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Thursday, April 26
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, April 28
OGS Volunteer Appreciation  (Special Events)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
EPUD Lunchroom, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
OGS will be honoring our volunteers for 2016 & 2017. 
 
Details will follow. Please contact Kirsten Hill if you have any questions.
 
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.
We will be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
From I-5 Northbound:
  • Take exit 188 for 30th Ave.
  • Turn right at Shell station.
  • Follow steps 5-7 above.


Saturday, April 28
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Please note:  We will be holding a Volunteer Appreciation from 11 AM - 1 PM today so there will not be a Roundtable Discussion or regular lunch this month. We will be having an education webinar at 1 PM.
 
     1:00 PM     Program:  Verifying Information You Find Online by Marian Pierre-Louis, a Legacy Family Tree Webinar

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.
We will be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
From I-5 Northbound:
  • Take exit 188 for 30th Ave.
  • Turn right at Shell station.
  • Follow steps 5-7 above.



Saturday, May 5
Online Tools You Should Be Using  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
There are dozens of free or low-cost online resources and tools for genealogists—and you probably haven’t heard of most of them. In this class, we’ll explore some little-known tools and also take a closer look at a few underused features at well-known sites. You are encouraged to bring your laptop and follow along.
 
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


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


Sunday, May 6
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, May 6
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, May 8
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, May 10
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, May 16
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 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


Saturday, May 19
Advanced Autosomal DNA Analysis  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
This class is a follow up to previous OGS classes on using autosomal DNA for genealogy. I’ll assume that you’ve taken some previous classes (or are familiar with most of the terminology) and have taken an autosomal DNA test at FamilyTreeDNA and/or Ancestry. We’ll take a closer look at some third party tools, reviewing concepts and terminology as needed, and focusing on essential tools at GEDMatch.com. In preparation, please register at GEDMatch.com and upload your ‘Raw DNA files’ to their site. They have detailed instructions for uploading from most companies once you login and click the upload link. If you have problems, come to class anyway and we’ll brainstorm solutions. We’ll also take a look at how DNAGEDcom.com can help you.
 
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, May 19
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 thirdd 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, May 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, May 26
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Please note:  We wil be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
Lunch & Learch Sessions are open to OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch (members donate salads and desserts for the lunch which is available for a $5 donation.)
      Coffee, hot tea, plates and utensils provided. You may bring your own sack lunch and
      beverage.
     1:00 PM     Program:  TBA

Potluck Lunch also comes with hot coffee or tea, all utensils, plates, napkins are furnished. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you can't afford the donation just let the Treasurer know, and you will still be 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. Everyone is welcome.
 
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 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 call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, June 3
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, June 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. 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, June 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.


Thursday, June 14
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, June 16
Researching in Libraries, Archives & Universities  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
There is a wealth of information to be found in the collections of libraries, archives, and universities that will aid in your genealogy research, some is even available online. I will cover the types of material found, using finding aids, methods for accessing the information.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile 
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Wednesday, June 20
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 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


Saturday, June 23
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Please note:  We wil be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
Lunch & Learch Sessions are open to OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch (members donate salads and desserts for the lunch which is available for a $5 donation.)
      Coffee, hot tea, plates and utensils provided. You may bring your own sack lunch and
      beverage.
     1:00 PM     Program:  TBA

Potluck Lunch also comes with hot coffee or tea, all utensils, plates, napkins are furnished. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you can't afford the donation just let the Treasurer know, and you will still be 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. Everyone is welcome.
 
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, June 28
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.



Sunday, July 1
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, July 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. 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.


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


Tuesday, July 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.


Thursday, July 12
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, July 18
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 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


Saturday, July 21
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 thirdd 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, July 26
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, July 28
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Please note:  We wil be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
Lunch & Learch Sessions are open to OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch (members donate salads and desserts for the lunch which is available for a $5 donation.)
      Coffee, hot tea, plates and utensils provided. You may bring your own sack lunch and
      beverage.
     1:00 PM     Program:  TBA

Potluck Lunch also comes with hot coffee or tea, all utensils, plates, napkins are furnished. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you can't afford the donation just let the Treasurer know, and you will still be 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. Everyone is welcome.
 
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 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 call Ferne Kellow at 541-­683-­4309 or email Sandra Lawrence.
 


Sunday, August 5
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, August 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. 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, August 9
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, August 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.


Wednesday, August 15
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 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


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.


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

Please note:  We wil be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
Lunch & Learch Sessions are open to OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch (members donate salads and desserts for the lunch which is available for a $5 donation.)
      Coffee, hot tea, plates and utensils provided. You may bring your own sack lunch and
      beverage.
     1:00 PM     Program:  TBA

Potluck Lunch also comes with hot coffee or tea, all utensils, plates, napkins are furnished. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you can't afford the donation just let the Treasurer know, and you will still be 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. Everyone is welcome.
 
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.


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  (Seminars)
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
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 thirdd 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.
 


Wednesday, September 19
Fundraising Committee  (Meetings)
5:30 pm to 6:30 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


Saturday, September 22
Lunch & Learn  (Education)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

Please note:  We wil be meeting in the EPUD lunch room through November 2018. See attached map
 
Lunch & Learch Sessions are open to OGS members and the public.
     11:00 AM   Roundtable Discussion:  TBA
     12:00 PM   Lunch (members donate salads and desserts for the lunch which is available for a $5 donation.)
      Coffee, hot tea, plates and utensils provided. You may bring your own sack lunch and
      beverage.
     1:00 PM     Program:  TBA

Potluck Lunch also comes with hot coffee or tea, all utensils, plates, napkins are furnished. OGS asks for a $5.00 donation to help cover the cost of supplies. First visit is free. If you can't afford the donation just let the Treasurer know, and you will still be 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. Everyone is welcome.
 
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.