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.  

This page is updated weekly with new events.  Coming Up...

Run Around Scranton, Villa Maria II, September 18

Run Around Scranton is a fun run/walk series of events held in a different location every month. Let's get healthy and meet our neighbors!!  Free registration starts at 5 p.m. with the race starting at 6 p.m.  For more information, click here.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 2014, throughout Scranton, September 20

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation annual Race for the Cure, at 125 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA., 18503,  during September is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world which raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. For more information about the race, visit the website.

Sacred Symbols in Sequins, Everhart Museum, September 26

Sacred Symbols in Sequins offers a view of magnificent works of art made by skilled Hatian flag makers, which form remarkable mosaics of religious imagery by combining and juxtaposing symbols of Europe and the Americas with those brought from Africa centruies ago by captive slaves.  For more information, visit the website.

Lahey Haunted Mini-Golf, Lahey Family Fun Park, September 26-November 2

Halloween fun for all ages!  18 holes of Mini-Golf with spooky scenes and characters from your favorite horror movies. Haunted Golf starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call 570-586-5699.

South Side Farmers' Market Now Open Through Oct. 4

The South Side Farmers' Market continues this summer from June 21 to October 4. Come to the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm to enjoy local produce, baked goods, organic items, artisan foods and more. For more information, visit The South Side Farmers' Market Facebook page.

Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or