Meetings & Events

All of our programs are open to the public and free of charge (except where noted). Please note that we no longer meet at Foxdale Village! See the notes about meeting venue (and Zoom) that are attached to each meeting notice.


Our Next Programs.

CCGS is pleased to announce the following presentation.

Our next Centre County Genealogical Society presentation is scheduled for Thursday, October 6th at 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom and a hybrid format presentation, at the South Hills School of Business and Technology on 480 Waupelani Drive, State College (Room 25). Denys Allen will be our speaker. For more details about the talk, please visit the Home page.

If you will be attending in person, the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. but the doors will open at 6:30 at South Hills.

If you want to attend via Zoom, please pre-register by sending your email address to Carmine Prestia at You should log into the presentation about fifteen minutes prior to the presentation.

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela McCloskey, CCGS Prestident, at (814) 380-0176 or email or Elaine Prestia, Membership Chairperson, at, (814) 574-0107. Hope to see you at our event!

Recent Past Events:

Septembe 1, 2022: Reconstructing the Lives of Our Farming Ancestors.
August 4, 2022: Cemetery Projects in Centre County.
May 5, 2022: “Who Put the ‘7’ in the Seven Mountains?”
March 5, 2020: Interviewing Family Members.
January 14, 2020: DNA Special Interest Group.
December 14, 2019: “Meet & Greet” Open House at the Centre Furnace Mansion.
November 12, 2019: DNA Special Interest Group.
November 9, 2019: How to Climb Your Family Tree (class canceled: underenrolled).
November 7, 2019: Searching Online Historical Newspapers.
October 3, 2019: Comparing the Big Four Genealogy Websites.
September 17, 2019: DNA Special Interest Group.
August 20, 2019: DNA Special Interest Group.
July 18, 2019: “Genealogy After Hours” at the Pennsylvania Room.
July 16, 2019: DNA Special Interest Group.
June 6,  2019: DNA Special Interest Group.
May 4, 2019 : How to Climb Your Family Tree (introductory/refresher course).
May 2, 2019 : Organizational Meeting for DNA Special Interest Group (SIG).