Events

Nov
29
Wed
Weds Workshop – Follow-up Discussion to General Meeting @ on Zoom
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
November 18th’s General Meeting features presentations by Judy Russell (“Colonial Lands: From the Crown to Private Hands”) and Judy Janes (“Gold Rush”). See website for details of their topics.

[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Dec
2
Sat
VCGS Mexican American Special Interest Group @ On Zoom
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The VCGS Mexican-American Special Interest Group meets to discuss historical literature, research strategies and current information pertaining to Mexican-American Genealogy. We strive to encourage our members to assist one another, as well as the general public in learning about family history. Members and attendees are encouraged to propose topics for discussion and to share ideas and knowledge in Mexican-American genealogy so that we can grow as a group.

Our meetings are open to the public and you don’t have to be a VCGS member to attend. We currently meet six times a year on zoom, The meetings are held in odd months of the year, (January, March, May, July, September, and November) on the first Saturday of the month.

We do not meet today. Our next meeting will take place via Zoom on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m. 

To request to attend our meeting please contact Juan Venegas @ jvenegasgenealogy@gmail.com or Nancy Lehnhardt @ nancylgenealogy@gmail.com

 

Dec
6
Wed
Weds Workshop – Genealogy Workshops @ Camarillo Library Community Room
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Open to the Public @ the Camarillo Library. Membership in VCGS not required. Join us for help or to offer help to someone else. Bring your research questions and a description of the research that you have already done. General questions and topics for discussion are always welcome. To commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Shirley Leslie will lead the group in a discussion of how WWII impacted our families.


[This meeting will be held in person at the Camarillo Public Library Community Room. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Dec
13
Wed
Weds Workshop – Holiday Traditions and Mementos “Show ’n’ Tell” @ on Zoom
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

SHOW us your favorite ways to celebrate your year-end holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, Boxing Day – with decorations, recipes, photos, customs, etc., and TELL us stories of the memories you smile about the most. (BTW, did you know there are at least 11 holidays celebrated in December?)


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Dec
20
Wed
Weds Workshop – No Workshop This Week @ on Zoom
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Wednesday Workshops are on holiday break for the rest of the year. Enjoy the festivities and we’ll see everyone in January 2024.
Dec
27
Wed
Weds Workshop – No Workshop This Week @ on Zoom
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Wednesday Workshops are on holiday break for the rest of the year. Enjoy the festivities and we’ll see everyone in January 2024.
Jan
3
Wed
Weds Workshop – Genealogy Workshops @ Camarillo Library Community Room
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Happy New Year!  Open to the Public @ the Camarillo Library.  Membership in VCGS not required.  Join us for help or to offer help to someone else.  Bring your research questions and a description of the research that you have already done.  General questions and topics for discussion are always welcome.  Shirley Leslie will lead the group in a discussion of what each one’s genealogical focus for 2024 will be.


[This meeting will be held in person at the Camarillo Public Library Community Room. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jan
6
Sat
VCGS Mexican American Special Interest Group @ On Zoom
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The VCGS Mexican-American Special Interest Group meets to discuss historical literature, research strategies and current information pertaining to Mexican-American Genealogy. We strive to encourage our members to assist one another, as well as the general public in learning about family history. Members and attendees are encouraged to propose topics for discussion and to share ideas and knowledge in Mexican-American genealogy so that we can grow as a group.

Our meetings are open to the public and you don’t have to be a VCGS member to attend. We currently meet six times a year on zoom, The meetings are held in odd months of the year, (January, March, May, July, September, and November) on the first Saturday of the month.

Our next Zoom meeting will take place on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

To request to attend our meeting please contact Juan Venegas @ jvenegasgenealogy@gmail.com or Nancy Lehnhardt @ nancylgenealogy@gmail.com

 

Jan
10
Wed
Weds Workshop – Barriers To Success @ on Zoom
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Topic:  Barriers To Success (Besides Brick Walls) – Get It Off Your Chest!

Now that you’ve set your 2024 genealogical goals, how can you be more productive in accomplishing them? The group will crowd-source solving obstacles that irk us the most when researching our ancestors, organizing materials, or using genealogy tools (such as software), or repositories (like libraries, archives, and online databases).  Bring your current ‘bump in the road’ and let’s see if we can’t help get you over it.

[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jan
17
Wed
Weds Workshop – DNA Clusters @ on Zoom
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Lauran Elam will demonstrate how to identify DNA cluster groups towards solving your brick wall mysteries.  Learn the patterns to look for in your matches that will turn strangers into family you never knew before.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]