June 2017


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-257-5877

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.

Jun. 1, 2017            Topic:  2nd Annual Round Table Event - Bring Your Questions

Thursday,               Hosts:  Don Eckerle, Steve Nathan, Richard Haberstroh, Barbara DeOliveira, Ken Bausert, 

                                                        Ruth E. Cipko,  Kathleen McGee and JoAnn Schmidt

7:30 p.m.                  Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7:00 Orientation    Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


Jun. 3, 2017             Topic: DNA knowledge and beyond: Guidance to better understand your DNA test results

Saturday,                 Speaker: Michael Carragher and Patricia Kellner

10:00 am-Noon      Location: Bethpage Public Library 47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage, NY.  No fee 

                                   Sponsored by: DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island.  Info: Programming@DGGLI.org


Jun. 7, 2017           Topic:  Cemetery Crowdssourcing

Wednesday,          Speaker:  Michael Cassara

7:00-8:30 p.m.        Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane, 631-567-5079.   No fee.


Jun. 10, 2017          Topic:  Did My Great-Grandmother Have a Family?; A Documents and DNA Case Study

Saturday,                Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

10:30 am                 LocationSouth Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Huntington Historical Society.  Info:  631-427-7045.


Jun. 10, 2017       Topic:  Scholarship Breakfast and Awards

Saturday,               Speaker

10:30 a.m.              Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help      Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info: 516-557-2917 or 631-587-5377.


Jun. 17, 2017        Topic:  The Surrogate's Court and Its Records
Saturday,               Speaker  Guy Fairstein

11:15 a.m.              Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

10:00 a.m. Help   Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info: Events@ifhf.org


Jun. 24, 2017          TopicWhat's it all about: DNA Test
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Patricia Kellner

10-11.30 a.m.          Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info: Mary Ann, 631-273-7883.


Jun. 24, 2017           Topic:  Tracking your Family in Google Earth

Saturday,                 Speaker

10:00-11:30 a.m.    Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700


Jun. 25, 2017          Topic:  The Rest of the Story: Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers

Sunday,                    Speaker:  Janeen Bjork

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Randi (516) 507-7843




African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to Jun.). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.




Updated :  05/27/2017