SDGS presents Meetings, Events and Education

 Please confirm your attendance to classes or events. Contact the presenter or education director.

Upcoming events

    • 22 Oct 2016
    • 24 Jun 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S, San Diego

    Presenter:  Randy Seaver

    • 03 Dec 2016
    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S, San Diego 92108

    Presenter:  Dave Tooley djsj21643@aol.com

    • 06 Dec 2016
    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Scripps Ranch Library, 10301 Scripps Lake Dr, San Diego

    Moderator:  Anne Alves

    • 14 Dec 2016
    • 21 Jun 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S, San Diego

    This special interest group has a different speaker each meeting.


    For more information contact their coordinator Amy Chidester,  gig.sdgs@gmail.com

    • 16 Dec 2016
    • 16 Jun 2017
    • 13 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S, San Diego

    Beginning Writers Always Welcome!

    Presenter:  Diane Altona

    • 11 Jan 2017
    • 14 Jun 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S., San Diego

    Learn more about using your computer.  Bring your questions!  Presenter:  Dave Tooley djsj21643@aol.com

    • 25 Jan 2017
    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • Family History Center, 4195 Camino del Rio S., San Diego 92108

    Please Join Us!

    • 11 Feb 2017
    • 12 Aug 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • Upstairs Classroom Prior to Monthly Meeting


    Join Del Ritchhart for this special interest group about Ancestry.com.  Bring your questions.  

    Please RSVP to sdgsclasses@gmail.com. Limited seating of 15 attendees.


    • 25 Feb 2017
    • 28 Oct 2017
    • 5 sessions
    • San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego

    Personal Assistance to Hispanic Researchers.

    **  Ask at the 9th floor for the designated meeting room.**

    Presenter:  Ceasar Castro castro.baja@gmail.com

    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Upstairs, prior to the monthly meeting

    This is a continuation from Computer Resources Class held on April 8. 

    Join Peter Steelquist, prior to the monthly meeting, upstairs in the class room to talk about Computer Resources for Genealogy geared towards your computer genealogy research. There will be discussions on genealogy programs, search techniques, web sites etc.



    Limited Seating of 15 attendees, RSVP Required to sdgsclasses@gmail.com  if you plan to attend.


    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

    Please join us.


    Presenting:


       Speaker Pat Dintrone



    Using Computer Records to Locate 

    and

    Use Microfilm Resources




    Bio: 

    Patricia Dintrone received her PhD in History from the University of Virginia in 1982 and spent most of her career as a faculty member at San Diego State University, with side trips to UCSD. After her retirement from SDSU she followed her interest in history into the world of genealogy, tracing her family roots back to Germany in the 1600s. Since 2011 she has been a volunteer consultant at the Family Search Library in Mission Valley. She has taught classes in using FamilySearch.org, accessing microfilm records, and the historical background of immigration, in addition to helping many individual clients discover their roots

    • 23 Jun 2017
    • Balboa Park

    Tour of Centennial Bells, Botanical Gardens, and Selected Buildings of Balboa Park.



    Contact Martha Stead for details.  mstead2@cox.net


    • 08 Jul 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

    Please join us for our Annual Ice Cream Social! 



    with Randy Seaver      


    Presenting:


      Topic:  TBD



    Randy Seaver’s Bio:


    Randy Seaver is a native San Diegan. His ancestry is mainly colonial New England and Upper Atlantic, with some colonial German, French and Dutch forebears, and several 19th-century English immigrants. He has been pursuing his elusive ancestors since 1988, and has been online since 1992. Randy is a former President of the Chula Vista Genealogical Society, and is currently the Newsletter Editor and Research Chair. He speaks to Southern California societies, libraries and groups, and teaches "Beginning Computer Genealogy" adult classes at OASIS. He is a member of NGS, NEHGS, SCGS, SDGS, and CVGS. Randy blogs daily about genealogy subjects at Genea-Musings (www.geneamusings.com) and the Chula Vista Genealogy Cafe (http://CVGenCafe.blogspot.com).


    Ice Cream Social

    Chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry ice cream, whipped cream, sprinkles, nuts, and cherries will be available to make your own sundae. Sundae's will be $3.00. Individual scoops will also be sold.

    • 12 Aug 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

    Please join us.    


    Presenting:


       Speaker is Steve Morse


    Session 1:One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools

    Session 2: One-Step Webpages: A Hodgepodge Of Lesser-Known Gems


    • 25 Aug 2017
    • TBD

    Ocean Beach Historical Society

    Talk on the History of Ocean Beach



    Contact Martha Stead for details.  mstead2@cox.net

    • 09 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Marina Village, Captains Room, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109

    Please join us.


    Presenting:


      Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist




    Topics:


    Session 1:  Where There Is - or Isn't A Will

    Session 2:  NARA Mythbusters: Your Family Is in the Archive

    Session 3:  More Than Just Names: Advanced US Census Research

    Session 4:  When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records

    • 14 Oct 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

    Please join us.    


