Ferndale Genies Monthly Meeting: 3rd Monday, 1:00-3:30 at Ferndale Library.
Next meeting on Monday, Dec 17.
There will be ample time for questions and research. Come prepared with questions and passwords. Bring a computing device or plan to borrow a library laptop.
Future Genies Dates: Two Holidays on 3rd Mondays of Jan and Feb 2019. Meetings changed to Fridays, Jan 18 and Feb 15.
A Time to Write: Meetings are the 1st Monday of each month 2:30-4:00. Better contact Loretta Willems to confirm dates: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loretta Willems leads a group for people wanting to write their stories, either their own memories or the stories they revealed in their genealogical research. Loretta is the author of The Gift of Laughter: The Story of a California Mennonite Family. She attends the Whatcom Writers and Publishers group and spoke last month to the Ferndale Genies.
Whatcom Genealogical Society (WGS): 2nd Mondays, 2:00-3:30 or so. Bellingham Elks Lodge at 710 Samish Way. Park around back and enter the lower level.
December 10 – Christmas Social – If you are able, please bring your favorite holiday treat to share with everyone. Free 1-year Subscription to “Family Tree Magazine” giveaway
January – Winter break – No meeting
February 11 – Whatcom Genealogical Society’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! – Jeff Jewell from the Whatcom Museum Photo Archives will speak about local records.
March 11 – “Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlock Probates, Deeds and More” with Mary Kircher Roddy
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society, Burlington
2nd Sat, 1pm – 3pm
No meeting December or January.
Online: Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars Click on the highlighted link for a multitude of classes and archives. Sign up to receive notice of future months.
RootsTech, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. 27-March 2, 2019
Hotel Registration open. Conference registration opens September 20.
Conference Registration opens September 20, 2018
National Genealogical Society
2019 Conference, May 8-11, St. Charles, MO
Hotel registrations open August 15, 2018
Conference Registration opens December 1, 2018
Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, May 31 - June 2, 2019 http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/
For details look under Jamboree:
50th Birthday Bash starring CeCe Moore, Judy Russell, and Josh Taylor.
Also streaming 2018 Conference sessions for a fee.
Society offers free monthly webinars.
Registration dates not announced
Northwest Genealogy Conference
August 14-17, 2019
Federation of Genealogical Societies
2019 Conference, August 21-24, Washington, DC
Registration dates not announced.