Calendar of Events

PGSA: Spungen Family Foundation – Philatelic Collection

Event:75 Years After: Stories and Artifacts Witnessing World War II and the Holocaust
PGSA Quarterly Meeting
When:15 November 2020, Sunday -- 2:00 PM CST
Where:Webinar Only
Speaker:Kiel Majewski
Note(s):2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War II and the liberation of the concentration camps. Join us to learn how the historical material from the Spungen collection informs us of the personal aspect of these events and can place research in the context of the times.

PGSA: Working with a Polish Researcher

When:21 February 2021, Sunday -- 2:00 PM CST
Event:PGSA Quarterly Meeting
Where:Webinar Only
Speaker:Dorena Wasik
Notes:To dig more broadly and deeply into your Polish ancestry, learn how to work efficiently and effectively with a Polish researcher from home or on site in Poland.

PGSA: Visit the Polin Museum in Warsaw and its Research Resources

Event:PGSA Quarterly Meeting
When:16 May 2021, Sunday -- 2:00 PM CST
Where:Webinar Only
Speaker:Curators from the Polin Museum in Warsaw
Notes:Explore the 1000 years of Jewish history in Poland and its impact on Polish culture through an overview visit to the museum, plus learn about the various archives it contains and the research services it provides. Opened in 2013, the Polin Museum is among the top three experiences in Warsaw.

CAGGNI Monthly Meetings

Event:Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois meets to discuss methods/techniques for the use of computers in genealogy research.
When:3rd Saturday of every month except December -- 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:Schaumburg Twp. District Library, 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL
Note(s):See the CAGGNI calendar page at

Polish Genealogy Research Help

Event:Genealogy volunteers desk at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
When:Most Friday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where:Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL
Note(s):- Questions will be handled on a first come – first served basis
- This service is meant to point you in the correct direction and does not allow for extensive research
- This is a free service offered as a library volunteer
Volunteer:Steve Szabados, former PGSA Board member

Other Upcoming Events

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