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Saturday, August 18
Evernote Workshop: Hands On Practice Using Your Own Free Account  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Prerequisite:  You must sign up for a free Evernote Basic account at https://www.evernote.com/Registration.action and download and install the Evernote App on your laptop. Next you will want to install the Web Clipper for Chrome at https://evernote.com/products/webclipper so you will be able to "clip" and save things from Google Chrome. Please do this no later than Friday night August 17th. We will not have time to set up an account, install the app and Web Clipper, or troubleshoot problems with your account during the workshop. Please call me after 6 pm any evening in August at 541-517-0984 if you ave questions.
 
In the workshop you will create a notebook, save articles, pages, and selected text from the internet, add tags to items you save and more depending on how many questions you have.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Thursday, August 23
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, August 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 open to everyone, OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in Missouri
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems, with James Ison, AG, 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 wil 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, September 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 call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, September 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, September 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.


Wednesday, September 5
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
2:00 pm to 3:00 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, September 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, September 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, September 15
Tips and Tools for Reading Old Handwriting  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Reading the handwriting in old documents and records can be difficult to do. Deciphering the fancy (or terrible) handwriting, bad spelling, faint ink and writing bleeding through from the other side of the paper are issues we frequently encounter reading records in the courthouse, on microfilm or digital images, and old diaries and letters. Tips and tools for getting around these issues will be discussed in this class.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, September 15
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.
 


Saturday, September 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 open to everyone, OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  Researching in Tennessee
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know, with Lisa Alzo, 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 wil 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.


Thursday, September 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.



Wednesday, October 3
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
2:00 pm to 3:00 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


Saturday, October 6
Fall Seminar  (Seminars)
TBA
Speaker:  Janice Sellers
 
Topics:
  1. Read All about It!: Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research
  2. Get Me to the Church on Time: Finding Religious Records
  3. Reconstructing Family Information When You Start with Almost Nothing: A Case Study
  4. Why Would They Put It Online If They Didn't Want Me to Use It?: Copyright Issues for Genealogy
Location:  TBA
 
Time:  9:30 am - 4:00 pm (doors open at 9:00 am)
 
Fee:
$45 OGS members, $50 nonmembers if received by September 25th.
$50 OGS members, $55 nonmembers if received September 26th - October 6th.


Saturday, October 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 call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, October 7
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, October 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. 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, October 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.


Thursday, October 11
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 20
A Comparison of DNA Testing Companies  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Details will be announced soon.
 
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


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 wil 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 ​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 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.


Wednesday, November 7
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
2:00 pm to 3:00 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


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
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
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

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 wil 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 ​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 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.


Wednesday, December 5
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
2:00 pm to 3:00 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.


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.