Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
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Friday, February 10 through Saturday, February 11
25th Black History Month Genealogy Conference and Banquet  (Statewide)
7:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites, Greensboro, NC
 
The North Carolina / Piedmont-Triad Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS), a 501 (c), non-profit organization, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary on February 10 & 11, 2023.

On Friday, February 10th from 7 pm to 10 pm, the Society will host a Gala Banquet at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Greensboro Airport, 204 Centerport Dr, Greensboro, NC. There will be a guest speaker for the banquet event.

Saturday, February 11th from 8 am to 4 pm, AAHGS will conduct its annual Black History Month Genealogy Conference. The purpose of the conference is to help individuals trace their family history. There will be 12 workshop sessions and a guest speaker. The workshop sessions will focus on the following subjects: Basics Genealogy Research, The Black Migration, Wilmington Massacre of 1898, DNA, Black Indians, Preserving Family Memories, Exploring African American Resources and much more.

For more information and tickets, click this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-history-month-genealogy-banquet-conference-tickets-163738459139?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

For Hotel reservations, click this link: Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

 



Monday, March 13 through Monday, April 17
Genealogy Basics at OLLI  (Wake and Neighboring Counties)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
McKimmon Center at NC State University
Raleigh, NC
 
Interested in exploring your family history?  OLLI has the perfect opportunity for you! Our spring course, Genealogy- Starting with the Basics, will be taught by Barbara McGeachy. This course will teach you how to research your family history in the U.S. You will discuss what records are available and where to find them, which websites and software programs are best, and how DNA can help. Find out how to record and analyze the information you find. 
 
OLLI is the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at NorthCarolina State University. It is open to anyone age 50 or over; no affiliation with NCSU is required.  Membership is $50 per year and allows you to take classes, go on study trips, and attend Special Interest Groups.
 
For more information on OLLI courses, check the complete Spring Catalog.