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Lackawanna County artists and nonprofits can apply for COVID-19 Creative Community Grants through Sept. 15

Lackawanna County artists and nonprofits can apply for COVID-19 Creative Community Grants through Sept. 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is offering individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities the opportunity to apply for a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture COVID-19 Creative Community Grant for a variety of projects that provide the community with positive arts experiences. The activities can fall into the following categories: […]

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Fellows Park in West Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

Fellows Park in West Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

From a press release: In addition to the concerts at Nay Aug Park, the city of Scranton is continuing to host outdoor shows at Fellows Park in West Scranton. The free afternoon concerts at Fellows Park (1000-1098 Fellows St., Scranton) are held every Sunday from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. They began with Von Storch on July […]

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Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Wednesday through Sept. 30

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Wednesday through Sept. 30

From a press release: With its Sunday afternoon concerts now underway, the city of Scranton will begin its Wednesday night concert series tonight with The Chatter. The free shows will continue at Nay Aug Park (500 Arthur Ave., Scranton) every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Showmobile parked next to the pool area. Seven more […]

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Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

From a press release: Starting a little later this year, the city of Scranton began hosting its weekly summer concert series with Fortunes on July 26. The free afternoon shows will continue at Nay Aug Park (500 Arthur Ave., Scranton) every Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Showmobile parked next to the pool area. Nine […]

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Steamtown National Historic Site and Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton reopen on July 8

Steamtown National Historic Site and Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton reopen on July 8

From a press release: Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local public health authorities, the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton is increasing recreational access this week. The National Park Service is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor […]

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La Festa Italiana in Scranton canceled due to coronavirus concerns

La Festa Italiana in Scranton canceled due to coronavirus concerns

First it was the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade – then the coronavirus came for the Italian Festival. This morning, Lackawanna County and festival organizers announced that La Festa Italiana, scheduled for Sept. 4-7 on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, has been canceled. The massively popular Labor Day weekend event typically brings more than 80 food […]

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Scranton Chamber offers reopening businesses #reviveNEPA as Lackawanna County enters yellow phase

Scranton Chamber offers reopening businesses #reviveNEPA as Lackawanna County enters yellow phase

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce wants to ensure businesses are prepared to reopen as Lackawanna County moves into the yellow phase this Friday, June 5. Both Geisinger and the Scranton Chamber have released several important resources for Northeastern Pennsylvania companies to use as they prepare to get back to business. […]

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Lackawanna County cancels cultural events like Scrantastic Spectacular, launches NEPA Artists Showcase

Lackawanna County cancels cultural events like Scrantastic Spectacular, launches NEPA Artists Showcase

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department announced today that it will be redesigning its programming for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus crisis to ensure the safety of the public. Upcoming summer programs, such as the Scrantastic Spectacular on July 3, Art in the Park series throughout […]

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Lackawanna County Commissioners reopen 4 county parks for limited use

Lackawanna County Commissioners reopen 4 county parks for limited use

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Commissioners – Jerry Notarianni, Debi Domenick, and Chris Chermak – have approved the reopening of the four county parks for limited use beginning today at 7 a.m. McDade Park in Scranton, Merli-Sarnoski Park in Greenfield Township, Covington Park in Covington Township, and Aylesworth Park in Jermyn will be […]

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Lackawanna County seeks artists and lecturers for paid ‘Arts and Culture Live’ digital program

Lackawanna County seeks artists and lecturers for paid ‘Arts and Culture Live’ digital program

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is seeking visual and performance artists as well as historical and heritage lecturers to take part in an uplifting and educational showcase on social media called “Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Live,” a new digital program designed to present the arts in a safe way during […]

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