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May 2017
  • Wed., May 3, 11 am-1 pm Genealogy Connections program at the Abington Community Library to learn more about genealogical resources available at the Lackawanna Historical Society, Albright Library, and online sources that can help you fill in your family tree.
  • Fri., May 5, 2 pm Nepa Match Day Dont Forget to Donate! The Lackawanna Historical Society will be part of the NEPA Match Day collective, sponsored by the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Any donations received on this day will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Please remember to donate to the Society online or mail a check for Match Day, and support some of the many scheduled Match Day events, like Happy Hour at Lucchi Family Wine Cellars, Abington Community Library’s Communities Matter Day,or Pay It Forward Wednesday at the RailRiders.  Thank you for your support!
  • Sat., May 6, 5:30 pm “You Live Here, You Should Know This!”  Join us Saturday, May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Slocum Hollow Bar at the Lodge at Montage Mountain for the return of the LHS local history game show! The defending champion Riverside School District returns, along with old favorites, the Azzarelli family, Scranton City Council, the Scranton Times-Tribune, and Senator John Blake. The games will continue in a fast-and-furious Jeopardy! style, testing contestants’ knowledge of local people, places, and events. Watch for surprise new categories with “action features!” Winners will have exclusive bragging rights for one whole year of holding the status of Local Lackawanna History Legends of Lore!
  • Wed., May. 17 Dine Lackawanna at Camelot Restaurant in Clarks Summit 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 Camelot Restaurant, 17 Johnson Road, Clarks Summit (570) 585-1430. Hope to see you there.
June 2017
  • Sun., June 11, 2 pm A presentation on "Clarks Summit: A Narrative," a local history book recently edited and updated by Warren Watkins, Charles Kumpas, Dennis Martin, and Shirley Eagen.
  • Sun., June 18, 2 pm A lecture on Dr Charles David Keeling and The Keeling Curve By John Clarke at the Catlin House. David Keeling (1928-2005) whose pioneering work on carbon dioxide gave the world its first early warnings about the dangers of human induced global warming. The Keeling Curve is a graph which plots the ongoing change in concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere since the 1950s.
  • Wed., June 21 Dine Lackawanna at The Cafe at Grestone Gardens in Clarks Summit 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 The Cafe at Greystone Gardens, 829 Old State Road, Clarks Summit (570) 319-9111. Hope to see you there.
  • Sun., June 25, 11am -4pm Mark your Calendars '2017 Historic Hill House Tour!' Join us Sunday, June 25 from 11 am- 4 pm to tour private residences, and Scranton landmarks. More Info to follow.
  • Wed., June 28, 6pm A Presentation by Tom Pitz portraying Thomas Jefferson: Join us as we travel back in time 200 hundred years and meet Thomas Jefferson as he reminisces about events in his life leading up to the Declaration of Independence.

 


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