Scranton Area Events

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The Office of Community Relations is pleased to provide information on downtown and area community events.  Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with Scranton happenings.  

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St. Patrick's Day Parade, Downtown Scranton, March 14

The next Parade Day in Scranton is on Saturday March 14, 2015. It kicks off at 11:45am. Parade Day begins with Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral at 10am. The parade kicks off at Noon. For more information, visit the Parade website.

Civil War Presentation, Steamtown NHS, March 15

Members of the Confederation of Union Generals will “Meet the Public” in a presentation at Steamtown National Historic Site. The 1 p.m. program will aim to educate park visitors about their character’s role and accomplishments during the war. The Civil War is the first war in which railroads were a major factor, and the discussion will focus on the importance of railroads during this time period. Park visitors will also be able to meet, greet and pose for photos with the reenactors. The presentation will take place inside the park theater, and is included in the entrance fee. For more information, call 570-340-5200.

What the Dinosaur Did Last Night!, Everhart Museum, Through March 23

Exclusive to the Everhart Museum is What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night! a family-oriented exhibit featuring the creative photography of Refe and Susan Tuma. For more information, go the the Everhart website.

EverART (3-8 Grade), Everhart Museum, Through June 2015

The Everhart Museum is partnering with the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit to offer everart @ the EVERHART, a Saturday morning program for elementary and middle school students. Each month from September 2014 to June 2015, students will work with Pennsylvania Council on the Arts rostered artists to create wonderful works of art. Disciplines include: painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation, illustration, dance, theater and poetry.  Fee is $5/child per session.  Pre-registration is required. Sessions are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  For more infomation, visit the Everhart website.

Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or community@scranton.edu.