Special interest groups are free and open to members and non-members alike thanks to a sponsorship by CCGS. Please consider donating or becoming a CCGS member to help support these groups.
Always check the calendar for last-minute schedule changes. Contact us if you have any questions.
1st Thursday - 1pm to 3pm
No special topic, just bring your research notes, questions, etc. to share with the group.
Legacy Users Group
1st Monday - 10:00am to 11:30am
Brian Runyan & Eric Jordahl
Research Book Club
1st Monday - Noon to 2pm
Come join this intriguing and valuable group. We are expanding our knowledge of research books by tackling a chapter at a time. After reading a chapter we meet for review and discussion. Currently we are reading “The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide” by James M Beidler. Members, non-members, snackers and brown baggers are welcome. Contact Paula, “facilitator” at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Virtual Meeting invitation by email.
2nd Saturday - 11am - noon
Currently meeting on a weekly basis while updating the CCGS Website.
Travel Research Prep
3rd Monday - 10am to noon
Group discussions on the many ways to prepare yourself for a research trip. The words “Know before you go” fits this group as preplanning is essential to get the most from research travel. Join us, share ideas and get ready for your next genealogy adventure no matter how big or small.
2nd Tuesday - 2pm to 3:30pm
Bea Ritter - Ralph Erickson
Research and Preservation
3rd Thursday - 10:30am to 2:30pm
CCGS Craft Clan
4th Saturday - 10am to 3pm
Join us for arts/crafts activities while connecting with and understanding current and past family creative traditions. Scrapbooking is a favorite topic and we discuss ways to archive family photos and artifacts. This last year we have been exploring water color techniques as well. CCGS Craft Clan is on Facebook. Email email@example.com
Family Tree Maker User Group
3rd Monday - 12:00pm
This group is for users of the Family Tree Maker (FTM) software. Family Tree Maker software resides on your computer and is an excellent way to keep track of your family history research. We will learn how to use the software, presentations and hands-on demonstrations. We meet at the Clark County Genealogy Society library the 3rd Monday of the month at noon. Contact Sheree’ Belanger at firstname.lastname@example.org