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Location: River Park Church,
3818 - 14A Street SW (map)

Next Meeting: Monday, Dec. 12

7-9 p.m.

Note: This is the second Monday of the month, not the first.


For December's meeting just a reminder that we will be collecting for the Veteran's Food Bank and that our talk will be about using cookbooks as genealogical sources. To keep with the theme we thought it would be nice if we could bring some goodies, perhaps based on our mothers' and fathers' favourite recipes (and it's ok if your mom was like me and bought all the goodies she sent to school for the bake sale).


AFHS library


Our library is located at

712 - 16 Avenue NW in Calgary (map). Check out the Calendar for hours of operation (they can vary) or call the library at (403) 214-1447.



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Make 2017 the year you keep that resolution to write your story! Join Michele Buhler's Life & Family History Writing Workshop!


Dates: January 30 - April 10, 2017 (10 sessions)

Location: AFHS Library


This is a series of 10 classes featuring Chinook editor Michele Buhler as the instructor. Her workshop gets rave reviews, so you won't want to miss it!


For more information visit our Education page.

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Our cemetery database now contains a whopping 197,000 records!


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Our Births, Marriages and Deaths (BMD) database contains over 38,000 records. It will continue to grow over time and is supplemental to the Newspaper announcements page.


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