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Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2
Euro-Atlantic Conference; Legacy of 1848; Through Today  (Other Genealogical Events)
4:00 pm to 12:00 am
St. John's Lutheran Church Conference Center in Northfield, MN
Don Tolzmann, Gitta & Yogi Reppmann and team are arranging this a multi-faceted conference that will cover a number of topics of interest to attendees ranging from the Legacy of 1848 to Untold Stories: The Holocaust Boxcar – a German History. Please see Euro-Atlantic Conference for more details.



Sunday, April 2
Sissi & Brunch  (Cultural Events)
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Klub Haus, 1079 Rice Street, St. Paul, MN 55117
Are you a Sissi- or a Romy Schneider fan? Have you watched all three Sissi movies every Christmas while growing up? Maybe you haven't seen them, but would love to find out what the buzz is all about?

Romy Schneider in Sissi,  Sissi: Die Junge Kaiserin & Sissi: Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin.

Join us on April 2nd at The Klub Haus as we prepare for the up-coming 43rd Annual Viennese Ball at the UW-EC, celebrate Old Vienna, and the Hungarian Independence (a little late, we know).
 
Schedule
12:00pm: Sissi
2:00pm: Sissi – Die Junge Kaiserin
4:00pm: Sissi – Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin
German with English Subtitles.
 
Free but registration required. RSVP by March 25. Brunch catered by Jeff the Chef.  Donations in support of the St. Thomas German program welcomed.
 
Free but Registration required by March 25, 2017
Online Registration

April 2, 12pm to 6pm
12pm: Sissi
2pm: Die Junge Kaiserin 
4pm: Schicksalsjahre...
Movies & Brunch

This event is hosted and sponsored by the:
  •  German-American Heritage Foundation, St. Paul, MN
  • The Klub Haus, St. Paul
  • University of St. Thomas Department of Modern & Classical Languages 


Saturday, April 15
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.


Saturday, April 22
Minnesota Genealogical Society‚Äôs 2017 Spring Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Bunker Hills Activity Center - Andover, MN
One-day genealogy conference showcasing the branches, interest groups and affiliates of MGS. 5 session times with 2 options at each.
  • Conjuring Up The Past: My Folk Doctor Ancestors from Norway - Jeffrey Huset or Pommern and Its History - James Neuenfeldt
  • Danish Genealogical Research: Online Exploration - Edward J. “Ed” Steenberg or New England Town Records - Alice Eichholz
  • Enjoy lunch (included with registration), visit the information tables and network with your fellow genealogists
  • Romania: More Than Dracula! - Vicki Albu and Jean Logajan Day or Genealogy - Making a Difference - Jan Carlson
  • German Roots? 4 Steps to Build Up Your Research Skills - Kim Ashford or Do You Have a Famous Ancestor? - Janell Norman
  • DNA Discussion Panel - Alice Eichholz, Kristie Strum & John Vanek or Writer's Group Discussion Panel - Kathy Lund, Bill Holmquist, Sue Kratsch,Erv Chorn & Gayle Geber
Register today at www.mngs.org or email education@mngs.org for more information
MGS Members $50, Non-Members $60 (Membership - $35 year)


Sunday, April 23
Beginning German Genealogy   (Other Genealogical Events)
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Germanic American Institute, 301 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Join the Germanic American Institute for an afternoon workshop exploring the basic German needed when beginning research into your family’s genealogy. Led by long-time GAI, GGS and Pommern Regional Group (PRG) member, Margie Deutsch, the class will consist of a presentation followed by a hands-on workshop where you can begin translating your first document.

Topics for the course include:
  • Types of German letters (old German writing) - Sütterlin, Fraktur, Gothic 
  • Glossary of frequently used words & terms and abbreviations
  • Examples of common documents; birth certificate, marriage certificate, passage documents etc. 
  • Family Group Sheet & Pedigree Chart
  • Review websites & tools such as Family Search and Ancestry
  • How & where to find reliable information 

$20 for GAI/GGS/PRG Members, $25 for Non-Members. Cost includes program and a traditional Kaffee und Kuchen break.

Follow this registration link!
 
Questions? Contact Language Services at 651.222.2979



Monday, May 15 through Friday, May 19
Western European Family History Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
Family History Library - Salt Lake City and as Webinars

The Family History Library and the research specialists of the European Reference team invite you to a free week-long conference focused exclusively on Western European research. The conference, which will be held May 15-19, 2017, is perfect for beginning and intermediate genealogists interested in learning about records of Western European localities, and Family History Library collections.

Come and spend a week at the world renowned Family History Library learning from our expert staff of genealogists as well as experienced guest genealogists. Learn how to effectively use historical records and how to do research in several European countries. Explore such topics as census, church, immigration, and vital records. Learn more about German, French, Swiss, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium research. Discover new techniques, strategies, and methodology to apply to your genealogical research problems.

All classes will be held in the main floor classrooms. Seating is limited, so be sure to register early to secure a spot.

To register for the free conference, visit the Eventbrite registration site at this link if you plan to personally attend in-house: http://bit.ly/2n6pdws

All of the classes will be broadcasted as webinars. Webinar attendance for classes is limited to 500 attendees. Please use the following registration link: http://bit.ly/2m9m7Ye

For additional information see their website: https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Western_European_Family_History_Conference



Saturday, May 20
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, June 17
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, July 8
MCIGS 2017 Summer Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
8:00 am
McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. 14, Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society's 2017 Summer Conference
 
Speakers include:
Mary Tedesco - Genealogy Roadshow host seasons 2 and 3.  Founder of ORIGINS ITALY.
Thomas MacEntee - Creator of GeneaBlogger.com
Paul Milner - Specialist in British Isles and U.S. research
Michael Lacopo - Specialties include: Adoption, emmigration , German/American, and more.


Saturday, July 15
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, August 19
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, September 16
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.


Saturday, September 23
Fall Meeting  (GGS Meetings)
Location and Speaker to be determined. This will be a half-day event



Saturday, October 14
Library Workshop  (GGS Meetings)
9:30 am
Concordia Library, St. Paul, MN
There will be two brief presentations and then some time in the Library with the GGS collection.


Saturday, October 21
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, November 11
Annual Membership  (GGS Meetings)
Location and Speaker to be determined.


Saturday, November 18
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.



Saturday, December 16
German Language Study Group Meeting  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crystal Family History Center, 2801 N. Douglas Dr. in Crystal MN
Bring your German language documents to translate.