    Presenting:


       Speaker Colleen Greene


    Session 1 - An Overview of Cloud Computing for Genealogy

    Session 2 - Cloud Computing for Genealogy: Applications,   Strategies and Workflows



    • 27 Oct 2017
    • TBD

    San Diego Air & Space Museum Tour 

    Gillespie Field 



    Contact Martha Stead for details.  mstead2@cox.net

    • 11 Nov 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Upstairs Classroom Prior to Monthly Meeting


    Join Randy Seaver upstairs for this user group meeting about Roots Magic. Bring your questions!  

    Limited Seating of 15 attendees, RSVP Required to sdgsclasses@gmail.com  if you plan to attend.



    • 11 Nov 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

    Please join us.    


    Presenting:


    Speaker Jeanette Shiel


    Session 1: Newspapers Beyond Vital Records

    Session 2: The Heart of  the Story



Past events

13 May 2017 Monthly Meeting
28 Apr 2017 San Diego Ancestry
12 Apr 2017 Computer Basics
08 Apr 2017 Monthly Meeting
08 Apr 2017 Computer Resources for Genealogy
25 Mar 2017 GIG Special Event
11 Mar 2017 Monthly Meeting
11 Mar 2017 10 Tips for Beginning Genealogists
24 Feb 2017 San Diego Ancestry
11 Feb 2017 Monthly Meeting
11 Feb 2017 *CANCELLED* What You Can Discover in the Census!
14 Jan 2017 SDGS Annual Meeting and Seminar
14 Dec 2016 Computer Basics
06 Dec 2016 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
02 Dec 2016 Writer's Group
18 Nov 2016 Writer's Group
16 Nov 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
12 Nov 2016 Monthly Meeting
12 Nov 2016 Roots Magic Software User Group Meeting
12 Nov 2016 Ancestry.com SIG
09 Nov 2016 Computer Basics
05 Nov 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
04 Nov 2016 Writer's Group
01 Nov 2016 Reunion Users Group
28 Oct 2016 San Diego Ancestry UCSD Campus & Library Tour
26 Oct 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
21 Oct 2016 Writer's Group
19 Oct 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
15 Oct 2016 Hispanic Saturdays
15 Oct 2016 GENEALOGY DAY
12 Oct 2016 Computer Basics
08 Oct 2016 Monthly Meeting
08 Oct 2016 How to Design & Manage a Blog
08 Oct 2016 DNA SERIES: Third Party Tools
07 Oct 2016 Writer's Group
04 Oct 2016 Reunion Users Group
01 Oct 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
28 Sep 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
24 Sep 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
21 Sep 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
16 Sep 2016 Writer's Group
14 Sep 2016 Computer Basics
10 Sep 2016 SDGS Fall Seminar
06 Sep 2016 Reunion Users Group
03 Sep 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
02 Sep 2016 Writer's Group
27 Aug 2016 Hispanic Saturdays SIG
27 Aug 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
26 Aug 2016 San Diego Ancestry National City Depot Railroad Museum
24 Aug 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
19 Aug 2016 Writer's Group
13 Aug 2016 Monthly Meeting
13 Aug 2016 Reunion Software User Group Meeting
13 Aug 2016 ORGANIZING YOUR RECORDS & DATA
10 Aug 2016 Computer Basics
06 Aug 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
05 Aug 2016 Writer's Group
02 Aug 2016 Reunion Users Group
27 Jul 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
23 Jul 2016 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
23 Jul 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
20 Jul 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
15 Jul 2016 Writer's Group
13 Jul 2016 Computer Basics
09 Jul 2016 Monthly Meeting
09 Jul 2016 GENEALOGY ON YOUR MAC
09 Jul 2016 Ancestry.com SIG
05 Jul 2016 Reunion Users Group
02 Jul 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
01 Jul 2016 Writer's Group
25 Jun 2016 Hispanic Saturdays SIG
25 Jun 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
24 Jun 2016 San Diego Ancestry Antique Gas & Engine Museum
22 Jun 2016 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
22 Jun 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
17 Jun 2016 Writer's Group
15 Jun 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
11 Jun 2016 Monthly Meeting
11 Jun 2016 COMPUTER RESOURCES
11 Jun 2016 DNA SERIES: Repeat Family Tree DNA User Interface & Triangulation
08 Jun 2016 Computer Basics
07 Jun 2016 Reunion Users Group
04 Jun 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
03 Jun 2016 Writer's Group
28 May 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
25 May 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
20 May 2016 Writer's Group
18 May 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
14 May 2016 Monthly Meeting
14 May 2016 SOURCING
11 May 2016 Computer Basics
07 May 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
06 May 2016 Writer's Group
03 May 2016 Reunion Users Group
30 Apr 2016 Hispanic Saturdays SIG
30 Apr 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
27 Apr 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
22 Apr 2016 San Diego Ancestry Tour Ecke Ranch
20 Apr 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
15 Apr 2016 Writer's Group
13 Apr 2016 Computer Basics
09 Apr 2016 Monthly Meeting
09 Apr 2016 VITAL RECORDS
09 Apr 2016 DNA SERIES: Family Tree DNA User Interface & Triangulation
05 Apr 2016 Reunion Users Group
02 Apr 2016 *CANCELLED** Family Tree Maker Users Group
01 Apr 2016 Writer's Group
26 Mar 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
23 Mar 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
18 Mar 2016 Writer's Group
16 Mar 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
12 Mar 2016 Monthly Meeting
12 Mar 2016 BRICKWALLS
12 Mar 2016 Ancestry.com SIG
09 Mar 2016 Computer Basics
05 Mar 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
04 Mar 2016 Writer's Group
01 Mar 2016 Reunion Users Group
