TN Genealogical Society’s Upcoming Schedule

September 6, 2008 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

Here is the TN Genealogical Society’s upcoming schedule. Why not share yours?

http://www.tngs.org 

Navigating the Stacks in the Regional History and Genealogy Center
When: Thursday, 9/11/2008, 7 pm
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
Germantown Library Associate Jennifer Baker and our own long-time librarian Loretta Bailey will teach us how to get the most out of the books and documents in the library stacks. Free and open to the public.
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Personal Computers 004 – Family Tree Maker 2008
When: Tuesday, 9/16/2008, 10:00 am- Noon
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
This class will cover the basic use of FTM 2008. How to enter data related to your family and how the family tree is constructed in the computer database. The most important task is how to maneuver within your family tree without getting lost. This course is NOT intended to make you an expert in the use of FTM 2008. Free and open to the public but registration is required (call 901-757-8480).
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Shelby County Archives Relocation
When: Sunday, 9/21/2008, 3 pm
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
Vincent Clark of the Shelby County Archives will talk about the relocation of the Archives to Shelby Farms and update us on the latest genealogical resources on the Archives website. Free and open to the public.
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Personal Computers 001 – What and How to Choose your Next Computer
When: Tuesday, 9/30/2008, 10:00 am- Noon
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
The material covered in this course will show you how to do many of the fundamental tasks you must be able to do with your computer. One of the most important topics will be the understanding of the Filing (Folders) system used in computers including how to create, name and delete folders. We will discuss topics such as copy, cut, paste, and move. A more detail coverage will be covered in a following class along with limited hands-on practice. Free and open to the public but registration is required (call 901-757-8480).
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Personal Computers 002 – Introduction into How to Use Your Computer
When: Tuesday, 10/14/2008, 10:00 am- Noon
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
The material covered in this course will show you how to do many of the fundamental tasks you must be able to do with your computer. One of the most important topics will be the understanding of the Filing (Folders) system used in computers including how to create, name and delete folders. We will discuss topics such as copy, cut, paste, and move. A more detail coverage will be covered in a following class along with limited hands-on practice. Free and open to the public but registration is required (call 901-757-8480).
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Planting Jewish Roots in Southern Soil: Tales from the Archives of Temple Israel
When: Thursday, 10/16/2008, 7 pm
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
Author Judy Ringel will talk about early Jewish families in the Mid-South. Free and open to the public.
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Historic Shelby County
When: Sunday, 10/19/2008, 3 pm
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
Dr. John Harkins will read from his new book and will autograph copies that will be available for purchase. Free and open to the public.
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Personal Computers 003 – Nitty-Gritty
When: Tuesday, 10/28/2008, 10:00 am- Noon
Where: Tn Gen Classroom, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
In this course we will go into much more detail on how to do the many tasks such as copy, paste, cut, delete, rename and creating files. This will be a “Hands On” class where you will be able to perform many of these tasks on a computer. Practice on using the internet and downloading information and files from the internet to your computer. Participants are encouraged to bring in their personal computer laptops for use in class since the number of classroom computers will be limited. Actual hands on experience will depend on the size of the class. Free and open to the public but registration is required (call 901-757-8480).
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Fall Day Long Genealogy Seminar
When: Saturday, 11/8/2008, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Pickering Center next to the Tn Gen offices, 7771 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tn
Seminar presented by TNGS members—Topics include Migration patterns to the Mid-South; Researching your Female Lines; and DNA in Genealogy. – Open to the public; registration required. Additional details will be posted on our website as they become available.

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