Classes

Class Schedule 2019

Class descriptions are at the end of the table of classes.

Date
 Time Class Instructor Cost
Nov 16, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmOrganizing Your
Electronic Files & Folders
Dennis Allen$5 members
$15 non-members
Nov 16, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmBeginning GenealogyKevin SpireFREE
Dec 7, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmIowa Vital RecordsKevin Spire$5 members
$15 non-members
Dec 7, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmPearl Harbor
National Archives
Mo Wilkins$5 members
$15 non-members
Dec 10, Tuesday7:00 pm - 9:00 pmBeginning GenealogyTasha JacksonFREE
Dec 14, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmElectronic Records
Backup and Safety
Sheri Snodgrass$5 members
$15 non-members

Unless otherwise noted: pre-registration is required so there will be an adequate number of handouts; all classes and events are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and are at the IGS Library, 628 E Grand Ave, Des Moines IA, 50309-1924. Phone 515 276-0287. Subject to change.

Descriptions are below the schedule. $5 for IGS members and $15 for non-members.

Lunch and Learn (L/L) – bring your lunch and learn something new at the same time.

Beginning Genealogy

*If you’re just starting out, aren’t sure where to start, or just need a little refresher, this class will start you on your way to genealogy success!

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them…  Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA.  Classes fill up quickly.  Contact us for more information and to get registered.

 

October 26th, Saturday
Colonial Workshop 

10:00-4:00pm        Instructor: Kevin Spire
$5 members/$15 non-members

Kevin will be available all day to answer questions about your New England ancestors and help troubleshoot if you have research problems to tackle! Free to all IGS members.

 

November 16th, Saturday

Organizing Your Electronic Files and Folders

10:30am-12:30pm        Facilitator: Dennis Allen

$5 members/$15 non-members

Dennis will help you get your digital files organized and give tips on how to keep your information that way going forward!

November 16th, Saturday

Beginning Genealogy

1:30-3:30pm        Instructor: Kevin Spire

FREE

If you’re just starting out, aren’t sure where to start, or just need a little refresher, this class will start you on your way
to genealogy success!

 

Dec 7th, Saturday 

Iowa Vital Records 

10:30am-12:30pm        Instructor: Kevin Spire
$5 members/$15 non-members

 

Dec 7th, Saturday 

Pearl Harbor Day

1:30-3:30pm        Instructor: Mo Wilkins
$5 members/$15 non-members

 

December 10th, Tuesday

Beginning Genealogy

7:00am-9:00pm        Instructor: Tasha Jackson
FREE to members and non-members alike

If you’re just starting out, aren’t sure where to start, or just need a little refresher, this class will start you on your way
to genealogy success!

 

December 14th, Saturday

Electronic Records Backup and Safety

10:30 am -12:30 pm        Instructor: Sheri Snodgrass
$5 members/$15 non-members