Meetings

Meetings are held at University Baptist Church (UBC)
16106 Middlebrook Drive
Houston, TX 77059 (Clear Lake City) Map
If you need transportation to our general meetings, please contact Judy Zavalla, Member Services

COVID-19 Update

Based on national and local guidance concerning the corona virus pandemic, the BAGS Board has cancelled all in-person activities of the Bay Area Genealogical Society until further notice. Our monthly General Meetings will now be held online in a webinar format. For the most part, our guest speakers will remain the same. You will need to register for each webinar session. See details about each month’s meeting below.

Friday
May 29

2020
BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Meeting Agenda
Speaker: Devon Lee presents “Ancestry ThruLines: A Blessing, a Curse, or Both?” Ancestry released a tool that combines genetics and genealogical tools. But do Ancestry ThruLines create more problems than they solve or are they on the cusp of something transformative?
This will be an on-line webinar. Please register prior to the presentation by clicking on the link below. After you register, you will receive an email giving you instructions for signing in on the night of the presentation. On that night, please log into the webinar by 6:50 to allow time to resolve any connection issues.
Register Here: event.webinarjam.com/register/11/vmrnlhr
A handout for this meeting will be available on the presentation site and is available here now.
Friday
June 26

2020
BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Speaker: Nick Cimino discusses Italian ancestry research
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:30 pm for socializing and the meeting begins at 7 pm
Friday
July 31

2020
BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Speaker: Linda Hudson discusses Quaker ancestry research
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:30 pm for socializing and the meeting begins at 7 pm
Friday
Aug 28

2020
BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Annual Member Show & Tell
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:00 pm for Pot Luck dinner and the meeting begins at 7 pm
Friday
Sept 25

2020
BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Speaker: Linda Worsham presents “Digital Scrapbooking Your Pictures and Data.”
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:30 pm for socializing and the meeting begins at 7 pm
Friday
Oct 23

2020
**Meet one week earlier than usual** BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Speaker: Sharon Batiste Gillins presents Navigating the Freedmen’s Bureau Records
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:30 pm for socializing and the meeting begins at 7 pm
Saturday
Nov 21

2020
**Saturday Meeting** BAGS General Meeting at 7pm
Speaker: Lisa Smith presents Genealogy from a Private Investigator’s Perspective.
Meet in the Chapel on the 1st Floor in UBC, 6:30 pm for socializing and the meeting begins at 7 pm
* Members are encouraged to attend the Board Meetings, normally held on the Monday preceding the General Membership Meeting.

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