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Galeton Area Information


Galeton Area Meetings & Church Services


Civic Organizations
American Legion Auxiliary 814-435-2183
Third Monday each month, 1:30.
BPW (Business & Professional Women's Association)
Fourth Monday evening each month. 814-435-6616.
Chamber of Commerce 814-435-8737
Second Tuesday each month.
Carter Camp Grange 814-435-2501
Third Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m.
Carter Camp Grange BINGO
Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., first Tuesday in May, through October.
Germania Luncheon Club 814-435-6443
Second Wednesday each month, noon, St. Matthew, Germania.
Meals-On-Wheels 814-435-2864
Moose BINGO
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Saturdays, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church.
Galeton Rotary Club
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Ox Yoke Inn
Galeton Development Corporation
Third Thursday each month, 7:30 a.m., Brick House Deli

Church Services
St Bibiana Roman Catholic Church
Saturday mass 7 p.m.; Sunday mass 8:15 a.m.
For information: 814-435-2303
Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church
Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Galeton Assembly of God
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m.; Healing Service, 1st Sunday 6 p.m.; Singspiration, 2nd Sunday 6 p.m.; Wednesday Worship 7 p.m.
For information: 814-435-9912
First Baptist Church of Galeton
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study, Lighthouse Children's Program, and Youth Program (September through April)
For information: 814-435-6560
First Presbyterian Church of Galeton
Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m.; Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Pine Creek Immanuel Baptist Church (Watrous)
Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m.
St Matthew Church (Germania)
Sunday Worship and children's program 8:30 a.m.
For information: 814-435-6560
St Paul Lutheran Church
Sunday Worship 9 a.m.
West Pike Baptist
Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship 11:05 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Local Government
Galeton Borough Council 814-435-2275
Second Wednesday each month, 7 p.m., Borough Offices.
Galeton Borough Water & Sewer Authority 814-435-2275
Third Monday each month, 7 p.m., Borough Offices.
Galeton Public Library Board
Second Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m., Galeton Public Library
Potter County Commissioners
Thursdays, 11 a.m., Potter County Courthouse.

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Galeton Area Calendar

January and February

Snowmobile sign
Skiing and Snowboarding
For info: Ski Denton at 814-435-2115
Snowmobiling
For info:
DCNR
• Black Forest Snowmobile Club 814-435-6618
• PA Grand Canyon Snowmobile Club 570-724-3212

March

Lenten Fish Fry
Fridays during Lent, 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Bibiana Social Center
For info: 814-435-2303 or email stbibiana@verizon.net


Hunting and Fishing
Our Wildlife Management Units are WMU-3A (north of Route 6) and WMU-2G (south of Route 6).
Hunting Seasons and Bag Limits are posted on the Pennsylvania Game Commission website.
For Info: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission.


April

Turkey
Trout Season

Spring Gobbler Season
May

Fish
Upper Pine Creek Trout Tournament
Between Mill Street Bridge in Galeton and Ansonia Bridge on Pine Creek. For info: 570-724-7417 or 570-724-2033.
Germania Ham & Leek Dinner
Saturday before Mother's Day, 3:30-6:00, Germania Fire Pavilion
Stars-N-Parks Stargazing
Begins in late May at Cherry Springs State Park. Saturday nights, after dark. For times and more info, see the Cherry Springs park calendar, call the Lyman Run State Park office at 814-435-5010, or email lymanrunsp@state.pa.us.
Alumni Banquet
Memorial Day Weekend at Galeton Area School.
June

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God's Country Marathon
Galeton to Coudersport. Info: www.godscountrymarathon.com.
Stars-N-Parks Stargazing
Saturday nights, after dark, at Cherry Springs State Park. For times and more info, see the Cherry Springs park calendar, call the Lyman Run State Park office at 814-435-5010, or email lymanrunsp@state.pa.us.
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July

Fireworks
5K Run
First Saturday in July. For info: Andy Macensky 814-435-8101.
Red Suspender Weekend
First weekend in July, Collins Park. Sponsored by Goodyear Hose Company. Craft and food vendors and music Friday evening through Saturday night. Parade 11 a.m. Saturday, sponsored by Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce 814-435-3513. Fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday night (raindate Sunday). Info: Andy Macensky 814-435-8101 or email Joe Cimimo
Bark Peelers' Convention
First weekend in July, Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. Info: Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Annual Bark Peelers' Convention
Stars-N-Parks Stargazing
Saturday nights, after dark, at Cherry Springs State Park. For times and more info, see the Cherry Springs park calendar, call the Lyman Run State Park office at 814-435-5010, or email lymanrunsp@state.pa.us.
Mountain Thyme Herbal Fair
Cherry Springs State Park. Herbal products, gardening products, nature art, plants, food vendors. Info: Potter County Ed Council 814-435-9490.
August

Blueberries
Woodsmen's Show
Cherry Springs State Park. Sponsored by Galeton Rotary Club. For info: 814-435-6855 or www.woodsmenshow.com
Kettle Creek Music Festival
Quiet Oaks Campground in Cross Fork. Music, entertainment, food and crafts. Benefits Kettle Creek Ambulance Association. For info: www.kcmusicfest.com
Midnight Madness
Noon to midnight at Ole Bull State Park. Twelve hour mountain bike endurance race. For info: 814-435-5000.
Stars-N-Parks Stargazing
Saturday nights, after dark, at Cherry Springs State Park. For times and more info, see the Cherry Springs park calendar, call the Lyman Run State Park office at 814-435-5010, or email lymanrunsp@state.pa.us.

September

Germania Old Home Day
Raffles, food, horseshoe pitching, pig chase, live NASCAR race programming. No admission fee, free parking. Info: 814-435-8881.
Fall Fest
John Collins Park in Galeton. Crafts and autumn produce. Info: 814-435-2321.
Stars-N-Parks Stargazing
Saturday nights, after dark, at Cherry Springs State Park. For times and more info, see the Cherry Springs park calendar, call the Lyman Run State Park office at 814-435-5010, or email lymanrunsp@state.pa.us.

October

Halloween Parade
Halloween, 2:00, Germania Street
November and December

Yellow Star
Coyote Hunt
Sponsored by Goodyear Hose Fire Company. Info, Todd Parsell 814-435-2255 or Charles Sullivan 814-435-8101.
Tree Christmas Craft Bazaar Info: Lesley Post 814-435-9915.
Tree Christmas Lights in the Park Lighting of the park, food, Christmas caroling, and entertainment. FIREWORKS at 7 p.m. Info: Janet Dimon 814-435-2603, Pat Jessup 814-435-9498, or Janet Green 814-435-3513.
Tree BPW Holly Trail House Tours Info: Barbara Welfling 814-435-6616.