Aug 02: First Friday: Black Scranton Art by Travis Prince and Glynis Johns at The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant
July 20: BFF: Best Friends Fest a dance party celebrating friendship- a collaborative event with NEPA NOW. 9:00pm-2:00am – The Bog, 341 Adams Ave, Scranton PA.
Jun. 15: Juneteenth Brunch and Celebration – 12:00pm- 4:00pm Terra Preta Prime, 301 N. Washington Ave. June 09: Queer Night Out: Juneteenth Edition a collaborative event with Queer NEPA in recognition of both Pride Month & Juneteenth– 7:30pm – 9:00pm – Act Out Theater Group LLC
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
(Marketplace at Steamtown- Second Floor, 300 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton)
Feb. 28: Open Mic Night & Closing Reception – 5:30-8:30 pm Feb. 26: Pinot & Paint Noir – Sip and Paint workshop with artist Travis Prince. 6:30-8:00pm Feb.19: Underground Microphone: Black Scranton Takeover – 6:00 pm at the Scranton Cultural Center Feb. 03: Super Soul Sunday Book Club: Becoming by Michelle Obama– 1:00pm-3:00pm Feb. 01: Opening Reception & Gallery Talk w/ Curator Glynis Johns – 5:00 pm- 8:00pm Feb. 22: Remembering and Understanding Black Scrantonians – Research talk and presentation 6:00 pm- 7:30pm. Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St. Clarks Summit, Pa. Feb.19: Underground Microphone: Black Scranton Project Takeover – 7:00pm-10pm. Scranton Cultural Center: Raymond Hood Room, 420 N. Washington Ave, Scranton, Pa.
Dec. 09: Kwanzaa Fest (Scranton’s First Annual) – 1:00pm-7:00pm. 533 Wyoming Ave, Scranton, Pa. Dec. 03: Empathy in Hard Edged Times – Roundtable Panelist. 6:00pm-7:30pm. University of Scranton, Scranton, PA. Nov. 24: Scranton Fringe Festival presents: Tis the Season Story Slam – Featured storyteller. 8:00pm-10:00pm. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave Scranton, Pa. Nov. 02: The Shoutout: Black Art Exhibition – First Friday Scranton visual and musical art installation & reception. 6:00pm-11:00pm. Scranton Cultural Center: Raymond Hood Room, with a reception at POSH @ The Scranton Club, 420 & 404 N. Washington Ave, Scranton, Pa. Oct 12: Pennsylvania Historical Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting – Presenting Black Scranton Project & paper- “But You’re Black: The Overlooked Community of Scranton, Pennsylvania.” Lancaster, Pa. Sept 29 & 30: Scranton Latin Festival – Scranton Court House Square, Scranton, Pa. Sept. 29: Scranton Fringe Festival – My Sister’s Keeper: A Poetic Screen Play – Post production discussion with writer, Jody Austin. 9:30pm-10:30pm Scranton Cultural Center: Shopland Hall, 420 N. Washington Ave, Scranton, Pa. Sept 15: Welcoming Scranton – A Celebration of Neighbors & Community, 3:00-6:00pm. Connor’s Park, 515 Orchard St, Scranton, Pa. Aug 04: Lackawanna Arts Festival – Scranton Court House Square, Scranton, Pa. July 21: Coffee Klatch Ft. Glynis M. Johns – Coffee and Conversation. 11:30am -12:30pm. Hosted by Queer NEPA and Em Maloney. The Wonderstone Gallery, LLC. Dunmore, Pa.