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Thursday, August 11
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room


Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3
FGS 2016 National Conference  (National Conferences)
Springfield, Illinois

Join fellow genealogists and family historians Aug. 31—Sep. 3, 2016, at the FGS 2016 National Conference, “Time Travel: Centuries of Memories,” designed to inspire you and enrich your family history.

Hosted by the Federation of Genealogical Societies with local host Illinois State Genealogical Society in Springfield, IL, FGS 2016 brings you sessions with a wide array of offerings from many of the nation's leading family history experts, along with top international speakers from Scotland and Australia. Each day of the conference is full of sessions aimed at strengthening your research skills no matter what your level or area of expertise might be.




Thursday, September 8
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Fischer Hall, 613 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734
This is our annual out of Lansing meeting. Thanks to our host society, the Cass River Genealogical Society with the Frankenmuth Historical Association.


Thursday, September 8
MGC Delegate Meeting  (MGC Delegate meetings)
12:00 pm
Fischer Hall, 613 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734
MGC would like to thank our member society Cass River Genealogical Society for hosting this annual out-of-Lansing meeting, and their President Dan Haubenstricker, who will present (along with local historian David Maves) a 40-minute program titled "German Immigration and the Settlement of Frankenmuth." The Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitor's Bureau has put together welcome packets for our delegates and guests, filled with maps and coupons to local restaurants, gift shops & attractions. 


Saturday, September 17
21st Century Tools for Genealogists  (Society Events)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Alpena County George Fletcher Public Library
The Northeast Michigan Genelaogical Society with the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library present an all day seminar, 21st Century Tools for Genealogists. Sessions include:
  • Little-Known & Rarely-Used Google Search Tips with Katherine R Willson
  • Using Facebook to Break Down Genealogical Brick Walls with Katherine R Willson
  • It's All About Spit: Using Genetics In Genealogy - Kamila Mazurek
For additional information and registration, visit the Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society or download the brochure below.
 



Saturday, October 8
11th Annual Family History Festival  (Society Events)
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan
The festival will be held in the Friends Auditorium and is free and no pre-registration required.  The Burton Historical Collection will be open for research from 10am-6pm.  Additional information will be available in August at www.detroitpubliclibrary.org.
 
Cosponsored by:
  • Detroit Society for Genealogical Research
  • Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society
  • Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation
  • Louisa St. Clair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Limited free fenced-in parking is available for all Library events on the south (Putnam Street) side of the Library.


Thursday, October 13
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room


Friday, October 14 through Saturday, October 15
GotAncestors?! 2016 with Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi's List  (Society Events)
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
 
Western Michigan Genealogical Society Annual Seminar with Cyndi Ingle.
 



Saturday, November 5
Western Wayne County Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Society Events)
Speaker: William J Priest
  • Genealogy Standards: What They Are and Why We Need Them!
  • Using Notes and Events to Their Greatest Potential!
  • Organizing Your Paper and/or Electronic Records
  • Planning a Successful Genealogy Research Trip
Additional details to be announced.


Friday, November 11
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Lansing Family HIstory Center, 431 E Saginaw Hwy, East Lansing, MI 48823
Please note this is on Friday, the day before the Annual Fall Family History Event.


Friday, November 11
MGC Delegate meeting  (MGC Delegate meetings)
12:00 pm
Lansing Family HIstory Center, 431 E Saginaw Hwy, East Lansing, MI 48823
Please note this is on Friday, the day before the Annual Fall Family History Event.



Thursday, December 8
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Lake Superior Room