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May 23, 2010
Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces hosting ‘Arts on Fire’ industrial arts fair June 19

The historic Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton, will be the setting for the inaugural Arts on Fire industrial arts fair and an iron pour to be held Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and will feature live art demonstrations, music, tours of the iron furnaces, food, and arts and crafts. The iron pour, facilitated by Keystone College, will be held at 1 p.m. The Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates will host a fundraiser at the site from 6 to 9 p.m., which will include music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, beer and refreshments. Cost is $20 at the door or $15 in advance. For more information, contact Chester Kulesa at 963-4804.


Event organizers and sponsors, first row from left, include: Stephanie Bressler, Elm Street Revitalization; Nicole Sawicki, Artworks Gallery and Studio and The AfA Gallery; Kimberly Barako, Elm Street Revitalization; Francis J. Tartella, Anthracite Heritage Museum; Lisa Sauder, Scranton Tomorrow and Main Street Scranton; Frank Tartella, Anthracite Heritage Museum; Mary Ann Moran Savakinus, Lackawanna Historical Society; Bob Savakinus, Anthracite Heritage Museum; Lackawanna County Commissioner Mike Washo. Second row: Pat McGowan, Keystone College-Keystone Iron Works; Chester Kulesa, Anthracite Heritage Museum; Maureen McGuigan, Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture; Mark Brennan, Steamtown National Historic Site; Greg Elliott, Elm Street Revitalization; Kevin Borove, Anthracite Heritage Museum; Tom Kennedy, NEIU19; Bill Ritter, Anthracite Heritage Museum; and Ed Carlin, United Neighborhood Community Development Corporation.
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