Thursday, May 2, 2013

Houston Area Genealogy Events for May 2013

Say hello to May! Summer (and hurricane season) are just around the corner. Here are some of the activities and events going on in the Houston region this month:

Mondays in May (6, 13, 20. Library closed May 27)

Katy Branch Library

Genealogy Lunchbox
5414 Franz Road
Katy, TX 77493
Join in for an informal genealogy get-together. There are computers, and others to help each other with our genealogy work

May 2

Galveston County Genealogical Society
General Meeting
Moody Mansion Museum
2618 Broadway
Galveston, TX

May 4

Houston Genealogical Forum

General Meeting featuring Dr. Kate Sayen Kirkland
"Captain James A. Baker and the Golden Age of Houston
10:00am-12:00pm (9:00 am social)
Bayland Park Community Center
6400 Bissonnet
Houston, TX

May 11

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter
Chapter Meeting
10:30 am at Clayton Library
5300 Caroline, Houston
More details at the chapter website.

Clayton Library Friends 
General Meeting
"Fundamentals of Researching in Texas"
Teri E. Flack
10:15 am at Clayton Library
Carriage House Meeting Room
5300 Caroline, Houston

May 13

Baytown Genealogy Society
General Meeting
Baytown Library
5203 Decker Drive, Baytown
(Please confirm date with society.
They didn't have their May meeting on 
their website when I published this.)

Humble Area Genealogical Society
General Meeting
7:00 PM
Humble Senior Activity Center
1401 South Houston Ave, Humble

May 18

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

Library Orientation
10:30 am - 11:45 am
5300 Caroline, Houston
Learn about the vast family history research resources at this wonderful library. Registration is free and open to the public. Call (832)393-2600.

May 19

Atascocita-Kingwood Genealogical Society

"Nazism, Nuremberg and Now"
Mike Riviere
2:45 PM
Rosemont Assisted Living
6450 Kings Park Way
Second floor community room
Kingwood, TX

May 22

Military Records for Genealogy

Cy-Fair College Branch Library
(Lone Star College - CyFair Campus)
Room LNRC 131
9191 Barker Cypress Rd.
Cypress, Texas

May 25

Chaparral Genealogical Society

General Meeting
10:00 am
Amegy Bank (2nd floor meeting room)
28201 Business 249
Tomball, TX
Meetings are open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
Organized or Trashed? Let's Get Organized!
5300 Caroline, Houston
Do you search but still can’t find that elusive document when you need it? Or do you make copies and discover that you already had it?  Come learn the most important reason why you need to organize your work. The second part of the presentation is a class discussion of ways to organize. Feel free to bring an example of your organizational system to share with others in the class.  Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens. 

Down the Road...

July 18-20, 2013 Angelina Genealogy Conference (Lufkin) 

*** Memorial Day is May 27. Libraries, government offices and records repositories will likely be closed. Plan accordingly.

*** Please confirm all information, dates and times with the libraries or groups hosting the events. If you have a genealogy event of interest to Houstonians that you'd like mentioned here, email me with the details

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