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JUNE 2015
  • Starting in June, 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:
    June 6: meet at St. Peter’s Cathedral, corner Linden & Wyoming
    June 13: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    June 20: meet at corner Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.
    June 27: meet at Elm Park Church, corner Linden & Jefferson

    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.

    Fri., Sat. & Sun., June 12-14th: 2015 Summer Antiques Expo. Presented by Ros-al Floral, Antiques and Events at Four Points by Sheraton 300 Meadow Ave., Scranton PA  Friday June 12th will be Preview Party to Benefit the Lackawanna Historical Society 6 pm to 8 pm $25.00. Call LHS for tickets.

July 2015
  • Sat., July 11, Noon to 3pm: Children’s Day at the Catlin House, the LHS will present its annual children’s day.  Our volunteers Ann Marie O’Hara,     Juliana Piccini, Leni Piasky and Joanne
    Kavulich are busy planning exciting games, crafts and activities for children of all
    ages. Come join us at the Catlin House for an afternoon of fun including pony rides
    and surprise guests!

  • Wed., July 15: Dine Lackawanna at Palazzo 53, 53 South Main Street, Pittston 570-299-7571Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? Dine Lackawanna is a popular success!
    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!

August 2015
  • 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

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

  • Sat., Aug 22, 8 pm: "Barrymore's Ghost" at the Rossetti Home

Sept 2015
  • Sat., Wed., Sept 16 Dine Lackawanna at Pettinato's

  • Wed., Sept. 30, TBA Lizabeth Scott Film Festival at the Circle Drive-In (details TBA)

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