Class of 2016 Hosts Back to School Fair for Area Children


Members of The University of Scranton’s Class of 2016 will help area children and their families prepare for the upcoming school year with a Back to School Bonanza community fair from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26 at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square.

The fun-filled event, geared for children from 3 to 12 years old and their families, will consist of educational games, prizes, refreshments, music and other activities. It is open to the public, free of charge. 

The fair is a new way for Scranton’s incoming class to participate in community service during their fall move-in weekend. 

Reservations are not required, although children must be accompanied by an adult. The event will be cancelled if there is heavy rain.

The Back to School Bonanza is sponsored by the Center for Student Engagement in partnership with the Center for Community Service and Social Justice, the Office of Community Relations and Lackawanna County. No reservations required.  If you have questions contact 570-941-4419 or  For more information or to share the event with friends, visit the Facebook page. Download a flyer in PDF format here.