Clark County Genealogical Society Groups

Special Interest groups are free and open to members and non-members alike thanks to sponsorship by CCGS. Please consider donating or becoming a CCGS member to help support these groups.

Check the calendar for last-minute schedule changes

Preparing for a Research Trip Focus Group


Meets at 10 AM on the 3rd Monday of the month. Discussion on the many ways to prepare yourself for a research trip. Preplanning is essential to get the most from your research. Come join us, share ideas and get ready for your genealogy adventure no matter how big or small. Also: Planning for a trip to the Family History Library

Family History Research Book Club

Meets on the 1st Monday of the month at 12 PM after the Legacy group. There are many "research rich" books of genealogical historical collections, as well as "how to" books on methods, collections and data storage of genealogy research. This group delves into one book at a time and discusses how to make the best use of it. Join in the reading and discussion as this casual group tackles books on family history discovery and sleuthing. (Brown baggers are welcome)

Legacy Users Group

Legacy family tree

The Legacy Users Group meets to discuss the use of the Legacy Family Tree genealogical software program. We meet from 10:00AM - 12:00N on the first Monday of the month next door to the Clark County Genealogical Society library. We may not meet if weather is bad or the date falls on a holiday. Check the calendar for last-minute schedule changes. Contact us if you have any questions.

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Join us to view Legacy Family Tree Webinars (web-based seminars) as a group. Check the calendar for the webinar topics.

Scandinavian Focus Group

Viking ship

Geographic area includes: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands.

The leader is Richard Engstrom - Rengstro60 at
This group meets on the Second Thursday of the month from 10 to 11:30 am
July and August meetings canceled. December meeting canceled.

Unfocused Genealogy First Thursday Discussion Group

reading book

This group meets the first Thursday of each month in the CCGS Library from 1:00 to 3:00.
No special topic, just bring your research notes, questions, etc. to share with the group. Questions? Contact us.

Have an idea for a new group? Contact us to discuss setting one up