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Mar 2017
  • Fri., Mar. 3, 7 pm Preview Party: Dinner by Design As in previous years, a special preview cocktail party, will be held Friday, March 3 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center and POSH. Tickets are $75 (or $65 for LHS members) and offers a chance to be the first to tour design venues, shop the marketplace, and browse the silent auction while enjoying live music! Join us for an open bar and hors d'oeuvres at the Scranton Cultural Center, followed by dessert and coffee at POSH. Plus, preview party ticket holders can return throughout the weekend to view the designs again if they wish.
  • Sat/Sun, Mar. 4 & 5 Dinner by Design The Lackawanna Historical Society is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Dinner by Design program will take place on March 4 and 5 at the Scranton Cultural Center and POSH @ the Scranton
  • Wed., Mar. 22 Dine Lackawanna at Tiffany's Tap & Grill in Eyon Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? This fundraiser is hosted each month at a different local restaurant, and gives you the chance to enjoy a fabulous meal chosen from a great menu at one of the area’s premiere dining locations, and a portion of night’s proceeds benefit LHS. This month join us we Dine Lackawanna at Tiffany's Tab & Grill, 291 Main Street, Eyon PA (570)876-0710. Hope to see you there.
  • Thurs., Mar. 30, 6 pm History Makers: Honoring Judge Michael Egan The Lackawanna Historical Society presents HISTORY MAKERS A new annual program to honor a Lackawanna County citizen who has made an impact on our history!
    On March 30th, the Society will pay tribute to the late Honorable Michael Egan as our first History Maker, with a special event to celebrate his life and achievements. Judge Egan was elected Lackawanna County District Attorney at the age of 25 in 1932 and became a County Judge in 1941. Eighteen years later he was successfully elected to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. In February of 1977 he became Chief Justice, the second from Lackawanna County. He served as Chief Justice until 1980. During his term, he oversaw the reorganization of the appellate court, one of many legacies from his time on the bench.

Apr 2017
  • Sat., Apr. 1, 10 am-1pm Pysanky Workshop Returns Register now for the Pysanky Workshop at the Catlin House on Saturday, April 1st . The workshop, a two hour beginner class teaching the basic steps of making pysanky, will be led by Tammy Budnovitch with two sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.. Cost is $25 which includes all needed supplies. There will also be pysanky for sale as well as additional supplies. Space is limited, so please call us at 570-344-3841 to reserve yours today!
  • Sun., April 9, 2 pm Louisa May Alcott Join us on Sunday, April at 2 p.m. for a presentation by Louisa May Alcott as portrayed by Jennifer Ochman. Learn about Alcott's writings and her activities during and after the Civil War.
  • Wed., Apr. 19 Dine Lackawanna at Cafe Classico in Scranton want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? This fundraiser is hosted each month at a different local restaurant, and gives you the chance to enjoy a fabulous meal chosen from a great menu at one of the area’s premiere dining locations, and a portion of night’s proceeds benefit LHS. This month join us we Dine Lackawanna at Cafe Classico, 1416 Mulberry St, Scranton Pa (570)346-9306. Hope to see you there. VOUCHER REQUIRED
  • Sat., Apr. 22, 7 pm The 13th annual Grand Civil War Ball will be held on Saturday, April 22 at the Century Club. Doors open at 7 p.m. and dancing begins at 8 p.m., with music by period band Spare Parts. Tickets are $35 for an individual or $60 for a couple. Period dress admired, but not required.
  • Sat., Apr. 22, 11 am - 1 pm On the day of the ball LHS will be holding a sale of vintage clothing at the Catlin House at 11 a.m. Sale includes deaccessioned items of women's lingerie, capes and coats, and dresses from the late 1800s through the 1930s. Proceeds will support the preservation of LHS collections

 


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