Meetings & Events

VBGS 2021 Meetings/Events

Below you will find the upcoming meetings of the Virginia Beach Genealogical Society. Our monthly meeting is held the second Thursday of each month September through June. Other meetings include the Computer Users Group, the How To Group, and the Writers Group, which also meet monthly September to June but the dates may vary. To see a little more about these groups, check out the Groups and Committees page.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all meetings are currently held on Zoom. If you are a VBGS member, please wait to be invited to each Zoom meeting and respond to each invitation in a separate e-mail. If you are interested in attending VBGS Zoom meeting but are not a VBGS member, please send an e-mail to president@vbgsva.net requesting to attend as a guest. Please note that VBGS members will have registration priority.

Do you need help using Zoom? Please see Connecting to Zoom and the Zoom quick reference.

Wondering what you missed? Check out our past meetings and events here!
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Virginia Beach Genealogical Society, check out our membership page.

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2021 Meetings/Events

22 March: Writers Group via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: TBD
6 April: How to class taught by Heather Wright via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: Family Search (part 2) – searching on the site (the originally planned topic of City Directories will occur at a later date)
8 April: VBGS Monthly Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: “Library of Virginia Resources”
Speaker: Ashley Ramey
20 April: Computer User Group via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: The Best Way to Find Free Old Maps with Lisa Louise Cooke (video)
4 May: How to class taught by Heather Wright via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: Find A Grave and BillionGraves
6 May: VBGS Social Event via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: Your Mother’s Favorite Dessert Recipe
13 May: VBGS meeting via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: The Life and Records of the Atlantic Pirates
Speaker: Dan Earl
18 May: Computer User Group via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: TBD
1 June: How to class taught by Heather Wright via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: Chronicling America (newspapers) (may change)
10 June: VBGS meeting via Zoom at 7:00 pm
Topic: Corresponding with U.S. and Foreign People for Genealogy Assistance
Speaker: Heather Wright
July and August – No meeting

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