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April 2016


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, 2016           Topic:  Genealogy Lock-In

Saturday,                 Speaker:  George Morgan

1:00-9:00pm           Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  Free. Reservation Required

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


Apr. 7, 2016            Topic:   Researching Opa, a German Immigrant's Story

Thursday,                Speaker:  Jo Ann Schmidt

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. 9, 2016         Topic:  What Do Your Ancestor Look Like?

Saturday,               Speaker: Kathy McGee

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. 13, 2016          Topic:  Genealogy Show and Tell

Wednesday,           Speaker:  various

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.


Apr. 16, 2016        Topic:  Using DNA in Genealogy Research
Saturday,               Speaker  Bennett Greenspan, President, FamilyTreeDNA

11:15 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:


Apr. 17, 2016          Topic:  DNA and FamilyTree DNA

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Bennett Greenspan, President, FamilyTreeDNA

2:00-4:00 p.m.        Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee

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


Apr. 23, 2016          Topic:  Webinar: Bagging A Live One
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Kirscher Rhoddy

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.


Apr. 30, 2016        Topic:  Free Genealogy Event

Saturday,               Speaker: Various

9:30am-4:30pm    Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   

                                 Must register at:

                                 Sponsored by: Genealogy Federation of L. I.. Contact:



Huntington Historical Society Genealogy Workshop



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 :  03/17/2016