[GEN-AFRICAN] June Family History Fair, 300th Luncheon, Heritage Park

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David A. French

Jun 3, 2012, 4:33:51 PM6/3/12

Hi All,

We have updated the website. =A0We look forward to seeing you the first
weekend in June.
Please see below for links:

3rd Annual Family History Fair and Heritage Weekend
Friday, June 1st * Saturday, June 2nd * Sunday, June 3rd
The event will also include exhibits by area libraries, genealogical,
historical, and cultural groups as well as family photo displays,
kids=92 history activities, door prizes, and a tea cup auction. The
exhibits, displays, kids' activities, and beginning genealogy classes
are free and open to the public.

Friday, June 1st, 9 am to 5 pm
* Exhibitors =95 Family Photo Boards
* Six Family History Research Classes with the North Carolina State
Archives and State Library will feature Debbi Blake, North Carolina
Archives Public Services Supervisor; Chris Meekins, North Carolina
State Archivist; Kay Tillotson, North Carolina State Library Genealogy
Research Librarian; and Jefferson Currie, Native American Research
Specialist. =A0Topics covered will include "Resources Available Onsite
and Online at the North Carolina State Archives and Library",
"Researching Revolutionary War, Civil War, African American, and
Native American Ancestry."

Saturday, June 2nd, 9 am to 5 pm
* Exhibitors * Family Photo Boards
* 300th Heritage Luncheon Featuring =93The Civil War in ENC=94
Presentation by Mr. Chris Meekins, Archivist, NC State Archives, and
the beautiful voices of The Heritage Chorale of Eastern North
Carolina. =A0The luncheon menu includes Baked Ziti with Meat Sauce and
Baked Chicken, Garden Salad, Garlic Bread, Strawberry & Blueberry
Shortcake, and Coffee, Tea (Sweet/Unsweet), or Water. Veggie Pasta
(Red or White Sauce) is also available.
* Free Kids=92 Event (9 am to Noon and 2 pm to 4pm): =A0Make Historical
Crafts, Hear Stories, Pet an Alpaca (9a-12p), Sit on an Antique
Tractor, and more Fun Activities!
* Free Beginning Genealogy Classes at 10 am and 3pm include "How Do I
Start My Family History?" by Barbara Ordione Kerr =A0sponsored by The
Pamlico County Family History Library, Museum, and Heritage Center,
"Getting the Most Out of the Federal Census Reports" by Carolyn Smith
and Lois Gregory sponsored by The Craven County Genealogical Society,
and "Researching DAR Records Online" by Lou Tate Walker and Carolyn
Clemmer McCulley sponsored by The Richard Dobbs Spaight DAR Chapter.

Sunday, June 3rd, 10am to 1pm
* Heritage Park Brunch & Ground-Breaking Ceremony
Enjoy a wonderful brunch which includes Scrambled Eggs, Bacon &
Sausage Patties, Biscuits, Breakfast Gravy for Biscuits, Pancakes with
Butter & Syrup, Cheesy Breakfast Potatoes, Sliced Fruit, and Coffee,
Water, or Assorted Juices (Orange, Tomato and Grapefruit).
=95 The Heritage Park Ground-Breaking Ceremony will take place at 2 pm
at 300 Pollock Street at Craven Street at New Bern City Hall.

Tickets and registration forms are available at the New Bern
Riverfront Convention Center and the New Bern-Craven County Farmers=92
Market. =A0More information and registration forms are also available
online at www.ENCFamilies.org or by calling 252.349.0405. =A0We look
forwarding to seeing everyone as we gather to celebrate Craven
County's 300th Anniversary!

Heritage Park Project
Remember, Honor, and Celebrate Your Ancestors and Loved Ones In A Lasting W=

Volunteer to assist with the Family History Fair
If you would like to help out with the Family History Fair for a few
hours, we would be delighted to have you.
* Assist with the Class Sign-In and Registration on Friday, June 1st
from 7:30 am to 9 am. (1.5 hour shift)
* Assist with Luncheon Sign-In on Saturday, June 2nd from 11:30 am to
12:30 pm. (1 hour shift)
* Assist with Brunch Sign-In on Sunday, June 3rd from 10 am to 12
noon. (1 hour shift)
* Assist with Welcome Table on Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.
(2 hour shifts)
* Assist with the Kids' Event on Saturday, June 2nd from 8 am to 12
Noon and 2 pm to 4pm. (2 hour shifts)
Each person assisting will receive a free Bear Town Bears
Commemorative Calendar.
If you would like to assist, please email us and let us know what you
would like to do and when.

All the Best,


The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina
252.349.0405 (Telephone)


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