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Genealogy Help at the Library
Wednesday, April 25
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
John F Kennedy, Jr Library, 24602 Van Born Rd, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48125
Are you interested in exploring your family's past? Members of the Dearborn Genealogical Society will once again be available to help you research your family using and other websites. Our members will be on site at the John F Kennedy Public Library to help you use resources available at the library to further your family history research.

Wednesday, April 25
An Evening With Edsel Ford II  (Dearborn Historical Museum)
6:00 pm
Henry Ford Centennial Library
Edsel Ford II will be talking about the 115-year history of Ford Motor Company at a lecture being held on April 25th at the Henry Ford Centennial Library at 6:00 PM. Tickets for the event will cost $15 and can be bought ahead of time at the museum or online at 

Thursday, April 26
Colonial New England Research -- Cynthia Grostick  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Youth Program Room, Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
Do you have colonial ancestors from the states that make up what we call New England? If so, then this is the class for you. Learn about the resources available on both sides of the pond to help in researching your colonial ancestors. Join us as Cynthia Grostick presents Colonial New England Research.

Annual Heritage Dinner
Thursday, May 17
Annual Heritage Dinner  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
6:00 pm
Carl E. Stitt Post 232 American Legion Hall, 23850 Military Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Join us for a very enlightening and entertaining evening on The History of "Jacktown" Michigan's First State Prison. Judy Gail Krasnow, our presenter who resides at the Now Armory Arts Village sometimes called the Firery Redhead has a passion for storytelling. She gives tours of the prison giving the juicier stories of prison life.
Sign up today online, by mail (see info flier) or at our April 26 meeting!

DGS Yard Sale
Thursday, May 31 through Saturday, June 2
DGS Yard Sale  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
West Dearborn. Corner of Olmstead and Nowlin
Corner of Olmstead and Nowlin, 
East of Outer Drive and South of Michigan.

Saturday, June 9
DSGR Annual Bus Trip to Allen County Public Library with WWCGS  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
research trip to the Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library, Ft Wayne, Indiana
The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, Inc.
31st Annual Research Trip: Allen County Public Library Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Saturday, June 9, 2018
You are invited to join members and friends of DSGR and our trip partners from the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society for a full day of research at the 2nd largest genealogical research library in the U.S.:
  • Depart: Lawrence Technological University (LTU) parking lot C 6:15 am
  • Depart: Livonia Senior Center (15218 Farmington Rd. @ 5 Mile Rd) 7:00 am
  • Depart: Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 7:45 am
  • Rest stop (1st one in Indiana) ~8:30 am
  • Arrive: Allen County Pub Library, Ft Wayne IN 10:00-10:15 am
Research time ~10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Depart: Ft Wayne 6:15 pm
  • Rest stop (MI west of Jackson) ~8:15 pm
  • Arrive back at Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 8:45 pm
  • Arrive back at Livonia Senior Center 9:30 pm
  • Arrive back at Southfield (LTU) 10:00 pm
Cost is $40.00 and is open to all; boxed meals $12.00 (optional)
This covers transportation on a full facility (National Trails) bus. We will have donuts and bottled water available during the morning ride to Ft Wayne. There are vending machines with pop and snacks at rest stops, and the ACPL has a concession area available for lunch (restaurants are also nearby). For the return trip, optional boxed meals can be purchased. Reservations limited to the first 55 people - so don’t delay, reserve early.
To book your reservation go to DSGR Store / Events and then follow the instructions to choose your location and pay for your seat and optional meal for the return trip.   There is also a mail-in / informational page link is below.

DGS Yard Sale -- at the Museum
Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14
DGS Yard Sale -- at the Museum  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McFadden Ross House, 915 S Brady, Dearborn, Michigan
The DGS Yard is participating in the Dearborn Historical Museum Guild Sale again this year.