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Wednesday, October 23
Basic Military Research (FREE)  (Education)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Fee:  free
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 


Saturday, October 26
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
The education and seminar committee meets the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30 AM at EPUD. 

This committee plans the spring and fall seminars and education classes and workshops. Your input is valuable and we welcome your suggestions for speakers, topics, and ideas for improving our offerings. All members are welcome to attend.

For more information please contact Dawn Carlile.


Saturday, October 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 Alabama
     12:00 PM   Lunch, socialize, get to know each other.
       1:00 PM   Program:  Finally Finding Fred Forrest – Linda Forrest 
                       This talk shows how the interplay between traditional genealogical research and DNA results
                       reveals the true origins of the speaker's father-in-law.
 
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.


Wednesday, October 30
Using Online Databases: Ancestry (FREE)  (Education)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Fee:  free
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
 



Saturday, November 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 ‚Äčto 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, November 3
Research Roundtable  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
 
Has been Canceled until further notice. If you need help with a problem call 541-746-2487.


Saturday, November 9
Making Use of Your Ancestry DNA Results  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
If you haven’t looked lately, Ancestry.DNA has made a number of big changes. The presentation of your results has been redesigned, and there are a number of interesting new tools to help you make sense of them. If you’ve just recently tested at Ancestry.com, you may be confused about how to start using your results to solve your genealogical mysteries. This class is for those who have taken a DNA test at Ancestry.com. We’ll look through the site’s tools and discuss how best to use them for genealogical research.
 
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.


Tuesday, November 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, November 16
Analyzing Marriage Records  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
Marriage records involve more than just a marriage certificate. Overlooking other related records can mean missing important clues about your ancestors. This is the second in a new series of classes where we will take a close look at the information included in records and what it may or may not be telling you. This will be an interactive class. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of one or more marriage records for analysis during the class, preferably in a digital format saved on a USB drive.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.


Saturday, November 16
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
1:00 pm to 2:30 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, November 23
Education & Seminar Committee  (Meetings)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
EPUD Lunch Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405
 
The education and seminar committee meets the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30 AM at EPUD. 

This committee plans the spring and fall seminars and education classes and workshops. Your input is valuable and we welcome your suggestions for speakers, topics, and ideas for improving our offerings. All members are welcome to attend.

For more information please contact Dawn Carlile.


Saturday, November 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:  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, December 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, December 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 ‚Äčto 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, December 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, December 14
Researching in Military Records  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401
Details to follow.
 
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey
Fee:  $8 for members and $10 for guests
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.