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Sunshine Coast Historical and Genealogical Resource Centre Inc
Petrie Park Road, Nambour (Opposite the swimming pool) 
Telephone 07 5441 4266

Discover family history - Share your stories - Preserve local history
Family history, local history, worldwide resources for research




What's on in 2016 ? 

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MADGE LYNCH AWARD 2016


Download an entry form and share your story....






ERBACHERS BBQ Sausage Sizzle
Sunday 2nd October 2016
8am till 1.00pm
Pop along for a sausage sizzle while you shop for the week's fruit and vegetables!

See you there!


Monday 3rd October 2016

GSC RESOURCE CENTRE WILL BE OPEN FOR RESEARCH

It's a public holiday.. but if you are always busy with work, here is your chance to spend a day researching and see what new treasures are out there!

9.00 till 2.30pm










German - Scandinavian INTEREST GROUP

Tuesday  4th October 2016
9.30am till 11.30am
German and Scandinavian Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.

Cost: $2.00


IRISH INTEREST GROUP
Tuesday 11 October 2016
9.30am - 12 noon

Irish Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.

Cost: $2.00




CONVICTS INTEREST GROUP
WEDNESDAY 12 October 2016
9.30am - 11.30am

Convicts Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.

Cost: $2.00




GENERAL MEETING

Saturday 15th October 2016
Commencing at 9.30am

Presentation
Members Choice
Some excellent Powerpoint presentations 
that will be a catalyst for discussion
All welcome - bring a friend
 and a plate to share for morning tea

DNA - DISCUSS !

Monday 17 October 2016

1.30 till 3.00pm


Bob May will share his extensive knowledge of DNA and its relevance to family history research 

You are welcome to share a cuppa on the third Monday of each month.. 


If you are curious about how it applies to your family and your research.. 

if you have some genealogy DNA results you are trying to interpret

come along and see what you might find!

Cost $2.00 each




SCOTTISH INTEREST GROUP

Tuesday 18 October 2016
9.30am - 11.30 noon

Scottish Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.
Cost $2.00

 


DISCOVER family history

Tuesday 18 October 2016 

1.00 to 3.30 pm


HANDS ON WITH ROOTSMAGIC 7 and Family Search


Milli, Jan and Virginia will help you to make the most of your Rootsmagic software...
Cost $5.00 




Genealogy Sunshine Coast Workshops

Laptops for Learning


DISCOVER family history


Saturday 22 October 2016

9.30am till 12 noon

ANCESTRY - Tips and tricks

Hands on 

We have Ancestry world library edition available on all our computers at GSC  


Come along to see what new ways you can find to discover information in Ancestry -
how to use it effectively

 and how what you find can link to the multitude of resources within our own collection

and how it will link to Family Search and Roots Magic in December
1.00pm -3.30pm

GOOGLE PHOTOS - the new treasure 

Plus updates on Picasa and how it links to Google Photos.... 
and how to index, tag and organise your photo collection. 
We will also cover the basics of scanning photos for a high quality copy for a family archive, using them in your family history and 

How to use photos with your family trees, banner printing, stories and publications - as well as family gifts!

Cost is $10 per workshop  or $16 for both... 


ENGLISH INTEREST GROUP
WEDNESDAY 26 October 2016
9.30am till 11.30am
English Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.
Cost: $2.00 



German - Scandinavian INTEREST GROUP

Tuesday  1st November 2016
9.30am till 11.30 am
German and Scandinavian Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.

Cost: $2.00

TUESDAY 1st November 2016

from 11.30 am onwards

Join us for a Melbourne Cup celebration 
at our GSC Resource Centre in Petrie Park, Nambour

Great food, fun and games - 

watch for more details soon!
Mark it in your diary!






IRISH INTEREST GROUP

TUESDAY 8 November 2016

9.30am - 12 noon
Irish Interest Group commencing 9:30 am. 

Share your family names, places and years of interest.
There will be a short morning tea break, so bring a plate to share.
Cost: $2.00





Genealogy Sunshine Coast





Visit our Resource Centre  in Petrie Park Nambour

Monday  from 9.00 till 2.30pm

Tuesday from 9 till 12 noon

Wednesday from 9.00 till 2.30 pm

Thursday from 1.00 till 5.00pm

Saturday 12 noon till 4.00pm


Feel the need to volunteer ?  

Come and meet our team of indexers and scanners and many wonderful folk who all help to create a fantastic community resource.

Learn new skills as you go.. discover a whole new world

READ ABOUT US IN THE SUNSHINE COAST DAILY ONLINE




See what fantastic resources we have to help with family and local history research

12000 items, books, microfiche, journals, maps, CD's, DVD's, newspaper clippings, computer indexes.... this is your 

chance to discover the wealth of family history information available for research. 

Come and meet our helpful volunteer librarians and researchers.... discover your family and your history!

Check out our latest online catalogues of some of our collection.. 


GSC Resource Centre