Choose from free online events in the next five days. All times are ET except as noted. Those in red are Canadian, bolded if local to Ottawa or recommended. Assume registration in advance is required; check so you’re not disappointed.
Tuesday 9 August July 2 pm: OGS Ottawa Branch Virtual Genealogy Drop-in.
Tuesday 9 August, 2:30 pm: Why They Left: A Conversation About the Irish Diaspora, by Elizabeth Hodges for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Wednesday 10 August, 8 pm: Need help with grammar and punctuation? There’s a tool for that, by Cathie Sherwood for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Thursday 11 August, noon. Hathi Trust Digital Library & Genealogy, by Orange County California Library System.
Thursday 11 August 1 pm: Lunch and Learn: A Celebration of Alex Haley, His Legacy, and Roots With Chris Haley, for Enoch Pratt Free Library in partnership with The Maryland State Archives and The Maryland Four Centuries Project.
Registration not required, but encouraged. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/lunch_and_learn_a_celebration_of_alex_haley#.YvF_unbMJEY
Thursday 11 August 6:30 pm: Expanding your family tree with DNA: Telling the story of your family with Charting Companion & Family Tree Maker, by Pierre Clouthier for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.