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Feburary 2016

 

  • Wed., Feb. 17: Dine Lackawanna at Cafe Colarusso; Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? Dine Lackawanna is a popular success! Call Cafe Colarusso 233 Bridge St, Jessup 570-489-2456

    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!

March 2016

 

  • Fri., Mar 4, 7 pm: Dinner by Design; A Preview Cocktail Party from 7-10 p.m. at POSH @ The Scranton Club. Tickets are $75 and include an open bar, hors d'oeuvres and access to the designs throughout the weekend.
  • Sat. & Sun., Mar. 5-6: Dinner by Design at POSH @ The Scranton Club! The Lackawanna Historical Society is pleased to announce that the 2016 Dinner by Design program will take place on March 5, 11-9pm & March 6, 11-4pm at POSH at the Scranton Club. We’re excited to see what our designers create next!
    Designers who have already signed on include MCR Productions, Bella Faccias, John Mackey Designs, and last year’s People’s Choice winner, POSH. An extended Marketplace will feature food items and gifts from vendors including Newkirk Honey, Thirteen Olives, and Canned Classics. Tickets for the exhibits for Saturday and Sunday are $15.
  • Sun., Mar 13, 2 pmWomen Veterans Program; the Society will host a program about female veterans at 2 p.m. at the Catlin House.  The program will be presented by Janice Gavern, a former US Air Force officer and current Deputy Commander for the 15th District American Legion in charge of Women Veterans’ issues. Janice will speak about the legacy of dedication of female veterans in the past, present, and future. She will share some of her research on local female veterans.

    Join us to help pay tribute to local women veterans! Call us at 570-344-3841 for more information or to make a reservation. Free to the public.


    Wed., Mar. 16:  Dine Lackawanna at Armetta's: Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? Dine Lackawanna is a popular success! Call Armetta's 329 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit 570-586-5492

    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!

  • Sat., Mar 19, 12pm:   Pysanky Workshop at the Catlin House. Looking for an Easter keepsake? This spring, we’re hosting a Pysanky-making workshop! Pysanky is a traditional Ukranian craft in which patterns are drawn on the eggs with wax, which protects the egg when dye is applied. The workshop will be hosted by Tammy Budnovitch, a member of S.S. Cyril & Methodius who has been teaching pysanky for several years.
    The workshop will be approximately two hours. There is a $20 fee for the workshop, which will include all supplies needed to make a pysanky egg including kistka, beeswax, egg, egg design, and additional designs to take home.
    Space is limited, so please call us at 570-344-3841 to reserve your space today!
  • Thurs., Mar 31, 9 am-11am: The Canvas of an Ethical Mind:George Catlin, Esq., and the Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service lecture at the Catlin House. (CLE Credits Available) Help us celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service and the role played by artist George Catlin, the cousin of the namesake of the Society’s Catlin  House, in its creation. Presenters will include Attorney Jan Lokuta, who will speak about Catlin and his vision for public lands; Debbie Conway, Superintendent of Steamtown National Historic Site, who will focus on the NPS and national park system. The Society’s collection of Catlin’s western art prints will also be display.
    This program is free to the public. Presented in conjunction with the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association and Lackawanna Bar Association, the program will provide Continuing Legal Education credits for lawyers. Contact your local bar association to register for CLE credits, or call the Society at 570-344-3841 to register for the program.

 

April 2016

 

  • Sat., Apr 9, 8 pm  The 12th Annual Grand Civil War Ball at the Century Club. Dancing will begin at 8 pm, with music by period band Spare Parts and prompting by Ball Preceptor Martha Griffin. Period dress and dress blues or grays are greatly admired, but not required. Tickets are $35 for an individual or $60 for a couple.
  • Sun., Apr 10  Ragtime Brunch at the Carmen’s at the Radisson Lackawanna Station. Stay tuned for more details.
  • Sun., Apr 17, 7 am   Seneca Lake Wine Trail! The bus will leave Scranton at 7 am and after a brief stop for breakfast will head to the Fox Run Winery followed by an extensive Brunch Buffet at Belhurst Castle (including Bloody Marys and Mimosas). The tour will then go to Three Brothers Winery with three themed wineries and a brewery. Tickets are $115 per person. Space is limited, so reserve yours today! Please contact the Society to reserve your space.
  • Sat., Apr 30, TBD  “You Live Here; You Should Know This!” game show at Montage Mountain Stay tuned for more information!
May 2016

 

 

 

 
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