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Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

From a press release: The carefree times of the “Roaring Twenties” will be the theme of this year’s annual Festival of Trees exhibit and Toys for Tots reception fundraiser, which will be held at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton in the former Abercrombie & Fitch space on Friday, Dec. 8. The Lackawanna County Arts […]

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‘Wake Up With the Arts’ at free breakfast and workshop at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 6

‘Wake Up With the Arts’ at free breakfast and workshop at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 6

From a press release: Mitchell Rasor, principal of MRLD Landscape Architecture + Urbanism and a professor in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at the Maine College of Art, will be the main speaker at the “Wake Up With the Arts” breakfast, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6 at the Electric City Trolley Museum on the […]

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Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “Telling Your Story: A Workshop About Communicating Your Brand” for free at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., featuring a distinguished expert in the […]

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McDade Park in Scranton celebrates 40th anniversary with county ceremony on July 30

McDade Park in Scranton celebrates 40th anniversary with county ceremony on July 30

From a press release: Recreational opportunities are plentiful in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Small neighborhood parks and playgrounds offer youngsters the opportunity to hone their sports skills, make new friends, or take a ride on swings of all types. There is one location in Lackawanna County where you can do all of these activities and more in […]

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Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “All Eyes on You: Growing Your Social Media Audience” in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., featuring two distinguished […]

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Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

From a press release: Irish traditions and folklore are steeped in the fabric of Lackawanna County. To celebrate this vibrant part of our community, the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings are sponsoring a unique exhibit and panel honoring Irish culture. “The Face of Irish Music: Photographs by Robin Hiteshew” opens […]

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Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

From a press release: The world of art impacts people in a number of different ways – socially, recreationally, and spiritually. Continuing in that vein, a panel of distinguished speakers from a variety of disciplines will examine the impact the arts have on healing. The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County […]

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Celebrate Women’s History Month in March with art, activities, and activism in Scranton

Celebrate Women’s History Month in March with art, activities, and activism in Scranton

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania Writers, Artists, and Musicians (W.A.M.), in conjunction with the Lackawanna County Commissioners, have announced the inaugural use of The Globe Gallery in downtown Scranton to celebrate National Women’s History Month. The first event the venue will host is a kickoff on Friday, March 3 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in […]

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2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen A. Cummings announced the 2017 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Financial assistance was awarded in two forms: program stream grants and community project […]

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Arts community rallies as Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings looks to cut and control arts funding

Arts community rallies as Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings looks to cut and control arts funding

Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings is coming under fire for her public comments once again, this time regarding the county’s annual arts and education tax. Cummings, who founded the Scranton Tea Party before being elected the Republican minority commissioner in 2015, said at yesterday’s bi-weekly commissioners meeting in Scranton and in a Times-Tribune interview […]

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