Events Calendar

Spring Potluck and Recipe Exchange

Monday April 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Come enjoy delicious treats, socialize and network with other Danish-American genealogists, win door prizes, and exchange favorite recipes. 

Location: Danish American Center 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis MN 55406

Cousins by the Dozens--Learning about DNA Testing

Monday May 21, 2018  at 7:00 pm

DNA and genealogy is the latest trend, and can provide great leads to your genealogical research. But sometimes it is confusing on where to  begin and what to do with the information that you find. Certified  Genealogist and DNA expert Alice Eicholz, PhD, will guide us through the  complex and exciting world of DNA. 

Location: Danish American Center 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis MN 55406

Cemeteries, Obituaries, and Death Records

  Monday June 25, 2018  at 7:00 pm

There are many records of great genealogical value associated with death.  Finding these records will greatly enhance your family history research and move you forward to new discoveries.  This treasure trove of information can often be surprisingly easy to locate but only if you know where to look. We will also have a training session on how to use and become a registered contributor to Find-A-Grave.   Presented by Bill Holmquist

Location: Danish American Center, 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis.  

Denmark: The Plague and Other Pestilence

Monday July 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Our Danish ancestors survived many hardships, and the fight for survival was a daily burden. Learn about what life was like for our families when disease ran rampant in their villages. Adding historical events like these can really make your family histories exciting and engaging. Presented by Heather Mullen.

Location: Danish American Center, 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis.  

Member Share

Monday September 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Join fellow NDAGS members in sharing your successes,  questions, tips, and even areas you could use help in. A perfect  opportunity to network with other Danish genealogists. 

Location: 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Everyone is welcome to stop by and join us for NDAGS meetings and lectures!

All NDAGS-sponsored events are free and open to the public. No pre-registration required.

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NDAGS-Affiliated Events

"Introduction to Danish Genealogy" at Wright County Historical Society

Tuesday April 17, 2018

6:30 -7:45 pm

Wright County Historical Society

2001 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo, MN

Interested in learning more about researching your Danish heritage? Join  Heather Mullen on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30pm for great information,  tips and tricks, and all the insights you need to get started. This  presentation will be held in the Activity Room at the Wright County  Heritage Center (2001 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo, MN). Event is free, but pre-registration is required.

Danish Day

Sunday June 3, 2018

10:30 am- 4:00 pm

Danish American Center

3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis MN 

Annual day of all things Danish! Food, songs, demonstrations, vendors and of course the genealogy booth sponsored by NDAGS! Stop by to visit us for some free genealogical help and visit the unique Danish resource Library. 

"Introduction to Danish Genealogy" at Minnesota Genealogical Center

Saturday June 16, 2018

10:00 -11:30 am

Minnesota Genealogical Center

 1385 Mendota Heights Road
Suite 100
Mendota Heights, MN  55120-1367 

 Do you want to research your Danish ancestors but don’t know where to start? Hit a road block? Looking for new leads? This lecture will provide step-by-step instructions,  links to online resources, and ample notes on how to begin and sustain your Danish genealogical research. Registration required.

 $25 MGS members/ $30 non-MGS members

2018 North Star Conference

Friday and Saturday October 5-6, 2018

Crowne Plaza West, Plymouth MN

"Looking Back, Sharing Forward"

2 day conference with optional pre-conference session, on general genealogy topics, hosted by the Minnesota Genealogical Society.  While attending the conference, stop by the NDAGS booth for some free genealogical help and to network with our officers.

NDAGS-Affiliated Events are events hosted by other organizations that NDAGS is participating in.

These events may or may not have fees charged for attendance,  pre-registration requirements, or other conditions, as determined by the primary hosting organization.