Scranton Area Events
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Community Tree Planting | Saturday, April 22 from 11am-3pm | McDade Park
5K Run and Walk for Autism Awareness | Saturday, April 22 at 8:30am | Nay Aug Park
Run is at 8:30am $20
Walk Registration begins at 9:30am
Walk begins at 11:00am $20
Children under 18 can attend event for free. Shirts for children under 18 can be purchased for $5
Event includes Post Walk Picnic, Live Music with DJ. Raffles 50/50 Children Activities such as games, face painting, bounce houses, pony rides.
Great basket raffle (including a special area for children)
This run marks the 15th year of the foundation, Parents Loving Children Through Autism, of their support of children and their families.
The Illusionists: Live From Broadway | Saturday, April 22 at 5:30pm and 8:30pm | Scranton Cultural Center
Jog for Jude | Sunday, April 23 at 7:30am | Dunmore Community Center
This is the third annual Jog for Jude - held in memory of our precious Jude Theodore Zayac who passed away on July 23, 2014 from SIDS.
Choose from a 5K race or 1 mile fun walk! Following the race, please join the Zayac family for a day of family fun with a Community Celebration - featuring food and drink, basket raffles, face-painting, a bounce house, DJ, a memorial balloon release - and more!
Have a fun, memorable family day and donate to two worthy causes in Jude's name - the St. Joseph's Center Baby Pantry and the SIDS research being conducted at Boston Children's Hospital.
Register here: www.runsignup.com/
First Friday Scranton | Friday, May 5, from 6pm - 9pm | Downtown Scranton
First Friday Scranton is a 501(3) non-profit, volunteer-supported organization composed of a Board of Directors and Advisory Council that organize, promote and market a free art walk held on the first Friday of every month at dozens of galleries and businesses around downtown Scranton. First Friday features a wide variety of cultural events found in some of the city’s best restaurants and cafes, as well as galleries, boutiques, and other small businesses. All events associated with First Friday take place from 6-9PM in a walk-able, close knit footprint, though a trolley bus is available to provide shuttle service at designated stops.
Check out which locations are participating in this month’s First Friday here.
Pippin | Friday, May 5 at 8:00pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2pm & 8pm, Sunday, May 7 at 1pm | Scranton Cultural Center
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