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Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 2nd of 4 sessions
Monday, October 14
Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 2nd of 4 sessions  (Area Happenings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Polish Center of WI, 6941 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132 (414-529-2140)
"First Steps In Discovering Your Family History"
Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019
Topics to be covered include:
  • Introduction to best methods and practices for genealogy research.
  • Exploring data sources. Where to find the records and the valuable information within them. Includes: census records; vital records (birth, marriage, death); passenger, immigration and naturalization records; and more.
  • Introduction to locating records in Poland
  • Pre-registration and payment required - Cost: $10.00 Material Fee


Polish Genealogy Interest Group
Saturday, October 19
Polish Genealogy Interest Group  (Area Research Groups)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greendale Public Library, 5647 Broad St, Greendale, WI - Community Meeting Room
Polish Genealogy Interest Group Forming
Have you been researching your Polish family history?
Are you interested in exploring resources and sharing information?
Join us for the first meeting of the Polish Genealogy Interest Group at the Greendale Public Library.
Note: additional parking is available in the municipal lot behind the library.
 
Future meetings will be determined by the participants.
Please RSVP by email to Susan Mikos or call 414-332-1728 if you plan to attend.
 
Meeting hosted by Polanki the Polish Women's Cultural Club of Milwaukee.


Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 3rd of 4 sessions
Monday, October 21
Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 3rd of 4 sessions  (Area Happenings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Polish Center of WI, 6941 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132 (414-529-2140)
"First Steps In Discovering Your Family History"
Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019
Topics to be covered include:
  • Introduction to best methods and practices for genealogy research.
  • Exploring data sources. Where to find the records and the valuable information within them. Includes: census records; vital records (birth, marriage, death); passenger, immigration and naturalization records; and more.
  • Introduction to locating records in Poland
  • Pre-registration and payment required - Cost: $10.00 Material Fee


October Board Meeting
Friday, October 25
October Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - More Than Just Names: Census Records
Saturday, October 26
Class - More Than Just Names: Census Records  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Lisa Christopherson


October Membership Meeting
Saturday, October 26
October Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1
Milwaukee County Historical Society


Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 4th of 4 sessions
Monday, October 28
Beginning Genealogy - by the Polish Center of Wisconsin - 4th of 4 sessions  (Area Happenings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Polish Center of WI, 6941 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132 (414-529-2140)
"First Steps In Discovering Your Family History"
Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019
Topics to be covered include:
  • Introduction to best methods and practices for genealogy research.
  • Exploring data sources. Where to find the records and the valuable information within them. Includes: census records; vital records (birth, marriage, death); passenger, immigration and naturalization records; and more.
  • Introduction to locating records in Poland
  • Pre-registration and payment required - Cost: $10.00 Material Fee



Italian Area Research Group
Saturday, November 2
Italian Area Research Group  (Area Research Groups)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Italian Community Center, 531 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI


Max Kade Institute Traveling Exhibit
Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 27
Max Kade Institute Traveling Exhibit "Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience"  (Area Happenings)
Milwaukee Public Library, Central Library, 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement in Wisconsin, questions of ethnicity and identity in newly forged communities, and the cohesiveness of these communities over the decades, especially in times of economic crisis or war. Specific topics include language; print culture; religion; Amish and Mennonites; traditions and social clubs, education; rural and urban life; business; political and civic engagement; times of war; and immigrants and their descendants in the global world, past and present. 
 
This project has been made possible by a Major Grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. 
 
Free and open to the public.
 


November Board Meeting
Friday, November 15
November Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class-Getting It On Record: Courthouses & Archives;  From Cradle to Grave: Church & Cemetery Records
Saturday, November 16
Class-Getting It On Record: Courthouses & Archives; From Cradle to Grave: Church & Cemetery Records  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Lisa Christopherson & Diane Piedt


November Membership Meeting
Saturday, November 16
November Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1
 


MPL Genealogy Booth - 76th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International
Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24
MPL Genealogy Booth - 76th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International  (MCGS Booths at Festivals)
State Fair Park Exposition Center, 8200 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI
Milwaukee Public Library Genealogy Booth. For more information: 



December Board Meeting
Monday, December 2
December Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:00 am
Off Site


Class - Starting at Home: Milwaukee Public Library
Saturday, December 7
Class - Starting at Home: Milwaukee Public Library  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by  MPL Humanities Librarian



January Board Meeting
Friday, January 24, 2020
January Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - More Than Just Books: General Library Records
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Class - More Than Just Books: General Library Records  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Margaret Sandoval Skare


January Membership Meeting
Saturday, January 25, 2020
January Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1



February Board Meeting
Friday, February 21, 2020
February Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - African American Research & Resources
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Class - African American Research & Resources  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Patricia Glover-Howard


February Membership Meeting
Saturday, February 22, 2020
February Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1
 



March Board Meeting
Friday, March 27, 2020
March Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class -  Asking Questions, Finding Answers: Queries, Newspapers, and Social Media
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Class - Asking Questions, Finding Answers: Queries, Newspapers, and Social Media  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Lisa Christopherson


March Membership Meeting
Saturday, March 28, 2020
March Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1
 



April Board Meeting
Friday, April 24, 2020
April Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - Travelling Abroad (or not): Foreign Research & Professional Help
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Class - Travelling Abroad (or not): Foreign Research & Professional Help  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Carolin Kauten


April Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 25, 2020
April Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1, Library Computer Room



May Board Meeting
Friday, May 15, 2020
May Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - Don’t Jump to Conclusions: After the Research
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Class - Don’t Jump to Conclusions: After the Research  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Lisa Christopherson


May Membership Meeting
Saturday, May 16, 2020
May Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1



June Board Meeting
Friday, June 26, 2020
June Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


Class - DNA for Genealogy: What It Can & Can't Do
Saturday, June 27, 2020
Class - DNA for Genealogy: What It Can & Can't Do  (Genealogy Classes)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Central Library Community Room 1
by Patricia Glover-Howard & Carolin Kauten


June Membership Meeting
Saturday, June 27, 2020
June Membership Meeting  (Membership Meetings)
12:30 pm
Central Library Community Room 1



July Board Meeting
Friday, July 24, 2020
July Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
9:30 am
Central Library Conference Room 2b
All those interested are invited to attend. Please contact Lisa Christopherson, MCGS President, if you will be there.


July Membership Meeting - Annual Indoor Picnic at the Library
Saturday, July 25, 2020
July Membership Meeting - Annual Indoor Picnic at the Library  (Membership Meetings)
12:00 pm
Central Library Community Room 1
Summer Picnic! CELEBRATE our 85th Anniversary of the "Picnic In Ancestral Grove" indoor picnic.