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23 March 2009

One-Day Beginning Genealogy Seminar - April 18, 2008

Beginning Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, April 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CGS Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA

Back by popular demand, the California Genealogical Society and Library (CGS) and the Oakland Regional Family History Center (ORFHC) present a full day Beginning Genealogy Seminar – all the material presented in one day.

COST: $15 for cost of materials and continental breakfast

8:30 - 8:55 Registration and coffee
9:00 - 10:30 Introduction to the Science of Genealogy – Marge Bell
10:30 – 12:00 Secondary Survey – Jane Lindsey
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break (bring your own lunch or local restaurants nearby)
1:00 – 2:30 Vital Records and the Calendar Change – Marge Bell
2:30 – 4:00 Census Records Including State Census – Speaker TBA

• Class is limited to 30 participants.
• Free parking in the lot behind the building. Must get placard for car from security.

To register for the Beginning Genealogy Seminar, download the registration form from the CGS website and mail with a check for $15 to the ORFHC, attn: Marge Bell, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, California 94602.

An eight class Intermediate Series starts the following week on April 25, 2009. It will be offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays for four consecutive weeks. Two classes will be presented at each session. For more information, download the Intermediate Series Flyer.