Meetings, lectures, inclement weather
- Attend free lectures on genealogy topics presented the first Thursday of each month. Open to the public (list below). If you have a topic of interest to share with fellow researchers please send us an email via Contact. Our Board members conduct business every other month, six times per year.
- Time and location: 7:00 p.m., St. Luke Parish Center, North Church and East “C” Sts., Belleville, Illinois (cross-corner from church). Map
- Inclement Weather Policy: Meeting is canceled if District 118 Schools are closed on meeting day. Check local TV and radio stations for those updates.
- Last minute changes are posted to SCCGS Facebook.
|Come ask vexing research questions or share your latest discovery at our regularly scheduled meetings, visitors always welcome. Keep the conversation going!|
TOPIC and SPEAKER
|Apart from SCCGS’s monthly lectures, the Belleville Public Library hosts a genealogy lecture series during October at its main branch. Look for Programs on the library website.|
|November 1, 2018||Election of Officers.
Grave Dowsing 101 will delivered by Thomas Schwartztrauber, complete with a demonstration and training program for finding unmarked graves. Tom is the Vice President of the O’Fallon Historical Society and will also share the latest progress of their society’s Cemetery Detectives reclamation work at the Sparks Cemetery in Caseyville Township.
|December 6, 2018||Installation of Officers and holiday party. Please bring cookies or other treat to share.
Coming in 2019 (date pending)
|February 7, 2019|
|March 7, 2019|
|April 4, 2019||Tom Pearson’s lecture topic is Prairie State Patriots: Researching Illinois Civil War Ancestors|
|May 2, 2019|
|June 6, 2019|
|July 4, 2019||No program meeting. Enjoy the holiday.|
|August 1, 2019|
|September 5, 2019|
|October 3, 2019|
|November 7, 2019||Election of Officers for 2020.|
|December 5, 2019||Installation of Officers and holiday party. Please bring cookies or other treat to share.|
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