Southern California Family History Events

by Memoir Mentor on September 21, 2008

October 18—”Sharing Your Family’s Story”will be the topic for the Fall Seminar offered by North San Diego County Genealogical Society, 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM, Saturday, October 18 in the Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad. Wayne Anderson will speak on “From Database to Book,” Phyllis Young will discuss “Using a Short Run publisher,” Larry Brooks will discuss “Getting a Big Publisher’s Attention,” and Jan Mongoven will treat “Do-It-Yourself Publishing.” $10 for members; $15 for non-members, optional box lunch is $7.50. Register early–seating is limited. For information call 760-599-9958.

October 18—Chino Valley Genealogy and Family History Fair. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 3332 Eucalyptus Street, Chino Hills. FREE. Click here to see the class schedule. Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Yours truly will be speaking at noon and 2:00.

October 25—Southern California Genealogical Society’s Appraisal Faire. Bring in up to three items and have your treasures appraised by qualified appraisers. Donation of $5 per item, maximum of 3 items. 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All activities held at the Southern California Genealogical Society 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, California. Phone: 818-843-7247. SCGS will offer free lookups in the 1930 census at this event.

October 25—Archives Live! The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar. Southern California history comes alive in exhibits by 65 historical collections and archives on Saturday, October 25 at the USC-Davidson Conference Center. Browse rare collections, consult with experts, learn about family genealogy, preserving your own history, and numerous other topics. Presented by L.A. as Subject, a research collective hosted by the USC Libraries. The Bazaar offers a wealth of resources for exploring Los Angeles history, including educational programs, panels and book signing by authors, and documentary films about the hidden stories of Los Angeles neighborhoods will be shown throughout the day. FREE Admission. Archives Bazaar visitors receive FREE admission to Exposition Park museums, including the California African American Museum, the California Science Center, and reduced admission to the Natural History Museum (NHM). The NHM provides Teachers, Active Military and USC students FREE admission with photo ID, courtesy of NHM. For more information visit Location: USC – Davidson Conference Center, 3415 S. Figueroa St. (at Jefferson Blvd), Los Angeles, CA 90089. Suggested Parking is Parking Structure D, immediately east of Davidson Center.




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