AFGS Calendar of Events

Presentations by guest speakers are underwritten through an endowment by the Lefoyer Club and Rhode Island Foundation. Good will offerings are always appreciated so we can continue to provide additional educational and cultural activities.

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September 30  10:00 am  AFGS,  LeFoyer Room

Things You Should Know When Doing French Canadian Genealogy

Presented by Dennis Boudreau

October 7  10:00 am  AFGS, LeFoyer Room

The Silent Presence –The French in New England

Presented by Jeanne Douillard, an independent scholar specializing in the story of the French in New England.

October 13  7:00 pm 

AFGS French Canadian Hall of Fame Induction

7:00 pm   Reception LeFoyer Room
8:00 pm   Induction, AFGS Auditorium

Class of 2017:

Daniel Boucher, A Québécois fiddler from Bristol, Conn.
Anne D. Conway, Director, Museum of Work and Culture, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

John R. Desmarais, Chief, Cumberland Police Department, Cumberland, Rhode Island
Most Reverend Louis E. Gelineau, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Providence

$15 per person.

October 21  9:00 am  AFGS, LeFoyer Room

DNA 101 – What It is and How to Get Started

Presented by Thomas Allaire, AFGS DNA Project Manager

October 28 10:00 am  AFGS Auditorium

French Canadian Notorial Records and How to Use Them

Presented by Michael J. Leclerc, The Genealogy Professor

November 4  9:00 am  AFGS Main Library Room

What is the PRDH Database and How to Use It

Presented by Patti Locke

November 12  1:00 pm  LeFoyer Room and AFGS Auditorium

World War I Commemorative Celebration

Presented by Roger Beaudry

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