2nd Annual Picnic!
Yes, BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY out for CAGGNI's 2nd Annual Picnic Social on Sunday, June 2. This event is POTLUCK STYLE, all attendees are asked to bring an appetizer, salad, veggie or dessert to share. The burgers, weenies and soda are courtesy of CAGGNI!
We will be playing the mixer game "Who's Your Ancestor?". Bring the kids, your memory of one ancestor, and any sporting gear.
Attendees are asked to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the number in their party and the type of dish they will be bringing so we can assure a balance of food and the right amount of meat. No response is needed if you cannot attend.
Join us at:
Kimball Hill Park, 3301 Campbell St, Rolling Meadows, IL. Parking tip: save a few steps by parking behind the west end of the Rolling Meadows Shopping Center on Kirchoff Road to be closest the the picnic pavilion.
The fun starts at 11:30 am and goes to 4:30 pm.
This is a non-alchohol event.
Reunion Special Interest Group
Calling all Apple users! Reunion is a genealogy software designed specifically for Macintosh and also available as an app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Learn the tips and tricks that will have you utilizing this highly regarded program to its fullest.
Facilitator: Marscha Chenoweth
For here for more information regarding Reunion
18th and 19th Century English Parish Records
by Sandra Trapp
Parish chests have been used since medieval times. Baptism, marriages, and burials weren’t the only records that the parish chest held. Learn of resources that may provide information about your ancestors even if they weren’t the gentry.
Welcome to the CAGGNI FTM SIG!Family Tree Maker (FTM) software product is the top selling software product for building, customizing, searching and sharing family history. This interest group was formed to provide a forum in the Chicagoland area for FTM users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with the product.
Meetings are held after the regular program meeting, unless otherwise indicated. Check at the library for meeting room location.Meetings are Q & A style, open forum. Bring your questions!
See you there!
Facilitator: Alan Wilson
Chicago Area TMG User Group - All level of users are welcome to join!
Getting Started in (on-line) Genealogy
At Arlington Heights Memorial Library
by CAGGNI panelists Skip Bieber, Larry Olson, Nancy Reese and Jacquie Schattner
A panel of CAGGNI's own members will outline the essentials you need to get started in your family history research. We will cover the basic principles, software for entering your tree, the essential repositories for genealogy data, the on-line community and even some pitfalls you'll want to know about.
Whether you are just beginning your search or looking for a few new tips, don't miss this engaging and informative meeting.
This meeting will be held in the Hendrickson Room on the 2nd floor at Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Avenue in Arlingnton Heights, Illinois. Map
All members of the Board of Directors are requested to be present for this meeting. This is an open meeting and regular members of CAGGNI are welcome to attend.
Join us for a delightful morning with professional actress Jenny Riddle as she dramatizes, in character, the personal lives of three remarkable First Ladies: Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jackie Kennedy.
For over ten years, Jenny Riddle has been bringing books to life in her one-woman shows based on current books. Ms. Riddle receive her M.A in English from DePaul University and her B.A. in English from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
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