Events

PROPOSED MEETINGS IN 2019

All meetings are held at the Minnesota Genealogy Center
in Mendota Heights, unless stated otherwise.
Social time 1 pm. Meeting at 1:30 pm. Visitors are always welcome.

We are open to suggestions regarding our 2019 meeting schedule.

You will sometimes see other Pommern related events mixed in to these listings


Feb 2 - Heart of Pommern


June 8 & 9- Deutsche Tage
Saturday, June 8, 11 AM – 10 PM/ Sunday, June 9 11 AM – 5 PM
Traditional and modern Germany will be represented at this year’s Deutsche Tage. Enjoy
German food, beer, music, and culture at St. paul’s oldest ethnic festival. Free with food,
drink, and goods for sale. Both PRG and GGS will have informational tables there.
Volunteers are still needed to staff the tables. E-mail Margie Deutsch, president@prgmn.org to volunteer for the PRG table.
For more info see their website


Sunday, June 30 - Pommerntag
Noon - 5:30pm, Rotary Park, 4100 Highland Rd., Mequon, WI
Pommerntag means Pomeranian Day and is a one-day celebration of all things Pomeranian. This year is the 44th annual celebration with free admission and parking. Entertainment includes Pomeranian dance groups and a Pomeranian band. The cultural building has displays, free access to the Pedigree Database of over 172,000 names, and genealogical research help. And of course there will be Pomeranian food and drink. For more information please visit their website.


July 6 - Regular Pommern Meeting at MGC


August 3 - Ellen Puff, PRG VP, teacher, author, will present her genealogical research ideas, successes, and surprises along the way with the PRG of MN. After 17 years of exhaustive research locally, she traveled into the heart of what was Eastern Germany to a small village that does not see many tourists. In fact, she was the first American many locals had ever seen; She was interviewed by the local press on the second day of her two week visit. Ellen also was given a private tour of a castle where her ancestors lived. Please come to see wonderful pictures and stories of travel into central Germany.


September 7 - Chris DeWuske, editor and administrator of My Pomerania website, will give a talk on his trip to the past region of Pomerania . He will tell us of his experiences using the current archives etc.


October 5 -


November 2 -Ken bought in a collection of German Army Collectables 


December 7 - Genealogy Estate Planning: Preserving Your Research by Bob Johnson

There will also be a Christmas raffle and the December 25th German living room display window.

January 4 -

February 1 -

March 7 -