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History

Oct
11
Thu

Remembering Ottawa Hills High School, 1925 – 1972

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/11/2018 06:30 PM 10/11/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Remembering Ottawa Hills High School, 1925 – 1972

 Ottawa Hills historian Tom Ellis takes you through the very beginning to the end of the Iroquois school building.[[{"fid":"15775","view_mode":"teaser","fields":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"2","format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"2":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"2","format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-teaser","data-delta":"2"}}]]

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

 Ottawa Hills historian Tom Ellis takes you through the very beginning to the end of the Iroquois school building.

Nov
19
Mon

Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 06:30 PM 11/19/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center. Remember the olden days and take a Christmas walk as Doug Tubergan provides an oral and visual presentation.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center.

Oct
15
Mon

Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 06:30 PM 10/15/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center. Remember the olden days and take a Christmas walk as Doug Tubergan provides an oral and visual presentation.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center.

Sep
17
Mon

Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/17/2018 06:30 PM 09/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center. Remember the olden days and take a Christmas walk as Doug Tubergan provides an oral and visual presentation.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center.

Sep
13
Thu

Your DNA's Story

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/13/2018 06:30 PM 09/13/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Your DNA's Story

DNA tests have become a popular way to learn more about your ancestry but how accurate are the results and which test should you take? Let's discuss what results are available from the most common autosomal DNA tests on the market and what you can reasonably expect to learn from the results.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

DNA tests have become a popular way to learn more about your ancestry but how accurate are the results and which test should you take?