Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 25, 7pm: David Givens – Recent Discoveries at Jamestown: Bringing the 400-Year Old Site into the 21st Century


DAVID GIVENS, Director of Archaeology from the Jamestown Rediscovery Project will join us to highlight the recent finds of high-profile individuals of the 1617 Church at James Fort. As part of the ongoing forensic pursuits of the rediscovery project, Mr. Givens will discuss excavations, genomics and identification methodologies that are bringing the 400-year-old site into the 21st century.

David Givens is a staff archaeologist with the Jamestown Rediscovery Project. Mr. Givens specializes in archaeological Geographic Information Systems. His job involves the linking of volumes of spatial data and archaeological information into a viable and sustainable digital archive. He is also a principal author of the book Church and State: The Archaeology of The Foundations of Democracy.

Register for this FREE event at https://tinyurl.com/GRIVAJamestownMay2021. As always, space is limited, but guests are always welcome! This event WILL be recorded.

Tuesday, June 1, 1:00pm: Günter Ofner


Günter Ofner, of the terrific website Familia Austria, will be joining us from Vienna to talk about the Hapsburg Empire.

Register for FREE at https://tinyurl.com/GRIVAGermanJun2021

Tuesday, June 8, 7:00pm: GRIVA DNA SIG – Father’s Day

In honor of Father’s Day, we’ll talk about the men who contributed to our DNA, and how using Y-DNA can help with some of our genealogical puzzles.

Register for this FREE event at https://tinyurl.com/GRIVADNAJun2021. As always, space is limited, but guests are always welcome! This event is not being recorded, and there will not be a handout.

Monday, June 14, 12:00pm: GRIVA June Luncheon

Bring your lunch to your computer (or your computer to your lunch) and join us! Tell us about your favorite book or website or genealogical find!

Register for FREE at https://tinyurl.com/GRIVALuncheonJun2021

Saturday, October 2: Fall Conference with Mark Lowe

Save the date! More information and registration information to come in late summer!