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Thursday, September 20
September Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend this meeting and congratulate the Society Award winners of 2017/2018.
 
Our speaker this evening is Jeff Maul, Executive Director, Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Your local Convention and Visitors Bureau is an enormous asset to your community in bringing visitors from national and international destinations, resulting in economic impact citywide.  Find out about the tourism landscape in Lincoln, past successes, challenges, growth and events that are upcoming. 
 

At 6 pm, before each monthly membership meeting, there will be a genealogy help session. Bring a problem that can be addressed in 50 minutes or less and your laptop or other device. If you don’t have a problem for the group to tackle, please come to offer your assistance.

 

Visitors are welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy learning more about what Lincoln offers.
 


Explore the LLCGS Website/Social Media Sites
Sunday, September 23
Explore the LLCGS Website/Social Media Sites  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
In this session, I will be reviewing our society’s website and explore all it has to offer. I will also be reviewing the society’s social media sites, Facebook and Pinterest, to show all the helpful information available. Please make sure you have your username and password for the LLCGS website member sign in. If you don't have that information, please make sure you bring access to your current email account (including the username and password) so you can reset your information.
 
This will be a hands-on session so bring your laptop/tablet and join in the fun of discovering all the ways these sites can be helpful to you and your research. There will be help in navigating the sites and time for questions. Email me at thelatest@llcgs.info if you have questions or would like more information.  I look forward to seeing you all there! 
 
-Linda Conroy-


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, September 28
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is the College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE. This location is next to Union College. The group will be meeting in the Board Room of the church. 


Sunday, September 30
Palatine History and Other German Facts of Interest  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street, Lincoln
Meeting at Eiseley Branch Library
Germanic Interest Group led by Dennis Schulte.
Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Peter Reinkordt as he discusses the history of the Palatine peoples from Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany and information about other Germanic peoples. Dr. Reinkordt's sessions are always interesting, informative and a lot of fun. Please join us for this session and bring a friend!
 
Sessions are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, October 5
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is the College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE. This location is next to Union College. The group will be meeting in the Board Room of the church. 


Sunday, October 7
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln
Room #1 at Walt
Help Sunday: Attend this session to get help or to help others. We welcome beginners to experts to participate.
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


Promise in a New Land - speaker Cherrie Beam-Callaway
Sunday, October 14
Promise in a New Land - speaker Cherrie Beam-Callaway  (Community Presentation)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln, NE
Cherrie Beam-Callaway is a storyteller and educational speaker who enjoys bringing the 1800s to life for 21st-century residents. She has been giving programs for over 30 years and is one of the most requested Humanities NE speakers.
Please join us for her presentation: Promise in a New Land
Mariah Monahan with her Irish brogue and period dress is a Nebraska settler between 1847 and 1870. Based on historical facts, Mariah captivates the audience in a first-person presentation. Through a spellbinding performance, viewers are transported in time to sail the ocean, walk the wagon trail, live in a dugout, feel the loneliness, and fight the prairie fires. Laugh and cry with stories of owning land, successful crops, hard work, dancing, diphtheria, losing loved ones, grasshoppers, and becoming an American.
Humanities Nebraska (HN) provides major funding for this program. HN receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Nebraska State Legislature, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and private donations.
 


Thursday, October 18
LLCGS October Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please join us for our October Business Meeting, followed by;
 
Ed Zimmer will demonstrate working with Sanborn maps, city directories and other sources to learn more about Lincoln sites and Lincoln residents. Join us to learn about using these available resources and to learn a little about Lincoln's colorful history.
 
This meeting is open to the public and vistors are welcome.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, October 19
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is the College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE. This location is next to Union College. The group will be meeting in the Board Room of the church. 


British Interest Group - Discovering Ancestors on Passenger Lists
Sunday, October 21
British Interest Group - Discovering Ancestors on Passenger Lists  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Your ancestors may have traveled more than you thought.  Come to see how Passenger lists can help you track the travels of your roaming ancestors. 
General information.  British ancestors not required.  Everyone welcome.  


Sunday, October 28
RootsMagic / FTM Software Users  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Bimonthly meeting of RootsMagic Software (Phyllis Ericson) and Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use these software programs. Sessions are held simultaneously in Rooms 1 and 2 at Walt Library.
These sessions are free and open to the public.



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 2
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is the College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE. This location is next to Union College. The group will be meeting in the Board Room of the church. 


Sunday, November 4
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Dennis Schulte will lead the Germanic Special Interest Group as they help individuals find out more about their Germanic ancestors. Meetings are free and guests are welcome to attend.


Sunday, November 11
No Meeting today - Library closed  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Lincoln Libraries closed in observance of Veterans Day.


Thursday, November 15
November Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting.
Program is in the planning stage.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 16
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is the College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE. This location is next to Union College. The group will be meeting in the Board Room of the church. 


Sunday, November 18
Nebraska Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. Meetings are free and the public is welcomed.


Sunday, November 25
No Meeting today - Thanksgiving Weekend  (Other)
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
No session is scheduled for this Sunday



Sunday, December 2
Advanced DNA Tools  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln, NE
Tom McFarland will lead this session discussing some tools and techniques that help with analysis of our DNA test results. Please join us to better understand how to make use of those DNA results.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 7
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Sunday, December 9
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln
Help Sunday: Attend this session to get help or to help others. We welcome beginners to experts to participate.
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


British Interest Group - Using Parish Records Workshop
Sunday, December 16
British Interest Group - Using Parish Records Workshop  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Parish records can take a family tree back to the 1500s.  Learn how to find the baptism, marriage and burial records for your ancestors in parish records. A case study workshop.


Thursday, December 20
December Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting.
Program is in the planning stage.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 21
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.



National Genealogical Society Annual Conference
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 through Saturday, May 11, 2019
National Genealogical Society Annual Conference  (Conferences)
St. Charles, Missouri
The 2019 NGS Annual Conference will be in St. Charles, MO.  It looks to be a grand event and hotel rooms reservations are going fast.  
The conference announcement brochure is attached.   
A full conference schedule will be available later this fall.  Registration begins Dec 1.
For updates, go to   https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/ 
Find hotel information at:  https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/accommodations/