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Take a look at our upcoming classes and workshops.

DNA Special Interest Group

Facilitated by Chris Hansen and Laura Schuck

Wednesday March 1 from10:00 AM to Noon

Zoom Meeting - Registration Required

For our March meeting, Read Chapter 3 of Research Like a Pro with DNA. This chapter, titled Organize Your DNA Matches Visually with Diagrams and Family Trees, will help you utilize tools such as Scapple or Lucidchart, and the DNA testing companies’ tree-building tools.

To register, go to Member Login, then Class Registration

Research Outside the Box

Presented by Noel Ferre

Thursday March 2 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Zoom Meeting - Registration Required

This presentation will focus on how to find and use less common genealogy resources to research your ancestors. We will look beyond our usual go-to searches and learn some alternative areas of research. Extend your scope of research beyond the standard of and, and in the process, learn how to create your own genealogy toolbox to aid in your everyday online research! Read More

To register, go to Member Login, then Class Registration

Technology Special Interest Group

Thursday March 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Zoom Meeting - Registration Required

Join our newest Special Interest Group, a discussion/interactive group pertaining to computers and genealogy, as we explore the many facets of technology which affect and enhance our genealogical work product. We will meet the third Thursday of every month.

To register, go to Member Login, then Class Registration

Strolling Through the Park: Revealing Ancestors in the Cemetery

Presented by Diana Crisman Smith

Saturday March 18 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Zoom Meeting - Registration Required

You “know” where your ancestors are buried. Someone told you, it was in the obituary, you found it on the death certificate, someone posted it online, or it was on a tree in  So why would you want to visit? What more can you learn? Is a picture good enough?  When you find information in the cemetery, do you know how to interpret it?


Colonial America

Facilitated by Pam and Jim Caruso

Thursday March 30 from 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Zoom Meeting - Registration Required

Too many Johns! Same Name ancestors are always difficult to trace, but separating out individuals in colonial records can be especially hard. Join us for a discussion on some ways to track Same Name people. We will be working on a case study, so sign up early to get the "assignment".

To register, go to Member Login, then Class Registration


Sharing Help And Research Experience

Every Monday 10:00 AM - Noon

Zoom and at the Castle Rock Library

We are back at the library! Join us for either an in-person or Zoom meeting. SHARE is a drop-in collaborative discussion for all of your successes and challenges. We welcome all!


CRCGS Members

Log into the website and look for 'Program Recordings' in the Members section for program recordings available for you to view.

  • Beginning Genealogy
  • February DNA SIG
  • Grains of Salt, available through March 4th
  • Military Genealogy Online
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About Us:  The Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society (CRCGS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of individuals with a passion for the discovery of their ancestry. The society functions through the support of volunteers who contribute their knowledge, time, and effort. The mission of the society is to (1) promote genealogy through education and research, (2) encourage high standards of research, instruction, documentation and preservation, and (3) locate, preserve and index public and private records, and make them available. Copyright © 2023. All Rights Reserved.