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Saturday, May 7
Research Problems Will Be Discussed  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
 
Have a research question? Need help in breaking down a
brick wall?
 
Now you can submit a question or questions for a brainstorming
session at the EWGS May meeting. A panel of fellow genealogists
will try to help.
 
Submissions need to be in by April 1, 2016.
 
Be sure to give us your name and contact information! We may need
to contact you for more information.
 
Please submit specific questions - for example:
  •  How do I find a birth record for great-grandpa George?
  • The courthouse burned, where do I go now?
  • I have conflicting information, what do I do?
Tell us where you have already looked and what you have found or
not found.
 
Submit questions to:
 
Mary Holcomb at mkholcomb@live.com
                 or
Barbara Brazington at bbrazington@icehouse.net
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  Meeting starts at 1:00 PM


Monday, May 9
Introductory Class on Family History  (Classes Presented by Members)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
South Hill Public Library 3324 South Perry Spokane WA
 
Donna Potter Phillips will be presenting an introdutory class on family history at the South Hill Public Library.
 
This May 9th class will be repeated Tuseday May 10th 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
 
Besides sharing some genealogy and how-to-advice, the group will discuss if further classes are desired.
 
All are welcome.


Thursday, May 12
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
 
Shadle Park Library  is located at 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA
 
If you are interested in attending this group or want to be included in the group email notices, please contact Marge Mero: margemero@yahoo.com
 
 


Thursday, May 12
Genealogy Refocus Group -- New Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:20 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
This meeting commences immediately after the Ancestry User Group.
    
NEW GROUP .. Genealogy Refocus
 
Are your files disorganized?  Have you followed too many 'Shaky Leaves'?  Do you have too many poorly sourced citations?  Perhaps you want to learn new technology.  Join us for a new and different learning experience.
 
We meet the 2nd Thursday's of each month, 2:30 pm, immediately following the the Ancestry User group, at the Shadle Park Library.
For more information check out the website  https://genealogyrefocus.wordpress.com/
 
Group Leaders:  Teresa Smith at tlsmick@hotmail.com;  Liz Hawn at spudbout@gmail.com; or Sonji Ruttan at sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, May 16
ROOTS MAGIC GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
John Wilson's Home
We have been enjoying learning what we can do with RootsMagic to preserve our research about our Family. We will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 at John Wilson’s home.  If you are interested please contact John Wilson via email at wilsonjb@gmail.com and he will give you the address and directions.
 
 


Thursday, May 19
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 3rd Thursday every month at the Shadlle Park Branch - Spokane Library.  Group will meet in the library meeting room.
Address: 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, Washington
ANYONE is welcome to join the group - you do not need to be an EWGS member.  For additional information pleae contact:
Evelyn Wilhelmson  ej1357@gmail.com



The Spokesman Review Photographer On His
Saturday, June 4
The Spokesman Review Photographer On His "Then And Now" Feature Column  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Speaker Jesse Tinsley.
 
Jesse is an award-winning photographer for The Spokesman Review and author of the weekly feature "Then and Now." He will give us a presentation on his column and how he does the research for this.
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  Meeting starts at 1:00 PM
 
 


Thursday, June 9
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
 
Shadle Park Library  is located at 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA
 
If you are interested in attending this group or want to be included in the group email notices, please contact Marge Mero: margemero@yahoo.com
 
 


Thursday, June 16
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 3rd Thursday every month at the Shadlle Park Branch - Spokane Library.  Group will meet in the library meeting room.
Address: 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, Washington
ANYONE is welcome to join the group - you do not need to be an EWGS member.  For additional information pleae contact:
Evelyn Wilhelmson  ej1357@gmail.com


Monday, June 20
ROOTS MAGIC GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
John Wilson's Home
We have been enjoying learning what we can do with RootsMagic to preserve our research about our Family. We will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 at John Wilson’s home.  If you are interested please contact John Wilson via email at wilsonjb@gmail.com and he will give you the address and directions.
 
 



Scottish Research
Saturday, September 10
Scottish Research  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Speaker Sandy Doutre.
 
Sandy has been doing genealogy for 45 years.  She helped start the Family History Center in Coeur d'Alene which is now located in Hayden, & ranked in the top 5% of FHC.  Her specialties are Scottish history & genealogy, Quaker research & history, Westward Trails from Colonies to the West, Mormon Pioneer History, and What's New on the Web.  She has a number of degrees including a Masters in Social Work from Eastern Wash. U., & BS in Business Admin. & Independent Studies (Social Work) from Lewis Clark State College.
 
Class on The Scottish will include their influence on American History & customs & will follow the Scottish immigration from 1636 in Massachusetts clear across the country and to the Pacific Northwest –the Scots were in the NW before the French Fathers & the Christian missionaries!
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  
Meeting starts at 1:00 PM



Saturday, October 1
Fall Workshop - Multi Class Workshop  (Special Events)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Country Homes Christian Church
EWGS offers a multi-class learning day lead by Donna Potter Phillips.
 
We offer something for everybody!
 
Registration at 8:30 AM, Sessions begin at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 
Pot Luck.
 
Cost to be determined.
 
Check back for further details.
 



Saturday, November 5
Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History.  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Presenter: EWU Professor of History Larry Cebula
 
" Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History."  For decades, local history was told mostly through public plaques, small museums, and the rare public event. Starting in 2012, students at Eastern Washington University pioneered a new way of sharing local stories, through a website and smartphone app called Spokane Historical. EWU Professor of history Larry Cebula and a few of his students will demonstrate SpokaneHistorical.org, sharing some of the best stories and the excitement of local history.
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  Meeting starts at 1:00 PM



Saturday, December 3
Annual EWGS December Party  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Organized by Mary Holcomb.
 
The theme will be "School Days."
 
Check back for further details.