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No WAGS Morning Class or Lunch for July
Saturday, July 18
No WAGS Morning Class or Lunch for July  (Morning Class)
Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier CA
WAGS Morning Classes are taking a break for the summer.  We hope to resume classes on Saturday, September 19th.


Ice Cream Social - From A Distance
Saturday, July 18
Ice Cream Social - From A Distance  (Ice Cream Social)
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Just because we can’t be together in person doesn’t mean we can’t continue our WAGS tradition of an Ice Cream Social in July!
Sign in early to our July Meeting.  The Zoom Conference room will be open from 12:30 pm until the General Meeting Starts at 1:00 pm for a social half-hour.  Beat the heat, prepare your favorite ice cream dish to enjoy at home as you join in.
 
You can see your friends on the main screen, participate in the group audio / video chat, or have public or private text chats with one another in the chat box.
 
If you are a WAGS Member, you will automatically receive an email announcing the pre-meeting chat and General Meeting. 
 
If you are not a current WAGS Member, send an email to program@wagswhittier.org and let us know you want to join in.  The email will include all you need to know to join the chat and the General Meeting.
 


Kristi L. Sexton
Saturday, July 18
Kristi L. Sexton  (General Meeting and Speaker)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
This meeting will be held via Zoom Conferencing
Grandma's Dress Quilt:  From the Bed to a Book*
Kristi was unable to present in June - We are happy to announce that she has agreed to reschedule this presentation for our July Meeting.
A little bit of a biography about Grandma's quilt, how it came to be, and what to do with it. What do we do with heirlooms we inherit, grab, pass down. Do we keep them? Pass them on? Display them? Your story and your heirlooms will determine your results.
 
WAGS members will receive an invitation with meeting details in July.  If you are not a WAGS member, you are welcome to attend.  Send an email with to programs@wagswhittier.org and an invitation will be sent to you.
 
*  This presentation will be preceded by a brief brief business meeting.



No WAGS Morning Class or Lunch for July
Saturday, August 15
No WAGS Morning Class or Lunch for July  (Morning Class)
Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier CA
WAGS Morning Classes are taking a break for the summer.  We hope to resume classes on Saturday, September 19th.


Our August Meeting is On!
Saturday, August 15
Our August Meeting is On!  (General Meeting and Speaker)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier CA
While we have cancelled our Road Trip this year, we ARE planning on having a virtual meeting in August.
Our current plans are to have a virtual meeting in August via Zoom.  Our Program Chairs are working on securing a speaker, and we will update you as soon as the plans are finalized for our  August meeting.
 
WAGS members will automatically receive an email invitation with instructions on how to join in on the meeting.  If you are not a WAGS member, or have opted out of email notifications, please contact us at program@wagswhittier.org, and you will be send an invitation with instructions as well.
 



Mark Cross
Saturday, November 21
Mark Cross  (General Meeting and Speaker)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier CA 90602
Cite Your Sources:  Ways to Communitcate Your Research to the World and Prove You're Trustworthy
If you don't know what a source citation is, are fearful of doing it wrong, or intimidated by what experts say it should be, this class will cover the necessities and more. A citation should not strike fear in the hearts of researchers. Instead, it should be something we all practice in our daily research. Become familiar with simple practices that we can all easily learn, and why we do it.