Family Genealogy Time
History & heritage
FREE! Wall genealogy tree (pedigree chart) and research assistance filling it out. We have three themed events for you to come out and learn more about your family history in Manitoba and beyond. Please know that young or old, individually or with a family member, you are welcome to visit on any of our three days. Genealogy is often an adult pastime, but we welcome parents and grandparents to bring a child to come fill out a family tree chart with them on any of our three days. You will get: * one free pedigree chart per family group * free research assistance by our volunteer members *free access to our online databases and resource library holdings We ask all visitors to book a time when they are planning to come to the MGS Library Resource Centre. We are currently limited to 5 family groups at a time and ask that you limit your visit to 2 hours. This will allow our volunteers to better assist you in finding out more about your family tree. Although our events are free, we ask you to register on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/manitoba-genealogical-society-32401297455 Our Culture Days events take place from 10 am to 2 pm on Sept 24, Oct 1 and Oct 8. All are welcome- individually or as a family group on any of the three days. If you just want to drop in to see what we are about, you are welcome to drop in and look through our resources. We cannot guarantee drop-ins a pedigree chart or research assistance, but you are very welcome to visit us and we will give you a tour of our resource centre.
This event is free.
Manitoba Genealogical Society, Inc.
The Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc. (MGS) is a genealogical organization that promotes genealogical research and the writing of family histories. MGS is a registered charity in Manitoba, Canada, founded in 1976 and incorporated in 1982. The main objectives of MGS are: 1. To promote and encourage the study of genealogy and the compilation of accurate and complete genealogies in the province of Manitoba. 2. To collect and preserve information, books, manuscripts, and other related material relevant to such genealogical study. 3. To encourage and instruct members in the ethical practices, correct methods and effective techniques of genealogical research. 4. To produce journals and other publications which may from time to time be authorized by the Society, which will further the objectives of the Society. MGS has three branches located throughout the province and is managed and maintained by a very dedicated group of volunteers.
Unit E - 1045 Saint James Street
The MGS Library and Resource Centre is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba at Unit E, 1045 St. James Street. This is north of the Polo Park Shopping Centre located between Ellice Avenue and Sargent Avenue. It is tucked in the corner of the L-shaped strip mall across the parking lot from The Brick store. There is lots of free parking. Buses run on all sides of our location.
This event is wheelchair accessible.