Genealogy, Family Care, and Parenting Courses

Summer 2018


Fall 2018


Preserving Your Family History

Your family memories are priceless, and it?s never too late to start preserving them for generations to come. Learn some quick tips and easy tools for capturing the memories of loved ones and sharing your own stories in Preserving Your Family History, taught by popular genealogy instructor Carol Miller-Schultz. Continue the discussion with Carol and your fellow classmates at an optional lunch nearby.

Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

FAM-001-C | 09/11/18-09/11/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Your Last Best Gift

We all want the best for our families. Yet more than half of American adults don't have a will or other necessary documents. It's so easy to put off working on wills because they just aren?t an urgent matter, until it's too late. But creating or updating a will isn?t hard and doesn't need to be expensive. Kathy Barylski will share tools and resources to help you create your gift to your family in the form of a will. Continue the discussion with Kathy and your fellow classmates at an optional lunch nearby.

Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

FAM-002-E | 11/13/18-11/13/18 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Second Tuesdays

Join us every second Tuesday of the month for a chance to discover something new and engage in discussion with instructors and your fellow lifelong learners over lunch. Each month you'll explore a different culture, craft, moment in history, or tip for enhancing your life! Registration includes four, one-hour presentations or instructor-led discussions, with the option to gather at a local restaurant afterward. Lunch is not included.

Fee: $41 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-627-C | 09/11/18-12/11/18 | I. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Cozy Up to Winter With Hygge

Create an atmosphere of coziness, contentment, and togetherness during the long, dark days of winter with the Danish concept of hygge! First, explore examples of hygge in Danish literature and gain insight into the linguistic history of the word 'hygge' from Karen Gray. Then join in a guided discussion of how you can develop your own hygge at home this winter. Continue the discussion with Karen and your fellow classmates at an optional lunch nearby.

Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

HCR-003-F | 12/11/18-12/11/18 | K. Gray | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Genealogy Plus

Are you a genealogy enthusiast who is researching your family history and would like to investigate additional resources? In this hands-on class, you will build upon the genealogy research skills and strategies you already have! Learn more about Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6, and Legacy 8.0 Family Tree software. Explore all the pros and cons of online trees, paid and free genealogy websites, and how DNA testing can be used to enhance your genealogical research. You'll also learn a variety of methods for organizing your data.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-097-C | 09/28/18-10/19/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Tracing Your Family Roots - Introduction To Genealogy

Making a personal connection with history and discovering relatives are just two of the many rewards available from researching your family tree. Discover the fundamental building blocks of genealogy research and learn where to find source documents and the best strategies to enhance your exploration. In this introductory course, you'll use the most current genealogy tools, including: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8 Family Tree. In addition, you'll become familiar with online resources such as Ancestry.com, Family Search, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, and USGenWeb. This hands-on class is held in a computer lab at the Valley Mall Center.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-377-C | 09/28/18-10/19/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Tracing Your Family Roots - Introduction To Genealogy

Making a personal connection with history and discovering relatives are just two of the many rewards available from researching your family tree. Discover the fundamental building blocks of genealogy research and learn where to find source documents and the best strategies to enhance your exploration. In this introductory course, you'll use the most current genealogy tools, including: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8 Family Tree. In addition, you'll become familiar with online resources such as Ancestry.com, Family Search, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, and USGenWeb. This hands-on class is held in a computer lab at the Valley Mall Center.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-377-D | 10/01/18-10/22/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register