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July 2016
  • Wed. July 13, Dusk: Retro Movie Night: James Bond Feature - For Your Eyes Only for $7 at the Circle Drive-In. With a Special Martini Bar in the Consession Stand (7 Dollar Martini's)
  • Sat., July 16, Noon-3pm: Children's Day Looking for something fun to do with your children and grandchildren? Join us on Saturday, July 16 from noon - 3 pm at the Lackawanna Historical Society 232 Monroe Ave, Scranton Come experience how children lived and played 100 years ago! Activities will be presented throughout the day including: tours of the historic Catlin House, hands-on crafts, homemade jewelry and accessories, games from the past, pony rides and more surprises! This free event is part of the Lackawanna County Library System's Summer Reading Club. For more information, call 570-344-3841.
  • Wed., June 20:  Dine Lackawanna 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 Nosh, 280 North Main Street Dickson City call 570-382-8156. Hope to see you there.
  • Wed., July 27, 6pm: “Labor Unrest in Scranton” Book Signing Join local authors Margo and Marnie Azzarelli for a book signing for their new book “Labor Unrest in Scranton” on Wednesday, July 27 at 6 pm at the Catlin House. The book looks at the 1877 strike and riot and 1902 Great Anthracite Coal Strike, as well as other struggles and their lasting legacy on labor relations. The authors will make brief remarks, and copies of the book will be available for purchase. Call for reservations.
Aug 2016
  • Wed. Aug 3, Dusk: Retro Movie Night:Local History Double Feature -Molley Maguires/That Championship Season for $8 at the Circle Drive-In.
  • Tues., Aug 16: Community Night at the RailRiders: The Lackawanna Historical Society will once again be partnering with the RailRiders baseball team to be the Community Organization of the Night on Tuesday, August 16. The Lackawanna County Commissioners generously donated the use of their private box at the stadium for the evening. LHS will be selling tickets to watch the game from the box. A limited number of tickets are available, so call us at 570-344-3841 today to make your reservation! We hope to see you for this fun community event.
  • Wed., Aug 17:  Dine Lackawanna 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 La Cucina, 600 South Blakely Street Dunmore call 570-341-8747. Hope to see you there.
Sept 2016
  • Thurs.. Sept 1, Dusk: Retro Movie Night:Train Double Feature-The Train/ Runaway Train for $8 at the Circle Drive-In.
  • Wed., Sept 21:  Dine Lackawanna 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 Mansour's Market 969 Prescott Ave Scranton call 570-341-6673. Hope to see you there.
  • Thurs, Aug 29: Annual Dinner: The 100th Anniversary of the Women's Institute Historical Society Annual Dinner Program announced! Foundations: Mary Brooks Picken, Vice President and Director of Instruction for the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Presented by Dr. Catherine Amoroso Leslie On Thursday, September 29 at 6 pm, the LHS Annual Dinner will celebrate the centennial of the Women's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences with a special program at Scranton Prep, the original home of the Institute. Lackawanna history enthusiasts are well-aware of the prominent accomplishments and important contributions of Mary Brooks Picken (1886-1981) and the Woman's Institute for the advancement of women in the United States. Dr. Catherine Amoroso Leslie has been researching and writing a biography of the pioneer sewing educator and fashion expert, Mary Brooks Picken, for the past ten years. Her presentation will explore Mrs. Picken's family roots, education and teaching experiences and the serendipitous connections, that brought Picken to Scranton to spearhead "the largest women's educational institution in the world," where she touched the lives of thousands. Dr. Leslie is a the faculty member of Kent State University's Fashion School where she teaches History of Costume and Historic Textiles along with serving as Graduate Studies Coordinator. Dinner will be catered by The Epicurean Delight and tickets are $50 per person. Invitations will be mailed in August but reservations are open now!
 

 

 
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