This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

Choose from selected 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. Additional mainly US events are listed at

Tuesday 25 April

11 am – 6 pm:  2023 DNA Day at the FamilySearch Library.

7 pm: Squiggly Lines and Spit: How DNA is Changing Family History Research, by Dave Obee for OGS Wellington County Branch.

Wednesday, 26 April

2 pm: Hidden in Plain Site: English and Welsh websites, by Mia Bennett for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

7 pm: Alexandra Bridge: a bright future of a programmed death? by Claude Royer for Heritage Ottawa.

7 p.m: The Role of Art and Artists in Ottawa’s History, by Jim Burant for the Historical Society of Ottawa.,17,19,21/the-role-of-art-artists-in-ottawa-s-history

Thursday 27 April

7 pm: Using Newspapers to Fill in the Gaps in a Family Story, by Maureen Brady for BYU Family History Library.
No pre-registration required. Click on this link at the time of the webinar
Password to Join the Meeting: byufhl

7:30 pm: If This Barn Could Talk: An Oral History of the Garden City Arena, by Elizabeth Vlossak and Paige Groot for The Historical Society of St. Catharines.
Registration not require:

Friday 28 April

Saturday 29 April

9:15 am: What Happened to Lucy, by Ian Waller for Hertfordshire Family History Society.

Monday 1 May (not online)
Ottawa Public Library Genealogy Day


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