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Sunday, June 24
Genealogy Level III  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Aspen Room, Penrose Library, Pikes Peak Library District
Area of focus: Military, Land and Court Records.
Prerequisite: Genealogy Level I or permission of instructor. Reservations required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253. Free.
Instructor: J Richards



Wednesday, July 4
New marker dedication for Civil War Vet Billy Coon  (Special Events)
12:00 pm
Eastonville Cemetery, Meridian Rd. & Latigo Blvd.
Billy Coon was a veteran of the Mexican-American and Civil Wars. The American Legion is placing a new marker for him in Eastonville Cemetery. PPGS did some research on him for this application. PPGS VP Danielle Pieper will present known information about his life. Anyone is welcome to attend this short dedication on the Fourth of July at noon.
 
From Colorado Springs, take Woodmen Road east to Meridian Road. Turn left and proceed approximately five miles. Turn right onto Latigo Boulevard and the entrance to the cemetery is on the north side of the road.


Saturday, July 7
Genealogy/DNA Seminar  (Seminar)
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Rawlings Public Libary, Pueblo, CO
Annual Seminar
 
Speakers: Pat Roberts, "How to be a Genealogical Family Tree Research Detective"
Dr. Greg Liverman: "Ethnicity: Why Is My Indian Princess Wearing a Kilt?"
 
Door prizes including a DNA kit and more.
 
 
$20


Sunday, July 15
Sons of Israel Cemetery Tour  (Field Trip)
2:00 pm
1005 S. Hancock
PPGS FIELD TRIP
SONS OF ISRAEL CEMETERY TOUR
Sunday, July 15, 2018
2 p.m.
OR
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:30 a.m.
 
Description:  This is a Jewish cemetery located on the southwest side of Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs. This small cemetery was established in 1903 to serve the (then) small Jewish community of Colorado Springs. In 1945, the Sons of Israel Cemetery was greatly expanded and improved. The active Jewish community at that time fluctuated between 100 and 125 families.
 
ADDRESS:  1005 S.  Hancock
                     Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
PHONE:       719-634-5311 (Temple Shalom)
 
Program time:  1-1/2hours. 
Parking:  Plenty of parking.  The roadway is a little rough, but most is accessible. 
 
Charge:  No charge for members of PPGS. If a member wants to bring nonmember friend or relative, there's a $5 charge.  
 
Bring a chair (if desired), water, and wear comfy shoes as the walkways can be uneven. Keep an umbrella handy due to our summer afternoons with occasional rain storms.
 
Inclement weather:  If we have to cancel, we will try to call, email and put out on the website and Facebook
Questions? Please contact: Susan Davis. Cell: 719-641-7156.


Wednesday, July 18
Sons of Israel Cemetery Tour  (Field Trip)
10:30 am
1005 S. Hancock
PPGS FIELD TRIP
SONS OF ISRAEL CEMETERY TOUR
Sunday, July 15, 2018
2 p.m.
OR
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:30 a.m.
 
Description:  This is a Jewish cemetery located on the southwest side of Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs. This small cemetery was established in 1903 to serve the (then) small Jewish community of Colorado Springs. In 1945, the Sons of Israel Cemetery was greatly expanded and improved. The active Jewish community at that time fluctuated between 100 and 125 families.
 
ADDRESS:  1005 S.  Hancock
                     Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
PHONE:       719-634-5311 (Temple Shalom)
 
Program time:  1-1/2hours. 
Parking:  Plenty of parking.  The roadway is a little rough, but most is accessible. 
 
Charge:  No charge for members of PPGS. If a member wants to bring nonmember friend or relative, there's a $5 charge.  
 
Bring a chair (if desired), water, and wear comfy shoes as the walkways can be uneven. Keep an umbrella handy due to our summer afternoons with occasional rain storms.
 
Inclement weather:  If we have to cancel, we will try to call, email and put out on the website and Facebook
Questions? Please contact: Susan Davis. Cell: 719-641-7156.



Saturday, September 29
Genealogy Level I  (Classes)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
East Library, Pikes Peak Library District
Area of focus: Getting started, standards and terminology, and census records. Reservations required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253. Free.
Instructors: J Richards and Andy Likins
 



Saturday, October 13
Conference for a Cause  (Seminar)
Loveland, CO
Speaker: Thomas Jones
 
Sponsored by Larimer County Genealogical Society
 


Monday, October 15 through Friday, October 19
British Institute  (Conferences)
Salt Lake City
 
Tracks on English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, and Scots-Irish research.


Saturday, October 20
Fall Seminar, Colorado Palatines to America  (Seminar)
Denver Public Library
Speaker: Paula Stewart-Warren, CG
 
Lectures:
World War I Era U.S. Alien Registrations
German Research Gem: Back Issues of Genealogical and Historical Periodicals
Major Midwestern Databases and Indexes
They Joined, They Wrote, They Associated: Finding Records of Germanic Organizations and Other Collections


Saturday, October 20
Genealogy Level II  (Classes)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
East Library, PPLD
Area of focus: Vital Records, Church & Cemetery Records, Newspapers and Immigration Records.
Prerequisite: Genealogy Level I or permission of instructor. Reservations required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253. Free.
Instructor: J Richards
 


Sunday, October 28
Genetic Genealogy 101  (Classes)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Aspen Room, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade
Presented by Dr. Greg Liverman, this is an introductory class on DNA testing and analysis (genetic genealogy) for the purposes of tracing your ancestry and family history. Completion of the PPGS Level 1 Genealogy course is required.



Saturday, November 17
Genealogy Level III  (Classes)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
East Library, Pikes Peak Library District
Area of focus: Military, Land and Court Records.
Prerequisite: Genealogy Level I or permission of instructor. Reservations required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253. Free.
Instructor: J Richards