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Thursday, May 28
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
 
New Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Monday, June 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


YOUR STORY STARTS HERE
Saturday, June 6
YOUR STORY STARTS HERE  (EWGS Meetings)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown
June 6th we are celebrating 80 years of Eastern Wasington Genealogical Society with an all day event "Your Story Starts Here"!Bring a friend----Bring a whole bunch of Friends!!! This day is designed to give information to you, and show potential members what we can offer them.
 
Special Presentations by Garrin Hertel from Nostalgia Magazine - Spokane in the 30's and Paul Turner, Columnist from the Spokesman-Review - A "Slice" in the Life of Paul
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
10:00-11:00 Stations & Tours & Scanning
11:00-12:00 Presentation: Paul Turner's story
12:00-12:45 Cake cutting & refreshments
12:45-2:00 Stations & Tours & Scanning
2:00-3:00 Presentation: Garrin Hertel from Nostalgia magazine shows us Spokane in the 1930's
3:00-3:45 Stations & Tours & Scanning
4:00 Passport prize drawings.....Must be present to win!
 
 
Six "stations" have been set up from 1st to 3rd floor to show you how EEWGS can help you get started on finding your story. Get your passport stamped at each station & then drop it in the basket for the 4:00 drawings.
 
Station 1: EWGS welcome table
Station 2: Get your photos (up to 5) scanned
Station 3: Visit 3rd floor, Genealogy Section, to have a tour and recieve help finding your family on the 1930 and/or 1940 census. Also offered is a tour of our Northwest History Room
Station 4: Learn how to Tell Your Story,
Station 5: Learn how to Chart Your Story
Station 6: Learn how EWGS can help you.
 
Heck---just bring a whole Gaggle of friends!!! EWGS has a lot to offer--let's get the word out!
 
Door prizes, food, tours and lots of fun!!
 
Check out the flyer for details here!
 
 
 
 
 


Thursday, June 11
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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 11
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, June 15
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, June 18
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GROUP HAS DISBANDED
THERE IS A PRIVATE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THIS GROUP.
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


Thursday, June 25
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
 
New Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Wednesday, July 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group:The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Thursday, July 9
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, July 9
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, July 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.
 
 


Thursday, July 23
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
 
New Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Saturday, August 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Thursday, August 13
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, August 13
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, August 17
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, August 27
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
 
New Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Tuesday, September 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Thursday, September 10
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, September 10
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Saturday, September 12
QUESTIONS & SUGGESTIONS  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library, Auditorium, Downtown
Members should come prepared to stand and ask a research question and (hopefully) another member will stand and offer a suggestion.
 
The questions can be anything related to genealogy:
· My 3gg-father was said to have had 3 wives; how do I find out about this?
· How can I learn about research in Poland?
· Where might I find out about the Knights of Pythias?
· I'm stumped at (xxxxxxx) point in my research......
· Is Hyer or Heyer a German name or Dutch name?
· Why should I travel to conferences?
 
The moderator will have a timer..... each question-asker will have one minute to ask their question and the responder will have two minutes to reply with a suggestion. We expect a rousing and talkative meeting!
 
 
Cookies and social time at 12:30 p.m.  Meeting starts at 1:00 p.m.


Thursday, September 17
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GROUP HAS DISBANDED
THERE IS A PRIVATE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THIS GROUP
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


Monday, September 21
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, September 24
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Thursday, October 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Saturday, October 3
FALL SEMINAR  (Special Events)
9:00 am to 3:15 pm
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall, Spokane, WA
Super seminar featuring Cyndi Ingle of Cyndis' List.
 
Registration opens at 8:30 AM
9:15-10:30   Guided Tour of Cyndi’s List
10:45-11:45  Advanced Google
11:45-12:30  Lunch
12:30-1:45  The Hidden Web
2:00-3:15    Ten Resources I Use Every Day
 
Potluck: Bring a dish and enjoy a full day of learning and finding out new avenues for your research.
POTLUCK: Appetizers and Salads: I thru P Entrees: A thru H Desserts: Q thru Z
Costs: TBD


Thursday, October 8
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, October 8
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, October 19
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.
 
 


Tuesday, October 27
LEGACY GROUP  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SHADLE PARK BRANCH -SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY
LUG Group meets 4th 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:
Leader:  Kathy Bowen  katbowen@centurylink.net



Sunday, November 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Saturday, November 7
The Generations Project  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown
Learn about the Generations Project at Rockwood Retirement Center.
Brusan Wells will present the Generations Project will full explanations from the beginning.
 
 
 
Cookies and social time: 12:30 p.m.  Meeting starts at 1:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 12
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, November 12
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, November 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.
 
 



Tuesday, December 1
VALLEY CLAN DIGGERS  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
VARIES FOR EACH MONTH - FOR DAY, TIME AND PLACE CONTACT ALICE
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership is not limited to the valley.
 
The purpose and goals for the group are sharing current projects, helping each other with ancestral "dead-ends", car-pooling to workshops and occasional field trips. At times we do invite a guest speaker who have expertise in a certain specialized area. Anyone who feels that such a group meets their needs, you are welcome at the Valley Clan Diggers wholeheartedly!

Contact Alice Hostetter (928-4198)  for more information.
 


Saturday, December 5
FAMILY MEMORIES AND HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES  (EWGS Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Presenter: EWGS Members
Super year-end event.  Our EWGS members will share stories and tips from their own experiences.  They will tell us about their research rewards and the excitement of learning details about their ancestors. Also combined with this program will be a "show and tell" session. 
Door Prizes!!
Cookies and coffee time begin at 12:30 p.m.  Meeting starts at 1:00 p.m.
 
Holiday break; bring 18 or 24 of your favorite holiday goodies. No store bought please. If there is a story like Great grandma's spritz, please write a recipe card and the history.  Don't forget to sign your name, and add it to your plate. Plans are to make a EWGS cook book.

Can't bake? Don't worry there will be plenty, relax and enjoy, this is a party.

Display of family treasures that might just give you some ideas of what to do with those ephemera us genealogists collect.

If you have something you would like to share please contact Mary Holcomb mkholcomb@live.com or call 327 5337. We want to have plenty of space to display our treasures. And more treasures are needed.
 


Thursday, December 10
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Shadle Park Library Meeting Room
Ancestry.com Users Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Shadle Park Library.
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, December 10
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shadle Park library
Shadle Park Library meeting room on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.  We will be using FTM 2014.  We will be meeting right after the Ancestry users group.
Please contact Sonji for additional information.  

Sonji Ruttan
sunmarmis@gmail.com
 


Monday, December 21
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.