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Thursday, August 21
The Who, What, Where and Why of California's Trademark Reg. Law of 1863  (Noteworthy Event)
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
California State Archives (1020 O St., Sacramento)
An anniversary to mark: The Who, What, When and Why of California's Path-breaking Trademark Registration Law of 1863. Presented by Professor Paul Duguid, School of Information Sciences, UC Berkeley. Sponsored by Friends of the California Archives. The program starts at 5 p.m. Click here for more information.


Friday, August 22
RC Extraction Meet Up  (Extractions)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA
A lot is going on with this committee. Come out and help and see what it is all about. It is not difficult, the handwritting might be a challenge, but there is plenty of support. Extra hands are always welcome.
 
 
 


Saturday, August 23
Nevada County Gen. Soc.'s 21st Annual Genealogy Seminar – Digging for Your Roots  (Seminars and Conferences)
8:00 am to 4:15 pm
Space is limited to 175 attendees. Pre-registration is required. Click here for a registration flyer.


Wednesday, August 27
Reunion for MAC SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Family History Center, 2745 Eastern Ave, Sacramento, CA


Friday, August 29
RCExtraction Meet UP  (Extractions)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Center for Sacramento Center, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA
A lot is going on with this committee. Come down and join in, see what it is all about. It is not difficult, the handwritting might be a challenge but there is plenty of support. Extra hands are always welcome
 



Sunday, September 7
A Beginner's Guide to the Puddle Jump (European Research)  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sacramento Central Library (828 I St., Sacramento)
Presented by Kathryn Marshall
More than 95% of Americans descend from people who did not live on this continent and in the 18th century. In this genealogy lecture, historian Kathryn Marshall will discuss how you can trace your immigrant ancestors back to Europe.
Registration not required. For more information, call the library at (916) 264-2920. Street parking near the library is free on Sundays.


Thursday, September 11
Root Cellar Membership Meeting – Install Backblaze for Free  (Membership Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael
Learn about one of the more popular online backup solutions for your comptuer. The folks from Backblaze will be present to describe their product and provide a free offer. For a limited time, you will be able to use their subscription product for free. Even better, they will lead you through installation. So if there is the possibility that you will be interested, don't forget to bring your laptop.
 
6:15-7 p.m.: Pre-meeting open discussion. Each table will be dedicated to several U.S. states. Share tips, information, problems and solutions with people researching in the same region.
7. to 8:30 p.m.: Main program.
Visitors always welcome!
 


Sunday, September 14
Documenting your Treasurers – Beyond the Paper  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sacramento Central Library (828 I St., Sacramento)
Presented by Glenda Gardner Lloyd.
You probably know how to document the print sources you use to support your research. Do you know how to document your heirlooms, as well? This presentation by genealogy guru Glenda Lloyd will show you how to keep track of your treasurers.
Registration not required. For more information, call the library at (916) 264-2920. Street parking near the library is free on Sundays.


Wednesday, September 17
Root Cellar Workshop   (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights
Learn research tips.  Share your successful finds and brickwalls. The session may include a webinar or a demo of a research tool. Guests welcome!


Sunday, September 21
Introduction to DNA for Genealogists, Part 2  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sacramento Central Library (828 I St., Sacramento)
Presented by James Rader.
Learn about the concepts and methods used in applying DNA results to your genealogy research. This is a continuation of the DNA lecture given by James Rader at the library on May 18, 2014. Don't worry if you missed the first lecture, though – you will learn a lot in Part 2!
Registration not required. For more information, call the library at (916) 264-2920. Street parking near the library is free on Sundays.



Thursday, October 9
Root Cellar Membership Meeting – The Nature of Evidence  (Membership Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael
Presented by Craig Manson.
 
6:15-7 p.m.: Pre-meeting open discussion. Each table will be dedicated to several U.S. states. Share tips, information, problems and solutions with people researching in the same region.
7. to 8:30 p.m.: Main program.
Visitors always welcome!
 


Saturday, October 11
Sacramento Archives Crawl  (Noteworthy Event)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Various public libraries in Sacramento
Sacramento Archives Crawl is an Archives Month event held every October. Crawlers tour among four host archives in Sacramento, gathering stamps in their passports as they view treasures from dozens of archives and special collections libraries, visit with archivists, and go on special behind-the-scenes tours. Root Cellar will be staffing a table at the Sacramento State Archives.
 
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Wednesday, October 15
Root Cellar Workshop   (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights
Learn research tips.  Share your successful finds and brickwalls. The session may include a webinar or a demo of a research tool. Guests welcome!



Thursday, November 13
Root Cellar Membership Meeting – Interpreting Church Records  (Membership Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael
Presented by Judson Gears. This program is not yet confirmed.
 
6:15-7 p.m.: Pre-meeting open discussion. Each table will be dedicated to several U.S. states. Share tips, information, problems and solutions with people researching in the same region.
7. to 8:30 p.m.: Main program.
Visitors always welcome!
 


Wednesday, November 19
Root Cellar Workshop   (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights
Learn research tips.  Share your successful finds and brickwalls. The session may include a webinar or a demo of a research tool. Guests welcome!



Thursday, December 11
Membership Meeting – Holiday Social  (Membership Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael
Holiday Social.  More details to come.  Guests welcome!
 


Wednesday, December 17
Root Cellar Workshop   (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights
Learn research tips.  Share your successful finds and brickwalls. The session may include a webinar or a demo of a research tool. Guests welcome!



Saturday, March 21, 2015
Root Cellar's 2015 Spring Seminar  (Seminars and Conferences)
Holy Family Catholic Church (7817 Old Auburn Rd, Citrus Heights)
Speaker: D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS.