EGS Special Interest Groups (SIGS)

EGS has many Special Interest Groups with the following meeting schedules. For specific monthly information please click each SIG’s name in left column to open their webpage. Location addresses are below.

Computer Meets the 4th Saturday in the Community Room at Crossroads Shopping Center at 9:30 AM.
Czech/Slovak Meets 4 to 6 times per year. Meeting dates/times will be announced.
Family Tree Maker Meets the second Friday at Newcastle Library at 10:30 AM.
German Meets the 1st Friday of each month (except July, August and December) at the LDS Church (Relief Society Room) at 10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

The German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society will meet on Friday, Nov 3, 2017 from 1 to 3 pm in the Relief Society Room of the LDS Church at 10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98004 with doors opening at 12:45 pm for networking.  Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

Topic: Applying for German Naturalization – Carol will share her experience applying for German naturalization, based on Article 116, paragraph 2 of the German Basic Law.  This law allows descendants of Germans, who lost their citizenship during the 1933 to 1945 time period, to receive German naturalization.  It is also a story of how a person’s birthplace can shape their life and that of their descendants.

Speaker: Carol Shafer, born in Berlin to a German mother, is a first generation American on her mother’s side. Currently, she is an English as a Second Language teacher at City University in Seattle and has worked for the government, in the private sector and in education.

For more information, kindly visit our website at

Irish & Scots-Irish Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the Crossroads Mall Community Room, Bellevue.
Italian Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at the LDS Church (Relief Society Room) at 10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue, at 1:30 PM.
Legacy Meets the 3rd Friday of each month at at the LDS Church (Relief Society Room) at 10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue from 11:30 AM to 1:30pm. (Beginning in November)
England/Wales Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at at the LDS Church (Relief Society Room) at 10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue at 1:00pm.
The Unofficial TMG Discussion Group We meet on the third Wednesday of the month. Please see SIG page for location & time.

Location Addresses

Crossroads Mall Shopping Center
Community Meeting Room
NE 8th and 156th Ave NE,
Bellevue, WA
Lake Hills Library
15590 Lake Hills Blvd. SE
Bellevue, WA
Bellevue Regional Library
1111 110th Avenue N.E.,
Bellevue, WA 98004-4515,
WA State Puget Sound Regional Archives
Bellevue College,
3000 Landerholm SE,
Bellevue, WA 98007
Fire Station #22
6602 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA

Bellevue Family History Center
10675 NE 20th St,
Bellevue, WA 98004