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04 January 2020

January 2020 classes and events

Events and Classes words

Happy New Year! We kick off the new year and the new decade with some exciting classes and outings. Don't forget our Members' Business Meeting and potluck on January 11th! Details to follow in a separate post.

Here's what's coming up in January. Preregistration is required for all classes (click on the links to register or for more details).

January 8 - Introduction to DNA and Genetic Genealogy
Mark McLaren leads this six-week course on Wednesday mornings. It's an introduction to DNA as an exciting new tool for genealogists.

January 18 - Getting Started With DNA and Using it for Brick Walls
Sue Severson offers this two-hour seminar on basic DNA concepts, and using DNA data to break through those otherwise impenetrable "brick walls" in your research.

January 23 - Field Trip To Oakland Public Library & Oakland History Room
(CGS members only) Jane Lindsey and Dorothy Lazard lead this tour of the Oakland Main Library's impressive repository of historical and genealogical artifacts.

Stewart Blandón Traiman demonstrates how spreadsheets can help with your genealogical research and record-keeping.

Don't forget our FREE "Intro to Genealogy" classes and monthly meetings of Special Interest Groups! All our events can be found listed on our website
Or at the CGS Facebook page
Or at (search for "California Genealogical Society")

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