives that Work"
Sponsor: Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS My Society)
Cost: Free

Date: Saturday, April 30 MIDNIGHT
Event: Deadline for online submission; see blog post dated April 21
Topic: Your family story entry for the Family History Writing Contest. Remember, first prize is a years' subscription to World Edition.

Date: Sunday, May 1
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: 828 I Street, Sacramento, 1st floor West Meeting Room
Event:  Genealogy Class
Topic: "Researching with Newspapers Online" presented by Janice Sellars
Sponsor:  Sacramento Downtown Public Library
Cost: Free
Parking: Street parking near the library is free on Sundays

Date: Sunday, May 1
Time: noon - 6:00pm
Location: McKinley Park near Rose Garden
Event: Maifest  and Family Picnic
Sponsor:  German Language School of the Sacramento Turn Verein
Cost: Free

1 comment:

  1. Good for you!

    Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

    May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

    Dr. Bill ;-)
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    and "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"


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