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Thursday, January 24
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 26
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, January 26
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in Pennsylvania
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  DNA Update from I4GG Conference
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, February 2
Georeferencing Historical Locations on Maps  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Geo-referencing means using landmarks on historical maps to line them up with modern maps. Modern digital tools and digital maps make this relatively easy to do, allowing you to visualize where your ancestors lived and traveled. In this class, we’ll discuss where to find historical and modern maps and the process of overlaying them. Bring your laptop and work along with the examples. To prepare, download and install Google Earth Pro (free) from https://www.google.com/earth/versions/ (scroll down to the bottom).

Instructor:  Linda Forrest

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


Saturday, February 2
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, February 3
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, on 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, February 12
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, February 16
Works Projects Administration (WPA) Records  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
President Franklin D. Roosevelt implemented the federal Works Progress Administration in 1935 to provide work for the unemployed. WPA workers created records and record inventories and we have access to the WPA employment records. Learn where to find these records, their genealogical value, and how to discover if your ancestor was a WPA worker.

Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 

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


Saturday, February 23
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, February 23
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in New York
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  Things I have found in funeral and cemetery files
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, March 2
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, March 3
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, on 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.


Saturday, March 9
Spreadsheets for Genealogy Research Part 2  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Tuesday, March 12
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, March 16
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.
 


Saturday, March 23
Spring Genealogy Seminar  (Seminars)
Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane, Springfield, OR 97477
 
Speaker:  Janice Sellers
 
Lecture topics will be: 
  • Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust:  What's Buried in Cemetery Records
  • So You Found Them in the Census:  That's Only the Start!
  • Immigration and Naturalization Research
  • Using the Subscription Newspaper Web Sites at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries
 
The Education Committee is ironing out the details and will have the registration flyer posted by January 2nd.


Saturday, March 30
DAR Lineage Research Workshop  (Other)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
Do you have a Revolutionary War ancestor? Are you interested in joining the Daughters of the American Revolution but not sure how to apply? The Oregon Lewis and Clark Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will conduct a Lineage Research Workshop at the OGS Library on Saturday, March 30th, 1-4 pm.  Bring your laptop and genealogy materials as the purpose of the Workshop will be to assist attendees with their online and library research to solve lineage problems and to research possible Revolutionary War patriots.
 



Saturday, April 6
OGS Library Used Book Sale  (Special Events)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
 
The Oregon Genealogical Society is holding a used book sale at our library on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2019, 10 AM to 4 PM. Books cover a wide range of topics and include genealogy, history, biographies, cookbooks, poetry, dieting, natural remedies, self-help, cats, fiction, travel, reference books, and more.
 
OGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so books donated for the sale are tax deductible.
 
The library is located under the Overpark and in the alley behind the Downtown Athletic Club. Free parking is available in the Overpark on the weekends. 


Saturday, April 6
OGS Writers Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location to be announced
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, April 7
OGS Library Used Book Sale  (Special Events)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
 
The Oregon Genealogical Society is holding a used book sale at our library on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2019, 10 AM to 4 PM. Books cover a wide range of topics and include genealogy, history, biographies, cookbooks, poetry, dieting, natural remedies, self-help, cats, fiction, travel, reference books, and more.
 
OGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so books donated for the sale are tax deductible.
 
The library is located under the Overpark and in the alley behind the Downtown Athletic Club. Free parking is available in the Overpark on the weekends. 


Sunday, April 7
Research Roundtable - CANCELLED  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Research Roundtable has been cancelled for April.


Tuesday, April 9
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, April 27
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, April 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 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   OGS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, May 4
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, May 5
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, on 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, May 14
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, May 25
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, May 25
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  TBA
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, June 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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, June 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, on 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, June 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.


Saturday, June 22
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, June 22
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  TBA
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, July 6
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, July 7
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, on 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, July 9
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, July 27
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, July 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 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  TBA
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, August 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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, August 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, on 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, August 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, August 24
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, August 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 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  TBA
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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.



Sunday, September 1
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, on 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.


Saturday, September 7
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Tuesday, September 10
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, September 28
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
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.


Saturday, September 28
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 AM to 2 PM and open to OGS members and the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 AM with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch is at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 PM.
 
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. If you decide at the last minute to come but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. If you have a special diet then feel free to bring your own food.
 
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  TBA
 
Location:  EPUD lunch room. 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, October 5
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 ​to 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 email Sandra Lawrence.