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Free Lackawanna Giveback Musicfest takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 14

Free Lackawanna Giveback Musicfest takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 14

From a press release: Audacy and its local radio stations 98.5 KRZ, Froggy 101, Max 102, and WILK 103.1 are partnering with the Lackawanna County Commissioners for the first-ever Lackawanna County Giveback on the Mountain Musicfest on Saturday, May 14. Taking place from noon-8 p.m. at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., […]

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Scranton’s Pine Brook neighborhood hosts first free family arts festival on April 30

Scranton’s Pine Brook neighborhood hosts first free family arts festival on April 30

From a press release: Promising a “fun-filled day of art, theatre, and education,” United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA and the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department will present the first Pine Brook Family Arts Festival in the Scranton neighborhood, taking place outside John Adams Elementary School on Saturday, April 30. Running from noon-4 p.m. on […]

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Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

From a press release: In early 2020, the Lackawanna County Library System announced that bestselling author David Sedaris, whose personal essays and humorous social commentary have earned him recognition as one of America’s greatest living humor writers, would deliver the American Masters Lecture that year. The pandemic delayed those plans a few times, but tickets […]

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Lackawanna County holds student mural art contest, submissions due April 1

Lackawanna County holds student mural art contest, submissions due April 1

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Commissioners are providing area students with an opportunity to showcase their art and design talents by participating in the COVID-19 Community Mural Program. Young artists will have the opportunity to create and paint up to two 3 foot x 3 foot portable community murals that will serve as […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a familiar team mark in 2022. The club will once again use the “SWB” from the days of the Lackawanna County Stadium as an alternate logo. The logo will be featured on New Era road caps and new alternate jerseys during the upcoming season. The […]

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Lackawanna County Winter Market hosts 54 vendors, music, art, and more in downtown Scranton Dec. 3-5

Lackawanna County Winter Market hosts 54 vendors, music, art, and more in downtown Scranton Dec. 3-5

From a press release: Back for 2021, the Lackawanna County Winter Market weekend will be held this Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 5 on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, featuring 54 vendors along North Washington Avenue, music by local musicians, and a host of other events. The Lackawanna County tree lighting will kick everything […]

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Scranton monument to lawmaker and women’s rights pioneer Marion L. Munley will be unveiled on Oct. 15

Scranton monument to lawmaker and women’s rights pioneer Marion L. Munley will be unveiled on Oct. 15

From a press release: Marion L. Munley, a former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and pioneer in women’s equality, will become the first woman included in Scranton’s Distinguished Citizens Memorial when her monument is unveiled on Friday, Oct. 15 on the Spruce Street side of the Lackawanna County Courthouse at 1 p.m. Munley […]

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Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

From a press release: This holiday season, Lackawanna County and the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce are asking foodies and everyday restaurant patrons to “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” at their favorite public places. From Nov. 25 through Jan. 1, they will encourage residents to take photos of their favorite food or drink at a […]

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Lackawanna RiverFest flows forward with music, beer garden, ducks, and more in Scranton on Sept. 25

Lackawanna RiverFest flows forward with music, beer garden, ducks, and more in Scranton on Sept. 25

From a press release: The pandemic has once again forced the Lackawanna River Conservation Association to postpone its major fundraiser, which is usually held in May, so a slightly different RiverFest will move forward on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Sweeney’s Beach in the Pine Brook neighborhood of Scranton from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The LRCA’s 34th […]

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Learn ‘The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 12

Learn ‘The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 12

From a press release: As part of its Arts Engage initiative, the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is sponsoring “The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony” featuring Dr. Kathy Wang, an authority on the subject, in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. Tea ceremonies have been performed […]

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