All AGS activities and events are open to visitors.

We hope you’ll come join us!

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month except December, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Meetings typically include time to get acquainted with other researchers, announcements and notification of upcoming activities. Meetings also feature a speaker on a genealogical topic.

Meetings are held at Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr, Austin, 78731.

Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Highland Park Baptist Church
I’ve Got My DNA Results. But How Do I Use Them? DNA is a powerful genealogical tool – keyword being tool! Just like any other genealogy resource, we have to learn how to best use (more...)

Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm North Village branch, Austin Public Library
DNA for Beginners This class will go over some of the basics needed to get started with DNA testing for genealogical purposes. Instructor: Randy Whited The class is free, but please register in advance so (more...)

Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm PoK-e-Jo’s BBQ
Chapter 7 will be covered Meetings will be based on the book: Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne You need to obtain this book, as it will be our (more...)

Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Cafe Express
Purpose of the SIG: Provide a support structure to those attending for recording family histories – including family interviews, memoirs or stories based on research.
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Highland Park Baptist Church
AGS Annual Fall Festival This is a tradition that was started a number of years ago and has become a wonderful way to share the bounty and the warmth of the holiday season with many (more...)

Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm PoK-e-Jo’s BBQ
Chapter 8 will be covered Meetings will be based on the book: Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne You need to obtain this book, as it will be our (more...)

Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm North Village branch, Austin Public Library
How to Teach a Genealogy Class – Panel and Workshop This will be a panel discussion and workshop for anyone interested in learning how to teach their own genealogy class. There will be a short (more...)

Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Highland Park Baptist Church
Building a Family Web Site Examine the tools available to help you share your research, photos, and more online. Learn how to create a site that preserves your research for the entire family while allowing (more...)

May 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Commons Learning Center
The Genetic Genealogist Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. Will help us add DNA to our genealogy toolboxes.   Saturday, May 12, 2018 All-Day Seminar Topics: Begging for Spit Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries (more...)