Tuesday, September 20, 2011

'Finding Our Latino Ancestors' family history fair in the Bronx

Featured community event The Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York Presents its 6th Annual Hispanic Family History Fair: Finding Our Latino Ancestors Saturday, September 24, 2011 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Join your neighbors in this ONE OF A KIND event developed for everyone interested in finding their roots in Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries. The Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York, celebrating its 15th Anniversary, will be at The Bronx Library Center, presenting FREE workshops, where you can: - Learn how to research your family’s roots, without ever leaving New York; - Discover how easy it is to find your family’s history, no matter what Hispanic country your family originated from; - Explore some of the resources that are available with information about your family’s past. This event will feature workshops for anyone who has thought about undertaking this rewarding hobby. Classes offered include Puerto Rican, and general Hispanic genealogy for beginners and Using the Internet to help you find your ancestors, with a hands-on class on the use of www.ancestry.com. So if you have ever wondered how you came to be who you are, where your ancestors lived, married and died, or if you would ever identify those people in those old photos, this is the event for you. Seats are limited, so please pre-register hgsny@aol.com or call 212-340-4659 Complete schedule on back. Updates on the web at: http://www.hispanicgenealogy.com There is no charge for this event. Bronx Library Center 310 East Kingsbridge Road (near Fordham Rd.) Bronx, New York 10458 Phone (718) 579-4244 http://www.nypl.org/branch/local/bx/fdc.cfm source: Hispanic Genealogy

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