Saturday, January 2, 2021

January 2021 Events of Interest

Wake County Genealogy Society has two virtual events scheduled this month, our GenHelp session on Jan. 7 and our Virtual WCGS meeting and presentation on Jan. 26. In addition to these several other interesting virtual events have been offered since the last newsletter was published on Dec 26. All are virtual and most are free. The exception being the DNA eConference on Jan. 30 which requires payment and a modest fee. Early bird pricing is offered and detailed at the link.

Jan. 7
WCGS GenHelp - free genealogy assistance for hobbyists
Details and Registration

Jan 11
Reading Old Handwriting
Online event offered by the Library of Virginia
Hosted on Zoom—no registration required.
Details and access

Jan 11
Who Are We? The Cultural Phenomenon of Home DNA Testing 
Virtual presentation offered by Wake County Public Libraries
Details and Registration

Jan 14
Preview Screening of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Virtual Discussion with Laurel Saunders, President of NC Genealogical Society
Details and Registration

Jan 26
WCGS January Virtual Meeting & Presentation - Wake and Its Beginnings in Colonial Johnston County
Details and Registration

Jan 30
A Winter of DNA eConference
Virtual daylong conference offered by Family History Fanatics
Early bird discount through Jan.22
Details and Registration


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