All year: “Preserve the Pensions,” presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Archives, and the genealogical community, to digitize War of 1812 pension files through 2015.
All year: The Arlington Public Library has a genealogy and local history department that includes a print and microfilm collection. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Address is 101 E. Abram St., 817-459-6900.
All year: The Euless Public Library has genealogy resources, including Fold3, formerly known as Footnote, which is an online military database, and Newsbank, which provides access to newspapers and other news sources. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. Address is 201 N. Ector Drive, 817-685-1480.
All year: The Fort Worth Public Library houses an extensive genealogy collection and has software and reference material available for genealogists. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Address is 500 W. 3rd St., 817-392-7701.
Oct. 30: General Membership meetings of the Fort Worth Genealogical Society are conducted on the last Tuesday of each month with exception of December. Meetings are at Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown), 500 W. 3rd St., Fort Worth, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Contact Debbie Pearson for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org or (817) 691-3257. Marcy Carter-Lovick will present “DAR Records Online.”
Oct. 30-Nov. 3: Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays. In addition to providing exhibits, museum staff and volunteers can help patrons with genealogy. Donations requested. Located at 102 North Main St., Mansfield, 76063, (817) 473-4250 or email@example.com
Oct. 30 and Nov. 1: Leonora Rolla Heritage Center Museum, sponsored by the Tarrant County Black Historical & Genealogical Society, open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission, 1020 E. Humbolt, Fort Worth, Texas 76104. Call (817) 332-6049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 31-Nov. 3: Arlington Family History Center, 3809 Curt Drive, Arlington, 76016, 817-446-7088. Volunteers provide free genealogy assistance. Hours of operation are Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Through Oct. 31: Tickets on sale for “Stars and Lights Gala: A Timeless Journey,” Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the K-Star Ranch in Mansfield, from 6-10 p.m. This event raises funds for the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center. Tickets are $75 each. Call 817-473-4250 for more information.
Through Dec. 15: The Fort Worth Public Library hosts “Comanche Nation: The Story of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker,” an exhibit of artifacts and photographs, as well as several programs and presentations about Quanah Parker and his mother, Cynthia Ann Parker. The exhibit has more than 60 historical items and numerous rare objects.
Nov. 1: Genealogy expo, free and open to the public, 5-9 p.m., during Texas State Genealogical Society annual conference in Fort Worth.
Nov. 1-3: Texas State Genealogical Society annual conference in Fort Worth.
2013: Early registration is now open for RootsTech Family History and Technology Conference, with $149 special.
Mark your calendar: The National Genealogical Society 2013 Family History Conference will be in Las Vegas May 8-11. Registration opens Dec. 1.
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