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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. 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!

Make sure to take note of DNA DAYS on Sat. & Sun., March 30 - 31.  The GFO's own Emily Aulicino, Lisa McCullough and Dr. Tim Janzen are teaming up to provide introductory and intermediate genetic genealogy topics on Saturday, and intermediate to advanced topics on Sunday.  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

03/24/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
GFO Library
This form will not be available until March 1, 2019 9:00 am PST.

Join Laurel Smith at the GFO for a day of beginning genealogy. There will be sessions about the census, vital records, immigration and naturalization, discussions about genealogy software and database use, organizing your research and more — all geared toward beginners. Bring a sack lunch so the discussion can continue while we eat.

This class is FREE and open to everyone, but all attendees must REGISTER ONLINE by Mar. 22. A link to the class notes will be emailed on Sat., Mar. 23.

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DNA 101: Finding Birth Relatives

03/30/2019
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
GFO Library
This form will not be available until March 1, 2019 9:00 am PST.
Learn techniques and tools to help identify birth relatives. Presenter: Barbara Rae-Venter, PhD, JD

This class is FREE for everyone, but registration is required. If registration fills up, a Wait List will be added.
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DNA 102: Genetic Genealogy

03/31/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
GFO Library
This form will not be available until March 1, 2019 9:00 am PST.
Learn what tools and techniques Barbara used to crack the Golden State Killer Case. Presenter: Barbara Rae-Venter, PhD, JD

This class is FREE for everyone, but registration is required. If registration fills up, a Wait List will be added.
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