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Thursday, October 25
Book Repair Committee  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

The Book Repair Committee takes care of items in our library collection that are in need of minor and major repairs. Training is provided. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the OGS Library.

Contact Susan Lunas for more information.


Saturday, October 27
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Lunch & Learn Sessions are open to everyone, OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in Kentucky
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  Researching your French and Indian War Ancestorwith Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA, a Legacy Family Tree Webinar

Members donate salads and desserts for the lunch or you may bring your own sack lunch and beverage.  Coffee, hot tea, plates, napkins, and utensils are provided. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you are unable to give a donation just let the Treasurer know, you are still welcome to eat with us. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick up something then come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
We will be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
From I-5 Southbound:
  1. Take exit 189 toward 30th Ave for 0.2 miles.
  2. Keep right onto McVay Hwy, travel 0.6 miles.
  3. Turn left onto E 30th Ave and cross over I-5.
  4. Take the 1st left towards the Shell station & turn right.
  5. Go under the railroad overpass & make an immediate right onto Seavey Loop Rd.
  6. The EPUD driveway about 0.2 miles on your left.
  7. Please keep to the left and park in the main parking lot leaving the small lot for handicapped parking.
From I-5 Northbound:
  • Take exit 188 for 30th Ave.
  • Turn right at Shell station.
  • Follow steps 5-7 above.



Saturday, November 3
OGS Writers Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Everyone is invited to bring a piece of writing that they're working on to share with the group. Family history work is usual, but any genre may be shared. Visitors and non­members are always welcome ‚Äčto just come and listen to others read their work. It's a good way to get motivated to start your own writing.
 
For more information call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, November 4
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
The education and seminar committee meets the first Sunday of each month from 1 PM to 2 PM at the OGS Library. 

This committee plans the spring and fall seminars and education classes and workshops. Your input is valuable and we welcome your suggestions for speakers, topics, and ideas for improving our offerings. All members are welcome to attend.

For more information please contact Dawn Carlile.


Sunday, November 4
Research Roundtable  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Do you have a research problem? A brick wall to scale? Not sure where to look next? Then come to a Research Roundtable where experienced researchers will offer advice on your research, for free. We meet the first Sunday of each month.
 
Please come prepared with your research question information including names, dates, places, what records you have, where you have looked, and what it is you are trying to find about this ancestor.  
 
For more information, contact Linda Aubrey or Dawn Carlile.
 
Parking: Free parking is available in the Overpark Parking Garage on Oak St.


Thursday, November 8
Book Repair Committee  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

The Book Repair Committee takes care of items in our library collection that are in need of minor and major repairs. Training is provided. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the OGS Library.

Contact Susan Lunas for more information.


Tuesday, November 13
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
The Fundraising Comittee meets to discuss fundraising ideas, scheduling and volunteer staffing for fundraising activities, You may bring dinner, a snack or something to drink in a lidded container. We are always looking for new ideas to help keep the Library afloat, and we love new faces.
 
Fundraising Chair


Tuesday, November 13
Board Meeting  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
The Board of Directors meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month. All members are invited to attend.

For more information please contact the President, Linda Aubrey.


Saturday, November 17
Wills and Probate Records  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Probate records include much more than just the will of the deceased. Probate occures whether or not there was a will and the probate packet, docket, and other records can provide important details about your ancestors and their lives. 
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, November 17
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
The DNA Interest Group meets on the third Saturday of each month in January, March, May, July, September, and November.
 
Program: TBA
 
OGS members and nonmembers are welcome to attend, regardless of your experience in the use of DNA tools.  The purpose of this group is to help one another solve genealogical problems and to help interpret DNA test results. Participants share their experiences, ask questions, and everyone learns from the each other.
 
Parking: free parking is available in the Overpark Parking Garage on Oak St.
 
Questions? Contact Katherine Bell.
 


Thursday, November 22
Book Repair Committee  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

This event is cancelled for today. Happy Thanksgiving
 
The Book Repair Committee takes care of items in our library collection that are in need of minor and major repairs. Training is provided. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the OGS Library.

Contact Susan Lunas for more information.


