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April 2015


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-724-4162

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.

Apr. 2, 2015            Topic:   "German Case Study"

Thursday,                Speaker:  Richard Haberstroh

7:30 p.m.                  Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7:00 Orientation    Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


Apr. 4, 2015        TopicFive Foot Two, Eyes of Blue: Using Records To Find Clues To Your Ancestor's Appearance

Saturday,            Speaker:  Kathleen McGee

10:00 a.m.            Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

                               Sponsored by: Huntington Historical Society.  Info:  631-427-7045.


Apr. 7, 2015          Topic:  Digging Into Deeds

Tuesday,                Speaker:  Marie Scalisi

7:00-8:30 p.m.        Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane or Janet, 631-567-5079.   No fee.

April 7, 2015         Topic: Getting Started Tracing Your Family History

Thursday,              Location:  Wantagh Public Library Community Room 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793-3356

6:30 - 8:30 PM       Contact: Suzanne Welker; 516-221-1200 Please register.  No fee.

Apr. 11, 2015         Topic:  Cocomo, Palermo, Sicily Italian-American Museum

Saturday,               Speaker:  Dr. Joseph Scelsa

10:00 a.m.              Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help     Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info: 516-557-2917 or 631-587-5377.


Apr. 18, 2015        Topic:    Fulton NY Postcards Website
Saturday,               Speaker  Laura Congleton

11:00 a.m.              Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

10:00 a.m. Help    Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum. Info: Susan 631-626-3376


Apr. 26, 2015          Topic:  How Did Jews Get to Europe?

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Avraham Groll

2:00-4:00 p.m.        Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY. 

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island (JGSLI).  Info Randi (516) 507-7843


Apr. 25, 2015          Topic:  Annual Genealogy Lock-In

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D.

12:30-9:00 p.m.      Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee-Registration Required

                                   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700


Apr. 25, 2015          TopicTap Into Your Inner Private Eye: 9 Strategies for Finding Living Relatives
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Lisa Louise Cooke

10-11.30 a.m.          Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info: Mary Ann, 631-273-7883.

April 25, 2015        Topic: Getting Started Tracing Your Family History
Thursday                Location:  Riverhead Free Library 330 Court Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
10:00-11:30 AM     Contact: Nancy Farmer 631-727-3228 x131     Please register.  No fee.



African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to May). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.




Updated :  03/27/2015