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March 2017


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.

Mar. 1, 2017           Topic:  Online Newspaper Research

Wednesday,            Speaker: Kathy Then

7:00 p.m.                  Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Public Library.  Info:  631-654-4700


Mar. 2, 2017            Topic:  Exploring Long Island's Jewish Heritage

Thursday,               Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

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.


Mar. 4, 2017            Topic:  Genealogical & Other Resources of the National Archives at New York City

Saturday,                Speaker:  Dorothy Dougherty, Public Programs Director, NARA

10:30 am                 LocationSouth Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station NY.

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


Mar. 11, 2017        Topic:  Software Programs for Genealogy

Saturday,               Speaker: Michael Cassara

10:30 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.


Mar. 18, 2017          Topic:  Finding Your Irish Ancestral Place of Origin: Building a Bridge Back from Here
Saturday,               Speaker  Terry Koch-Bostic

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:


Mar. 19, 2017          Topic:  Sousa Mendesís List - The Search for Survivors

Sunday,                    Speaker:  Olivia Mattis

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


Mar. 21, 2017        Topic:  Discovering Your Irish Heritage - Learn how to get started tracing your Irish genealogy

Tuesday,                 Speaker:  Kathleen McGee

7:00-8:30 p.m.        Location:  Harborfields Public Library, 31 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Genealogy Federation of L. I..  Info: Susan Hope; (631) 757-4200.   No fee.


Mar. 22, 2017        Topic:  Translating Italian Records

Wednesday,          Speaker:  Elena Florenzano

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

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


Mar. 25, 2017         Topic:  Researching the Jewish Community on Long Island

Saturday,                 Speaker: Rhoda Miller

10:00-11:30 a.m.    Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

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


Mar. 25, 2017          Topic:  Hart Island
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Melinda Hunt

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.



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 :  03/02/2017