BCGS General Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month. We now meet at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC.
Our Hospitality Committee will welcome you – anyone interested in genealogy and family history is welcome to attend.
Usually there is a short business meeting, followed by refreshments, and then either there will be a speaker, or two or three of the special interest groups (SIGs) will meet.
Meeting details, including information on the Special Interest Group sessions, are listed on the BCGS Calendar ahead of time. If you’d like to be in touch with a Special Interest Group facilitator before the meeting, see the BCGS SIG facilitators’ contact information here on the BCGS Education page.
Our BCGS Boutique and Publications Committee members are often at meetings with tables of books, BCGS publications and genealogical tools – and fun items too.
You’ll be free to see more about our past projects and talk to members about our current activities. We hope you will then join us as a BCGS member! See BCGS Membership benefits and application information here.
The Scottish Group, with George Caldwell, will be meeting at the October 14, 2015 General Meeting, so bring your research questions or answers and share.
For our Canadian researchers, we will focus on the Prairies – Judith Ueland and Brenda Smith will facilitate this session. Brenda will be sharing her summer research in Saskatchewan.
BCGS General Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC.
Continuing on our usual military theme for our November meeting, this year we would like to invite our members to share the stories and/or adventures of their family members. If you would like to participate and share one of your family’s military experiences, please let Eunice know at firstname.lastname@example.org – each presentation to be between 8-10 minutes.
Be sure to attend the BC Genealogical Society’s second annual Harvest Supper, 6-7 pm, Wednesday, 9 September, 2015 before the General Meeting at the Danish Lutheran Church, 6010 Kincaid Street in Burnaby.
Directions and map (.pdf)
The dinner cost is $10. RSVP to Darlene at 604-591-2841, or to Lynne at 604-942-3663 before Sept. 4th, please.
The dinner was well attended last year and a great time was had by all, so reserve your places early. [ If you need to e-mail about the supper, send a note to email@example.com ]
The general meeting will begin at 7:30 pm.
Group sessions after the meeting will include the English Interest Group and the USA Interest Group
The next BC Genealogical Society General Meeting is Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church, 6010 Kincaid Street in Burnaby.
Directions and map (.pdf)
All interested are welcome to attend. Refreshments.
Speakers will be
Robert Douglas Watt, LVO FRHSC, first Chief Herald of Canada and now Rideau Herald Emeritus.
Grace Hama, Central Branch, Vancouver Public Library. Note: Barbara Edwards will not be able to attend.
Paul MacDonell, Cloverdale Library, Surrey Libraries.
Jeannie Vance, Surrey Family History Center Director.
The next BCGS general meeting will be Wednesday, July 8th, 2015, 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC. Directions and map.
There will be 2 group sessions after refreshments:
English Group – “What’s in a Name” with Susan Snalam
Genealogy 101 – Getting Started
All interested are welcome.