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August 2015
  • Saturdays in August; The Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours of Downtown Scranton at 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the architecture and history of some of the city’s beautiful buildings. Tours will focus on different sections of the downtown. A new tour this year will focus on architecture of the Lower Hill section of Scranton.

    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Aug. 1: corner of Linden St. & Jefferson Ave.
    Aug. 8: corner of N. Washington Ave. & Vine St.
    Aug. 15: corner of Wyoming Ave. & Linden St.
    Aug. 22: corner of N. Washington Ave. & Vine St.
    Aug. 29: corner of Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.

    Also on First Friday, Aug 7 evening tour will also be offered at 6:30 pm.

    Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date. Call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 for more details and reservations.

    Fore more information about the program, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

  • Sat., Aug 8, 1 pm: 'Rocky Glen Part 2' Pippin Pictures Join us on August 8 at 1 pm in the theater at Steamtown National Historic Site for the debut of a new documentary about Rocky Glen amusement park. The film has been produced by Pippin Pictures as a follow-up to their 2009 work that traced the park's beginnings to its demise. The success of the first production stirred more interest in the popular local park. Part 2 includes interviews with former employees, Sterling family members, park enthusiasts, as well as new footage of rides and activities at the Rocky Glen. The screening is open to the public at no cost and will be followed by reception at the Electric City Trolley Museum.

  • Thurs., Aug. 13, 7 pm: Speakeasy at the Scranton Club The Lackawanna Historical Society is excited to announce that on August 13 at 7 pm we will be joining forces with the Scranton Club to host a Speakeasy. Members and friends are invited to join us for a roaring good time with specialty 1920's themed cocktails, delectable hors d'oeuvres and live music! Reservations are required to learn the secret password for admittance and 1920's period dress is encouraged. Cost is $50 but LHS members pay $40. Don't miss the fun, call now to join us.

  • Wed., Aug 19: Dine Lackawanna at State Street Grill - Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? Dine Lackawanna is a popular success!

    Call State Street Grill 114 S State St Clarks Summit, Pa 570-585-5590.

    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. Hope to see you there!

  • Thurs., Aug 20, 7 pm: LHS Community Organization Night at RailRiders Game

    Attention Baseball Fans!!
    Join us for a night of RailRiders baseball when the LHS is the Community Organization of the Night on August 20 at 7pm. We would like to secure Infield Box reserved seating but, in order to do so, must to have a minimum attendance. So in order to have an accurate count, we need to hear from you. If you are interested in joining us for a night of fun, please call the Society at 570-344-3841 no later than August 7 to reserve your place
  • Wednesday, August 26, 7:30 pm Classic Movie Night at the Circle Drive In Theater James Bond Double Feature tickets can be purchased at the gate for ("double O") $7 benefits LHS!

 

Sept 2015
  • Saturdays in Sept;The Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours of Downtown Scranton at 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the architecture and history of some of the city’s beautiful buildings. Tours will focus on different sections of the downtown. A new tour this year will focus on architecture of the Lower Hill section of Scranton.

    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Sept. 12: corner of Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.
    Sept. 19: corner of Linden St. & Jefferson Ave.
    Sept. 26: corner of N. Washington Ave. & Vine St.

    Also on First Friday, Sept 4 evening tour will also be offered at 6:30 pm.

    Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date. Call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 for more details and reservations.

    Fore more information about the program, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

  • Wed., Sept 16: Dine Lackawanna at Pettinato's - Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? Dine Lackawanna is a popular success!

    Call Pettinato's 78 Dundaff St Carbondale, Pa 570-282-5860.

    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. Hope to see you there!

  • Sunday, September 27: A program on Pocono Mountain Quilt Heritage at 2 pm at the Catlin House
  • Wed., Sept. 30: TBA Lizabeth Scott Film Festival at the Circle Drive-In
Oct 2015
  • Saturdays in October;The Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours of Downtown Scranton at 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the architecture and history of some of the city’s beautiful buildings. Tours will focus on different sections of the downtown. A new tour this year will focus on architecture of the Lower Hill section of Scranton.

    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Sept. 3: corner of Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.
    Sept. 10: corner of Wyoming Ave. & Linden St.

    Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date. Call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 for more details and reservations.

    Fore more information about the program, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

 
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