Non-Chapter Activities and Events

Volga Germans Celebrate 250th Anniversary - Across North America
To celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the German colonies along the Volga River in Russia,
the Volga German Institute at Fairfield University is hosting a series of events across North America in 2017.

The programs are different at each location. Please join us for one or more of these events:
Chicago, Illinois (July 22)
Tours to Russia (August 4-21)
Fort Collins, Colorado (September 16)
Hays, Kansas (September 23)
Topeka, Kansas (September 24)
Fairfield, Connecticut (October 7-8)
Calgary, Alberta (October 21)
Edmonton, Alberta (October 22)
Fresno, California (November 4)
Pine Island, New York (November 11)
Minneapolis, Minnesota (December 2)

For additional information about each event, please check the website: here.

Volhynian Tours
May & Sep 2017
Email for more details.

July 12 - 16, 2017
Hosted by Dakota Pioneers Bismarck/Mandan Chapter, Bismarck, North Dakota
Click here for more details.

Eastern European Family History Conference
July 17-21, 2017
Plaza Hotel Salt Lake City
Click here for more details.

2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference
July 28 - 30, 2017
Hosted in Minneapolis, Minnesota by Germanic Genealogy Society
Click here or here for more details.

Volga German Tours
Jun & Aug 2017 Tour Guides - Drs. Brent Mai and Mila Koretnikov
Click here for more details.

Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe
Convention - July 28-30, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota
For more information, click here

Family Roots Seminar
“Our Canada Our Stories”
Sept 23, 2017
Click here for more details.

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
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