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Saturday, December 7
Legacy Users Group  (Meetings)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Minnesota Genealogy Center 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 100
One item to cover is the "Sentence Override" option. Will likely watch a webinar as well.

Nordic Patronyms and Surnames
Saturday, December 14
Nordic Patronyms and Surnames  (Classes)
Minnesota Genealogy Center, 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN
Class Description: Many aspects of Nordic vs American name understanding will be presented with examples from 40 years of Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian research, regarding given names, patronyms, matronyms, surnames including farm names, soldier names, spelling, and how our mostly rigid, modern American concepts of name often can cause confusion for Americans doing old Nordic research.
About the Presenter: Greg Isola has researched family history since 1978 and studied the Finnish language since 1979. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Besides research and business, Greg is writing about Finnish genealogy for the Finnish American Reporter newspaper.

Saturday, December 14
Canadian Interest Group Meeting  (Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Minnesota Genealogy Center 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 100
"Before Ontario: Researching in Upper Canada and Canada West"
Description: Researching your ancestor in Upper Canada before 1850 is frustrating. It's so hard to find any records. But is it really? Discover the best places to find records in this early period of Ontario. Learn strategies for using indirect evidence in order to draw conclusions about your Upper Canada and Canada West ancestors.
About the Presenter:  Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS is a Canadian professional genealogist who revels in teaching people how to find their ancestors in Canada.

Sunday, January 5, 2020
DNA Interest Group  (Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale Branch
What are your 2020 goals for working with your DNA? Lois Abromitis Mackin will lead a short discussion about setting goals, while we share our thoughts and support each other.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
Roots Magic Users Meeting  (Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Minnesota Genealogy Center 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Ancestor's Room
Calling all users of Roots Magic!
Are you interested in learning new tricks with the program? Do you want to share a feature you enjoy? Join us as we meet to discuss all things Roots Magic.

All are welcome - Windows and Mac Users, Beginners and Experts
Questions? Contact Heather Pedersen

Celtic Connections Conference
Friday, July 31, 2020 through Saturday, August 1, 2020
Celtic Connections Conference  (Conferences)
Wheeling, Illinois
The Irish Genealogical Society International, an MGS affiliate, is co-sponsor of the Conference.  An acclaimed group of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and U.S. genealogists has been confirmed to present at the event.  A great conference venue (Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel) combined with two full days of Irish genealogy, history, and culture ensure a stimulating experience for family historians. 
Registration starts early January; hotel reservations can be made now.
Details at their website