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Google Earth
Saturday, February 23
Google Earth  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software, an open discussion/review forum is offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last minute cancellation due to the moderator's varied schedule, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


DNA Consultation Hour
Tuesday, February 26
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.



What's Up With Wikitree?
Saturday, March 2
What's Up With Wikitree?  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Wikitree, link at Wikitree.com, is a recent online genealogy tool for building towards a single world-wide tree that includes family trees from all individuals.  And it's totally free!
  In this class we will present the basics on using Wikitree for documenting your tree as well as being one of the 585,000 genealogists helping to create the one-world tree. Additionally, this class will cover exploring all the functions and features of Wikitree.com, including logging in, beginning your tree, linking you to other family members, performing searches, looking up connections and relationships, looking over some dna functions, downloading gedcom files and printing different views. Handouts will be provided. Questions will be answered and include, Why would I want to re-enter my family information into another genealogy documenting tool? 
For any questions, email Scott Atkinson, s.atkinson@ieee.org.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution for members or $10.00 contribution from non-members. If less than 10 registrations, the class will be cancelled!


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, March 6
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, it is now time to update the Workshop to cover additional genealogy documentation tools. Thus the regular monthly Workshop will now include issues with Wikitree.com. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of these programs. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
Please note this workshop was changed to the first Wednesday in March (March 6th). The workshop resumes its usual schedule in April on the second Wednesday.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Using NARA and Texas Archives to Search for Your Ancestors
Sunday, March 10
Using NARA and Texas Archives to Search for Your Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Brityn Willis Bennett. Learn from a librarian to search archives with confidence! Archives are treasure troves for the historical detective, but can be intimidating. You're not the only one who doesn't know where to start!. We'll begin with the basics of archival research - both online and in person. Then learn what to know and do in preparation for and during your visit to the National Archives (NARA) and other Texas archives.
 
To better prepare the classroom, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution. If less than 10 registrations, the class will be cancelled!


Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 12
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Wednesday, March 13
Family Tree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
Please note that this workshop was held on March 6th. The program resumes its regular 2nd Wendesday in April.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, March 16
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
The Presentation by Barbara Ortwein, a known historical, fiction writer. She will talk about her newest book The German Texans After The Civil War. The Business Meeting contains The Nominating Committee's report of the names for the Election of the 2019-2021 Executive Officers including the Secretary and the Treasurer. Also additional nominations may be made from the floor.


Google Earth
Saturday, March 23
Google Earth  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website. This is an open discussion/review forum is offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last minute cancellation due to his varied schedules, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education @txsaghs.org.


DNA Consultation Hour
Tuesday, March 26
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Grounds Day
Saturday, March 30
Grounds Day  (Miscellaneous)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library Grounds
Calling all volunteers to bring your workgloves and garden tools to prepare our SAGHS grounds for the spring and summer.  Enjoy a refreshment as a thank you for your help!
 
In case of rain, Grounds Day will be held Saturday, April 6th.



Beginner Genealogy Class
Saturday, April 6
Beginner Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library and Annex
Instructor: Barbara Johns.  This two day series introduces the beginner family researcher on how to trace the lives of their ancestors. One will learn such items as genealogical terms, forms and charts, census records, court houses, plus the importance of citing your research sources. Since this program is aimed towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
We ask that you call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by January 26, 2019. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, April 9
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, April 10
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, it is now time to update the Workshop to cover additional genealogy documentation tools. Thus the regular monthly Workshop will now include issues with Wikitree.com. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of these aids. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Beginner Genealogy Class
Saturday, April 13
Beginner Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library and Annex
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Today is the second day of the two part Beginner's Classes that one has already participated. 


Using FamilySearch.com to Research your Ancestors
Sunday, April 14
Using FamilySearch.com to Research your Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Kathy Totten. Expand your genealogy research tools and ability to find documents in the FamilySearch catalogue. Prepare for trips to FHL in Salt Lake or local FHL branches by creating a research log of items in the catalogue.
 
To better prepare the classroom and we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution. If less than 10 people are registered, the class will be cancelled!


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 20
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Today's  Program to be announced. The Business Meeting includes the Election of the 2019-2021 Executive Officers and the Secretary and the Treasurer.
 


Saturday, April 20
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software. This is an open discussion/review forum which is offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last minute cancellation due to the moderator's varied schedule, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


Library Closed
Sunday, April 21
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed today for Easter Holiday.
It re-opens Monday, April 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm.


