February 2017


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-724-4162

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.

Feb. 2, 2017            Topic:  Fact, Fiction or Fishtale? Proving Family Stories

Thursday,               Speaker:  Kathleen McGee

7:30 p.m.                  Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7:00 Orientation    Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


Feb. 4, 2017            Topic:  Family Heirlooms & Treasures

Saturday,                Speaker:  various members

10:30 am                 Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Huntington Historical Society.  Info:  631-427-7045.


Feb. 8, 2017           Topic:  Genealogical Resources at the Brooklyn Diocesan Archives

Wednesday,          Speaker:  Joseph Coen

7:00-8:30 p.m.        Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane or Janet, 631-567-5079.   No fee.


Feb. 11, 2017        Topic:  The Proi­etti: Research­ing an Aban­doned Child in Italy

Saturday,               Speaker: Melanie D. Holtz CG

10:30 a.m.              Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help      Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info: 516-557-2917 or 631-587-5377.


Feb. 18, 2017          Topic:  Show and Tell
Saturday,               Speaker  Members

10:00 a.m.              Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

11:15 a.m. Help   Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info: Events@ifhf.org


Feb. 25, 2017         Topic:  How To Preserve Your Family Documents and Photos

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Melanie Cardone, Local History Librarian

10:00-11:30 a.m.    Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700


Feb. 25, 2017          Topic:  Maximizing Your Research on Family Search.org
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Ann Koferl

10-11.30 a.m.          Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info: Mary Ann, 631-273-7883.


Feb. 26, 2017          Topic:  Research in Lithuania, Galicia and Ukraine

Sunday,                    Speaker:  Rhoda Miller, Renee Stern Steinig and Chuck Weinstein

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Randi (516) 507-7843



African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to May). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.




Updated :  01/18/2017