|| Calendar of Events
|10 AM to 1PM Wednesdays
|| PGSA Research Help
Need a little help with your research? Volunteers filling PGSA requests at the PMA library are also available to consult on genealogy questions and/or methods from 10am till 1pm. Additionally, you may work in the library until 7 pm. The library is open 1 to 7 pm on Wednesdays.
There is plentiful parking and it's free! Public transportation is available. (take the CTA 56 Milwaukee Avenue bus to Augusta or take the Blue Line to Chicago Avenue or Division Street)
Also, The Polish Museum Of America (with its great gift shop) is open from 11 to 4. There are several restaurants nearby, including a Polish one. For more information, email PGSAmerica@pgsa.org.
Also, Board Member Steve Szabados, is currently available at the Arlington Heights Library every Friday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Whether you are just getting started or trying to solve a "brick wall," he should be able to help. Steve also has quite an extensive
calendar of speaking engagements that take him from Kane County to DuPage County to Will County and even into Wisconsin.
His topics vary. To see his schedule, go to: http://steveszabados.com/calendar-of-events/
Library of the Polish Museum of America
984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
|3rd Saturday of every month 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|| CAGG-NI Monthly Meeting
Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois will meet to discuss methods and techniques to use computers in your genealogy research.
CAGGNI meets every third Saturday of every month except December. Visit the CAGGNI's website
www.caggni.org for specific meeting informaiton.
The link to our calendar page is: http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/
Schaumburg Township District Library
130 South Roselle Road
| 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|| The Master Genealogist (TMG) CAGG-NI Users Group Meeting
This event repeats every month on the second Saturday.
The Chicago Area TMG Users Group will meet to explore The Master Genealogist software and how various members use it. This group is a SIG of CAGG-NI. Visit the TMG pages of CAGGNI's website http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/ for specific meeting information.
Schaumburg Township District Library
130 South Roselle Road
|9:00AM First Saturday of Every Month Meeting
|| NWSCG Meetings
The NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COUNCIL OF GENEALOGISTS invites anyone interested in genealogical, biographical, or historical research- beginners or experienced researchers- to join us the first Saturday of every month (except Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec.)
Times: 9:00AM – Open Discussion
10:00AM – Meeting
For any other information, please send inquiry and a stamped self-addressed envelope to:
P.O. Box 148
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-9019
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1800 W. Central Rd.,
Arlington Heights., IL
|1 PM Saturday, August 9th, 2014
|| The North Suburban Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
The meeting will feature Steve Szabados "Naturalization – Beginning of Your U.S. Family Heritage"
Find you immigrant ancestors' naturalization papers to see the beginning of your roots in American History. This program starts with the history of the naturalization process and a review of the requirements and then discusses where your ancestors were naturalized which is key to finding their documents. Traditional and online sources are reviewed.
The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments.
Northbrook History Museum
1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL
|2 PM Sunday August 10, 2014
|| PGSA Quarterly Meeting
Marek Suszko will present "The 1944 Warsaw Uprising: its legacy for Poland"
This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, one of the most heroic and tragic events in modern history. The goal of this short presentation is twofold: to present the Warsaw Uprising in a historical context, and to assess its broad legacy for Poland and the world.
Marek Suszko is a Polish-American historian. He teaches Polish and European history at Loyola University Chicago his research focuses on Polish history, including the history of socialism and modern Poland and he is currently working on his book on Polish history from 1945 to 1956.
There is plenty of parking and it's free! Public transportation is available. (take the CTA 56 Milwaukee Avenue bus to Augusta or take the Blue Line to Chicago Avenue or Division Street
Polish Museum of America 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
|| Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2014
Join the nation's genealogists in San Antonio August 27-30th for "Gone to Texas."
Local hosts are the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society (SAGHS) and the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS).
• Some of the leading genealogists in the United States will present over 160 educational sessions on records, strategies, and tools for genealogists of all levels.
• Ten different sponsored luncheons will provide opportunities for networking.
• The Exhibit Hall will feature 30-minute demos and presentations in addition to vendors showcasing technology and resources to benefit genealogists as they research their family history and tell their stories.
• Member Societies can promote their benefits in Society Showcase, a section of the exhibit hall especially designed for our members.
• Special events take you to the Institute for Texan Cultures and La Villita for A Night in Old San Antonio.
Additional hotel rooms are available at the Marriott Rivercenter for the FGS 2014 Conference.
The Marriott Rivercenter is at 101 Bowie Street on the banks of the River Walk and near the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Reserve your room by calling the hotel directly at 1-210-223-1000. Be sure to mention FGS to receive the conference rate.
Visit the FGS 2014 Lodging webpage for more information.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
200 East Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
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