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Matt Walsh, a 17 year old student at Holy Cross High School, won our 150th Logo contest.  His winning design is featured on tshirts, glasses, pins and notecards.

Shannon Baransky, a 14 year old student at Abington Heights High School, received a special honorable mention award.  Her winning design is featured on notecards.

Scranton's Sesquicentennial

150th Anniversary  of Charter Day

April 23, 2016

  • 9am   Charter Day kick off with
              150 seconds of church bells followed by

                   150 seconds of sirens

  • 9am - noon     Lackawanna County Historical Society tours of Scranton
                             REGISTER BY 4/22:

                                 Call 570.344.3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com

                                 Specify which tour(s) and number of people in your group.

                                 9am   Courthouse Square Tour

                                 10am Commercial District Tour

                                 11am  Gothic District Tour

 

  • 9am - 4:30pm   Sesquicentennial Quilt Exhibit by
                               the Pennsylvania Quilters' Association at Scranton City Hall
                               40 quilts be on display!  Raffle to win a quilt!

 

  • Noon - 2pm      Citizens Sesquicentennial Luncheon at the Scranton Cultural Center

                                  $75 per person; purchase tickets

                                  Sponsorships available

                                  Monsignor Joseph Quinn, Master of Ceremonies

                                  Joined by Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, Mayor William Courtright,

                                                former Lt. Gov. William Scranton, Ed Lynett, Bobby Lynett

                                                and more

                                  Premiere showing of Scranton's Sesquicentennial Video

                                 Sesquicentennial products available for purchase

 

  • 2pm - 4pm       Lego Contest for ages 5 and up

                                 The Mall at Steamtown

                                  FREE Registration Form - to participate, REGISTER BY APRIL 20

 

  • 3pm - 6pm       Choir Showcase

                                 Center Court at The Mall at Steamtown

                                 No charge!

 

  • 4pm - 7pm       The HUNT - Historic Scavenger Hunt throughout Scranton

                                  FREE! REGISTER BY 4/22:
                                  thehunt2016.brownpapertickets.com

                                 Sponsored by Pop Up Studio and

                                 The Lackawanna County Historical Society

 

  • 7pm - 11pm     SESQUICENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY BASH

                                 Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel - Lobby and Outside Deck

                                 Two great bands!

                                        The Gerard Mayer Show Band in the lobby 7pm-10pm
                                        Picture Perfect in the Showmobile 8pm-11pm

                                 FREE ADMISSION

                                 Cash bar and cash food stations available.

                                 Birthday Cake Competition

 

  • FIREWORKS AT 10PM!

 

 

MANY THANKS TO ALL MEMBERS OF

THE 150TH COMMITTEE

WHOSE DEDICATION HAS MADE

THIS DAY POSSIBLE!

 

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