Calendar of Events

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10a

Church Record Exploration for Genealogy


Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society
Speaker: Jacquie Schattner
Description:Church records contain more than basic vital records. These chronicles can provide clues to much more, including town of origin and immigration information, how active families were in their church, and their financial situation. Come find out what new and exciting things you can find about your ancestors!


More Info: http://www.nwsgenealogy.org
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10a

Who SANK grandpa’s boat? Effective Techniques For Finding Passenger Manifests


Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society
Speaker: Dan Niemiec
Description:A lot of people cannot find the passenger list when their grandfather crossed the ocean. Some of those people believe the boat must have sunk and they swam the rest of the way! Dan Niemiec will help you understand that most of our ancestors did indeed come by boat and there are some tricky search methods that can help you find the passenger list.


More Info: http://www.nwsgenealogy.org
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2p-4p

Navigating the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Archives


Polish Genealogical Society of America
Speaker: Ray Johnson
Description: The Circuit Court Archives are a great, often overlooked resource. This class concentrates on a very practical approach to on-site court research including, civil, law and chancery cases, divorces, wills and probates, county naturalizations, declarations of intentions, criminal cases and burnt records.

This program at the library is open to the public. It will also be offered as a free Webinar to members. To defray costs, non-members will be charged a $10 fee.

Webinar registration for members and non-members can be made by clicking here. Mail-in registrations will not be accepted.
Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Recurring Meetings/Events

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Master Genealogist (TMG) CAGG-NI Users Group Meeting

This event repeats every month on the second Saturday.

The Chicago Area TMG Users Group will meet to explore The Master Genealogist software and how various members use it. This group is a SIG of CAGG-NI. Visit the TMG pages of CAGGNI's website http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/ for specific meeting information.

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL
10 AM to 1PM Wednesdays and Fridays

PGSA Research Help

Need a little help with your research? Volunteers filling PGSA requests at the PMA library are also available to consult on genealogy questions and/or methods on Wednesdays from 10am till 1pm. Additionally, you may work in the library until 7 pm. The library is open 1 to 7 pm on Wednesdays.
There is plentiful parking and it's free! Public transportation is available (take the CTA 56 Milwaukee Avenue bus to Augusta or take the Blue Line to Chicago Avenue or Division Street).

The Polish Museum Of America (with its great gift shop) is open from 11 to 4. There are several restaurants nearby, including a Polish one. For more information, email [email protected]

Also, former Board Member Steve Szabados, is currently available at the Arlington Heights Library every Friday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Whether you are just getting started or trying to solve a "brick wall," he should be able to help. Steve also has quite an extensive calendar of speaking engagements that take him from Kane County to DuPage County to Will County and even into Wisconsin. His topics vary. To see his schedule, go to: http://steveszabados.com/calendar-of-events/

Library of the Polish Museum of America

984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

NWSGS Meetings

The Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society invites anyone interested in genealogical, biographical, or historical research- beginners or experienced researchers- to join us at the following programs in 2017-18: 8/26, 10/7, 11/4, 1/6, 2/3, 3/3, 4/7, and 5/5

Times:
9:00AM – Open Discussion
10:00AM – Meeting

For any other information, visit http://www.nwsgenealogy.org/

Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
3rd Saturday of every month 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

CAGG-NI Monthly Meeting

Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois will meet to discuss methods and techniques to use computers in your genealogy research.

CAGGNI meets every third Saturday of every month except December. Visit the CAGGNI's website, www.caggni.org, for specific meeting informaiton.

The link to our calendar page is: http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL

Other Upcoming Events

To request an event posting to this  PGSA.ORG Calendar, please contact Chet Szerlag at [email protected]

For other events of regional interest in Wisconsin, Illinois, and neighboring states, click here.