27 Feb 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
26 Feb 2016 San Diego Ancestry Interest Group
24 Feb 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
20 Feb 2016 Hispanic Saturdays SIG
19 Feb 2016 Writer's Group
17 Feb 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
13 Feb 2016 Monthly Meeting
13 Feb 2016 CENSUS RECORDS
13 Feb 2016 DNA SERIES: Ancestry DNA & 23 and Me Interfaces
10 Feb 2016 Computer Basics
06 Feb 2016 Family Tree Maker Users Group
05 Feb 2016 Writer's Group
02 Feb 2016 Reunion Users Group
27 Jan 2016 Brickwall Brainstorming
23 Jan 2016 Roots Magic Users Group
22 Jan 2016 Writer's Group
20 Jan 2016 German Interest Group (GIG)
13 Jan 2016 Computer Basics
12 Jan 2016 Reunion Software Users Group
09 Jan 2016 Annual Meeting and Seminar
08 Jan 2016 Writer's Group
01 Jan 2016 Writer's Group
18 Dec 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
16 Dec 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
09 Dec 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
05 Dec 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
04 Dec 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
01 Dec 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
28 Nov 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
20 Nov 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
18 Nov 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
15 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City Trip
14 Nov 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
14 Nov 2015 Ancestry.com Special Interest Group (SIG)
11 Nov 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
07 Nov 2015 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
07 Nov 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
06 Nov 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
03 Nov 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
28 Oct 2015 Brickwall Brainstorming (Genealogy Education)
24 Oct 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
23 Oct 2015 San Diego Ancestry Interest Group (Special Interest Groups)
21 Oct 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
16 Oct 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
14 Oct 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
10 Oct 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
10 Oct 2015 Genealogy Day
06 Oct 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
03 Oct 2015 Hispanic Saturday
03 Oct 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
02 Oct 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
26 Sep 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
23 Sep 2015 Brickwall Brainstorming (Genealogy Education)
18 Sep 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
16 Sep 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
12 Sep 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
12 Sep 2015 Using Census Records in Your Research
11 Sep 2015 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
09 Sep 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
05 Sep 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
04 Sep 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
01 Sep 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
28 Aug 2015 San Diego Ancestry Interest Group "Day at the Bay!"
26 Aug 2015 Brickwall Brainstorming (Genealogy Education)
22 Aug 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
21 Aug 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
19 Aug 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
12 Aug 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
08 Aug 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
08 Aug 2015 Genealogy on Your Mac (Genealogy Education)
07 Aug 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
04 Aug 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
01 Aug 2015 Hispanic Saturday
01 Aug 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
31 Jul 2015 Registration Opens for Genealogy Day
25 Jul 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
22 Jul 2015 Brickwall Brainstorming (Genealogy Education)
17 Jul 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
15 Jul 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
11 Jul 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
11 Jul 2015 Using Social Media for Genealogy (Genealogy Education)
08 Jul 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
07 Jul 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
03 Jul 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
27 Jun 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
26 Jun 2015 San Diego Ancestry Interest Group (Special Interest Groups)
24 Jun 2015 Brickwall Brainstorming (Genealogy Education)
19 Jun 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
17 Jun 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
13 Jun 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
13 Jun 2015 Land, Lots of Land - Everyone Wants Some! (Genealogy Education)
10 Jun 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
09 Jun 2015 Introduction to Genealogy Workshop (Genealogy Education)
06 Jun 2015 Family Tree Maker Users Group (Software Users Groups)
05 Jun 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
02 Jun 2015 Reunion Software Users Group (Software Users Groups)
23 May 2015 Roots Magic User Group (Software Interest Group)
21 May 2015 May Webinar Watch (Genealogy Education)
20 May 2015 German Interest Group (GIG) (Special Interest Groups)
15 May 2015 Writer's Group (Special Interest Groups)
13 May 2015 Computer Basics (Genealogy Education)
09 May 2015 Monthly Meeting (Meetings / Programs / Seminars)
09 May 2015 Computer Resources for Genealogy (Genealogy Education)
 

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Phone: 858-672-2593

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