AFGS Calendar of Events

Presentations by guest speakers are made possible through an endowment from the LeFoyer Endowment Fund.

 Workshops and events will be added throughout the year.

September 15, 2018  – Rob Gumlaw – Finding the Pieces of Your Acadian Puzzle. 9:00 A.M. in the Auditorium.

September 22, 2018 – Thomas Allaire – DNA – Part 1 – Getting Started.  What is DNA, what will it tell you, and what tests are available.  10:00 A.M. in the Auditorium.

September 29,2018 – Bernice L. Rocque – Finding the Story Threads In Our Family History.  Ms. Rocque will discuss her new book, The Ponemah Years: Walking in the Footsteps of My Mother.  She also will reflect on what she has learned in portraying her family’s “characters” via fiction and nonfiction, sharing tips about how to pull together stories based on genealogy facts, family history, and topic research.  2:00 P.M. on the Auditorium.

October 20, 2018 – Thomas Allaire – DNA – Part 2 – The Next Step. Prior knowledge of DNA basics presumed.  Attendance at DNA Part 1 encouraged.  10:00 A.M. in the Auditorium.

October 27, 2018 – Dennis M. Boudreau – Techniques for Beginning French Canadian Genealogy.  10:00 A.M. in the Auditorium.

 

AFGS welcomes suggested topics for future presentations.  Email your ideas to info@afgs.org.