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  • Genealogy Club Meeting April 8: ‘The Road Less Traveled’

    The next meeting of The Genealogy Club of Newtown will be Wednesday, April 8. The meeting will be at C.H. Booth Memorial Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.

    Meetings start promptly at 7 pm, with a help desk available at 6:45 for those who need help with a problem in their research.

    This month’s speakers will be Matthew Bielawa and/or Professor Jonathan Shea. They will speak on “The Road Less Traveled,” on researching ancestors in Poland and eastern Europe. “Coffee and” will be served.

  • The Digital Genealogist At Next Genealogy Club Meeting

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, March 11, beginning at 7 pm. It will be at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.

    There will be a 6:45 help desk in place to assist those with a research problem. 

  • ‘The Immigrant Experience,’ At Next Genealogy Club Meeting

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, February 11, in the meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.

    The meeting will start at 7 pm, but club members will also be arriving early to converse with other genealogists, and offer help with research problems for guests and attendees.

    This month’s speaker will be club chair Toni McKeen, who will discuss “The Immigrant Experience.”

  • New Year, Old Location For Genealogy Club: Next Meeting Wednesday Night

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown will return to C.H. Booth Library for its first meeting of the year, scheduled for Wednesday, January 14.

    Many of last year’s club meetings were held in Ridgefield, for a number of reasons, but the club is back at the library, 25 Main Street, again this month. Meetings begin promptly at 7 pm, but the club’s Help Desk opens at 6:45 for those who have a genealogy related problem to discuss.  

  • Finding Military Records For Genealogy

    The first meeting-program of the 2014-14 season for The Genealogy Club of Newtown will be on Wednesday, September 10, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.

    The program will begin at 7, but the library’s Genealogy Help Desk will be open at 6:45 for those needing help with a genealogical problem or question.

    This month’s program will be a presentation by club chairperson Toni McKeen, who will speak on “The All-important Military Records.”

  • ‘How To Make A Family Legacy DVD,’ June 11 At Genealogy Club Meeting

    The final meeting of the season for Genealogy Club of Newtown will be Wednesday, June 11, at 7 pm. The meeting and program will be in the meeting room of C.H. Booth  Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.

    For those needing assistance with a genealogy problem, the Help Desk will be open at 6:45.

    This month’s speaker will be Audrey DeBlasio, treasurer of the club. Her topic will be “How to Make a Family Legacy DVD.”

  • Genealogy Club Meeting: ‘Finding Your Family In Graveyards’

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown will hold its May meeting at C.H. Booth Library on Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 7 pm.

    This month’s speaker will be Priscilla Wismar, a former longtime Newtown resident now living in Southbury. Mrs Wismar is very active in the Southbury genealogy club. Her subject will be “Finding Your Family In Graveyards.”

  • ‘Genealogy In France & The Province Of Quebec’

    The April meeting of the Genealogy Club of Newtown will be held at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Wednesday, April 9.

    The meeting will start at 7 pm but for those who need help with a genealogical problem, the Help Desk will be open at 6:30.

    All are welcome to attend, for non-members a small donation is requested to defray expenses for the meeting.

    Guest speaker will be Francoise Lampe, who will present on “French Genealogy in France and in the French Province of Quebec.”

  • Newtown Genealogy Club Going On The Road This Month

    RIDGEFIELD — The Genealogy Club of Newtown invites anyone interested in genealogy to join its members for a short road trip this month.

    Due to the temporary closing of Newtown’s town library, the club has been invited by Ridgefield Recreation Center to hold their meeting at that location instead. Newtown Genealogy Club will meet on Sunday, February 16, at 1:30 pm.

    The recreation center is at 195 Danbury Road.

  • Genealogy Club Meeting & Program Cancelled

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown’s meeting and program scheduled for tonight at C.H. Booth Library has been cancelled. The cancellation is a result of water pipes that burst and damaged many areas of the 25 Main Street location last Saturday afternoon. All programs hosted by the library have been cancelled.