Posts in category Narre Warren & District FHG

Celebrating our volunteers – Na...

Celebrating our volunteers – National Volunteer Week 2012
Narre Warren & District Family History Group volunteers visit the Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum This week is National Volunteer Week and so, to say “thank you” all our volunteers were invited to a special invitation only Volunteers’ Morning Tea at the Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum at Nar Nar Goon th [...]

Spreading Branches archive

Spreading Branches archive
We’ve just completed the transfer of past editions of our newsletter, Spreading Branches from our My Connected Community (mc2) site to this one in preparation for the scheduled closure of mc2 in June. We have Issue 91 (February 2012) to Issue 59 (February 2004) available to download here in pdf files. There’s lots of local informa [...]

Casey Cardinia Local History Expo

Casey Cardinia Local History Expo
Casey Cardinia’s Local Heritage Groups will be waiting to talk to you at the Casey Cardinia Local History Expo. If you’ve got family history or family history research interests, or perhaps a school assignment about anywhere in the Casey Cardinia region this will be a great chance to get to know the family history group and histor [...]

Pakenham Cemetery Tour

Pakenham Cemetery Tour
Pakenham Cemetery We’re celebrating History Week (23-30 October) with a tour of the Pakenham Cemetery at 11 am on 30th October 2011. Gazetted in 1865, this picturesque little cemetery has many stories to tell, so come and hear a few of them with us. Cost – $5 per person (tea and coffee supplied). Bookings are essential, to book or [...]

VAFHO AGM & Seminar 2011

VAFHO AGM & Seminar 2011
The Victorian Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) are holding their AGM on Saturday August 27th (1 pm to 4 pm) at the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) – and you’re invited! Don’t miss this opportunity to do a little research at either PROV or National Archives Australia on the day and listen to two great [...]

Spreading Branches Issue 89

Spreading Branches Issue 89
Spreading Branches Issue 89 The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter Spreading Branches is out this weekend and again we say “Well done” to our newsletter editor, Pam. But that’s not all we want to say, we’re very excited to be able to say that Spreading Branches has been judged runner up in this year’s (20 [...]

Our First “Ask Granny” Wo...

Our First “Ask Granny” Workshop
The “Ask Granny” program was developed in Athens and Clarke County, Georgia, USA by Greg Crane and Judy Russell. The program’s focus is to encourage senior citizens to write down their family history and memories before it is too late. Greg and Judy have developed specially formatted materials that feature large print and ar [...]

What’s this subscribe by email ...

What’s this subscribe by email thing all about?
Well, we’re glad you asked! Don’t get us wrong – we just love it when you visit us. However, there is a way to make sure you get to ‘see’ every new post without having to come all the way over here. We can send you one email every day containing any new posts for the day. Very handy, don’t you think? ItR [...]

National Family History Week Open Day

National Family History Week Open Day
National Family History Week 29 July to 8 August 2011 National Family History Week is the brainchild of the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO). It’s purpose is to bring to the forefront family history organisations and services. According to AFFHO’s website, family history and genealogy is the second b [...]