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Monday, July 29
Bonus GGS Meeting - no charge  (GGS Meetings)
7:00 pm
Minnesota Genealogy Center, Mendota Heights, MN
Speaker Hermann Welp from Nortrup, Lower Saxony, Germany (Kent Cutkomp will assist with translations)
 
presentation:
"That is How Our Ancestors Lived in Northwestern Germany in the 19th Century -
This is How They Live Today"
 



Saturday, August 10
German Language Study Group  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am
MGS, 1385 Mendota Heights Road Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
At this open group meeting, we try to help others read the old German Script, while sharpening our own skills. Please bring any images you'd like help with on a flash drive so we can project it on a TV or overhead projector. 
All meetings are at MGS, but the rooms may vary. 


Saturday, August 17
Library Workshops  (GGS Meetings)
9:30 am
Concordia University Library - upstairs in room 213
The workshop is held on Saturday. Each workshop includes a presentation and there are several volunteers to assist with using the GGS Collection.
No pre-registration is required. 
A $10 fee for room rental and presentations will be collected at the door.
See Library page for directions.



Saturday, September 21
German Language Study Group  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am
MGS, 1385 Mendota Heights Road Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
At this open group meeting, we try to help others read the old German Script, while sharpening our own skills. Please bring any images you'd like help with on a flash drive so we can project it on a TV or overhead projector. 
All meetings are at MGS, but the rooms may vary. 


Saturday, September 28
Fall Meeting  (GGS Conferences)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Northwestern Auditorium, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN
All-day meeting with speaker Antje Petty of the Max Kade Institute.
8:30 am registration
 

1) "All I know is they were from Germany"  (Finding and pinpointing your ancestor's hometown in Europe; exploring the ways your ancestors travelled to America) 

 

2)  Overview of German-language resources in America, including resources at the Max Kade Institute

  (German-language resources in American are vastly underutilized in genealogical research

 

3)  Finding Documents in Germany/ Europe, Online and Off  (Overview of archival, communal, and church based resources) 

 

4)  Working with historic (German) documents. (Strategies to efficiently interpret different types of historic German documents, even if you do not speak the language and cannot read the script)

 




Saturday, October 19
German Language Study Group  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am
MGS, 1385 Mendota Heights Road Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
At this open group meeting, we try to help others read the old German Script, while sharpening our own skills. Please bring any images you'd like help with on a flash drive so we can project it on a TV or overhead projector. 
All meetings are at MGS, but the rooms may vary. 



Saturday, November 9
Fall Meeting  (GGS Conferences)
11:30 am to 3:00 pm
Speaker Doug Ohman, Lowell Inn Convention Center, Stillwater, MN
Doug Ohman, photographer will present: "Ethnic German Influence on Architecture and Landscape in MN".
 
Doug Ohman, author and storyteller, takes our society members for a photo tour with highlights from his six-book series Minnesota Byways, focusing on his favorite German historic sites in Minnesota.  Nearly all of Minnesota's 87 counties have German influence in barns, churches, schools, courthouses, and state parks


Saturday, November 16
German Language Study Group  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am
MGS, 1385 Mendota Heights Road Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
At this open group meeting, we try to help others read the old German Script, while sharpening our own skills. Please bring any images you'd like help with on a flash drive so we can project it on a TV or overhead projector. 
All meetings are at MGS, but the rooms may vary. 



Saturday, December 14
German Language Study Group  (GGS Study Group)
10:00 am
MGS, 1385 Mendota Heights Road Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
At this open group meeting, we try to help others read the old German Script, while sharpening our own skills. Please bring any images you'd like help with on a flash drive so we can project it on a TV or overhead projector. 
All meetings are at MGS, but the rooms may vary.