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Sunday, July 25, 2010

At the Midwest Family History Expo - an Agenda overview

The Midwst Family History Expo and related events will occur in Kansas City on Thursday, July 29 through Saturday, July  31.



For detailed information, including the full agenda, go to: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e2tsp645bd0ef395

Let's go through the extensive agenda of the Midwest Family History Expo Agenda and mention a few highlights.

1. All day Thursday (the day before the Expo itself begins) be sure to take note of the LDS Historic Sites Tour (8 am - 4 pm), with Tour Guide Glen Rawson, Writer and Producer of the TV Show: The Joseph Smith Papers. The Kansas City area is a prime area to visit and learn about LDS history - this should be an excellent tour! (There is a separate charge for the tour of course, including a gourmet box lunch.)

2. On Friday morning, from 7-8 am, in the Exhibit Hall Classroom, the Keynote Address is FREE and open to public: "Finding Your Family: Turning the Spotlight on Resources from the National Archives at Kansas City," by Lori Cox-Paul, Director, Archival Operations, NARA Kansas City.

3. Nine one-hour class sessions scheduled from 9-10 am.: four beginner, one experienced and four all level, to choose from.

4. 11-11:30 am: Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes

5. From 11:30 am - 12:30 p.m.: Nine more class sessions: six all levels, one beginner and two advanced to choose from.

6. Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm

7. Nine more class sessions from 1:30 - 2:30 pm: five all levels, two beginners, one experienced, one advanced.

8. Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes - 2:30 - 3:00 pm.

9. Nine more class sessions from 3:00 -  4:00 pm: three all levels, three advanced, two experienced, one beginner.

10. Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes from 4:00 - 4:30 pm.

11. Nine more class sessions from 4:30 - 5:30 pm: three beginner, three advanced, three all levels.

12. Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes from 5:30 - 6:00 pm. Exhibit Hall Closes for the Day at 6:00 pm.

13. 7:30 - 8:00 am: Registration Begins

14. 8:00 - 9:00 am Nine Class sessions: one advanced, two beginner, six all level

15, Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes from 9 - 9:30 am

16. 9:30 - 10:30 am: Nine class sessions: three advanced, one beginner, five all levels

17. Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes: 10:30 - 11:00 am

18. 11:00 - noon: Nine class sessions: six all level, one beginner, one experiences, one advanced.

19. 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes

20. 1:00 - 2:00 pm: Eight class sessions for all levels plus, in the Exhibit Hall Classroom, the film: Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America' Immigrant Hospital.

21. 2:00 - 2:30 pm: Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes

22. 2:30 - 3:30 pm: Eight class sessions: four all level, two beginner, two advanced plus, in the Exhibit Hall Classroom, the film: Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America' Immigrant Hospital.

22. 3:30 - 4:00 pm: Visit Exhibits and Win Prizes

23. 4:00 - 5:00 pm: Eight class sessions: two all levels, four experienced, two beginner plus, in the Exhibit Hall Classroom, the film: Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America' Immigrant Hospital.

24. Grand Prize Drawings at 5:00 pm. Exhibit Hall Closes at 6:00 pm.

Families are Forever!  ;-)

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