DNA Consultation Hour
Tuesday, April 23
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.



Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, May 8
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, it is now time to update the Workshop to cover additional genealogy documentation tools. Thus the regular monthly Workshop will now include issues with Wikitree.com. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of some computer software. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Library Closed
Sunday, May 12
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed today for Mother's Day.
The Library re-opens Monday, 13 May from 10 am to 4 pm.
 
Please note the usual Sunday class will be next Sunday, 19 May 2019.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 14
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Saturday, May 18
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Today's Program to be announced. The Business Meeting follows the program.


Researching Judaic and Catholic Ancestors
Sunday, May 19
Researching Judaic and Catholic Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Marion H. Bernstein and Patricia Merk. Marion Bernstein, president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of San Antonio, will present a class on the basics of Jewish Genealogy. This will include a discussion of lifecyle ceremonies and records that can be obtained from them as well as the quirks of the Jewish calendar and useful websites. Pat Merk, SAGHS Newsletter Editor, will be discussing what records that the Roman Catholic Church keeps and where they can be currently accessed.
 
Note - this class is presented on the third Sunday in May (May 19th) due to Mother's Day on the 12th of May.
 
To better prepare the classroom and to prevent cancellation, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. If less then 10 registrants, the class will be cancelled! Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution.


Saturday, May 25
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
SAGHS Annex
This SIG is cancelled today. The next SIG meets June 22nd from 10am - 12pm.


DNA Cosultation Hour
Tuesday, May 28
DNA Cosultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.



Beginner's Genealogy Class
Saturday, June 1
Beginner's Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Instructor: Barbara Johns.  This two day series introduces the beginner family researcher on how to trace the lives of their ancestors. One will learn such items as genealogical terms, forms and charts, census records, court houses, plus the importance of citing your research sources. Since this program is aimed towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
We ask that you call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by May 18, 2019. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Saturday, June 8
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Today is the second day of the two part Beginner's Classes that one has already attended.


Researching Mormon and Protestant Ancestors
Sunday, June 9
Researching Mormon and Protestant Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Sherry Grabill and Nancy Brennan. Today will be two presentations. During the first hour, Sherry will present the beginning of family history in the Mormon Church, saving the records, and how you can help. After a short break, Nancy will review researching your Protestant Ancestors.
 
To better prepare the classroom, and to avoid cancellation, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. At least, we need 10 registrations to prevent class cancellation! Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 11
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, June 12
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, it is now time to update the Workshop to cover additional genealogy documentation tools. Thus the regular monthly Workshop will now include issues with Wikitree.com. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of computer software. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Library Closed
Saturday, June 15 through Sunday, June 16
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
This entire weekend the Libary is closed for Founder's Day on Saturday and Father's Day on Sunday. The Library re-opens Monday, June 17th at 10 am until 4 pm.  Please plan accordingly.


Founders' Day Luncheon
Saturday, June 15
Founders' Day Luncheon  (Founders' Day)
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
to be determined


Saturday, June 22
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software. This is an open discussion/review forum offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last minute cancellation due to the moderator's varied schedule, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


DNA Consultation Hour
Tuesday, June 25
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.



Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 9
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, July 10
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool. Thus the regular monthly Workshop now includes issues with Wikitree.com as well as the Family Tree Maker computer program. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org.
 
 Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


DNA Presentation
Sunday, July 14
DNA Presentation  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Annette Graham. Have you wanted to learn how to use the centimorgans (cms) to identify relationships in your research? Do you not understand how you connect your DNA matches? Annette will show you how she uncovered a "non-paternal event" a few generations back by using genetic genealogy strategies that you will be able to use in your own family research.
 
To avoid cancellation and to better prepare the classroom, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. At least 10 registrants are needed to avoid class cancellation! Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution.


DNA Consultation Hour
Tuesday, July 23
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results.
 
These one hour sessions are offered on the 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Saturday, July 27
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
This SIG is cancelled today. The next SIG meets August 24th from 10am - 12pm.



Sunday, August 11
Heirloom Preservation & What Happens to Your Research After You Die?  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: David Carlson. Class information to be announced.
 
Avoid cancellation of less than 10 registrants. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask $5.00 contribution from members and $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, August 13
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, August 14
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. Thus the regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.