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Sep 30


Be a Super Sleuth: Accessing and Using Image Records

Learn the ins and outs of using FamilySearch Image Records

Live online via Zoom

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Oct 8

Noon – 3 PM
Lake Temescal Beach House

CGS 125th Anniversary Celebration!

The 125th anniversary of CGS, which was founded in San Francisco in 1898, will be celebrated with a terrific luncheon party

Join us to celebrate at the Lake Temescal Beach House

Oct 10



Using Google’s My Maps as a Research and Analysis Tool

Learn how Google My Maps can help your research

Live online via Zoom or view recording thru November 10

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Schedule Varies

In Person

Oakland FamilySearch Center

“Tips & Talk” at Oakland FamilySearch Center

CGS and OFSC volunteers will host a series of fun, informal discussions on a variety of topics. See listing for details about subject and schedule.

In Person at Oakland FamilySearch Center

First Saturdays

10 AM – Noon PT

2023 Intro to Genealogy – 1st Saturday Free!

Our four-part series is ideal for getting started with genealogy or for advanced researchers to revisit principles of good research
Live online via Zoom

Second Saturdays

10 AM – Noon PT
Online and In Person

CGS Monthly Board Meeting

CGS Members: join the CGS Board for their monthly board meeting via Zoom on the second Saturday of the month
Live online via Zoom and In Person at the CGS Library

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CGS Special Interest Groups

CGS offers many varied Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Other Resources

Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of the California Genealogical Society is to connect people to their family heritage and to promote a spirit of diversity and inclusivity for our members and patrons. The California Genealogical Society does not tolerate discrimination in any form.    

Photography Notice

California Genealogical Society (CGS) may take photographs, audio recordings, and video footage in our library, classrooms or events for historical records or publicity purposes.  If you do not want to be photographed or filmed, it is the individual’s responsibility to ‘opt out’ by notifying the event leader or photographer at the event.

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