Two local genealogy groups to meet this weekend

Two local genealogy groups will meet this weekend.

The Irish Family History Forum will meet at 10 a.m. at the Bethpage Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 21. This month’s topic will be “Journey of Hope: The Irish in New York” and the speaker will be Tara Rider.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.ifhf.org.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island will meet on Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Y-JCC in Plainview at 2 p.m.

This month’s topic will be “Memory and Mystery: Breaking Down Family Lore” presented by Emily Garber. Does your family have stories that have defied genealogical documentation? What steps should be taken to understand them and determine the truth? This program explores exhaustively researching our stories and melding paper documentation with DNA evidence.

For more information, go to the club website at: jgsli.org

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