Edmonton Branch Meetings

Regular meetings of the Edmonton Branch are held on the 4th Thursday of each month, excluding July, August and December. The monthly meetings of Edmonton Branch will be held at the AGS and Edmonton Branch Library: #162, 14315 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta. Located in the Nexus Business Park (on the west side just east of the railway tracks). Meeting Time: 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings

Edmonton Branch hosts and encourage the formation of Special Interest Groups. These groups meet regularly to focus on their specific area of genealogical interest. Click here for more information.

Travel / Research Opportunity

Check back often for more opportunities!

Courses & Events

Tracing Your Family Tree (TYFT)
Are you beginning a genealogical quest?  The next TYFT beginners workshop will be offered Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Edmonton Branch Library.  Are you looking for something more challenging?  Several TYFT workshops are being offered in the coming months.   Register for 1 or ALL!     Click here for ALL course workshop details and to register. 

The Northern Alberta Pioneers and Descendants Association invite everyone to attend their upcoming history and heritage event on October 20, 2017 at the Old Timers Cabin in Edmonton. Life members and volunteers will be honoured throughout an evening of storytelling, music and a celebratory dinner.  Click here for details or check it out on Facebook.

Check back often for upcoming courses and events!


The Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society publishes a monthly newsletter called Clandigger each month excluding July and August. It provides articles of interest and specific information on all Edmonton Branch events including the details of upcoming SIG meetings. If you would like to submit an article or announcement please send it to the Editor. These newsletters are distributed by email toward the end of each month in which they are published. If you are a member and are not receiving Clandigger please contact the Webmaster.

View past copies of Clandigger here.


July 21, 2014 – John Althouse talks genealogy on CBC radio. Segment starts at 25:35

January 3, 2014 – John Althouse talks genealogy on CBC radio. Segment starts at 31:00

March 11, 2016 – John Althouse talks genealogy software on CBC radio. Segment starts at 28:20

Cemetery Recording

None at present.