Meetings & Events

All of our programs are open to the public and free of charge (except where noted).


Thursday, February 2, 2017
Centre County Register of Wills, Christine Millinder
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College
Program Flyer

Christine Millinder, Register of Wills & Clerk of Orphan’s Court, will talk about functions provided and the records held in her office. Probate records in all their variety, and more! — birth, marriage, death, guardianships, adoptions. If the weather is iffy, check the website or email for a cancellation notice.


Thursday, March 2, 2017
FamilyBrowse: Another Way to Look at FamilySearch.org Webinar
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Mary Kircher Roddy will show us the tools and tricks of how to find unindexed images of interest to you (vital records, deeds, wills, naturalization papers…) among the millions of images that are available at the FamilySearch website. A live question and answer session with Mary via Skype will follow this webinar presentation.


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Finding Buried Treasure in the Published Pennsylvania Archives
presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

The Published Pennsylvania Archives set is a most valuable source for Colonial and Revolutionary era records. Elissa Scalise Powell will help us understand the value of the records, their limitations, research strategies, and keys to access in book, Internet and CD-ROM form.


April & May 2017
Genealogy 101
Hours to be Announced
Foxdale Village, State College &
Centre County Library, Bellefonte

The spring classes of Genealogy 101 will be held Saturdays, April 22, April 29, May 13, and May 20, 2017. Classes are limited and registration is required. Check back for details, including how to register!


Thursday, May 4, 2017
Burnside Township, Centre County, PA – Our History is Worth Repeating
presented by Nancy Taylor
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College


For information about CCGS programs,
contact CCGS President, Richard Wade
Last updated on January 11, 2017