A free local history and genealogy event, Finding Our Roots features one-on-one genealogy consultations, a DNA kit giveaway and a talk by historian Lynn Rainville on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 12 PM – 4 PM. This year’s event will take place at Reid Street Gallery in Chatham, Virginia, the Pittsylvania County seat, in honor of that county’s 250th anniversary.Register for this free event at bit.ly/FOR2017
The Danville Public Library presents Keeping Oral Tradition Alive: A Storytelling Concert with Fred Motley. From 6-7 PM on February 23rd, join Mr. Motley for an evening of stories, rhymes, and songs from around the world with an extra dash of African American seasoning that celebrates families, community, history, and passing along wisdom.
Join AAHGS each month for networking and research tips on navigating resources on African American ancestry at the Danville Public Library.