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January 2020

 

  • Thurs., Jan 23, 7 pm Historical Studies of the Anthracite Region, Mining Heritage Month panel presentation at the Catlin House.Thursday Jan. 23 7 pm Historical Studies of the Anthracite Region; Clem Valletta, "Attachment to Place: Ethnicity, Coal, Community, and Corporate Society;" Michael Chimola and Robert Wolensky, "The United Anthracite Miners Union and the Good Friday Bombings of April 10, 1936;" Robert Savakinus, "Documenting Amusement Parks in the Anthracite Region;" Andrea Nerozzi and Robert Hughes, EPCAMR, "STEM and Art: Changing Perspectives of Waterways" Lackawanna History Society, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton, PA 18510

 

Febuary 2020

 

  • Fri., Feb. 7, 7 pm  Screening of The Knox Mine Disaster Documentary, As an extension of Anthracite Heritage Month, the Society is sponsoring a screening of The Knox Mine Disaster documentary, a film made by David and Albert Brocca. Join us at the People’s Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College for the Lackawanna County premiere of the documentary, which examines the tragedy that occurred when the Knox Mine Company broke through the Susquehanna in Plymouth and sheds light into the life of the hard coal miner. This film showcases survival through adversity -- the hope, faith, and courage needed to fight your way out of a dreadful situation. Tickets are $10 per person. Order Here
  • Wed., Feb 19 Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the Lackawanna Historical Society by dining out at Colarusso's Coal Fired Pizza 1126 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City (570) 489-2627. Hope to see you there. (We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Lamar Advertising, our Dine Lackawanna media sponsor. We greatly appreciate the carefully-sited & cleverly designed billboards that they donate each month. Thank you for all that do you for the LHS)
  • Fri., Feb. 21, 6 pm From Suffragists to Senators: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage exhibit and opening reception as we continue to celebrate 100 years for women’s suffrage in the United States, we’re

    excited to unveil a new exhibit at the Catlin House, “From Suffragists to Senators.” This exhibit, located in our 2nd floor Fashion Gallery, looks at the changing role of women in politics, from Victorian political wives through modern-day candidates and elected officials. The exhibit includes clothing worn by Margery Scranton, a woman who boldly transitioned from suffragette to Republican party official, and accessories and objects from Marion Munley, a Democratic lawmaker who was the first woman from Lackawanna County elected to the state legislature, as well as pieces from more recent political women. Join us for a curator’s talk and champagne reception on Friday, February 21 at 6 pm at the Catlin House to learn more about the changing roles of Lackawanna County women! Reservations required. Call the Society at 570-344-3841.

March 2020

 

  • Wed., Mar 18 Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the Lackawanna Histoical Society by dining out at Trax Bar + Kitchen (voucher needed) ; Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton (570) 558-3933. Hope to see you there.(We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Lamar Advertising, our Dine Lackawanna media sponsor. We greatly appreciate the carefully-sited & cleverly designed billboards that they donate each month. Thank you for all that do you for the LHS)
  • Sat., Mar. 21, 10 am/1pm Pysanky Workshop The Society will host Ukrainian pysanky* hands-on workshops taught by Tammy Budnovitch on Saturday, March 21 at the Catlin House. Tammy will teach beginners the basic steps of making this traditional Ukrainian keepsake and provide all required supplies. There will also be some of Tammy's finished pysanky for sale as well as additional supplies for anyone who wants to continue the craft. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The workshop is $20 for members/$25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required.
    *A pysanka (Ukrainian: писанка, plural: pysanky) is a Ukrainian Easter egg, decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, "to write" or "to inscribe", as the designs are not painted on, but written (inscribed) with beeswax.

 

April 2020

 

  • Wed., Apr. 15 Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the Lackawanna Histoical Society by dining out at Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, 7011 Shoppes Blvd, Moosic (570) 342-3330. Hope to see you there. (We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Lamar Advertising, our Dine Lackawanna media sponsor. We greatly appreciate the carefully-sited & cleverly designed billboards that they donate each month. Thank you for all that do you for the LHS)
  • April 17 - 19 16th Annual Grand Civil War Ball Weekend Click for details and to register. Sure to be a grand weekend full of fun.
  • Wed., Apr. 22, 7 pm Earth Day recycling lecture by Joyce Hatala
  • Sat.., Apr. 25 You Live Here You Should Know This! local history game show Details TBA
  • Wed., Apr. 29, 1 pm Genealogy Forum On Wednesday, April 29 at 1 pm, the Society will host an informational meeting at the Catlin House to introduce the Genealogy Forum. The forum will offer a schedule of monthly meetings where topics will be addressed to provide research assistance to individuals interested in tracing their family histories. It is our hope that the forum will continue to meet monthly to learn more about the many resources that exist throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, share helpful hints, and exchange ideas.
May 2020

 

  • Fri./Sat., May 1/ 2 For the Least of Them play at Lackawanna County Courthouse Details TBA
  • Wed., May. 20 Dine Lackawanna TBA
 

 


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