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Johnson College Open House

Johnson College will hold an Open House for prospective students and their families on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 starting at 5 p.m. Open House activities will include information sessions on the admissions process, on-site applications, information on financial aid, and … Continue reading ?

Leadership Lackawanna 30th Anniversary Celebration

Leadership Lackawanna’s 30th Anniversary Celebration was held on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at The University of Scranton’s Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center. It featured a cocktail reception, “wall of fame collage” and the premiere of a historical video highlighting and … Continue reading ?

The Bashee & Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

This Thursday, starting at 6pm and running till who knows when, Mike and our friends over at the Banshee will be hosting a Weyerbacher Tap takeover. All proceeds go to help the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter located in Clarks Summit. … Continue reading ?

Rocket’s Red Glare

As the 4th of July holiday falls on the most annoying day possible (Wednesday), maybe local boroughs have opted to hold their firework displays for this coming Saturday, June 30th. And, considering the forecast is calling for the hottest day … Continue reading ?

The Everhart Museum 2012 Summer Solstice

  Since June 2007, Summer Solstice at the Everhart Museum has marked the official start of the season here in Northeast Pennsylvania. Save the date of Saturday, June 23, 2012 for the 6th Annual Fund Raising Event which promises to … Continue reading ?

Cruisin’ Into Father’s Day

This Friday, June 15th starting at 6pm, car enthusiasts and non-gear heads alike can enjoy a wide range of custom automobiles as the Villa Capri Cruisers once again take over Lackawanna Ave for Cruise Night at the Steamtown Mall. Come … Continue reading ?

LRCA Riverfest

This Saturday, starting at 8am, the Lackawanna River Corridor Association will be celebrating 25 years of clean waterways, conservation and the local environment with their annual Riverfest! Festivities kick-off at the Oliver St. Bridge with a Canoe-Off and continues throughout … Continue reading ?

Arts On Fire

This may very well be the coolest thing going on this weekend: a NEPA festival that celebrates blast / iron furnaces, as well as local artists.  Launched in 2009, the Arts On Fire Festival is a three day celebration of … Continue reading ?

Leadership Lackawanna stArts tonight!

Looking for something to do tonight? Want to enjoy the gorgeous weather while supporting the revitalization of downtown Scranton? Then come out and support Leadership Lackawanna’s StArt Project (Storefront Art) Friday, May 18th from 6-9pm at The Greater Scranton Chamber … Continue reading ?

3rd Annual First Friday Scranton Art Auction

Are you a lover of the arts? Perhaps you enjoy supporting the local art community in a fun and potentially competitive manner? Look no further: the Third Annual First Friday Art Auction is right around the corner and could prove … Continue reading ?

Best Haunted Houses in NEPA for 2011

Welcome to Halloween Season in Northeastern Pennsylvania!  The following list has been compiled for you to ease the search of which events to attend.  Be sure to click the links to go directly to the corresponding websites.  Enjoy! Brokenhearts Asylum- … Continue reading ?

Mangia at La Festa Italiana 2011

It is that delicious time of year again!  La Festa Italiana 2011 will officially take over Courthouse Square in Downtown Scranton from Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 5th.   It has become a wonderful Scranton tradition for the past 36 … Continue reading ?

Greek Food Festival 2011

The Greek Food Festival is a great annual Scranton event.  It has been reported that over 35,000 people enjoyed this festival in 2010.  This year’s event runs June 7th – June 11th from 11:00am – 8:00pm.  The Annunciation Greek Orthodox … Continue reading ?

McDade Park

McDade Park is a community park named after former U.S. Representative Joseph M. McDade. The park is located on 200 acres of land, containing an outdoor pool, a fishing pond, basketball courts, hiking trails, tennis courts and a picnic pavilion. It … Continue reading ?

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.  It was first enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following the Civil War and was extended after World War I to honor Americans … Continue reading ?

St. Ubaldo Day

St. Ubaldo Day is a very enthusiastic celebration in which three Saints’ statues are placed on top of a wooden platform and are quickly carried throughout the streets of Jessup. Each statue, when fully assembled and carried, is 15 feet … Continue reading ?

The Office

The hit NBC sitcom, The Office, has brought much attention to the city of Scranton. The British version had been set in Slough, a commuter town on the outskirts of London. Looking for a suitable U.S. equivalent, executive producer Greg … Continue reading ?

RiverFest 2011

RiverFest is the signature event of the Lackawanna River Corridor Association (LRCA).  In May of each year, participants are welcomed to the water and observers fill the banks of the Lackawanna River.  RiverFest draws the community outdoors after our often … Continue reading ?

10 Best Haunted Houses in NEPA for 2010

Halloween is creeping up on us all.  Time for ghouls, ghosts, goblins and the always hair-raising and terrifying haunted house season!  Let us be your guide to the best haunted house experience for you.  The following is a list of the top haunted houses and trails.  Venture out these next few weeks to see just [...]

Pages and Places Book Festival

The second annual Pages & Places Book Festival is set for Saturday, October 2, in downtown Scranton. The event will feature book sales by small, independent and commercial publishers; non-profit Community Partner information, performances and activities; and live author readings. Show More Summary

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