Sunday, February 10, 2013

Myrt's online genealogy events this week

Remember this is the transition period where there are both DearMYRTLE webinars and DearMYRTLE G+ Hangouts, so check the listings below, and those on the calendar to keep track of things:

Mondays with Myrt - on the GoToWebinar platform until 1 March 2013.
Monday, 11 February 2013
Noon Eastern US
Register here if you haven't attended before:
Others will receive an automatic reminder email.

Facial Recognition (Using Picasa) - on the GoToWebinar platform
Monday, 11 February 2013
9pm Eastern US
Darlene will demonstrate how to use the free Picasa software suggests matches among your photo files using facial recognition option called "People".

Getting into Google+ - on the GoToWebinar platform
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Noon Eastern US
DearMYRTLE will move from the GoToWebinar platform to Google Hangouts On Air, effective 1 March 2013. A Google+ Account is necessary for getting into Hangouts On Air and posting comments in the Google+ DearMYRTLE Genealogy Community. During the webinar we will take this topic from scratch, showing how to sign up for an account, how to add friends to your circles, how to find and join genealogy communities. Get ready to post lots of questions so we can make a smooth transition.

Just Genealogy Valentine's Dance - on the Second Life platform
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
6pm Second Life time (same as Pacific US)
Location: The Just Genealogy Castle Courtyard located at:
Dress in your finest formal wear. Come stag or drag.

DearMYRTLE Uncut - on the Google+ Hangouts On Air platform
Wednesday 13 February 2013
9pm Eastern US
Location: Once the Hangout on Air is created, JOINers look for the hyperlink in DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Community at:
Once the hangout "panel" is full, VIEWers may watch the live video broadcast at:
This week we'll discuss getting accustomed to the G+ platform, and the 2013 Docu-Challenge #1: English Parish Register Marriage Entry and Evidentia.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
Your friend in genealogy.

G+ DearMYRTLE Community
Twitter: @DearMYRTLE
Second Life: Clarise Beaumont

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