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Wednesday, January 24
Probate Webinar - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
The class will watch a webinar from FamilySearch about researching probates. Discussion will follow next week.


Wednesday, January 31
Probate discussion - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Members of the group will share their experience researching probate records and talk about what they learned from them.



Wednesday, February 7
Independent study & prep for SLC trip - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Those going to the Salt Lake City Family History Library will prepare for their research by reviewing the FHL catalog and consulting with other class members. Others can pursue individual research on the computers in the classroom and ask questions of other class members.


Wednesday, February 14
Marriage stories - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Members of the group will highlight what they have learned from marriage records.


Wednesday, February 21
Library Topics - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Kay will lead a discussion about the VCGS Library holdings.


Wednesday, February 28
FindAGrave - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Shannon and Pam will demonstrate the new FindAGrave interface and discuss its capabilities.



Wednesday, March 7
Notorious Relatives - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Members of the group will share stories, artifacts and photos of "black sheep" relatives. Contact Lyn Gesch to be included in the presentations.


Wednesday, March 14
Genealogy Blogs - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Fran will tell us about some of the more popular blogs connected with Genealogy.


Wednesday, March 21
Independent work - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Many in the group will be attending the field trip to Salt Lake City this week. Those who remain can work on their own research with the help of group leaders.


Wednesday, March 28
Family History Library trip debrief - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Group members who were in Salt Lake City the prior week will tell us about their research experiences there.



Wednesday, April 4
Social History - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Don will talk about how to flesh out your family's specific history with the history of their times and how to add contextual meat to the bare bones of your genealogy.


Wednesday, April 11
Oral History Interview Techniques - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Judy Cohen will go over some of her experiences with collecting oral history from elderly relatives.


Wednesday, April 18
Expanded Land Records - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Judy Janes will present additional information about land record research.


Wednesday, April 25
Basic Excel Skills - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Don will go over the basics for using Excel for genealogy (and avoid the techie stuff). We will screen a few short Lynda training videos, demonstrate how to build a simple spreadsheet, and members of the group can try out what they learn on the computers.