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 April 2020

Meetings Cancelled

As of March 23 Root Cellar has cancelled all meetings until further notice.
This includes Board meetings, General meetings, SIGs, Book Club, Workshops, etc.
When restrictions on group gatherings are lifted, we will  reconsider these cancellations.
As always, thanks for your help, support, and understanding.

Spring Seminar 2020 -- RESCHEDULED!

Save the new date: Saturday, September 19, 2020
Same place: Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church
11427 Fair Oaks, Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA  95628
Doors open at 8:15 a.m.; program begins at 9:00 a.m.
Same program: D. Joshua Taylor
Click on the "Spring Seminar 2020" menu at left for more details.
We are sold out!!!
No new registrations will be accepted.
Thanks for your support.

Volunteers Needed

Root Cellar is an all-volunteer organization.  To provide the events that are enjoyed by members and the public we need the support of Root Cellar's membership.  Please consider stepping up to assist us in our efforts.

Special Interest Groups and Workshops

Are you new to genealogy?
Are you a "seasoned" genealogist but are plagued by pesky "brick walls"?
Our daytime workshops and special interest groups ("SIGS") may be just what you need to further your research efforts.  If you haven't done so before now, consider participating with one or more of the following:
  • Daytime workshops - 3rd Wednesdays from 1-3PM
  • Genealogical Book Club meets every other month on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November, from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Family Tree Maker SIG - 3rd Thursdays from 11:30AM - 1:30PM
  • Legacy and Flip Pal Support Group - 4th Thursdays from 10:00AM - 1:00PM  No meetings June-July-August.
All are held each month at the Sylvan Community Center in Citrus Heights.
For more information on these resources, click on the "Meetings" link of the "Home" menu option at left, or scroll down the list of meetings at right.

Root Cellar Extraction Project

Did you know that Root Cellar has published almost 50 indexes and other materials gleaned from Sacramento's historical archives?  Our ongoing Extraction Project meets every Friday at the Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd., from 9AM to Noon.  If you would be interested in participating in this special activity, drop by the Center and let us know.  For more information, you may also send an email to info@rootcellar.org. For a list of the publications we have already created, click the "Society Publications" link in the menu at the left of this page.

Wednesday, Apr. 15th
Daytime Workshop
  **CANCELLED **   Write Your Life History in Short Stories Speaker: Vi Parsons   Wish your ancestors had written a journal or diary? You could know so much more about them if only they had written a book. Your family may have that same wish. Now is the ...