The Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society offers multiple opportunities for topic-based learning through a varied and diverse curriculum. We offer assistance to help genealogists develop their research skills and make progress in their particular areas of interest.
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2017 EDUCATION OFFERINGS
Beginning Genealogy (part one of two parts) – Lynnette Pendleton
Thursday, September 7 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm (class/presentation)
Learn the basics of good research. Start on the right foot, knowing tricks it has taken others years to learn. Standards, methods, and helpful guidance will get your research started without the usual hiccups.
Practical Genealogy (part two of two parts) – Don Purkey
Tuesday, September 19 – 10:00 am to noon (workshop)
Use the basics learned in part one in a hands-on session of practical experience. Guided by an experienced researcher, learn where and how to find the records you need for your own genealogy.
Ancestry and FamilyTreeMaker – Pamela Orcutt
Tuesday, October 17 – 10:00 am to noon (class/presentation)
Learn from an expert the capabilities and conveniences of using and linking Ancestry.com (a website) and FamilyTreeMaker (personal software). Tricks, techniques, and maybe some solutions to your technological issues!
Writing Your Family History – Noel Ferre
Thursday, November 2 – 6:30-8:30 pm (class/presentation)
Leave your descendants the fruits of your research by writing about what you know in your own way. Do it now – no more procrastinating! Get help and ideas from a published author, and learn methods that could make your family history worthy of a more prominent place on your bookshelf.