History and Genealogy

Active Minds: The Civil War: Causes and Effects

History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room

During the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, join Active Minds for a look at what caused the war and how our country was changed as a result. This program will not attempt to cover the military conflict in any significant detail, but rather will focus on what preceded and followed it.
Active Minds®: expanding lives and minds with community-based educational programs. Sponsored by the Stapleton Master Community Association.

Historic Denver’s Neighborhood History Series

History and Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meeting Room

Explore the origins of southeast Denver and learn about the preservation movement that created the Denver we know and love today, plus we’ll discuss historic landmark designation.

First Baptist Church of Denver's Hidden History

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Baptist Church of Denver, 1373 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203

Join the Western History/Genealogy Department and the First Baptist Church of Denver AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DENVER, 1373 GRANT ST., for a sneak peak of historic church records that will be donated to DPL in May. These rare and unique records are a genealogy and Denver history goldmine. James Jeffrey, Genealogy Librarian will be your host as we uncover the First Baptist Church of Denver's hidden history.

Active Minds: WWII & D-Day

History and Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

As we commemorate over 70 years since “D-Day” this June, join Active Minds for a look at this crucial turning point in World War II. We will examine the dynamics that led up to the Invasion of Normandy, the complicated and challenging preparation process, and the decisive impact this battle had upon the outcome of the war.

Tarot with Sterling Moon

History and Genealogy
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sterling Moon will introduce you to the art of tarot reading. Learn about the mystery and mythology surrounding tarot's history and get a basic overview of the cards and how to do a reading.

Italian Research Group (IRG)

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

IRG meetings will be fairly informal affairs with a meet-and-greet from 10-10:30; a brief presentation on genealogical research methods from 10:30-11 a.m.; and open, assisted research from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
For more information please see the History Blog.

Hispanic Genealogy OLTHLRG

History and Genealogy
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Level 5 - 10th Mtn Room

Monthly Hispanic genealogy research meetings. Open to non-members.

Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group
Website: http://www.hispaniclegacy.org/

WriteNOW! Writing Group of the Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Informal writing group. Newcomers are welcome to join any session. We'll start by helping people get over the fear of writing about their lives and the lives of their ancestors and then start work on a personal project.

WriteNOW! Writing Group of the Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Informal writing group. Newcomers are welcome to join any session. We'll start by helping people get over the fear of writing about their lives and the lives of their ancestors and then start work on a personal project.

Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (W.I.S.E.)

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Training Room - Level 7

Programs are presented by a variety of speakers from along the Front Range of Colorado and beyond. While subjects range from tartans to medieval art, they always focus on taking us away to the British Isles for a little culture and history.

For more information visit: http://www.wise-fhs.org/index.html

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