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Saturday, July 31
Rummage Sale  (Fundraising Events)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
965 Oak Alley, Eugene, or 97401
Our next fundraising event will be an indoor rummage sale in the annex on Saturday July 31st and Sunday August 1st.
 
We are accepting donations of household goods, sporting goods, tools, toys, crafts, decorations, and the like for the sale. We will not be accepting clothing for this sale. If you have a question about something, please email me, call or text me at 541-517-0984.
 
We will be looking for volunteers to set up during the week prior to the sale and to work during the sale.



Sunday, August 1
Rummage Sale  (Fundraising Events)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
965 Oak Alley, Eugene, or 97401
Our next fundraising event will be an indoor rummage sale in the annex on Saturday July 31st and Sunday August 1st.
 
We are accepting donations of household goods, sporting goods, tools, toys, crafts, decorations, and the like for the sale. We will not be accepting clothing for this sale. If you have a question about something, please email me, call or text me at 541-517-0984.
 
We will be looking for volunteers to set up during the week prior to the sale and to work during the sale.


Saturday, August 7
Preparing for the 1950 Census - What You Can Do Now  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
The 1950 census will be released on Friday, April 1, 2022. But... it won't be searchable, you will need to find your family by looking at the images one-by-one until you locate them. It isn't all bad news though. There are things you can start doing now that will make it easy, okay easier, to find your families whether they lived in cities, towns, or rural areas.  Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class using this link:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrfuGopzwoEtaauP-iqbKGhW3amLthLyuA
 
After registering mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and use the link in the email to add the class to your Google, Outlook, or other calendar app. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. 


Saturday, August 14
Military Records Workshop  (Education)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
 
This workshop will cover military records for the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican American War, Civil War, and Spanish American War focusing on available records and pension files. There will be a short break for lunch. We anticipate having in-person attendees as well as virtual attendees on Zoom. Everyone will register using the link below.
 
Instructors:  Linda Aubrey & Dawn Carlile
Cost:  $30 Members and $35 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class using this link:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkd-qhqT4pG9D9QKOMOZV0hZ6uOfbi-NhZ
 
After registering mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401, and use the link in the email to add the class to your Google, Outlook, or another calendar app. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. 


Saturday, August 21
Google Products for Genealogy  (Education)
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
 
Come learn about the various Google products and how they can be used in your genealogy research.  We will cover Google Drive, as well as Docs, Sheets, Photos, and Maps.
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class by emailing the instructor to receive the class link. Then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, August 28
August Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required to receive the link
Please join us for our July Genealogy Chat on Zoom from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  Where were you? Sharing the story of your memories of important events in history.
Where were you when _____? We all remember where we were or what we were doing when something important happened in history. Have you written it down? As much as we love seeing stories from our ancestors, we should be cognizant of leaving those stories as well as our own for future generations. The possibilities are endless! Here are just some major dates in history for you to think about for “Where were you when.” Pick just one to share during the August Genealogy Chat.
Jan. 1, 1945         World War II ended
Oct. 12, 1962       Columbus Day Storm, Oregon
Nov. 22, 1963      President John F. Kennedy was assassinated
Apr. 4, 1968         Martin Luther King was assassinated
Jan. 25, 1969       “The Big Snow” in Eugene, Springfield, and surrounding areas
Jul. 20, 1969        Apollo moon landing & Neil Armstrong walked on the moon
Jan. 27, 1973       Peace Agreement signed to end Vietnam War
Nov. 9, 1989        Berlin Wall comes down
Sep 11, 2001,       9-11 Terrorist Attacks
Aug. 23, 2005      Hurricane Katrina
 
Everyone is invited to join us, so invite your friends, family, and genealogy buddies.
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
 
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 



Saturday, September 11
World War I & World War II  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
This class will cover the records available and those not available due to the fire at the Personnel Records Office in St, Louis, and how to order them. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.
 
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class using this link: 
After registering mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and use the link in the email to add the class to your Google, Outlook, or another calendar app. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. 


Saturday, September 18
Intro to Genealogy  (Education)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
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.
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost:  FREE
 
**Register in advance for this class by emailing the instructor to receive the class link. Then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, September 18
Intro to Ancestry.com  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration 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.
 
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class by emailing the instructor to receive the class link. Then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, September 25
September Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required to receive the link
Please join us for our September Genealogy Chat on Zoom from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  What topics would you like to hear about?
Let us know what topics you would like to have us cover in future Genealogy Chats, Roundtable Discussion, classes, programs, and seminars. Do you know of someone that you would like to have as a speaker for one of our programs or seminars? Do you have a topic you would like to present to us? We want to hear what YOU want!
 
Everyone is invited to join us, so invite your friends, family, and genealogy buddies.
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 



Saturday, October 2
All Those Graves!  (Education)
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
 
Come learn about Find A Grave, BillionGraves, and Interment.net. We will cover the differences between these three websites and how to use them for your family history research.
 
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class by emailing the instructor to receive the class link. Then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, October 9
Finding Newspapers from Other Countries  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
In April I covered a wide variety of US newspapers sources, this time you will learn about resources for finding foreign newspapers in the Us and other countries online and offline, and a couple of US newspaper sites not covered in April. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
**Register in advance for this class using this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpf-yrqT4vG9zYtY1x9rchwbXqJB1rbTsQ
 
After registering mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and use the link in the email to add the class to your Google, Outlook, or other calendar app. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. 


Saturday, October 16
Intro to Genealogy  (Education)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
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.
Instructor:  Debra Sorensen
Cost:  FREE
 
**Register in advance for this class by emailing the instructor to receive the class link. Then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the class. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, October 23
October Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required to receive the link
Please join us for our September Genealogy Chat on Zoom from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  TBD
 
Everyone is invited to join us, so invite your friends, family, and genealogy buddies.
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 



Saturday, November 27
November Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required to receive the link
Please join us for our September Genealogy Chat on Zoom from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  TBD
 
Everyone is invited to join us, so invite your friends, family, and genealogy buddies.
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.