Thursday, February 4, 2010

FAMILY DAY - 15 Feb. 2010

We invite you (individuals and families) to visit us at our office to begin tracing your Family History.

Durham Region Branch Ontario Genealogical Society member volunteers will be available to discuss with and demonstrate to visitors why and how to begin the exciting journey discovering their ancestors - the stories and the genealogy.

Sample Activities:

  • Creating ANCESTOR CHARTS and / or family summary sheets sheets
  • Demonstration of POPULAR GENEALOGICAL WEBSITES: Library Archives Canada, Archives of Ontario, Our Ontario, Cyndi’s List, Ancestry and much more
  • ANCESTORS IN THE ATTIC reruns from History Television’s web site
  • Overview of the our resources at our Office and Whitby Public Library
  • Answer YOUR questions

Materials: - Literature to assist one to begin researching their family history. - Recent Society Newsletters (free) - OGS pamphlets and membership literature - 2010 OGS Provincial Conference information

Free Draw for one 2010 OGS membership (including 2010 Durham Region Branch membership) - must be a current NON-member.

All activities will be at our branch office - 1000 Stevenson Rd. N. in Oshawa. The office is located in the building at the base of the control tower of the Oshawa Airport. Enter the airport grounds from the south via Rossland Road - lots of free parking on site.

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