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Thursday, September 27
Lecture on King Philip's War  (Lectures)
6:00 pm
Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, Mass.


Saturday, September 29
2018 Family History Workshop Series  (Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Free Public Library
(see multiple listings for this series)
2018 Family History Workshop Series
PPL’s Rhode Island Collection is excited to present an ongoing series of genealogy learning events in collaboration with the Rhode Island Historical Society. With offerings for both the novice and experienced genealogy researcher, these events are designed to encourage you to research your own genealogy and to document your family stories. You are welcome to sign up for any of the 2018 planned workshops and events below. Please contact Kate Wells at kwells@provlib.org with any questions.
Intro to Genealogy What is genealogy? How do you start to build your own family tree? In this workshop, you’ll learn basic research methods and work with free websites (or paper if you prefer!) to create your own family tree. You’ll learn about resources in your community, how to search several free genealogical databases, and how to use what you find to document your family history. Basic comfort using a computer for online research is required. This workshop is offered as follows:
Saturday, April 21: 10 am - 12 pm Providence Public Library
Saturday, May 5: 1 - 3 pm Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, Johnston
Saturday, June 16: 10 am - 12 pm North Kingstown Free Library
Saturday, September 29: 10 am - 12 pm Portsmouth Free Public Library
Genealogy Marketplace Saturday, October 20, 10 am - 12 pm , RI Historical Society, Aldrich House, “Shop” many of Rhode Island’s historical societies, public libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions. Explore the state’s rich genealogical resources and learn how to access the extensive genealogical resources provided. Representatives from several repositories will be present to answer questions and provide brochures and other guides to learn more about their genealogical resources.



Monday, October 15
North Kingstown Genealogy Group  (Other Organization Events)
1:30 pm
North Kingstown Free Library


Saturday, October 20
Genealogy Marketplace  (Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
RI Historical Society, Aldrich House, Providence
2018 Family History Workshop Series
Providence Public Library's Rhode Island Collection is excited to present an ongoing series of genealogy learning events in collaboration with the Rhode Island Historical Society. With offerings for both the novice and experienced genealogy researcher, these events are designed to encourage you to research your own genealogy and to document your family stories. You are welcome to sign up for any of the 2018 planned workshops and events below. Please contact Kate Wells at kwells@provlib.org with any questions.
Genealogy Marketplace Saturday, October 20, 10 am - 12 pm , RI Historical Society, Aldrich House, “Shop” many of Rhode Island’s historical societies, public libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions. Explore the state’s rich genealogical resources and learn how to access the extensive genealogical resources provided. Representatives from several repositories will be present to answer questions and provide brochures and other guides to learn more about their genealogical resources.



Monday, November 19
North Kingstown Genealogy Group  (Other Organization Events)
1:30 pm
North Kingstown Free Library



Wednesday, April 3, 2019 through Saturday, April 6, 2019
2019 NERGC Conference  (Conferences)
Manchester, NH
The 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference will be April 3-6, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. Anyone thinking they might like to attend and would like to share a ride or a hotel room get in touch with Helen Smith, 530 West Reach Drive, Jamestown, RI 02835, 401- 423-0442, HHSCTC@aol.com, and she will try to match people up.
Visit www.nergc.org/2019-conference/ for more information about the conference.



Saturday, June 15, 2019 through Wednesday, June 19, 2019
2019 German Genealogy Conference  (Conferences)
Sacramento CA
Scheduled for June, 2019.
The International German Genealogy
Partnership, which seeks to facilitate
German genealogy research globally, is
pleased to announce that hotel reservations
for its 2019 conference are open as
of March 1, 2018. The IGGP requests your
assistance in sharing this information
with your organizations.
The partnership will offer three days
of German-centric presentations in
multiple tracks during its international
conference in Sacramento, Calif., in June
2019. The theme, STRIKE IT RICH! with
Connections 2 Discoveries, follows on the
Connections theme of the IGGP’s 2017
inaugural conference. For further details
on the conference visit: iggpartner.org.