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Family History Writers Share In 10:30 am
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM.  Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend! Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 
D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition 2:00 pm
D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions. With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants. Beginner Level Book:  The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger Advanced Level Book: Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020. The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November. Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event! Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’...
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Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
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The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM. 

Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend!

Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions.

With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants.

Beginner Level Book: 

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger

Advanced Level Book:

Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020.

The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November.

Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
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The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM. 

Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend!

Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions.

With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants.

Beginner Level Book: 

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger

Advanced Level Book:

Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020.

The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November.

Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good old fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Sep
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2019
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
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The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM. 

Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend!

Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions.

With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants.

Beginner Level Book: 

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger

Advanced Level Book:

Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020.

The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November.

Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Oct
12
Sat
2019
Kentucky Ancestors Town Hall 2019 @ Kentucky Historical Society
Oct 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
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Save the date to join us for a full day of Kentucky genealogy adventures:

  • Watch guest host Renee Shaw reveal the research findings surrounding Kentucky family history mysteries — and be a part of the live studio audience during reveal videotaping.
  • Connect with Kentucky genealogy and local history groups/organizations in our Commonwealth Hall Heritage Expo
  • Visit the Genealogy Makerspace: A vendor/exhibit area filled with hands-on learning stations that allow you to engage with representatives and staff and experiment with genealogy related tools
  • Learn about genealogy tips and tricks at the Demo Stage

Advance Ticket Prices: $10 members ; $20 others. Call 502-785-8118.

At the Door: $15 members ; $25 others.

DNA Lunch Chat

Join our library staff for lunch and a discussion about DNA. Bring along your questions and experiences to share with the group. Cost is $20, and we’ll provide a box lunch. There is a 50-person limit due to space. Reservations are required. Call 502-782-8118 to make yours.

 

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Oct
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Sat
2019
Workshop: Getting Started with Genealogy @ Kentucky Historical Society
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Getting Started with Genealogy @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Make 2019 the year you begin your genealogy journey! Connecting to our ancestors is an amazing experience – and while the research can feel daunting, this workshop will get you started on a firm foundation.

We will cover the basics such as: 

  • Research strategies
  • Online resources
  • Offline resources (libraries/archives)
  • Family interviews/artifacts
  • Family tree software
  • Using fundamental records (census, vital statistics, marriage, probate)
  • Organization/storage and sharing with family
  • Further educational resources to guide you on your way!

This workshop is $8 for KHS members OR $10 + $8 general admission for non-members. Seating is limited – pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by calling 502-782-8118. 

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Oct
26
Sat
2019
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
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The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM. 

Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend!

Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions.

With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants.

Beginner Level Book: 

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger

Advanced Level Book:

Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020.

The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November.

Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Nov
23
Sat
2019
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Writers Share In @ Kentucky Historical Society
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The Family History Writers Share-In is an informal gathering designed to provide you with a positive environment where you can discuss your writing.  Participants come from all points on the writing spectrum, from “never done this before” to bloggers to published authors.  You can share something you have been working on, provide feedback to others or just sit back and absorb the creative energy of the group.  The one thing that unites the group is a desire to write about family in a way that gets read. The Share-In happens every month on the 4th Saturday from 10:30AM-12:30PM. 

Seating is limited – so please pre-register for each session you plan to attend!

Each writing session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Book Club Edition @ Kentucky Historical Society
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Join our Library staff for the next level of the D.N.A. Interest Group (D.I.G.) – Book Club Edition! In 2018, we hosted a 6 month long D.I.G. Chat (DNA Interest Group) – For 9 months of 2019 (March-November), we will be taking the D.I.G. concept further for more advanced talks through book discussions.

With the Book Club Edition, you have two levels of participation to choose from – both happening at the same time. Pick your level and register for that class. Seating is limited and each class will be capped at 20 participants.

Beginner Level Book: 

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger

Advanced Level Book:

Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

Once you register for one of the classes, it is your responsibility to acquire the book selected for your class choice. Print or electronic editions are permitted. Some print copies may be available in our 1792 Store closer to the start of classes. Don’t worry, if you want to take both classes, our plan is to repeat this series next year, so those in the beginner class can take the advanced level in 2020.

The dates and times of both classes will be the same: 2-4 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, March – November.

Seating is limited – so please register for your class choice prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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Nov
30
Sat
2019
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good old fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

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