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Open House 2019

Sat., Mar. 23 - Sun., Mar. 31

Please join us at the GFO for nine days of classes that are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

4 presentations which require registration are completely full.

NOTE: The only Wait List with room left is our extra Beginning Genealogy full-day class on Friday, March 22. Scroll down this page to join the Wait List.

35 other classes are open on a walk-in basis -- and all are free. 

Click on the "Class Descriptions" link below, or view our Calendar page for a complete list of subjects and class times so you don't miss a thing!  We guarantee that you will learn something!


Class Registrations

The following three classes are FREE and open to the public, but registration is required. If the class fills, we will open a Wait List.

 


Beginning Genealogy (3/22)

03/22/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
GFO Library
This form stopped accepting submissions on March 19, 2019 11:59 pm PDT.
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Learn how to get started, organize what you have, and about the wealth of resources available.

Presented by Laurel Smith

If this class fills, please add your name to the Wait List. When cancellations occur, openings will be filled solely from the Wait List on a first-come, first-served basis.

A link to the class notes will be emailed on Thurs., Mar. 21.

Registration Deadline: March 19.
Contact Information

Please CANCEL my registration for Beginning Genealogy (3/22).


Beginning Genealogy (3/24)

03/24/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
GFO Library
This form stopped accepting submissions on March 19, 2019 11:59 pm PDT.
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Learn how to get started, organize what you have, and about the wealth of resources available.

Presented by Laurel Smith

This class is full, but please add your name to the Wait List. When cancellations occur, openings will be filled solely from the Wait List on a first-come, first-served basis.

A link to the class notes will be emailed on Sat., Mar. 23.

Contact Information

Please CANCEL my registration for Beginning Genealogy 3/24.

 


DNA 101: Finding Birth Relatives

03/30/2019
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
GFO Library
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Special guest speaker Barbara Rae-Venter will discuss the general techniques used to identify birth relatives, including DNA pedigree triangulation, as well as some of the tools available to use with those techniques.

Presented by Barbara Rae-Venter

This class is full, but please add your name to the Wait List. When cancellations occur, openings will be filled solely from the Wait List on a first-come, first-served basis.
Contact Information

Please CANCEL my registration for DNA 101: Finding Birth Relatives.

 


DNA 102: Genetic Genealogy

03/31/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
GFO Library
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Special guest speaker Barbara Rae-Venter will discuss how she transitioned from the use of "The Methodology" as taught by DNAAdoption.org since about 2007 in solving "unknown parentage" cases for adoptees looking for their birth relatives to the use of the same technique in cracking criminal cases, such as that of the Golden State Killer.

Presented by Barbara Rae-Venter

This class is full, and the Wait List is full. When cancellations occur for this class, openings will be filled solely from the existing Wait List on a first-come, first-served basis.
Contact Information

Please CANCEL my registration for DNA 102: Genetic Genealogy.