Johnson County Genealogical Society
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Tuesday, June 25
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom
This group is a forum for family history researchers currently using or interested in using the Family Tree Maker database software. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for users to interact with other users to improve our collective skills.  The Family Tree Maker users group meets on Zoom at 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  For more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 
 


Wednesday, June 26
Irish Research Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Central Resource Library, Conference Room 20
This research group focuses on the Irish research that the attendees are doing. Meetings will cover questions about your Irish research, what roadblocks you are facing, and resources to help you. The group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday in the Central Resource Library at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 
 


Thursday, June 27
Creating Digital Albums  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Central Resource Library, Conference Room 20
Do you have a family history you want to share but don't know where to begin? This group meets to provide training and share ideas for creating digital albums/books that include your family stories, photos, and memorabilia. Once created, digital albums can be shared with or printed by everyone. This group meets in person, usually on the fourth Thursday of the month, in Room 20 at the Central Resource Library Conference at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org.
 



Thursday, July 4
Writing Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
No July mtg - resume Aug 1
This is an informal, friendly group working on writing their own story or the story of their ancestors. This group meets at 1 p.m. on the 1st Thursday of each month in the Central Resource Library at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas. The meeting is also available on Zoom. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 


Saturday, July 6
RootsMagic Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
10:00 am to 11:30 am
No mtg in July - Aug 3 next mtg
This group is for people who use or are interested in using RootsMagic, a genealogy software program. Each meeting includes two short presentations about the program's features, followed by time for questions and discussions.  This group meets at 10 a.m. online via Zoom on the first Saturday of even-numbered months - February, April, June, August, October, and December. For more information and the Zoom link to join the meeting, email info@jcgsks.org
 


Tuesday, July 9
FamilySearch Users Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Online via Zoom
This group is for people who want to know more about FamilySearch.org, understand how to use its many features, and access the billions of records available for everyone—all for FREE. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 
 


Thursday, July 11
DNA and Genetic Genealogy  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Lenexa City Center Library Meeting Room 2
The DNA & Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group meets at the Lenexa City Center Library at 8778 Penrose Lane, Lenexa, KS.  Each meeting covers a DNA topic that is announced in advance. We use slides to help understand the websites, and the tools available to help understand your DNA matches. We typically share slides with SIG members if they can't make the meeting or want to get a refresher at home. Our goal is to help one another use our DNA test results to confirm and expand our family trees. The group meets at the Lenexa City Center Library, Meeting Room 2. For more information or to request to be on the email list, send an email to info@jcgsks.org.  Beginners to advanced should all feel free to attend!
 
 


Saturday, July 13
Legacy Family Tree Users Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
9:00 am to 12:00 am
Online via Zoom
KC Area Legacy Users Group meets on the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Zoom.  For more information and the Zoom link, contact Char Mitts at  kc.legacyusersgroup@gmail.com This is a forum to learn the software, get questions answered, and improve your efficiency.  There are two parts to each meeting: basic topics using the Legacy Family Tree software, and then demonstrating how to use more advanced features of the program. 
 
 


Monday, July 15
Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Online via Zoom
Online board meeting via Zoom.  All members are welcome to attend.  To request a link to the meeting, please email info@jcgsks.org  
 


Wednesday, July 17
Irish Research Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Central Resource Library, Conference Room 20
This research group focuses on the Irish research that the attendees are doing. Meetings will cover questions about your Irish research, what roadblocks you are facing, and resources to help you. The group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday in the Central Resource Library at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 
 


Saturday, July 20
JCGS Monthly General Meeting  (Monthly General Meetings)
10:00 am
Carmack Room, Central Resource Library, Overland Park, KS
Our meetings are on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. and are free to everyone.  The topic and date can be found on the home page of this site. Visitiors are welcome to attend in-person.  Zoom is available to members. 
 


Thursday, July 25
Creating Digital Albums  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Central Resource Library, Conference Room 20
Do you have a family history you want to share but don't know where to begin? This group meets to provide training and share ideas for creating digital albums/books that include your family stories, photos, and memorabilia. Once created, digital albums can be shared with or printed by everyone. This group meets in person, usually on the fourth Thursday of the month, in Room 20 at the Central Resource Library Conference at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, email info@jcgsks.org.
 
 



Tuesday, September 10
General Research Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Central Resource Library,
The Research Special Interest Group is for those who need some help with their research, want dedicated time to work on their research without distractions or have questions about using genealogy websites or genealogy software. This group meets in person,  at the Central Resource Library Conference at 87th & Farley, Overland Park, Kansas on the 2nd Tuesday of the month for more information, email info@jcgsks.org
 


Tuesday, September 24
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
No mtg in July - Resume in September
This group is a forum for family history researchers currently using or interested in using the Family Tree Maker database software. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for users to interact with other users to improve our collective skills.  The Family Tree Maker users group meets on Zoom at 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  For more information, email info@jcgsks.org