Events


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 NoirSip and Paint workshop with artist Travis Prince. 6:30-8:00pm

Feb. 24: Super Soul Sunday Book Club: Becoming  @ 1:00pm- 3:00pm

Feb.19: Underground Microphone: Black Scranton Takeover – 6:00 pm at the Scranton Cultural Center

Feb. 17: Super Soul Sunday Book Club: Becoming 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Feb. 10: Super Soul Sunday Book Club: Becoming1:00pm-3:00pm

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 ScrantoniansResearch 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 Takeover7:00pm-10pm. Scranton Cultural Center: Raymond Hood Room, 420 N. Washington Ave, Scranton, Pa.


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Dec. 09: Kwanzaa Fest (Scranton’s First Annual) 1:00pm-7:00pm. 533 Wyoming Ave, Scranton, Pa.

Dec. 03: Empathy in Hard Edged TimesRoundtable 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. 29Scranton Fringe FestivalMy 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 ScrantonA 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  21Coffee 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.