Upcoming Events 2022

TOPIC: "Immigrants-Why Did they Leave their Homeland? Newspapers for Clues"
For our Guest Speaker: Vera Broyles, June 4, 2022, SATURDAY, at 1:30pm 
we are meeting IN-PERSON & Hybrid Zoom at the 
New Location:  Orange Family History Library 
674 S Yorba St, Orange, CA 92869 near the 55 freeway.

Fifty years ago, Vera began asking questions of her family members about her ancestry. For the past 26 years, she has been actively assisting others to find their ancestors. Vera was a staff member at the Oakland Family History Center, she has also served at the Sacramento Family History Center and the Orange Family History Center. Vera will share her strategies for delving into various websites, links, and databases. She will talk about how to find the filmed and scanned databases of courthouses, libraries, and archives.

TOPIC: "Immigrants-WHY Did they Leave their Homeland? Newspapers for Clues"

Did your Ancestor leave the farm, village, County, Country, family etc?
Was it…. ????
Work / Income
Avoiding Jail
Marriage status
…. Or …
Natural Disasters ….

Where did they leave from?
To where? and Why?

Many of your answers just might be in Black & White!!!!

Looking ahead to our 2022 BI-Monthly meeting dates IN-PERSON/Hybrid Zoom format: Sat August 6th, Sat October 1st, Sat December 3rd Christmas party.

Community Events

MAY 14th, 2022 Saturday- 10th anniversary Czech, Moravian & Slovak Folklore Festival

Priatelia Slovenskeho Folkloru – Home

We are happy to announce our 10th anniversary Czech, Moravian, and Slovak Folklore Festival on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 in La Mesa, and you are cordially invited!
This is the “Biggest and most popular Czech and Slovak event each year in San Diego”, organized by talented Anka Hradsky for 10 years now!
Folklore groups Karička (adult folklore group), Podkovička (teenage folklore group), and Podkovienka (children folklore group) goal is to present Slovak and Czech folk traditions, dances and songs, folk creativity, arts, crafts, exhibition, and cuisine to our guests not only from the Slovak and Czech community. The Festival has a huge success every year with more than 300 spectators and volunteers. 
If you want to be involved as a volunteer, a sponsor, a seller or just to come as a guest to enjoy a day we would love to have you!
To find out more about 10th Moravian, Czech and Slovak Folklore Festival, giving opportunities for making donations, vendors, performers, program, tickets, menu, exhibition, restrictions, please visit our website. Anka is adding new information on the website frequently, so visit often for updated details:
Tickets:$13 in advance $16 at Festival

FREE admission for children 15 years and under. 
You can purchase your tickets in advance by May 10, 2022