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Friday, December 3
A Year in Review  (4th Friday- General Education)
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Christmas Program
Monday, December 13
Christmas Program  (General Meeting)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Community Rm Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Annual Christmas Social Event Brmg your Favorite hors d' ouvres or dessert
 



Monday, January 10, 2022
Happy New Year!  (General Meeting)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Via Zoom


Basics and Managing Your Family File as a Database
Friday, January 14, 2022
Basics and Managing Your Family File as a Database  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
The first part of this presentation addresses the basics of autosomal DNA testing along with an overview of the major testing companies and the information they provide. This presentation also provides recommendations on testing strategies and on organizing and interpreting DNA test results. The second part of this presentation provides tips that will help you use DNA data to find shared ancestors. Topics addressed include managing your family file as a database, comparing your family file with that of other matches, and using spreadsheets to organize your data.


Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



to be announced
Friday, February 11, 2022
to be announced  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Monday, February 14, 2022
to be announced  (General Meeting)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom


Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



Ancestry DNA
Friday, March 11, 2022
Ancestry DNA  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation reviews the ethnicity prediction and cousin matching features of AncestryDNA and explains how to use the analysis tools available on the site. This presentation highlights any new capabilities recently released by Ancestry.


Monday, March 14, 2022
to be announced  (General Meeting)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom


Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



Family Tree DNA and 23and Me
Friday, April 8, 2022
Family Tree DNA and 23and Me  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation reviews the ethnicity prediction and cousin matching features of Family Tree DNA and 23andMe and explains how to use the analysis tools available on these sites. 


Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



GED Match and Third Party Tools
Friday, May 13, 2022
GED Match and Third Party Tools  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
The first part of this presentation focuses on GEDMatch which is a third-party website that provides tools for comparing your DNA with other users on the site. This presentation explains how to upload your raw DNA data and describes how to use the tools to compare your autosomal data to that of your matches on the site. This presentation also reviews the tools available to search the family trees that users have posted on the site. The second part of this presentation reviews a number of third-party tools that are available to assist in autosomal DNA analysis. Topics covered include several Chrome extensions, the Genetic Affairs AutoCluster tool, the DNAGEDCom Client, and several visualization tools for mapping family relationships.


Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



DNA Painter: Chromosome Mapping, Trees, and Tools
Friday, June 10, 2022
DNA Painter: Chromosome Mapping, Trees, and Tools  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
The first part of this presentation addresses chromosome mapping which is the process of assigning DNA segments to an ancestral line based on sharing the segments with cousins who descend from the line. This presentation explains how to use the Chromosome Mapping feature of DNA Painter to track the DNA you share with matches and to map segments to ancestors. The second part of this presentation focuses on the Ancestral Maps and Tools features of DNA Painter. It explains how to create different views of your family tree, with annotations for different DNA inheritance paths, and provides an overview of the Shared cM Project tool and the What are the Odds? tool.


Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



Shared Matching Methodology
Friday, July 8, 2022
Shared Matching Methodology  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation explains one of the research methodologies used to solve unknown parentage cases. This methodology focuses on the analysis of shared matches and presents a case study illustrating how tools such as the Leeds method and the What Are the Odds? tool can be applied in the analysis.



Endogamy Explained
Friday, September 9, 2022
Endogamy Explained  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Endogamy is the practice of marrying within a limited community or group over many generations for cultural or religious reasons or due to geographic isolation. This presentation describes how to recognize endogamy in your family tree, explains its impact on evaluating DNA test results, and provides recommendations on how to deal with endogamy in your family research. 



to be announced
Friday, October 7, 2022
to be announced  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592



I Tested My DNA — Now What?
Friday, November 11, 2022
I Tested My DNA — Now What?  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation provides step-by-step guidance on how to approach the analysis of DNA testing data and apply the results in your genealogical research. Topics covered include testing strategies, confirming relationships to family members tested, verifying the branches in your tree, identifying “surprise” cousins, and addressing brick walls in your distant ancestry.