2017 Workshops

We’re holding a series of workshops throughout 2017 designed for those just starting out with family history and those who’d like to refresh some skills. We have something here for everyone.

Come to one workshop or come to many – the choice is yours. Each workshop is open to members and visitors.

Cost – Members free / Non-members $5.00 (refunded on joining NW&DFHG).

Please note that locations for our 2017 workshops will change from July – so please check this page for the latest news on where each workshop will be held.

 

Monday
February 20

Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Beginners/Refresher night
Presented by Wendy

Monday
March 20

Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Trove
Presented by Jane

Monday
April 24

Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Untangling the Web (hands-on session, bring own laptop or tablet)
Presented by Wendy, Jane, Heather and Lynne

Monday
May 22

Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Family Search
Presented by Lynne

Monday
June 19

Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Casey Cardinia Libraries & family history (using Ancestry, interlibrary loans, z portal searches, e-resources)
Presented by Heather

Monday
July  17

Cranbourne Complex Meeting Room (65 Berwick Cranbourne Road), Cranbourne.
*enter through the Casey Radio entrance

7 pm to 8.30 pm

British Colonies – India, Burma & Sth Africa
Presented by Wendy

Monday
August  14

Family History Month – 3 for the price of one.
Or just come to one session if you prefer.

Meeting Room, Cranbourne Library (65 Berwick Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne)

10.30 am to 2.45 pm

Getting your family history into print

10.30 am to 11.30 am
Blogs, ebooks & websites for publishing family history
Presented by Lynne

11.45 pm to 12.45 pm
Family Power (using PowerPoint for publishing family history)
Presented by Jane

1.45 pm to 2.45 pm
Paper books for publishing family history
Presented by Wendy

Monday
September 18

Cranbourne Complex Meeting Room (65 Berwick Cranbourne Road), Cranbourne.
*enter through the Casey Radio entrance

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Exploring North American connections
Presented by Jane

Monday
October 16

3 for the price of one – or just come to one session if you prefer.

Meeting Room, Cranbourne Library (65 Berwick Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne)

 

10.30 am to 2.45 pm

Victorian Seniors Festival / Ageing Positively Festival

10.30 am to 11.30
You can learn a lot in a cemetery
Presented by Jane

11.45 pm to 12.45 pm
Finding records at PROV (Public Record Office Victoria)
Presented by Lynne

1.45 pm to 2.45 pm
Historical societies can help you with your family history
Presented by Heather

Monday
November 20

Cranbourne Complex Meeting Room (65 Berwick Cranbourne Road), Cranbourne.
*enter through the Casey Radio entrance
 

7 pm to 8.30 pm

Remembering military ancestors
Presented by Jane

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