Please check each Membership Meeting page to see if the meeting will be “in person”, “virtual only” (using Zoom) or “hybrid” with both in-person and virtual Zoom attendance allowed.

If you plan to attend in person, please do not register for the meeting.  If you have already registered, you can cancel your registration using the link in your confirmation (You can cancel your registration at any time), or you can email presentations@azwvgs.org and we’ll cancel for you.

Membership meetings are held the second Monday of each month between September and May; beginning at 1:00 p.m. and end at about 3:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Please arrive after 12:30 pm to sign up for classes, SIGs, or the 2022 Seminar, ask questions of a Board Member or Committee Chairperson, etc. Note: We will not be offering coffee at this time.

The short business meeting will start at 1:00 pm sharp followed by our featured speaker.

In-person meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. (click here for map)

Upcoming Membership Meeting Programs

  • 2022-05-09 – Connie Sheets – Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

    Do You Know What You Don’t Know?
    Identifying and Filling the Gaps in Your
    Genealogy Education

    Family history and genealogy is the perfect hobby if you love lifelong learning. Whether you are just starting to build your family tree or have been researching for many years, there is always something new to learn. In 2022, opportunities for expanding your genealogical skills can seem overwhelming. Tis presentation will address the skills you need to overcome your “brick
    walls” and how to develop them

    Speaker: Connie Sheets

    Connie earned a Master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri and is a retired social service professional with experience in staff training and development.

    She has been researching her family history since 1980, holds a certifcate from the Boston University Genealogy Research Program, and has attended many advanced genealogical institutes in person and online. She served for several years on the Board of Directors for both the West Valley Genealogical Society and the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board, and is currently the chairperson of the WVGS Education Committee. She has been lecturing about and teaching family history and
    genealogy since 2012


    Due to difficulties conducting a hybrid meeting at the church, the May 9th meeting will be in person only. Both the business meeting and the guest speaker presentation will be recorded and posted to the website the following day.

    The business meeting starts at 1:00 pm and the guest speaker approximately 1:30 pm, after a 15 minute break.

    In-person meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. (click here for map)

    Upcoming Membership Meeting Programs

    No meetings scheduled yet beyond May 9, 2022

West Valley Genealogical Society