Genealogy Blogging Events Week of June 10-17, 2011

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Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

GeneaBloggers Radio

Another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio will be broadcast this evening, Friday, June 10, 2011 starting at 10PM EDT, 9PM CDT, 8PM MDT and 7PM PDT! Tonight’s show will be a special 1-hour edition live from the 42nd Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank, California.

SCGS Jamboree

Don’t forget that the 42nd Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree takes place in Burbank, California starting today, Friday, June 10th! GeneaBloggers expects to have over 70 member bloggers in attendance at the event and stay tuned here for all the latest news!

Daze of the Week!

Some of you may have noticed that in each Genealogy Blogging Beat we now feature national holidays and some of the more offbeat holidays. Here are some dates next week to look out for so you can plan your blog posts for next week:

  • June 10: Iced Tea Day
  • June 11: Belmont Stakes (US), Davis Day (CAN), Kamehameha Day (US – HI)
  • June 12: Pentecost, Loving Day (US), Whitsunday
  • Week of June 12-18: Men’s Health Week (US), National Flag Week (US)
  • June 13: Queen’s Birthday (UK), Whitmonday
  • June 14: Flag Day (US), Family History Day
  • June 15: Nature Photography Day
  • June 16: Bloomsday (IRL), Fudge Day
  • June 17: Bunker Hill Day (US – MA), Dump the Pump Day, National Martini Day (US)

Happy Blogiversary!

If your blog anniversary is coming up soon, make sure it gets on our GeneaBloggers calendar! Remember to send your blog anniversary info to GeneaBloggers.

Genealogy Webinars This Week

For more information on genealogy webinars check out GeneaWebinars.

Genealogy Conferences This Week

View upcoming genealogy conferences in the United States and across the globe at the group of calendars at GeneaBloggers. If you know of an upcoming expo or conference that should be on the GeneaBloggers conference calendar, send it to us at geneabloggers@gmail.com.

Appearances By GeneaBloggers Members

For a listing of speaking engagements by genealogy bloggers, along with their profiles and available presentations, visit GeneaSpeak.

GeneaBloggers Group on Facebook

The Facebook Group for GeneaBloggers has been disabled – you can read more about the issues involved here. Please go to the Facebook page for GeneaBloggers (http://www.facebook.com/Geneabloggers) and click LIKE in order to follow the latest news and events related to GeneaBloggers on Facebook.

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.

  • Week 24. Clothes. What types of clothes did you wear as a child? What was “in fashion” and did your style compare?. What types of clothes did you wear as a child? What was “in fashion” and did your style compare?

We’ll list a new challenge each Saturday which should be completed by the following Friday.

GeneaBloggers Calendar

And don’t forget to check out other upcoming events at the Geneabloggers Calendar. This is the same Google calendar that has been in existence for quite some time. And if you subscribe to the calendar you’ll receive email reminders of events.

© 2011 copyright, Thomas MacEntee

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