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March 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.

Mar. 3, 2016            Topic:   How to Protect Your Online Family Photos

Thursday,                Speaker:  Maureen Taylor

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. 5, 2016        TopicLet's Put Flesh on the Bones of Your Genealogy

Saturday,            Speaker:  Carol Proven

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

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


Mar. 12, 2016         Topic:  WHAT'S Up Doc? A Prescription for Careful Analysis and Diagnosis of Genealogical Documents and Related Materials - Part 2

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.


Mar. 12, 2016          Topic:  Discovering Your Early American Ancestry

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Gretchen L. Mills Marresco, National Society DAR

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


Mar. 16, 2016          Topic:  A discussion and demonstration of the German Genealogy Group and Italian Genealogical Group online indexes.

Wednesday,           Speaker:  Don Eckerle

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.


Mar. 26, 2016        Topic:  Tales of My Irish Mother
Saturday,               Speaker  Eileen Cronin, emcee of WRHU-FM's Long Ireland Show

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. 26, 2016          Topic:  Postman Cometh: Using Federal Postal Records
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Ann Koferl

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.


Mar. 27, 2016          Topic:  45 years as a Jewish Genealogist: A Cranky Critique

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Arthur Kurzweil

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. 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:




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 :  03/09/2016