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Monday, October 2
"Revolutionary War Ancestors"  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center Auditorium
OGS members Carmen Boyd and J. Howard Fisk will discuss researching Revolutionary War ancestors in relation to their respective hereditary societies:  Daughers of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution.  Carmen Boyd will represent the Isaac Garrison Chapter of DAR, named after a Revolutionary War Patriot buried in Christian County (Originally) Greene County).  J. Howard Fisk's discussion of the Ozark Mountain Chapter of SAR will include how the local chapter functions in relation to the Missouri Society and SAR National. The color Guard  and a team of compatriots from the Ozark Mountain Chapter will also make a presenataion. Displays from both organziaions will be available.  


Tuesday, October 3
RootsMagic Users Group  (Workshop)
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
OGS Library 534 W Catalpa
Join fellow RootsMagic users discussing  the many options available with this genealogy software. Micki Dischinger will be leading a discussion on "places"; using standard names, merging, geocoding, the gazetteer, and much more.


Wednesday, October 18
"Trail of Tears"  (Workshop)
10:00 am
The Library Center Auditorium
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, join Jackie Warfel, chairman of the Greene County Historic Sites Board and Terry Whaley, director of Ozark Greenways, for a screening of The Department of the Interior National Park Service short film, "Trail of Tears, " not rated, exposing one of the darkest chapters in American history.  After the film, Terry will discuss the Greene County routes of the National Historic Trail.  Unfortunately Jackie Warfel will not be present due to a schedule change.



Monday, November 6
"Are There Black Sheep in Your Family?"  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center Auditorium
Shocking discoveries in your research can be daunting.  OGS  members will discuss the rascals and black sheep in their families and the resources available to help researchers determine if a family tale is true or false.


Wednesday, November 15
"Remembering and Honoring"  (Workshop)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Remembering ahd Honoring.... plus Martyrs of the Race Course.  OGS member Gail Mitchell will give two presentations about the origins of Memorial Day.  A video memorial honoring OGS members and/or family members who have passed in the previous year will also be presented.  Families, friends and loved ones are encouraged to attend.



Monday, December 4
Computer Crashes and Glitches  (Workshop)
7:00 pm
The Library Center, Auditorium
Computer hardware and software  issues are a facr of life.  What actions can we take now to minimize the damage later?  John Carter, OGS member will present some ways of keeping our computers running efficiently.  He will also discuss internal and cloud storage of our files for easy sharing and recovery


Wednesday, December 13
Toys at Christmas  (Training)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Please note the date has changed from the third Wednesday to the second Wednesday.
Program:  "Toy Maker who Saved Christmas in 1918" will be followed by a time of refreshments.
Members are invited to bring a Christmas treat to share with other attendees.  OGS will provide coffee, hot tea and water.  



Monday, January 1, 2018
NO PROGRAM due to Holiday  (Workshop)