Living History: John Muir in the Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join Tom Banks as he performs as the founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir - a naturalist, poet, and early advocate for wilderness preservation.

Mason Jar Planters

Saturday, March 11, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Paint a mason jar with chalkboard paint and then turn it into a functional herb planter to sit on your windowsill! Registration required.

Mason Jar Planters

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Paint a mason jar with chalkboard paint and then turn it into a functional herb planter to sit on your windowsill! Registration required.

Mason Jar Planters

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Paint a mason jar with chalkboard paint and then turn it into a functional herb planter to sit on your windowsill! Registration required.

Mason Jar Planters

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Paint a mason jar with chalkboard paint and then turn it into a functional herb planter to sit on your windowsill! Registration required.

Grandpa Worked For the Railroad with Janice Lovelace

Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Puget Sound Genealogical Society Class

Many men in the 19th and 20th centuries worked for the railroad. Learn how to discover which company, what type of job and where they worked.  This presentation will focus on railroad companies and how to access their records, including pensions.

Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, www.pusogensoc.org.

Spreadsheets 101 and 201: Excel-lence in Genealogy with Mary Kircher Roddy

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Puget Sound Genealogical Society Class

Are you afraid of spreadsheets because you don’t know how or where to start? Get up to speed on using Excel and learn new tricks to work smarter. Spreadsheets can help you analyze your data and keep track of your research.  Mary Roddy will present several examples of how to use this powerful tool to gain perspective and further your genealogy research.

Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, www.pusogensoc.org.

The Scots-Irish: Settlers in the Wilderness with Janet Camarata

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Puget Sound Genealogical Society Class

The American descendants of Presbyterian and other Protestant dissenters from the Irish province of Ulster who migrated to North America during the 18th and 19th century, they are found on the rolls of Revolutionary War patriots, were early settlers of the American frontiers and were the ancestors of several American presidents. As a group they forever changed the face of America. The class is an introduction to the Scots-Irish and the sources available to genealogists researching their Scots-Irish heritage.

Webinar: Researching Ancestors in the Era of Freedom with Angela Walton-Raji

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Puget Sound Genealogical Society Class

The years right after the Civil War were critical for all southerners white and black. Amazing records reflect that incredible time during those years. In this webinar, learn of several remarkable record sets and where they can be found, plus learn how geography can tell you things unknown about your ancestral community and help provide a critical background for the family narrative.

Genealogical Proof Standard According to Sherlock Holmes with Jill Morelli

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Puget Sound Genealogical Society Class

A fun look at the Genealogical Proof Standard. Who knew Sherlock used the GPS? Jill recognizes that everyone starts at a different point and conveys the material in a way that all can comprehend and strive to incorporate into their personal familial exploration.

Registration required; call 360-475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center. For more information, www.pusogensoc.org.

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