Meetings & Events

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

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
Program Flyer

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
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Foxdale Village, State College &
Centre County Library & Historical Museum, Bellefonte
Genealogy 101 Flyer

The spring classes of Genealogy 101, a series of classes on how to begin research on your genealogy or get tips and skills to boost what you are already doing, will be held Saturdays, April 22, April 29, May 13, and May 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The first three classes will be held at Foxdale Village, and the May 20th class will be held at the Centre County Library & Historical Museum. A $30 donation is requested to cover materials used during the class. Classes are limited and registration is required, so contact us soon by emailing

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

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.

For information about CCGS programs,
contact CCGS President, Richard Wade
Last updated on March 12, 2017