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Tulsa Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 585
Tulsa, OK 74101-0585

 


  
 
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TGS 2013 - 2014

Tulsa Genealogical Society presents programs of genealogical value and interest for beginners as well as experienced family historians. This listing includes topics for the TGS Calendar year 2013-2014 and will be updated throughout the year as events are planned.

Mark Your Calendar and Bring a Guest
Meetings are open to the Public and Free of Charges

We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month Sep- May, 7 pm (with exception of December)

  • September 17th - "Wearing the Red Kimino" - Speaker, Jan Morrill, Author and Speaker
  • October 21st - "Family History Month" - Speaker Liz Walker, TCCL Genealogy Center (Cousins, Cousins, Cousins)
  • November 18th - "Life Between the Dashes" and will discuss Find-A-Grave - Carolyn Leonard, Author & Genealogist
  • December 16th - TGS Members Family Annual Holiday Celebration (Potluck Dinner).
  • January 20th - "Orphan Train Heritage Society - Speaker, Clifton Jennings, TGS Member
  • February 17th - "Tulsa's Daily World, A Story of a Newspaper and Its Town" - Speaker Randy Krehlieb, Tulsa World Staff
  • March 17th - "Using Genealogical Clues to Unlock Family Facts! (Brick Walls?) - Speaker, Detective, Roy Heim, Retired TPS Detective Division
  • April 21th - "No Question Is Too Dumb To Ask!" - Round Table with TGS Members - Board of Director Nominations for 2014-2017
  • May 19th - "TGS Volunteer Recognition" and TGS Annual Meeting - Election of Board of Directors


Other Activities and Events for 2013-2014

Special Programs/Workshops - Usually Last Thursday of the Months Jan-May, 7 - 9 pm (except where otherwise noted)
Fee - TGS Members: $10     Guest: $12
  • Thursday, February 27th - "Using the Newspaper Archives as a Genealogy Research Tool" - Jason Collington, Tulsa World Webmaster
  • Sunday, March 30th - "TGS Spring Tea Party" - A fun time for all, ladies and gentlemen! We will have a hat decoration contest for the ladies, wonderful teas and tidbits as well as a very special door prize. - Speaker, Carolyn Steele, will present a program on "Cassanova comes to Dinner" from "Romance, The Spice of Life", An Anthology on Love." A few surprises will also be included during the event.
  • Thursday, April 24th - "Reading and Understanding Plat Maps" - Ken Yazell, Tulsa County Assessor
  • Saturday, May 24th - Let's Learn to Google! This workshop will be woked into the Computer-Eze class. It will be a workshop format so you are invited to bring a laptop or tablet on which you can access the internet. Program begins at 10:10 am and possibly will extend to a couple of hours in the afternoon. More information soon!
  • Thursday, June 26th - Speaker Liz Walker - "Connecting With Cousins"

Upcoming Major Fund Raiser

  • Saturday, May 1st - TGS Garage Sale - Starting time will be announced soon. It will be ath TGS library. We will also let you know a date when you can start bringing your items for the sale. Items must be priced before coming to the library! Small pieces of furniture, can be included in the contributions!

 

SIG (Special Interest Group)
Saturdays 10:10 AM to Noon
Classes are free and open to the public. 5 - 15 participants
(Interest and participation determine continuation of classes)
(We reserve the right to cancel these classes if minimum number is not met)

  • 2nd Saturday of each Month: SIG: Family Tree Maker with Rosemary Jones & Dorothy Becknell. Hands-on discussions of program. This time around we are building a family tree. Choose one of your ancestors and we will  You are invited and encouraged to bring your laptop with updated FTM installed. We will be focusing on FTM 2012-2014, but we'll try to help with any question you may have. Join us. Guests: Donations appreciated

  • SIG: Computer-eze with Rosemary Jones and Dorothy Becknell! This will be a fun class teaching the basics of computer use. We will cover working with email, attachments, making and saving files, sending files, working with photos, organization folders, etc, etc.If you are having "senior moments" with your computer, join this class. Bring your laptop and/or topic of concern! Discussions will mainly be on basics of computer use but any question will be welcomed and we'll work on it together. Sign-up list is available at the library. Our first class is Saturday, February 22nd, 10:10 am.

     

    Saturday Classes
    10:10 A.M. to Noon
    (Class Fee is $10 and is limited to 5-15 participants.
    Please call the TGS Library 918-627-4224 to pre-register. First Come - First Served!
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    (We reserve the right to cancel the class if minimum number is not met)

    • We hope to be able to schedule these genealogy classes for the summer.

    • Please keep checking back for updates.

     

     

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Last updated: 18 Feb 2014 11:01:34 -0600


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