Thursday, July 23, 2015

What's On ! Friday 24 July - Thursday 30 July


Private A.R. Quinn of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry with an accordion, Gambarie, Italy, September 1943 Lieut. Terry F. Rowe. Canada. Department of National Defense. Library and Archives Canada, PA-115155 / Creative /Commons Licence



Thank you for your patience with my absence last week.  I was #stuckinbali as they say and am very pleased to be back.  So, this is what is on offer family history and local history wise in Brisvegas this week.  As always, if you think I've missed something or should know about something coming up, please let me know.

Saturday 25 July

10:00am-12:00pm Central European Group QFHS


Meetings feature a short talk or workshop relevant to Central European research. You will receive assistance from very experienced researchers.

10:00am-12:30pm Military Group GSQ

The aim of the Group is to assist members with their research into their military ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. The group can help beginners and assist more experienced researchers overcome any problems they face locating information on their military relatives.

Sunday 26 July 

10:30am-2:15pm German Group GSQ

Aims: To offer support and research assistance to all who are searching for their German Ancestry.To encourage and exchange information in an informal setting. To provide guest speakers when possible to help guide us through the maze of information available to us.To learn the history of Germany and immigration ad why our ancestors chose to leave. To get to know about German people and their customs.

Tuesday 28 July

10:00am-11:00am The Bicycle in War Time Strathpine Library

Bicycles played an integral role in the Boer War, WWI and WWII. Jim Fitzpatrick, author of The Bicycle in Wartime, gives a fully illustrated talk on the role of bicycles in war.

1:00pm-4:00pm Bracken Ridge Family History Group

Are you interested in researching your family history or genealogy? Come along to swap research tips or seek advice in family history. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday 29 July

10:00am-11:00am The Bicycle in War Time Caboolture Library

Bicycles played an integral role in the Boer War, WWI and WWII. Jim Fitzpatrick, author of The Bicycle in Wartime, gives a fully illustrated talk on the role of bicycles in war.

Thursday 30 July

10:00am - 12:00pm Enhancing Your Family Tree Using Google Mt Ommaney Library

Enhance your family tree research by using Google searching techniques. Google can help you locate surprising items of family history interest including books, images, videos and more. Presented by the Genealogical Society of Queensland. Bookings required.

10:00am-12:00pm William Gunn Wynnum Library

William Gunn represented the electorate of Wynnum for over 20 years.  Learn about the man the Manly jetty was named after. Presented by Daniel Cheverton. Bookings required.

2:00pm-3:30pm Family History Using Google Products: Part 1 Arana Hills Library

Discover Google products that can provide tools and improve searching methods to enhance your family tree research.


That's all folks.  Hope you have a great week :)



1 comment:

diane b said...

wish I had time to participate..one day.