GUSTO!

GUSTO! organizes intellectually stimulating activities and events through which participants can learn and share their experiences.

  • Meetings are held at the church on the second Monday of the month, September through May. Morning events start with coffee and fellowship at 9:45 am and the program begins at 10 am, followed by a reception.
  • Special events, including field trips, are offered at other times during the month.

People of all ages are invited to attend. Guests are always welcome.

For information, or to receive e-mail announcements of GUSTO! events throughout the year, email .

For February

Monday, February 11, 2019
Your Genealogical Research: Ancestry, Family Search and the Treasures of the Dallas Public Library
Ari Wilkins, Genealogy Associate, J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, Dallas

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org are the hottest and most popular sites for genealogical research. Accessing these websites can yield endless possibilities for your genealogical research.  On February 11, at 10 am, GUSTO! will hear from Ari Wilkins who is a genealogist and library associate at Dallas Public Library, where she provides genealogy programming and education. She worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose on his project, “Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database.” In this presentation, we will learn how to conduct basic genealogy research, navigate the site, effectively use search tools, customize research and how to print and save sources.

Monday, February 25, 2019
Tracing the Family Tree
Field Trip to the Genealogy Section and Dallas History and Archives of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, Dallas

GUSTO! will host a field trip on February 25, 2019 to the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library at 10:30 am.  The Genealogy Division at Dallas Public Library has one of the very best collections in the country. Our library welcomes researchers from all across the world. This presentation will discuss the variety of collections, resources and treasures that the library is known for. There will also be a brief tour of the Dallas County Archives located on the 7thfloor of the Library.

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