Saturday, November 24
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Lunch & Learn Sessions are open to everyone, OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in Illinois
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  Every Day Life of Our Ancestors, with Ann Staley, CG, CGL, a Legacy Family Tree Webinar

Members donate salads and desserts for the lunch or you may bring your own sack lunch and beverage.  Coffee, hot tea, plates, napkins, and utensils are provided. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you are unable to give a donation just let the Treasurer know, you are still welcome to eat with us. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick up something then come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
We will be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
From I-5 Southbound:
  1. Take exit 189 toward 30th Ave for 0.2 miles.
  2. Keep right onto McVay Hwy, travel 0.6 miles.
  3. Turn left onto E 30th Ave and cross over I-5.
  4. Take the 1st left towards the Shell station & turn right.
  5. Go under the railroad overpass & make an immediate right onto Seavey Loop Rd.
  6. The EPUD driveway about 0.2 miles on your left.
  7. Please keep to the left and park in the main parking lot leaving the small lot for handicapped parking.
From I-5 Northbound:
  • Take exit 188 for 30th Ave.
  • Turn right at Shell station.
  • Follow steps 5-7 above.



Saturday, December 1
OGS Writers Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Everyone is invited to bring a piece of writing that they're working on to share with the group. Family history work is usual, but any genre may be shared. Visitors and non­members are always welcome ‚Äčto just come and listen to others read their work. It's a good way to get motivated to start your own writing.
 
For more information call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, December 2
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
The education and seminar committee meets the first Sunday of each month from 1 PM to 2 PM at the OGS Library. 

This committee plans the spring and fall seminars and education classes and workshops. Your input is valuable and we welcome your suggestions for speakers, topics, and ideas for improving our offerings. All members are welcome to attend.

For more information please contact Dawn Carlile.


Sunday, December 2
Research Roundtable  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Do you have a research problem? A brick wall to scale? Not sure where to look next? Then come to a Research Roundtable where experienced researchers will offer advice on your research, for free. We meet the first Sunday of each month.
 
Please come prepared with your research question information including names, dates, places, what records you have, where you have looked, and what it is you are trying to find about this ancestor.  
 
For more information, contact Linda Aubrey or Dawn Carlile.
 
Parking: Free parking is available in the Overpark Parking Garage on Oak St.


Tuesday, December 11
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
The Fundraising Comittee meets to discuss fundraising ideas, scheduling and volunteer staffing for fundraising activities, You may bring dinner, a snack or something to drink in a lidded container. We are always looking for new ideas to help keep the Library afloat, and we love new faces.
 
Fundraising Chair


Tuesday, December 11
Board Meeting  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
The Board of Directors meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month. All members are invited to attend.

For more information please contact the President, Linda Aubrey.


Thursday, December 13
Book Repair Committee  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

The Book Repair Committee takes care of items in our library collection that are in need of minor and major repairs. Training is provided. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the OGS Library.

Contact Susan Lunas for more information.


Saturday, December 15
OGS Holiday Open House  (Special Events)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
 
Our 5th annual Holiday Open House at the OGS library is Saturday, December 15, 2018 rom 11 AM to 2 PM.

Each year we hold one last gathering to celebrate the Holidays and everyone is invited, our members, their family, your neighbors, and the public. We are requesting that members bring a snack of some kind like cookies or cheese and crackers – you know, that party food that we all love to share. OGS will furnish the drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, apple cider and water).

Come and talk with old friends and meet some new ones. Everyone that came last year had a great time. Bring someone whom you would like to share OGS with like family and friends. Invite a Genealogy Friend. See you there.

For more information contact Linda Aubrey at or 541-746-2487
 


Thursday, December 27
Book Repair Committee  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

The Book Repair Committee takes care of items in our library collection that are in need of minor and major repairs. Training is provided. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 AM to 2 PM at the OGS Library.

Contact Susan Lunas for more information.



Saturday, January 12, 2019
Spreadsheets for Genealogy Research  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Details coming soon.
 
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, January 19, 2019
Maps for Genealogy  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Maps can be a used to follow your ancestor’s route of migration, understand why they took a particular route or settled in an area. We will look at a variety of historic maps from US maps to township and land ownership maps, railroad maps, and Sanborn fire maps. Both online and offline resources for historical maps provided.

Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 

Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 



Saturday, February 2, 2019
Georeferencing Historical Locations Maps  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Class description will be posted soon.

Instructor:  Linda Forrest

Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, February 16, 2019
Works Projects Administration (WPA) Records  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Class description will be posted soon.

Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 

Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 



Saturday, March 16, 2019
Using Land Records to Fill in the Blanks  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Learn how researching land records can provide valuable information on your ancestors from where the land was located, how wealthy they might have been, confirm familial relationships, and identify neighbors. Covers Federal land states vs State land states, township and range systems, and metes and bounds.

Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 

Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.