Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes on African American family genealogy will be offered at a day-long seminar next Saturday. Under the theme "Celebrating 150 Years of Emancipation," workshops will cover everything from using basic research tools to writing your family's history.
Preregistration is encouraged to insure a spot in desired classes, but it is possible to to register on the day of the conference.
What: Eighth Annual African American Family History Seminar
Where: LDS Family History Center, 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento
When: March 9, 8 to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Cost: $20 (includes materials and workshop; optional lunch is $6.50).
For more info: 916-487-2090 or website
PHOTO CREDIT: Elizabeth W. Stephens, left, 73, of Elk Grove and Hester McCoy Snider, 82, of Rocklin attends the 4th Annual Family History Seminar at the Sacramento Family History Center. 2009 Sacramento Bee photography by Michael Allen Jones