Schedule of Meetings and Events

The Western New York Genealogical Society hosts a minimum of four member meetings a year. These meetings are scheduled for the third Saturday of the month during March, April, May, September, October and November (unless special opportunities and/or conflicts arise). Locations may vary, so please remember to consult the published event descriptions. Additional paid trips, workshops and activities may be offered during the year.

As an added benefit, copies of handouts and presentation materials as well as videorecordings are shared with our members whenever possible.

Upcoming WNYGS Meetings and Events

October 22, 2016

Members Only Outing:
"Understanding and Utilizing the City of Buffalo Inactive Records & Research Facility"
City of Buffalo Inactive Records Facility, 85 River Rock Road, Suite 301, Buffalo, New York 14207

November 19, 2016

Annual Society Elections with presentations on "Buffalo's East Side Industry" by archivist and author Shane E. Stephenson and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Branch, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, New York

Previous Meetings - 2016

September 24, 2016
WNYGS Fall Luncheon and Lecture: "Spotlight on Erie County"
with Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, Deputy County Clerk (Legal) Patricia Fulwiler, and Erie County Historian Douglas Kohler

Sat., May 21, 2016
"Native American Genealogy in Western New York" with noted author and local historian Jack T. Ericson

Sat., April 16, 2016
"Places, Faces, & Social Graces: Tips and Techniques for Researching New York Newspapers" & "Overview of Historic Mt. Calvary Cemetery"

Sat., March 19, 2016
"Understanding Historic Institutions for the Disabled in New York State"


Previous Meetings - 2009-2015

Click here for an extended list of prior WNYGS meetings and events.


Last updated: October 15, 2016