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

Next Meeting: Monday, Feb. 06

7-9 p.m.

Note: Click here to read Ken Drabinsky's Bio.


Ken Drabinsky will introduce us to resources and techniques for Jewish genealogical research. Even if you don't have Jewish ancestors, this will be a valuable presentation as many of the resources used can be helpful to all genealogists.


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.

Review our Cancellation & Refund Policy here.


Join or renew your membership online


Your devoted webmaster (with the help of many) has been working on creating this new service for some time now. Finally, AFHS has entered the 21st Century!


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Databases galore


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


Search our Cemetery Database


(Cemetery records are also available on DVD.)


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.


Search our BMD Database