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February 2023

 

Wed., Feb 8, 1 pm: Zoom Genealogy Forum - Tracing Pennsylvania Birth & Death Records via Zoom to register for the link email us at lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

 

Wed., Feb 15: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy an night out and help support the the Lackawanna Historical Society by dining at local favorites. This month join us at Chef Von & Mom 501 Linden St - Scranton.

 

Fri., February 24 at 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” provides an overview of the University of Scranton’s multi-year storytelling and oral history project on Scranton identity. To receive the link, email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

 

 

March 2023

 

Wed., March 8, 1 pm: Zoom Genealogy Forum - Tracing Scranton Birth & Death Records via Zoom to register for the link email us at lackawannahistory@gmail.com.Please email lackawannahistory@gmail.com to register.

 

Sat., Mar. 11, 7 pm: Wyoming Valley Ghost Tours more to follow.

 

Wed., March 15: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy an night out and help support the the Lackawanna Historical Society by dining at local favorites. This month join us at B&B Family Restaurant, 319 Mannings Road - Scott Township.

 

Sun., March 19th at 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour The Society will be offering tours of the armory A tour fee of $20 per person will benefit the Society.  Space is limited and registration is required.  To register, please call 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com

 

Sat., March 25 at 11 am Pysanky Workshop The Society will host Ukrainian pysanky hands-on workshops taught by Tammy Budnovitch on Saturday, March 25 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 and her hand made jewelry for sale as well as additional supplies for anyone who wants to continue the craft. Sessions will be held at 11 a.m. The workshop is $25 for members/$30 for nonmembers. Reservations are required.

 

Fri., March 31 at 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom ”You Live Here; You Should Know This!” local history game show preview with students from Valley View and Riverside. Email us at lackawannahistory@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link.

 

 

April 2023

 

Sun., April 16th 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour The Society will be offering tours of the armory A tour fee of $20 per person will benefit the Society.  Space is limited and registration is required.  To register, please call 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com

 

Wed., April 19th: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy an night out and help support the the Lackawanna Historical Society by dining at local favorites. This month join us at AV Restaurant, 320 Penn Ave - Scranton.

 

Sun., April 23 at 2pm: Marking Earth Day LHS Member Joyce Hatala will present a special Earth Day themed program at the Catlin House on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. She will offer an interesting look at what we consider trash today versus how it was viewed in “the old days” and discuss how archaeologists tend to focus their digs on middens or trash heaps because so much can be learned from what we throw away. She will also compare today’s throwaways with what we consider yesterdays vintage, because as the saying goes “one man’s trash…”