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November Events

All programs are free unless otherwise indicated and subject to change. Please call 301-377-7817 for latest program information.

Saturday, November 6, 2-4pm

Researching African American Genealogy, a Lecture by Michael Hait

Professional genealogical researcher, writer, and lecturer Michael Hait, who specializes in Maryland research, will speak on doing research on African-American genealogy. Michael is currently serving as the Vice-President of the National Capital Area chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He is the creator of The Family History Research Toolkit CD-ROM (Genealogical Publishing Co., 2008), and the author of two genealogy columns for "African-American Genealogy Examiner" and "Baltimore Genealogy & History Examiner". Michael is also the instructor for a course in "African-American Genealogy" for the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. Michael recently self-published his first book, Records of the Slave Claims Commission, 1864-1867, Volume One: Register of Claims of the Delaware Commission. His home-page is at

Location: Laurel Library, 507 7th Street, Laurel, MD 20707
Contact: Arlene Ogurick at 301-776-6790; TTY 301-808-2061

Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7, 11 am-4 pm

Paper Crafts from Around the World

Learn how cultures from around the world make beautiful things out of paper.

Location: Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708
Contact: Holly Burnham at 301-377-7817 or email

November 7,
1:30-3:30 pm

Taste of Laurel

Visit the Laurel Museum for the 3rd Annual Taste of Laurel. Laurel is a city of many different cultures and that comes across in the food that can be found around town. Explore the diversity of the town's food in this free event. Free and Open to the Public. No reservations required.

Location: Laurel Museum, 817 Main Street Laurel, Maryland 20707
Contact: Lindsey Baker, Director Laurel Historical Society and Museum 301-725-7975