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Root Cellar continues to offer many virtual meetings -- General Meetings, Workshops, SIGS, etc.
Be sure to stay current with these by checking the Upcoming Events link on the left side of our web page.
The closest upcoming meetings also appear on the right of the page.
You can also register from the web page to attend these meetings.
  • Many speakers offer handouts for their programs and also allow us to record. Handouts and recordings are available to Root Cellar members from the Members Only section of the web site.
  • After logging on, click on Handouts and Videos under the Login heading.




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


                                     Now offered through Zoom
Are you new to genealogy?
or
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.
 
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.


Thursday, Apr. 15th
Family Tree Maker SIG (3rd Thursday)
Informal presentations, problem solving, hands-on demonstrations, question and answer sessions. This SIG (special interest group) will address both Macintosh and Windows versions of the software. Meets 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month on the Zoom platform until the pandemic is over.
Wednesday, Apr. 21st
PRESERVE your stories
Learn how easily you can prepare your story and send it to PRESERVES.  If you have some family history, some treasured family articles, a house that's been in the family for generations, old letters or pictures, an already-compiled genealogy, or even a long-postponed intention to write, you have a story ...
Thursday, Apr. 22nd
Family Tree Maker SIG (4th Thursday)
Informal presentations, problem solving, hands-on demonstrations, question and answer sessions. This SIG (special interest group) will address both Macintosh and Windows versions of the software. Meets 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month on the Zoom platform until the pandemic is over.
Thursday, May. 6th
Online Monthly Board Meeting
The monthly RC Board meeting will be held via Zoom online video conferencing due to the coronavirus.  The Board meeting will be led by Diane Maltase, President.  The agenda includes officer and committee reports, old and new business, along with other topics.  If a member wishes to attend the Board meeting as a ...
Thursday, May. 13th
Alien Abductions, Slavery, Cape Cod and Plymouth Plantation 1602-1621
Roger W. Howland will present Alien Abduction, Slavery, Cape Cod and Plymouth Plantation 1602-1621. Alien Abduction, Slavery, Cape Cod, and Plymouth Plantation 1602 to 1621. In this talk, the speaker takes the perspective of the Native Americans who met the Mayflower in November of 1620. Covers the history of Tisquantum (Squanto), his kidnapping ...