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February 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.

Feb. 4, 2016            Topic:   Where Have All My Records Gone

Thursday,                Speaker:  Allan E. Mallenbaum

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.


Feb. 6, 2016        Topic:  Family Heirlooms & Treasures

Saturday,            Speaker:  various members

10:30 a.m.            Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

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


Feb. 13, 2016         Topic:  WHAT'S Up Doc? A Prescription for Careful Analysis and Diagnosis of Genealogical Documents and Related Materials

Saturday,               Speaker:  JoAnnHeffernan

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.


Feb. 17, 2016          Topic:  Reconstructing a Civil War Life

Wednesday,           Speaker:  George Munkenbeck

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.


Feb. 20 2016        Topic:  Forgotten Heroes: Ireland's World War I Soldiers
Saturday,               Speaker  Tom Phelan, Irish novelist

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:


Feb. 20 2016         Topic:  Tracing Your Family Tree
Saturday,               Speakers  Joysetta & Julius Pearce

11:00am-12noon  Location:  Riverhead Free Library,   330 Court St, Riverhead, NY.  No Fee.


Feb. 21, 2016          Topic:  A Guest at the Shooters’ Banquet: My Grandfather’s SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Rita Gabis

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


Feb. 27, 2016          Topic:  Newspaper Research Using Old Fulton NY Postcard Database
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Laura H. Congleton

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.


Feb. 27, 2016          Topic:  Managing the Genealogy Data Monster

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Thomas MacEntee (Live webinar)

10:00 a.m.                Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

9:30 help session  Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700




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 :  02/04/2016