Calendar of Events

Note: Go to our REVIEWS PAGE to read about past events.


Shaker Heights Public Library
16500 Van Aken Blvd. Shaker Hts., Ohio 44120 (entrance on Lee Road)
Room E-F, second floor
Click for a map.

9:30am - general meeting
10:30am - genealogy topic*

January 25 - Workshop on Organization, conducted by Education Committee February 22 - Workshop on Beginning Genealogy March 22 - “The Road to Prison: Finding Your Criminal Ancestors,” presented by Angela McGhee, immediate past president of AAGHS of Chicago
April 26 - Workshop on the Census May 24 - Workshop on Vital Records June 28 - Researching using FamilySearch and
July 26 “Writing a Living History,” presented by Barbara Flewellyn with author Helen Turner-Thomas August - Summer recess

September 27 - Computer access workshop

October 25 - Computer access workshop

November 22 - “Slavery Research,” presented by Deborah Abbott December - Winter recess

*Each general meeting/presentation is followed by a research workshop. Members should bring their pedigree charts and completed research material for discussion at workshops.

AAGS-Sponsored Events

Genealogy and family history research clinics are held at the Downtown Cleveland Public Library (525 Superior Avenue) on the second Saturday of the month. AAGS members provide individual assistance to the public from 10:30am-2:00pm on the 6th floor of the Louis Stokes Building. There is a summer break during July and August. Click here to view the flyer.

AAGS members interested in quilting have joined the African American Quilting & Dollmaking Guild. The Guild is open to the public and meets at the Warrensville Civic and Senior Center, 4301 Warrensville Center Road, 44128, on the first and third Saturdays of the month. Contact 216-587-6500.

Events Sponsored by Others

Friday, July 11 thru Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) will hold summer/fall programs in Bellville, OH

September 23, 2014 - "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Gates airs Sept 23 on PBS

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - Ohio Genealogical Society to host Fall Seminar with speaker Joshua Taylor, Bellville OH

The Cleveland District Round Table web site,, is a great source for genealogy society activities in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, and Medina Counties.

Free webinars are available at

“BlogTalkRadio-Research at the National Archives and Beyond" offers virtual learning with guest speakers who share stories and offer advice on genealogy strategies. Listeners can log on every Thursday, 9pm EST at Upcoming broadcasts are listed at”

Dick Eastman - Calendar of Genealogy Events by State at


Last updated: July 17 , 2014