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Monday, March 2
KSPS MEMBERSHIP PLEDGE DRIVE  (Special Events)
6:15 pm to 10:00 pm
KSPS - Spokane, Washington

PLEASE HELP US AND FEEL FREE TO INVITE A FRIEND OR RELATIVE TO COME ALSO. We can bring our favorite food to share, in disposable containers if possible. We don’t have to remember our containers. If you have a special food dish, please bring your recipe to share with others.

This is EWGS membership’s way to get our name out to the public and to help continue the wonderful programming we watch on KSPS all year.

Reply to Cheryl Beck at this e-mail: beckpatriot@gmail.com  call Cheryl Beck at (208) 660-2003.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Cheryl Beck



Spring Meeting: Find your Research Tools
Saturday, March 7
Spring Meeting: Find your Research Tools  (EWGS Meetings)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Country Homes Christian Church, 8514 N. Wall, Spokane, WA
Heritage Quest Research Library Day  at the Country Homes Christian Church.  There will be book sales and two great presentations by Jim Johnson of the Heritage Quest Research Library in Sumner, WA.  Jim and Debbie will bring their huge book sales shop. Program details are in the attached flyer.
Cost: $5.00  Non-members are always welcome!  Same price as members.
Check in Time: 8:30 a.m.
POTLUCK:  Please bring a potluck dish for this meeting.  Members whose last name begins with:
Appetizers and Salads: Q-Z         
Entrees: I - P           
Desserts: A-H


Thursday, March 12
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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, March 12
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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, March 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, March 19
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.



Wednesday, April 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.
 


SPRING SEMINAR
Saturday, April 4
SPRING SEMINAR  (Special Events)
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY AUDITORIUM, DOWNTOWN
***Scholarship application available to members who can’t afford this seminar.Grant Application
REGISTRATION: 8:30 A.M.
SEMINAR: 9:00 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.
COST: $10  - pay at the door
Bring a sack lunch for this one!  You won't want to miss this Seminar.
Janet Camarata and Winona Laird from the Genealogy Training Center in Tacoma, WA will share a 4-topic day with us.
 
Future of Genealogy: Examines how we approached genealogy in our past; describe how we are experiencing it today; identify the major transitions that will probably affect our future.
Discover Your Ancestor's Story in Their Records: Family members enjoy a good story.  We will examine records & together we will extract the stories waiting to be discovered and/or investigated further.
Discover Your Ancestor's Story in Their Photos: Each photo has a story.  Why, When, Where, Who, For what reason or special event?  Sharing the stories will mean more to the next generations.
Calculating Our Ancestor's Lives: Learn to compare the lives of your ancestor’s with your own & determine relationships using a variety of calculators.  Online genealogy calculators save time, reduce errors, focus our research & add details to family history.


Thursday, April 9
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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, April 9
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
 


Thursday, April 16
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


Monday, April 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.
 
 



Friday, May 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, May 2
Believe It or Not - The Chase of Mirage Leaves  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown
Once again Susan Davis Faulkner will share lessons learned from her personal gullibility and research in a new presentation titled “Believe it or Not – The Chase of Mirage Leaves”.
 If you have ever considered information shared in online family trees you will be able to identify with the excitement and frustration she has experienced when looking for documentation to support claims posted online. Is the forest of online family trees a mirage, or will it stand the test of time?
 
Want to learn more about Susan?  Click on the "Learn More"
 
 
 
Coffee and social time: 12:30 p.m. Meetint starts at 1:00 p.m.


Monday, May 18
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.
 
 


Wednesday, May 20
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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


Wednesday, May 20
Family Tree Makers Users Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
 


Thursday, May 21
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.



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.
 


Saturday, June 6
YOUR STORY STARTS HERE  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown
EWGS is celebrating 80 years of keeping genealogy alive and exciting!
Guest Speaker, Garrin Hertel from Nostalgia Magazine will give us presentation and a look back on Spokane in 1935.
Door prizes, food, tours and lots of fun!!
More to tell you about as June approaches.   Come back often!!
 
 
 
 


Thursday, June 11
Ancestry User Group  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.



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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
 


Thursday, July 16
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


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.
 
 



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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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 20
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.



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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
Organizing your Information  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library, Auditorium, Downtown
Every wonder what to do with all those "genie" papers and information.  Wonder where you put that really importatn document?
Join us to learn how to get all this organized and YOU have control.
 
 
 
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
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
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, 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 4:00 pm
Country Homes Christian Church
Super seminar featuring Cyndi Ingle of Cyndis' List.
More details coming.
 
 
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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
 


Thursday, October 15
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


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.
 
 



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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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.
 
 


Thursday, November 19
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.



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)
1:00 pm to 3:00 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)
3:00 pm to 5:00 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
 


Thursday, December 17
IRISH RESEARCH GROUP (IRG)  (Genealogy Group Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Driscoll Blvd Baptist Church, 4815 Driscoll Blvd
 
For information contact Dani Lee McGowan.


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.