Thursday, August 6, 2015

What's On - Friday 7 August - Thursday 13 August

Tingalpa Chapel 
Once again, my weekly post seems a little redundant in the face of the fabulous National Family History Month calendar.  Please do make sure you check it out first as the list below will really only be some highlights and other bits and bobs that I have rather hurriedly put together, with my usual obvious biases :)

Friday 7 August

At each meeting, we demonstrate the Family Tree Maker program. If you wish, bring your personal computer, tablet or smart phone and follow us on the big screen.

The North Brisbane Branch of GSQ holds its meetings on the first Friday morning of each month (except January) at the Brisbane North Area Scouting Centre at 23 Sicklefield St Alderley. Doors open at 8.45 am. North Brisbane Members are able to borrow from our extensive library of books, magazines, fiche and CDs for a small fee.

Saturday 8 August

9am - 4:30pm Queensland State Archives Public Reading Room open

Queensland State Archives is open on the second Saturday of every month.

If you are researching family who migrated from Ireland, you are welcome to attend. We share our knowledge and take time discussing our research.

Sunday 9 August 

Convict Connections aims to provide a specialist forum for members with a particular interest in convicts and our colonial heritage, to share and exchange information, achieve a wider knowledge of our colonial beginnings and foster a greater appreciation of those who suffered the horrors of transportation.

Tuesday 11 August

Interested in your family history or genealogy? Would you like to swap research tips with other enthusiasts? Could you use some advice or assistance in researching your family tree? Would you like to know more about the genealogy resources at your local library (including If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, come and meet with your local Family History Group. Everyone is welcome to these regular meetings.

Discuss the history of the Richlands and Inala area.  No bookings required.

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

Discuss the history of Bulimba and surrounding suburbs. If you have a passion for local history, come and join in.  Bookings required.

Wednesday 12 August 

Learn how to research your family history with the genealogy resources available in the library. Presented by Elenor Chambers.

Thursday 13 August 

Using Church Publications – Shauna Hicks explores an under-utilised resource that can provide information on our ancestors not likely to be found elsewhere.

Enjoy your week!

1 comment:

diane b said...

Plenty there to keep enthusiasts interested.