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Genealogy at the World-Famous Family History Library

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Program #7031RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Salt Lake City altitude is 4,500 feet. Altitude awareness brochure is included in program.

Itinerary for Nov 10 — Nov 16, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, November 10 - Arrival, Orientation, Introductions
Afternoon: After arriving at the Plaza Hotel, check into your hotel rooms, (if rooms are available at check-in), and relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Dinner: In the hotel's lobby, Road Scholar Registration and pick up information packet and meet the Coordinator(s) and in the hotel conference room and a dinner in the hotel's restaurant.

Evening: In the hotel conference room, welcoming to Salt Lake City, introductions and Family History Research, overview of the week.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, November 11 - An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hand...
An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist.

Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast: The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00

Morning: 8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Getting the Most Out of Your Research in the Library: Research Guides, Reference Tools, Advice for Saving Time, Increasing Chances of Successful Research” (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 10:30 Introduction and Tour of Library 10:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Begin Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.

Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch will be in the Church Office Building Cafeteria, where you will enjoy a wonderful selection of lunch options. A shuttle will be available for those who are unable to walk a short distance, a couple of blocks, to the Church Office Building.

Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff 4:00 – 5:00 Class: "Patterns of Research and the Necessary Processes for Effective Research" (Hotel Conference Room)

Dinner: 5:15 - 6:15 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.

Evening: In the conference room, an engaging and simulating class discussion on tracing your ancestors from one generation to another. Afterwards, enjoy a free evening on your own to explore in and around downtown Salt Lake City, or continue to do more research in the Family History Library. 6:30 – 9:00 PM Optional Individual Research at Family History Library.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, November 12 - An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands...
An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist.

Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast: The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00

Morning: 8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Obscure or Little Used Sources" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.

Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch will be in the Church Office Building Cafeteria, where you will enjoy a wonderful selection of lunch options. A shuttle will be available for those who are unable to walk a short distance, a couple of blocks, to the Church Office Building.

Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Voices from the Past, Oral Histories How To..." (Hotel Conference Room)

Dinner: 5:15 - 6:15 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.

Evening: In the conference room, an engaging and simulating class discussion on tracing your ancestors from one generation to another. Afterwards, enjoy a free evening on your own to explore in and around downtown Salt Lake City, or continue to do more research in the Family History Library. 6:30 – 9:00 PM Optional Individual Research at Family History Library.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, November 13 - An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands...
An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands on research experience with an expert Genealogist.

Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast: The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00

Morning: 8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "The Importance of Evaluation and Documentation, Determining and Adding Value" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.

Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch will be in the Church Office Building Cafeteria, where you will enjoy a wonderful selection of lunch options. A shuttle will be available for those who are unable to walk a short distance, a couple of blocks, to the Church Office Building.

Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Show and Tell, a Discussion About What Successes and or Problems from the Three Days in the Library" (Hotel Conference Room)

Dinner: 5:15 - 6:15 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.

Evening: In the conference room, have an engaging and simulating class discussion on tracing your ancestors from one generation to another. Afterwards, enjoy a free evening on your own to explore in and around downtown Salt Lake City, or continue to do more research in the Family History Library. 6:30 – 9:00 PM Optional Individual Research at Family History Library.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, November 14 - An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands...
An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist. Experience an unforgettable evening with the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.

Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast: The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00

Morning: 8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Your Ancestors Lived, Telling the Stories of your Ancestors" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.

Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch will be in the Church Office Building Cafeteria, where you will enjoy a wonderful selection of lunch options. A shuttle will be available for those who are unable to walk a short distance, a couple of blocks, to the Church Office Building.

Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Just for Fun, Real People, Real Places" (Hotel Conference Room)

Dinner: 5:15 - 6:15 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.

Evening: 7:30 Meet in the Hotel Lobby and around 8:00 – 9:30 experience an unforgettable evening with the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square, as they rehearse and prepare for Sunday morning's live broadcast televised throughout the world and carried on the CBS Radio Network.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Next to Historic Mormon Temple Square.

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 801-521-0130
Room amenities: Cable TV, Wireless High Speed Internet (no charge, checkout wireless kit at front desk), Phone, Alarm Clock, In-room safe, Coffee maker, hair dryer, Ironing Board/Iron,

Facility amenities: Breakfast included at attached JB's Restaurant, Lunch at nearby Church Office Building Cafeteria, Dinner catered by Chef. Fitness center (8 AM - 10 PM) next to pool (outdoor pool open summer only), Guest laundry, Indoor Hot Tub (9 AM - 2 AM)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $72
Ask for Rich Williams or Jeana, his assistant. Regular registration employees won't be able to give you this price.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, November 15 - Review and Wrap-up and Hands-on research experie...
Review and Wrap-up and Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist. Enjoy a finale Dinner at "The Lion House," one of Brigham Young's home.

Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast: The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00

Morning: 8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: “Course Wrap-Up” (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.

Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch will be in the Church Office Building Cafeteria, where you will enjoy a wonderful selection of lunch options. A shuttle will be available for those who are unable to walk a short distance, a couple of blocks, to the Church Office Building.

Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 5:30 Meet In Lobby for Dinner

Dinner: 6:00-8:00 Enjoy a fabulous dinner evening finale in Brigham Young's Historic Home called "The Lion House," which was built in 1856, in order to accommodate his large family.

Evening: At the "The Lion House," relax and socialize among friends and reminisce the wonderful week you created. Receive passport stickers for your Road Scholar passport book, in order for you to keep track of how many programs you have attend.

Lodging: Plaza Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seven: Saturday, November 16 - 6:30-10:00 AM, The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Rest...
6:30-10:00 AM, The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Check out of rooms by 11:00 AM. Individual departures.

Breakfast: Restaurant, offers a delightful dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere, not only for lunch and dinner, also, offers full breakfast buffet. Program ends after breakfast Saturday.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
14 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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