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.
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