Reminder – The next BC Genealogical Society General Meeting will be Wednesday, May 14, at 7:30pm in the Downstairs Hall at the Danish Lutheran Church, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC. See a map here.
Special session following the business meeting: A close look at using the BCGS website with the BCGS webmistresses.
Upcoming BCGS Seminar: Tickets are still available for the May 31 BCGS seminar with Audrey Collins from The National Archives of the UK and Geoff Doherty from Australia. Buy tickets by phone or on-line. See all the details on the BCGS 2014 Seminar page and download the 2014 Seminar brochure.
Check the BCGS website Calendar for information there on all upcoming events. These are posted as soon as details are available. June 17 and 21, for instance, there will be Twitter and Genealogy sessions at the BCGS Library, the annual BCGS Library Open House will be Sunday, July 13, and BCGS Library Week will be July 14-21. Plan to bring interested family, friends and neighbours to these free events.
Vancouver Genealogy Discussion – bring your ideas, questions and latest discoveries. It’s a friendly, helpful group – all interested in genealogy and family history are welcome. Continue reading
Would you like to learn about using Facebook and Twitter in your genealogy and family history research?
Each will help you search for family, let others know about your genealogy interests, and alert you to new or recommended genealogy and family history resources.
Have questions about posting images, chatting, sharing, privacy or about the lingo? (What’s a hashtag? a timeline, a tweet, #FF, Surname Saturday?)
Attend the upcoming sessions at the BCGS Library in the Boardroom with M. Diane Rogers in June and July. Continue reading
Early Bird Prices for the British Columbia Genealogical Society’s 2014 Seminar, Saturday, May 31st, are in effect until April 30, 2014.
Speakers – Audrey Collins from England and Geoff Doherty from Australia.
Tickets are $45.00 for BCGS & Affiliate Society members; $55.00 for non-members. After April 30th, the price increases.
To reserve tickets, see the BCGS 2014 Seminar page and call or e-mail now. Payment may be made by PayPal, Visa or by mail or at a meeting.
Vancouver Genealogy Group Discussion, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Meet at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC in the Board Breakout Room on the 7th Floor.
Genealogy Discussion – bring your ideas, questions and latest discoveries. It’s a friendly, helpful group. All interested in genealogy and family history are welcome. Check out our Vancouver Genealogy Meetup pages.
The photograph above shows the entrance gate to the Vancouver Exhibition and Happyland on Renfrew St. in 1929. Photographer: Leonard Frank. Courtesy, Vancouver Public Library, Special Collections, VPL 7925.