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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Matthew F. Flynn Library Lecture Series, Scranton Cultural Center, April 13

The Matthew F. Flynn Library Lecture Series presents, James Grippando. James is the author of this year's community book "Need You Now". Be a part of it! Monday, April 13 @ 7 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center. Tickets are available at any Lackawanna County Libaray or online at For more information, click here

Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game, Everhart Museum, April 13

Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game exhibit explores baseball as part of the fabric of Northeast Pennsylvania. For more then 150 years, it has shaped the heritage of the region and provided the major and minor leagues with hundreds of players, coaches, and umpires.  Historical images and artifacts combine with contemporary work by artist William Chickillo to engage visitors with both sport and art perspectives as they consider this aspect of our cultural history.  On display through October 12.  For more information, visit the Everhart Museum Website.

CAC Moonlight Run 5k/10k, Nay Aug Park, April 25

The Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA will be hosting its' Annual Moonlight Walk/Run at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, PA on Saturday April 25, 2015.  Register by April 10, 2015 and receive a Race Tech T-shirt and save on entry fees. Races: 5k walk – 6:30pm, 5k/10k runs – 7:00pm. Registration: Begins at 4:00pm across from the Everhardt Museum. Everyone who pre-registers by April 10th will receive a Tech T-shirt and food voucher. Those who do not sign up by April 10th will receive a food voucher but are not guaranteed a shirt. There will be day of registration and the cost of each event is $5 more on that day. Benefits: Proceeds will benefit children who have experienced physical & sexual abuse and neglect. To Sign up, visit: CAC Moonlight Run 5k/10k.

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