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Thursday, September 24
Intro to Ancestry.com  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
This class covers the pros and cons of using Ancestry.com, including how to get started, planning and organizing your information, creating a tree, finding records and sources, editing, searching, and where to look for help.  Two hours, with handouts included.
Thursday, September 24, 10:00-noon **
Tuesday, October 20, 2:00-4:00 **
**Both are the same class
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
 
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Intro to Ancestry class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Saturday, September 26
GENEALOGY CHAT  (Education)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required for each session to receive the link
Please join us for the September Genealogy Chat on Zoom at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM.
 
This months topic is the If I could go back in time, which ancestor would I visit and why
Think about that genealogy brick wall you have and which ancestor might solve it for you. Is there someone you wish to know better? We all have different reasons for wanting to talk to an ancestor, come tell us about it.
 
Everyone is invited to join us,  so invite you friends, family and genealogy buddies.
** Everyone will need to register, just like you, by sending an email to Education Committee. The link will be emailed to everyone on Saturday morning.**
 



Thursday, October 1
Using DNA for Genealogy: First Steps  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
 
Have you thought about testing your DNA to help with your genealogical research, but are not sure where to start? This is the class for you. We will discuss how to choose a testing company, what the testing process is like, what your results will look like, and how to get started using your results to solve your genealogical research questions. Two hours, with handouts included.
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Cost: FREE class
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.**
 


Tuesday, October 6
Genealogy – Getting Started  (Education)
1:00 am to 2:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
 
This class will help you get started with your family history, including planning and organizing your projects, useful forms, how to decide what you will research first, and creating a basic tree. One hour, with handouts included.
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost: FREE class, limit of 12 per class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.**
 


Friday, October 9
Manipulating Data with Excel  (Education)
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Zoom Meeting - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
This class will cover Excel tools you can use when working on genealogy, including creating data sets which work for sorting, filtering, “intuitive” tables, charts and graphs, and the “age” formula.
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
 
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Excel class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Thursday, October 15
Tips for Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
This class will cover the various search methods available on FamilySearch.org, how to navigate the different search options, understanding what is include in their collections, why you don't find your ancestor, and how to download images. This class is useful to all levels of researchers, beginner to advanced. Two hour class with handout.
Instructor: Dawn Carlile
 
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Intro to FamilySearch class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Tuesday, October 20
Intro to Ancestry.com  (Education)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
This class covers the pros and cons of using Ancestry.com, including how to get started, planning and organizing your information, creating a tree, finding records and sources, editing, searching, and where to look for help.  Two hours, with handouts included.
Thursday, September 24, 10:00-noon **
Tuesday, October 20, 2:00-4:00 **
**Both are the same class
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
 
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Intro to Ancestry class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Saturday, October 24
Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required for each session to receive the link
 
Topic to be announced.
 
** Preregistration is required for each session so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you when you register. **
 



Saturday, November 21
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this session
 
The DNA Interest Group meets on the third Saturday of each month in January, March, May, July, September, and November.
 
Program:  DNA Clustering 
 
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.
 
** Preregistration is required for each session so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email education@oregongs.org to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 
 


Saturday, November 28
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
The education and seminar committee meets the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30 AM at EPUD. 

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.