Local Genealogy Club Meetings
MA – A new genealogy club has
started, every last Monday of the month.
No registration, come to as many meetings as you would like. For info contact Margie Walker, Local History
Librarian, Amesbury Public Library, Amesbury, MA 978-388-8148 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NH Genealogy Club, meets the first
Wednesday of the month at 6pm at the Barrington Public Library, 105 Ramsdell
Lane, Barrington, NH
http://barringtongenealogy.weebly.com/ or email Wendy at email@example.com
Chelmsford, MA Genealogy Club, at the Chelmsford, MA
Public Library, first Tuesday night of the month at 7PM in the McCarthy Meeting
Room, contact Judy Sylvia http://www.chelmsfordlibrary.org/programs/programs/genealogy_club.html
Derry, NH Genealogy
Roundtable, at the Derry Public
Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry, NH http://www.derry.lib.nh.us/ every first Tuesday of the Month, at 7pm to
8:15pm in the downstairs meeting room. Contact:
Alan Howard at 603-432-6140 for more information.
Hudson, NH Genealogy Club, at the Rogers
Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, NH http://www.rodgerslibrary.org/ every 2nd Friday of the Month, at
1:30 PM contact 603-886-6030 for more information. (on summer hiatus until September)
Littleton, MA Genealogy Club, at the Couper Room in
the Littleton, Massachusetts Reuben Hoar Public Library, third Monday of the
month. For more information see the website at http://www.littletonma.org/content/19459/19471/26579/26595/default.aspx
Greater Lowell,MA Genealogy Club, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maglgc/ meets at the Pollard Memorial Library, Lowell, MA
10AM to 1PM once a month.
Meredith NH, Genealogy Club http://www.meredithlibrary.org/genealogy.html
NH Genealogy Club- Gale Library,
Newton, NH, 603-382-4691, 3PM on the third Wednesday of the month.
Hampton, NH Genealogy Club, at the
North Hampton Public Library, 237A Atlantic Avenue, North Hampton NH
3, Tuesday, 5:30pm Telling Our Stories
is What Saves Us, Worcester Public Library, Sax Room- Main Library, Worcester,
Massachusetts. Contact Maureen Ryan Doyle 508-829-6968 for more information.
Worcester Women’s Oral History Project.
December 3, Tuesday, 2pm, Salem Spice presents: Exotic Spices, at
the Danvers, Massachusetts Historical Society, Salem Spice’s David Bowie
presents samples of spices from around the world, with a question and answer
period. Discover some of the spices that
made Salem Maritime Merchant Joseph Peabody, one of America’s wealthiest men in
the 19th century. $40 per
person. Call 978-777-1666 for more
information and tickets.
December 4, Wednesday, 6pm, A Recipe for Wellbeing: Health and Illness in
Colonial New England, by genealogical speaker Lori Lynn Price at the
Commonwealth Salon of the Boston Public Library, Free to the public. Commonwealth
Salon of the Boston Public Library. Free to the public. See http://www.bpl.org/programs/local_family_history_series.htm
for more information.
December 3, Tuesday, 5:15pm Marriage
and the Boston Massacre, at the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston,
Massachusetts, presented by Serena Zabin of Carleton College. Phone 617-646-0568 for more information. Free
to the public.
December 4, Wednesday, 7pm, New Hampshire on Skis, at the Hampstead
Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive, Hampstead, NH, contact 603-329-6411. Free to the public. Professor E. John B. Allen presents a unique
New Hampshire history.
December 7 and 8, Saturday 5-9pm and Sunday 4
– 8pm, 34th Annual
Candlelight Stroll, at Strawberry Banke, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Bring the whole family for a stroll through
the sights, sounds, and smells of American holiday traditions through the
centuries. $22 for adults, $11 for Kids
5 – 17, Kids 4 and under are FREE.
Family rate $55. For more
information click here http://www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61&catid=19&Itemid=114
December 7, Saturday, Pearl
Harbor Day at Battleship Cove, Fall River, Massachusetts. Commemorate the 72nd anniversary
of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a brief ceremony at 12:55pm- the exact hour
of the Japanese strike. The service
includes a wreath casting with remarks. Open to the public. www.battleshipcove.com
December 7, Saturday, Open House at the Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St., Manchester, New
Hampshire, Free admission 10am – 4pm.
Shopping, children’s activities, holiday music, silent auction and more!
Sponsored by the Manchester Historic Association.
December 8, Sunday, 1pm, Strategies for Breaking down your Brick Wall, at the American
Canadian Genealogical Society, 4 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire. A panel of experts will review methods to use
in solving your genealogical brick walls.
A case study will be presented for everyone to solve. This program is a prelude to our upcoming
Brick Wall Sundays in 2014. www.acgs.org or
call 603-622-1554 for more information. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
January 7, Tuesday, Starting your Family History, at the National Archives facility in
Waltham, Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. This workshop will provide you the strategies
for collecting and organizing what you have found, and the methodology for
embarking on this meaningful and engaging pastime.
January 13, Monday, 6:30pm Derry’s Medal of Honor Winners, at the
Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, in the main meeting room, presented by TJ Cullinane, contact Sherry
Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more information. Free to the public.
January 14, Tuesday, New Hampshire’s One Room Rural Schools: The Romance and the Reality,
at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive, Hampstead, New
Hampshire, Steve Taylor explores the lasting legacies of the one-room school
house and how they echo today. Contact
the library at 603-329-6411 for more information.
January 16, Thursday, 5:30pm, When Subjects Talk Back: Oral History, contemporary Biography, and the
Runaway Interview, at the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston,
Massachusetts, a conversation with Joyce Antler of Brandeis University, Clair
Potter Professor of History at the New School, and Ted Widmer, senior advisor
to former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Free to the public.
February 8, Saturday, 1:30pm, The Underground Railroad in New England,
at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by Eleanor Strang
in honor of Black History month. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more
information. Free to the public.
February 10, Monday, 6:30pm, Local
History Series: The Day that Made Robert Frost, at the Derry Public
Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by the Derry Town Historian Rick
Holmes. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more information. Free to the public.
March 10, Monday, 6:30pm, Local
History Series: Houses of Derry, at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New
Hampshire, presented by Karen Blandford Anderson of the Derry Heritage
Commission and Director of the Derry Museum of History. . Contact Sherry Bailey
at 603-432-6140 for more information.
Free to the public.
April 1, Thursday, Researcher Forum, at the National Archives facility in Waltham,
Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. Researching original
records has changed in recent years, no longer are you winding the microfilm,
and the resources and strategies have expanded.
Learn about the new and exciting initiatives for researchers, and use this
open forum opportunity to tell the National Archives how researching can be
made better for you.
April 14, Monday, 6:30pm, Local History Series: A History of Derry,
at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by Elizabeth Ives,
Library Trustee and retired theater professional. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for
more information. Free to the public.
July 8, Tuesday, Passenger Lists, Censuses and Naturalizations: The Big 3 Sources for
Family History, at the National Archives facility in Waltham,
Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. Learn how to locate and use these resources,
and there will be assistance from archives staff and volunteers.
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