Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Houston Area Genealogy Events for September 2013

September is here! Not only is it Back to School time, it's also back to meetings for many societies that took a summer break. Here are some of the activities and events going on in the Houston region this month:

**Please note: George Memorial Library is closed for renovations through September 29.

Mondays in September (9, 16, 23, 30) Closed Labor Day.

Katy Branch Library

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

Special FamilySearch Series, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15

Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library

16616 Diana Lane
Houston, Texas 77062
Learn from FamilySearch representatives how to use their free genealogy research, education and tree building site. This class will run for 6 weeks. Registration is required due to the limited number of computers. Click here for flyer.

September 6

Galveston County Genealogical Society

General Meeting
Moody Mansion Museum
2618 Broadway
Galveston, TX
Speaker Melody Hauch on the Importance of Cluster Genealogy

September 7

Houston Genealogical Forum

General Meeting featuring Warren Bittner
Bayland Park Community Center
6400 Bissonnet
Houston, TX
This is a special extended meeting with renowned German researcher/speaker Warren Bittner. He will lecture on four topics. This event is free!

September 8

Atascocita-Kingwood Genealogical Society

"DNA Explained in Layman's Terms"
Donna Cary
2:45 PM
Rosemont Assisted Living
6450 Kings Park Way
Second floor community room
Kingwood, TX

September 9

Humble Area Genealogical Society

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

September 14

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.

September 19

Sienna Branch Library (Missouri City)

Genealogy Resources at Your Library
10:00 am in the computer lab
This program will give an overview of several genealogy databases as they pertain to the genealogy researcher. Additionally, research tips will be provided for those just getting started in genealogy research. Registration is required. Register online, in person or by calling (281)238-2952.

September 21

Clayton Library
and Hispanic Genealogical Society
Genealogy Workshop
10:35am- Clayton Library Resources
11:15am- Editing Your Family Photos with Photoshop Elements
12:35pm- Introduction to FamilySearch.org
1:15pm- How to Write a Family History
Reservations required. Please call 832.393.2600.

September 27

Bay Area Genealogical Society

Ron Lucas: Civil War Fire Arms
7:00PM (6:30 socializing)
University Baptist Church
16106 Middlebrook Drive
Houston, TX (Clear Lake City)

September 28

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!

Anyone Know?...

The link for Baytown Genealogical Society is not working. Anybody know what the story is there? It was an active website earlier this year.

*** 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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