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Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30
Int'l German Genealogy Partnership   (Conferences)
Minneapolis, MN
To register go to www.IGGPartner.org and click 2017 Conference > Registration from the menu on the left-hand side of the website. See also attachment.


Genealogy Summer Camp, free
Saturday, July 29
Genealogy Summer Camp, free  (Special Events)
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Denver Public Library
Camp Derrick: Genealogy Summer Camp at Denver Public Library, Central Library, 5th Floor
 
Speaker: Greg Liverman on DNA
 
More fun activities for genealogists


Sunday, July 30 through Sunday, July 30
How Understanding German Names Can Help You In Your Research  (German Studies)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
East Library, Rm. F-1
Old German names had meaning and significance. They could be a vital clue in determining your family lines and where they lived. A name can tell a lot about your ancestor. Find out how much is really in a name. This workshop is free, but seating is limited. RSVP to PPGSjoey@aol.com



Thursday, September 7
Ethnicity Testing: Why Is My Indian Princess Wearing a Kilt?  (Classes)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Fountain Library (PPLD), 230 S. Main, Fountain
by Dr. Greg Liverman
 


Saturday, September 30
CCGS Society Management Workshops  (Special Events)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Denver Public Library
Free to any member of a CCGS member society, including PPGS.
 
Especially designed for officers and people interested in serving as genealogy society leadership.
 
EOGN author Dick Eastman will attend. Door prizes.
 



Sunday, October 1
Genealogy Level I  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Aspen Room, Penrose 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, PPGS Education Chairperson, and Andy Likins
 


Saturday, October 14
Conference for a Cause  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Loveland, CO
Speaker: Blaine Bettinger, genetic genealogy specialist


Sunday, October 15
Seminar, Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado  (Special Events)
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
JCC Social Hall, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver
Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke
 
Registration: $20 for members, $35 nonmembers
 
 
The seminar will feature four lectures:
1.  How to Organize All This Genealogy Stuff
2.  Google Search and Google Books: Tools for Every Day 
3.  Time Travel and Google Earth
4.  Future Technology and Genealogy--Five Strategies You Need
 
Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multimedia company.  She is producer and host of the Genealogy Gems podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show available at www.genealogygems.com in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app. Her podcast brings genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists in 75 countries around the world, and recently celebrated 2 million downloads!
 
Lisa is the author of a variety of multimedia materials including the Genealogy Gems Premium website subscription, and four books:  The Genealogist's Google Toolbox; Mobile Genealogy: How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers; Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies; and the video series Google Earth for Genealogy.


Sunday, October 15
Introduction to Genetic Genealogy  (Classes)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Aspen Room, PPLD Penrose Library
This is a free introductory class on DNA testing and analysis (genetic genealogy) for the purposes of tracing your ancestry and family history. Due to limited space, preregistration is requested.
 
Prerequisite: PPGS Level I Genealogy Seminar, or permission from Dr. Liverman or J Richards for comparable genealogical training which will help you most effectively understand and research your DNA matches.
 
To register:
Register online at PPLD
Or call (719) 531-6333, ext. 2253.
 
If you haven't yet taken the Level I Genealogy workshop, the same DNA workshop will be offered again in the fall. Genealogy I will next be offered April 29 and September 24.


Sunday, October 29
Genealogy Level II  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Aspen Room, Penrose Library, Pikes Peak Library District
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, PPGS Education Chairperson
 



Sunday, November 19
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, PPGS Education Chairperson



Wednesday, February 28, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018
RootsTech 2017  (Conferences)
Salt Lake City



Saturday, April 14, 2018
Spring Seminar, Colorado Genealogical Society  (Special Events)
Denver Public Library
Speaker: Diahan Southard, DNA specialist