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Southwest Branch Seminar and Dinner

40 Years of Genealogy (1978 – 2018)

Saturday, April 21, 2018. 9 am – 4 pm
Knox United Church, 18th & Victoria Ave., Brandon.
“Using Today’s Technology to Unlock Puzzles of the Past”
Presenters: Dave Obee and Pat Ryan
Seminar Topics

  • DNA: A dozen reasons to get moving with genetic genealogy (and a few why you shouldn’t)
  • Who’s Your Momma?
  • Destination Canada
  • Why Can’t I Find Them?
  • A Fresh Light on Old Newspapers
    Seminar Fee – $80 per person /SWB members $70. Lunch included

29th Annual Heritage Dinner

Knox United Church at 6 pm
Guest Speaker – Dave Obee
Topic – Crowd Sourcing Your Family Research
Heritage Dinner tickets $25 per person
For information or to register visit website http://www.swmanitobagenealogy.ca, phone 204 -726-5344, http://www.facebook.com/swmanitobagenealogy
Registration Deadline April 13, 2018

Poster 2018 Seminar and Dinner -5

Manitoba Day – Saturday, May 14

On Saturday, May 14 the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg is hosting an Arts, Culture and Heritage Fair in Alloway Hall from 11 am. – 5 pm. MGS will once again be hosting an information display along with many other community organizations. The celebration includes free admission to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium, and special events throughout the day. More information at https://manitobamuseum.ca/main/manitoba-day-2016/

Birthday cake (Manitoba’s 146th) and other refreshments will be served at 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for MGS to inform the general public about our organization. We need volunteers to staff our display – two volunteers per hour. If you are available, please contact Bill Curtis (Outreach Chair) at billcurtiswpg@hotmail.com. Why not volunteer for an hour and then take advantage of the free admission?

 

 

 

Scottish Genealogy Symposium

Henderson Library, 1050 Henderson Hwy, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Presenter – Christine Woodcock. Admission: Morning only $25, afternoon only $30, Full day $45 (includes copy of book and free credits to ScotlandsPeople). For more information e-mail genealogytoursofscotland@gmail.com. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/scottish-genealogy-symposium-winnipeg-full-day-tickets-19134867905 . Do NOT phone the Henderson Library. You can register for morning only, afternoon only or for the full day.