Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

PPGS Special Interest Groups

PPGS special interest groups are open to PPGS members; guests are welcome, but if you plan to attend regularly, please consider joining the society to support its efforts.
The schedules may vary depending on facilitator schedule and meeting room availability. If you're interested, it's best to contact the facilitator to be sure you're on the group's mailing list and to verify next meeting time.
Facilitators: Please click here to send updates for this page.
DNA Study Group
Meets 7 p.m., third Thursdays, Aspen Room, Penrose Library.
Next meeting: March 15
Facilitator: TBA
  • April 19: DNA online resources and blogs, by Linda Vixie
  • May 17: DNA Painter
  • June 21:
  • July 19: Mentoring session. Bring your laptops, research, questions.
  • Aug. 16: Case study, by Harve Wolfe
  • Sept. 20: Triangulation, by Greg Liverman
  • Oct. 18: X Chromosomes, by Greg Liverman
  • Nov. 15: Mentoring and and testing advice (for holiday sales)
  • Jan. 17: Sharing and planning topics for 2019
Genealogy Sharing Session
Next Meeting: To be announced.
Facilitator: Joey Bippus
Hands-on exploration on directed topics. Bring your laptop.
German Studies and Genealogy Research
Next Meeting: To be announced. East Library, Room F-1, 1:30 to 4 pm.
Facilitator: Joey Bippus
Irish Genealogy
Next Meeting: To be announced.
Facilitator: Bob Golden
Family Tree Maker Software Users Group           
Usually meets 7–8:30 p.m., second Thursday of odd months.
Next FTM meeting: To be announced. Topics:  Overview of new 2017 "syncable" FTM version, managing duplicate people, cleaning up media files. Location: East Library, community room, 7 to 8:30 pm.
Facilitator: Linda Pearce
Legacy Family Tree Software Users Group
Meets 6:30 p.m., usually the second Thursday of even months.
Next meeting: Thursday, April 12, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Library 21c, Room B2
Facilitator: Dale Watts
RootsMagic Software Users Group
Usually meets 7-8:30 pm, third Wednesday of the month
Next meeting: Wednesday, March 21
Location: Penrose Library, Aspen Room
Contact facilitator to add your name to the interest list.
Facilitator: Nancy Wehner, CG