Classes

Society Class Schedule 2014

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

Class description follows the class schedule. $5 for IGS members and $10 for non-members

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

Date
Time
Class
Instructor
Aug 11, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmPhoto Touchup - Members OnlyIGS Dennis Allen
Aug 20, Wednesday12:00 pm - 1:00 pmIndiana, Ohio, and Michigan Vital Records L/LJan Myers
Aug 23, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmBeginning Genealogy
FREE
Linda Greethurst
Aug 23, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pm“You Have to Know Where to Look” Linda Greethurst
Sep 6, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmOrientation to Genealogy Proof Standard Class Linda Greethurst
Sep 8, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmWriting Your Own
Family History
Members Only
IGS Members
Sep 10, Wednesday12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMO Vital RecordsJan Myers
Sep 13, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmBeginning GenealogyDennis Allen
Sep 13, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmIntro to German ResearchDiane Green &
Ruth Bartels
Sep 20, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmDigital organization for
the digitally challenged
Dennis Allen &
Dennis Davies
Oct 15, Wednesday12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPennsylvania Vital RecordsLinda Greethurst
Oct 13, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmTimelines to Aid in
Genealogy Research
Members Only
IGS Members
Oct 18, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmBeginning Genealogy
Oct 25, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmGPS - Must have attended Orientation to Genealogy
and signed up for all sessions
Linda Greethurst &
Alice Hoyt Veen
Nov 15, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmNaturalization RecordsTheresa Liewer
Nov 15, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmWar of 1812 ResearchJan Myers
Nov 17, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmHeirloom Preservation
Members Only
IGS Members
Nov 22, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmGPS - Must have attended Orientation to Genealogy
and signed up for all sessions
Linda Greethurst &
Alice Hoyt Veen
Dec 6, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmBeginning Genealogy
Jan 24, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmGPS - Must have attended Orientation to Genealogy
and signed up for all sessions
Linda Greethurst &
Alice Hoyt Veen
Feb 28, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmGPS - Must have attended Orientation to Genealogy
and signed up for all sessions
Linda Greethurst &
Alice Hoyt Veen
Mar 28, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmGPS - Must have attended Orientation to Genealogy
and signed up for all sessions
Linda Greethurst &
Alice Hoyt Veen

 

Beginning Genealogy

Find out how easy it is to get started in this popular and fascinating pursuit.  Your family has a story to tell. Learn the basics to begin your journey of discovery for your family history project. Open to the public – FREE, preregistration is required.

 


Digital Organization for the Digitally Challenged

Class size is limited and help will be available in the afternoon, by appointment, at no extra charge)


Genealogical Proof Standard I

A special series of 5 classes plus an initial orientation session introducing the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) and how to apply it to genealogical research situations. After the orientation session on Sept 6, which is open to all, the size of this class is limited, has required attendance, and is for members only. Dates (all Saturdays) include Sept 6, Oct 25, Nov 22, Jan 24, Feb 28 and Mar 28.

Instructors: Linda Greethurst and Alice Hoyt Veen, CG

 


Photo Touchup

Come join us as our members discuss various programs and services available for maintaining and improving the quality of photographs.

 


Writing Your Own Family History

Members discuss various methods of organizing genealogical information into a narrative form.