Meetings & Events

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


Sunday, August 20, 2017
Family Heritage Afternoon
at the Grange Fair
1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
in the Recreation Building
Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall

Please stop by our annual Family Heritage Afternoon during the Grange Fair! Check back for event details.


Thursday, September 7, 2017
Introduction to Eastern European Family History Research
presented by Justin Houser
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Learn how to trace ancestors in Eastern European countries, with emphasis on strategies for finding and using records from countries that were once part of the Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires. Justin Houser will highlight: finding your ancestral village in U.S. records, locating and using church, census, land, and military records, and using the Internet to aid research and find living relatives in the former Soviet Union.


Thursday, October 5, 2017
Election of Officers for 2018
and
What You Know That Ain’t So!

7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Richard Wade will talk about temptation, traps, and truth, and how to apply the Genealogical Proof Standard.


Thursday, November 2, 2017
Historical Pennsylvania Newspapers
presented by Sue Kellerman
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Sue Kellerman will tell us the latest about digitization and access.


December 2017
Annual Holiday Party

Details to be announced!


For information about CCGS programs,
contact CCGS President, Richard Wade
Last updated on June 3, 2017