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Lackawanna County issues call to artists for Art in the Park children’s events in July

Lackawanna County issues call to artists for Art in the Park children’s events in July

From a press release: Lackawanna County is seeking visual and performing artists who enjoy working with children ages 4-12 to be a part of the Art in the Park program and ARTS Engage Day this summer. Art in the Park takes place in county parks outdoors under a pavilion and/or tent. Each visual artist will […]

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Bestselling humorist David Sedaris delivers free talk and book signing at Scranton Cultural Center on April 6

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris delivers free talk and book signing at Scranton Cultural Center on April 6

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Library System’s Matthew F. Flynn Library Lecture Series has announced that bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris is 2020’s American Masters Lecture speaker. Sedaris is the author of 11 collections of essays, many of which appeared first in The New Yorker. The titles of his books alone suggest […]

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Lackawanna County lights up Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 5

Lackawanna County lights up Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 5

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held this Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton. The festive free event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to the Lackawanna […]

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Lackawanna Winter Market returns with 70+ vendors at Globe Store in Scranton Dec. 6-8

Lackawanna Winter Market returns with 70+ vendors at Globe Store in Scranton Dec. 6-8

From a press release: As downtown Scranton businesses decorate their storefront windows in time for the holiday season, Lackawanna County will light up the former Globe Store for its second annual Lackawanna Winter Market. A successor to the ScrantonMade Holiday Market of years past, the Lackawanna Winter Market will kick off this month’s First Friday […]

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Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

From a press release: Dr. Xela Batchelder, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and professor of entertainment and arts management at Waynesburg University, will be the featured speaker at the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for this Friday, Oct. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center […]

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Kids can learn about insects with ‘Bug Play’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 4-6

Kids can learn about insects with ‘Bug Play’ at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 4-6

From a press release: While the Scranton Fringe Festival hosts many unique and experimental shows for adults, it also provides fun and educational entertainment for kids. The New Collectives, a New York-based theatre and film collective, will premiere “Bug Play” at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library in downtown Scranton on Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, […]

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First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]

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Pennsylvania offers free naloxone on Dec. 13 to help stop opioid overdoses

Pennsylvania offers free naloxone on Dec. 13 to help stop opioid overdoses

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf’s administration will provide naloxone for free to any Pennsylvanian who wants it at nearly 80 locations across the state, primarily at state health centers and county/municipal health departments, on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. as part of Pennsylvania’s ongoing effort to reduce the number of opioid […]

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Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Nov. 29

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Nov. 29

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton. The festive free event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to the Lackawanna […]

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‘Wake Up with the Arts’ at free breakfast and talk at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 5

‘Wake Up with the Arts’ at free breakfast and talk at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 5

From a press release: Matthew Serio, program director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, will be the featured speaker at the free “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Electric City Trolley Museum on the property of the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 […]

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