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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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Heroes Day honors Lackawanna County public safety personnel at PNC Field in Moosic on Sept. 22

Heroes Day honors Lackawanna County public safety personnel at PNC Field in Moosic on Sept. 22

From a press release: 911 dispatchers, police officers, firefighters, military personnel, sheriffs, EMS workers, and other “blue” officials are truly everyday heroes in the local community and nationwide, so to honor them, Lackawanna County will once again host Heroes Day at PNC Field in Moosic on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. At the […]

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Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present a free panel discussion, “Nurturing and Sustaining Yourself in the Nonprofit and Arts World,” in the Ladies Parlor at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Sept. 15 from […]

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PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

On Saturday, Aug. 4, the area’s largest arts festival, Arts on the Square, returned to Lackawanna County Courthouse Square for the sixth year with a new name during a new weekend of events centered in downtown Scranton. Now called the Lackawanna Arts Festival, the free outdoor event created by ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County moved from […]

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New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

From a press release: With the rebranding of the former Arts on the Square to the Lackawanna Arts Festival, Lackawanna County is expanding its community reach and focusing on attracting new and different groups to the event, in addition to promoting the county as a cultural tourist destination by bringing the Lackawanna Arts Festival, First […]

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