Genealogy News Corral, Aug. 26-30

By Diane Haddad

  • The California Genealogical Society (CGS) is presenting an interesting live program inspired by genealogy TV series such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and the upcoming Genealogy Roadshow: CGS experts researched the genealogy of three local celebrities and will present their ancestral stories in an evening event called “Their Roots Are Showing,” Oct. 26 at a local theater. Tickets cost $50, which also includes a silent auction. Learn more from the CGS press release and purchase tickets here.

If you’ve been looking for a good reason to polish up the family history stories you’ve begun working on, here you go: ISFHWE’s 2014 writing competition opens Oct. 1. Details coming soon on ISFHWE’s website.

Have a great Labor Day weekend, everyone!