Regional History/Genealogy Programs/Classes

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Genealogy Level II Workshop

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level II Workshop: Vital Records, Church and Cemetery Records, Newspapers and Immigration Records
Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy

Family History 101 - Social History

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Adding Social History to our genealogy adds "meat to the bones" or "fleshes out" the lives of our ancestors. No ones lives completely alone, we are all part of a larger circle of society and history. Put the pieces together, and then learn some ways to share and present the awesome discoveries you've made about your ancestral past.

Reel History of the Pikes Peak Region [Tentative]

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Reel History of the Pikes Peak Region [Tentative]

Ancestry - Library Edition Basics

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn how to get the most out of the more than 8,000 Ancestry databases now available on the genealogy research workstations in Special Collections at the Pikes Peak Library District. Please make your reservations for this free workshop through the library's on-line calendar of events, or by calling 531-6333, x2253.

Fade to Black

When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Ingrid McDonald from Colorado Cemetery Conservation will share her museum quality display and presentation on the various traditional practices of Victorian Mourning. Subjects include how a house of mourning was decorated; superstitions surrounding death and dying in this period; clothing, gravestone symbology and much more.

Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those seeking to discover their family history.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn how to research your family history using online resources.

Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Learn the history of Arlington from one who has served there as both sentinel and relief commander

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting