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Dansville Cemetery Tour (Held off-site)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dansville
Learn about Dansville history from residents who used to live here. Meet us at the cemetery for a tour, co-sponsored by the Dexter Trail Questers. All ages are welcome. (Rain date: Oct. 15)
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*MSU Archives--MSU History (Adults)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mason
October is American Archives Month. Hear the fascinating history of everyone’s favorite land grant university: Michigan State. *Registration required; call 517-676-9088 or click on "Register."
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Reminisce: Music Duo Gemini (Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Aurelius
Our group meets monthly for reminiscing and fellowship. Today, music duo Gemini presents “Songs of the 60s.”
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Family Tree Talk--Genie Research with MSU Archives (Teens & Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
We meet every month for lively discussion of family history stories and resources you can use to find more. Today's topic: Genealogical Research at Michigan State University Archives hosted by MSU Archivist 
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*Remember When Reminiscers: When Amelia Came to Michigan (Adults)

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Leslie
Hear the real life story of Amelia Earhart’s adventures in Michigan, where she  promoted the aviation industry and opportunities for women. The presentation includes her childhood at the turn of the century, her family life and education, early flying experiences, her world records, and her years of adventure in Michigan. *Registration required; call 517-589-9400. 

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Senior Reminiscing Series (Adults)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Williamston
Join us at the Williamston Senior Center for fun and nostalgia as we remember times gone by.
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MSU Archives--The Civil War in Michigan (Adults)

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Leslie
October is American Archives Month. Staff from the MSU Archives will discuss their Civil War website and some of the most interesting collection highlights, including diaries, letters, and photographs from the American Civil War period.  
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Family History Hunt Live Results Show (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
South Lansing
It’s Family History Month! We've asked people to share their family history research with our librarians so we can offer suggestions on where to go next (fill out this research questionnaire and drop it off at CADL South Lansing, or stop by to fill it out during open hours. Must be received by Sept. 23.) Today we'll reveal some results live in a Genealogy Road Show-inspired finale. Questions? Email antayaj@cadl.org.   
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MSU Archives--The Civil War in Michigan (Adults)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
October is American Archives Month. Staff from the MSU Archives will discuss their Civil War website and some documents in the collection, including diaries and letters.
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*Gathering and Telling Family Stories (Adults)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Foster
November is National Family Stories Month. We’ll talk about what kinds of stories need to be preserved, how to get them into a memorable narrative, and various formats for saving them. *Registration required; call 517-485-5185.
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Reminisce: Italian Cooking (Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Aurelius
Our group meets monthly for reminiscing, fellowship and refreshments. Today, Ming Louie presents “Italian Bolognese Cooking” (limited to the first 50 people to arrive).
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*Remember When Reminiscers--The Armistice Day Storm (Adults)

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Leslie
In a freak  storm on Nov. 11, 1940, five ships and 67 sailors were lost. It was the worst storm to hit the Great Lakes since 1900, cutting a 1,000-mile-wide swath from Kansas to Michigan. Historian Valerie van Heest presents her underwater research into this maritime tragedy. *Registration required; call 517-589-9400.
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Senior Reminiscing Series (Adults)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Williamston
Join us at the Williamston Senior Center for fun and nostalgia as we remember times gone by.
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Family Tree Talk (Teens & Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
We meet every month for lively discussion of family history stories and resources you can use to find more. Today's topic: Field trip to Library of Michigan
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Reminisce: Christmas Music (Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Aurelius
Our group meets monthly for reminiscing, fellowship and refreshments. Today, music duo The Catbird Seat (Wanda Degen & Kay Rinker-O’Neill) presents “Christmas Favorites.”
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*The Nature of Chocolate (Adults)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Leslie
Even though it doesn’t grow in the Great Lakes region, we are connected to the nature of chocolate every time we indulge. Presented by Laurel Zoet of Nature on the Go, this program looks at the history, ecology and manufacturing of one of our favorite treats. Chocolate tasting included! *Registration required; call 517-589-9400. 

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Senior Reminiscing Series (Adults)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Williamston
Join us at the Williamston Senior Center for fun and nostalgia as we remember times gone by.
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Family Tree Talk (Teens & Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
We meet every month for lively discussion of family history stories and resources you can use to find more. Today's topic TBD
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