Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Genealogy Days in Chula Vista - October 2008

The Chula Vista Genealogical Society events for October 2008 include:

** Saturday, October 4, 9:30 a.m. to around 3 p.m., Research Trip to SDGS Library in El Cajon. Car pools will leave the downtown Chula Vista parking garage at 9:30 a.m. and return by 3 p.m. We plan to be at the library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., bring a lunch. Contact Randy Seaver (see below) for reservations.

** Wednesday, October 8, 12 noon, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library -- CVGS Research Group meets in the Library Conference Room. We will review the latest genealogy news, share success stories and information, and discuss members research problems, and potential solutions, based on the collective knowledge and wisdom of the group.

** Wednesday, October 15, 12 noon, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library -- CVGS Computer Group meets in the Library Computer Lab. We will visit some helpful genealogy web sites. This is an opportunity for those members who haven't used computers for genealogy research to practice with a mentor to guide them.

** Saturday, October 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library - CVGS Discover Your Family History Seminar in the Library Auditorium. Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG, will make three presentations -

*** Clue To Clue: Tracking a Family over Time and Miles;
*** John Adam Hollaender: Survivor;
*** Bringing Your Civil War Ancestor Back to Life: Songs & Stories of the War of the Rebellion.

There will be a light lunch (make your own sandwiches, fruit, veggies, cookies) provided at 12 noon (donations appreciated!).

** Wednesday, October 29, 12 noon to 2 p.m., Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library - CVGS Program Meeting in the Auditorium. After a brief business meeting, the featured speaker will by Peter Watry on "Images of America - Chula Vista."

On Monday afternoons (12 noon to 2 PM) - October 6, 13, 20 and 27 - Genealogy Table Talk with Dearl Glenn and John Finch in the Family Research section of the Chula Vista Civic Center Library. They are ready and willing to help people with their research, discuss a problem or success, or just tell stories.

The Chula Vista Civic Center Library is located at 365 "F" Street in Chula Vista - between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue, midway between I-5 and I-805 (take the "E" Street exit from the freeways).

We welcome guests and visitors to our CVGS programs and events - if you are in the Chula Vista area and want to attend our events - please come and introduce yourselves. If you have questions, please email Randy at rjseaver@cox.net or phone 619-422-3397.

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