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Saturday, January 28 through Saturday, August 26
Beginners Workshop Series  (Other Societies/Organizations)
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Chappell Meeting, Central Branch, FW Library, 500 W. 3rd St., Fort Worth
Fort Worth Genealogical Society in collaboration with the Fort Worth Library presents
"2017 Beginners Workshop Series".  "How to Get Started and Organizational Hints". 
The first of eight FREE monthly sessions.

Thursday, March 2
Digital Photography for Genealogists  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library

Digital Photography for Genealogists by Tony Hanson
Thursday, March 2
Digital Photography for Genealogists by Tony Hanson   (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library
   Scanners do an outstanding job of creating high quality digital images, but genealogist frequently encounter situations where a scanner is unavailable or unsuitable. This presentation will provide you with a basic understanding of how a digital camera works and a high-level understanding of digital images. Most of the presentation will provide you with simple, practical techniques that you can use to ensure that the pictures of documents you take will be of the highest possible quality using any camera, even the one in your phone. Advances settings, for cameras that support them, will also be discussed.
   Tony has been active in genealogy since 1999. He is active in the Dallas Genealogical Society, having served as webmaster, technology SIG leader, VP of Education and President (his current position). He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering (BS) and Telecommunications (MS) and is an avid amateur photographer.

Saturday, March 4
Family History Seminar  (Other Societies/Organizations)
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
3809 Curt Drive, Arlington TX 76016
Hosted by the Arlington Texas Stake.  Great local presenters and selected pre-recorded classes from the 2016 and 2017 genealogical conferences at "rootstech".  PLUS...Luncheon speaker: Lance Tahmahkera.  Visit website or stop by the Family History Center for class schedule, registration form and further details.

Dallas Genealogical Society 2017 Spring Seminar
Friday, March 17 through Saturday, March 18
Dallas Genealogical Society 2017 Spring Seminar  (Special Events)
1st floor Auditorium, J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street Dallas, Texas 75201
DGS is excited to present two opportunities to learn from internationally-known genealogical researcher and speaker Dr. Tom Jones at our 2017 Spring Seminar.
The Advanced Research Methods Class with Dr. Jones on Friday afternoon, March 17 is limited to 30 participants and requires separate registration
Jones_Thomas_2016-150x150The 2017 Spring Seminar on Saturday, March 18 with Dr. Jones​ is a full-day program.
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Friday, March 24
2017 "Lock In"  (Special Events)
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie
Are you just beginning your family research, or have you hit a “brick wall?”   Let experienced researchers assist you. The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society will hold its annual Lock-In on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Main Library from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Check In begins at 5:30...Doors are Locked at 6:00!
The event offers free genealogy research using the web sites Ancestry, Fold 3, Family Search and others. Participants will enter the Library before it closes at 6 p.m. and be "locked in" for an evening of research on the library's many computers.
Go to Home Page to download Registration Form.