Texas Genealogy Events Calendar

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The following genealogical events are currently scheduled. This calendar includes Partner Societies that are offering one-day or multiple-day workshops and seminars, as well as national and international conferences. It does not include monthly meetings.

Check each Partner Society’s listing or website for their regular meeting information.

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Writing and Publishing Your Family History Workshop

March 18, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2017 Waco Writing Publishing Your Family History workshop

Write your own family history to tell your story for years to come! A day-long workshop at the Genealogy Center will help you turn your photos and documents into a cherished heirloom for future generations. Organize, write and publish the story of you with these tips and tricks from family historians and genealogists. Register online to reserve a spot.

Programs begin at 9. Registration opens at 8:30.

Morning Programs with Gale French, avid family historian, our Genealogy Center staff and Ron Barnett of CTGS

  • Common Edits for Old Photos – Ron Barnett of CTGS presents basic how-to on using a free photo editor to restore damaged photos.
  • From Fact to Narrative: Writing Your Story – create a narrative from census, pedigree charts and old photos.
  • Getting Organized: the Process of Self-Publishing – get tips on the best ways to organize the presentation of your ancestors.

Afternoon Programs with Gale French and Tim de la Vega of HV Chapman & Sons

  • Self-Publishing: Comparison of CreateSpace and Lulu – Learn about two of the most popular self-publishing software products on the market.
  • Design to Bind – Tim de la Vega of HV Chapman & Sons of Abilene presents binding options available from a traditional publisher/binder.

Download a copy (.DOC) of the full agenda.

Co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

Held in the West Waco Meeting Room.


March 18, 2017
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Waco-McLennan County Library


West Waco Library & Genealogy Center
5301 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX United States
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(254) 750-5945