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Friday, June 24
Doing Research in German Archives from Home  (Immigrant Genealogical Society)
11:00 am
Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Online [English]
NEW DATE. Dirk Weissleder aims to empower participants to advance their own research by presenting an overview of the structures of archival resources in Germany, and how those resources can be found online. The lecture will address not only archives of state and religious institutions, but also archives in the sense of databases of information compiled by associations and societies focused on understanding their German ancestry. Dirk has been the chairman of the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbände e. V. (DAGV) since 2012. He also is a co-founder of the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) and serves as its 2nd vice president. Fee charged. Register.

Friday, June 24
7:00 pm
Central Europe Time Zone (MEZ) - Online [German]
Forschen, Fragen, Tipps und Hilfen rund um das faszinierende Hobby der Familienforschung. Einladung mit Teilnahmemöglichkeit.

Saturday, June 25
How to Plan a Trip to Germany  (Germanic Genealogy Society -MN)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Central Time Zone (CT) - Online & in-person [English]
Wolfgang Grams of Oldenburg, Germany will present about "Traveling to Germany." Topics include:
  • Best of Travel and Discoveries in Germany
  • How to Visit Your Village and Make the Most of It
  • Challenges: Archives, Logistics and Multiple Regions
We will also feature a panel discussion with others who have traveled to Germany who will share their experiences and answer questions. Register.

Sunday, June 26
Pommerntag  (Pommerscher Verein Freistadt)
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Rotary Park, 4100 Highland Rd., Mequon, WI
Pommerntag means Pomeranian Day and is a one-day celebration of all things Pomeranian. This year is the 45th annual celebration with free admission and parking. Entertainment includes Pomeranian dance groups and a German band. The cultural building has displays, free access to the Pedigree Database of over 175,000 names, and genealogical research help. Check out the PVF gift store. And of course there will be Pomeranian food and drink. Details.

Tuesday, June 28
1,700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking Lands  (German-Amer Heritage/museum)
6:00 pm
Eastern Time Zone (ET) - Online & in-person [English]
Join the German-American Heritage Museum in Washington, DC for a special presentation with Dr. Jana Schmidt and David Brown to learn more about its latest exhibit featuring almost two millennia of Jewish history in central Europe. This presentation will also be available via Zoom and participants will receive a special narrated video showcasing the artifacts along with the Zoom link. Cost: in-person: $15. Virtual: $10 (live participation via Zoom). Details and tickets.

Thursday, June 30
Tips and Tricks of Deciphering German Handwriting  (Webinar)
1:00 pm
Central Time Zone (CT) - Online [English]
Join Katherine Schober to learn the top tips and tricks for deciphering the old German script! With tips on how to easily recognize certain letters, how to tell tricky letters apart, abbreviations, spelling variations, names, and more, you'll be amazed at what you can do after only an hour of learning! Register,

Thursday, June 30
German Reference and Research Tools  (Webinar)
5:00 pm
Mountain Time Zone (MT) - Online - English
Brigham Young University Family History Library presents Larry Jensen in this webinar. Click to join the webinar on the date and time.

Monday, July 11
German Immersion Sommer Camp  (German Texan Heritage Society)
Central Time Zone (CT) - In-person [English]
Send your children to German Immersion Summer Camp in July or August. Fee is charged. Details and registration.

Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29
Save the date: 2022 annual conference  (FEEFHS)
Learn from the experts in Slavic, Germanic, Jewish, and other aspects of East European Genealogy during the Foundation for East European Family History Studies conference. The program will feature tracks in research in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire (including Czech, Slovak, etc.), German Empire, Poland, and the Russian Empire (including Ukraine, Belarus, and Baltic Countries) as well as classes on DNA Research, Jewish, Germans from Russia, and more. 

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Tuesday, August 16
Genealogy and Eastern Europe Border Changes  (Webinar)
10:00 am
Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Online [English]
Surrey Libraries in Canada is offering an online program, "If it’s 1773, It must be Russia!" Anyone researching their family history in Eastern Europe probably has faced the challenges that changing borders present. In this program, Edie Adam will use findings from her German family history research to demonstrate the key factors -- time and place -- and how to use them to your advantage. Free. Registration required.  Email or call 604-598-7327. Details.

Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 20
Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) Jamboree  (Conference)
Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Online [English]

Tuesday, August 30
Navigating Online Records in Poland to Find Ancestors  (Webinar)
10:00 am
Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Online [English]
Surrey Libraries in Canada is offering an online program from Sigrid Pohl Perry. The ability to search for birth, marriage and death records in regions now in Poland has enabled genealogy research most of us never thought possible. However, to many these resources are a perplexing maze of random searches. This presentation will provide a brief overview of two primary databases which reveal parish and civil registry records in Poland encompassing many Polish, German and Jewish residents in the 19th – early 20th centuries: Geneteka and Metryki.Genealodzy.PL.  Free.  Registration required.  Email or call 604-598-7327. Details.