Posts Tagged ‘Event’

Mindfulness Meditation #3

The Luzerne County Historical Society will be offering monthly mindfulness meditation talks in the Luzerne County Museum, 69 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre. The meditation groups will begin meeting on June 19th with classes to follow each successive third Wednesday. All groups will meet at 6:30pm.  Insight meditation focuses on formal mindfulness practices from the teachings…

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Swetland Homestead Tours

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that the historic 1803 Swetland Homestead, at 885 Wyoming Avenue in Wyoming, will be open for guided tours on select Saturdays during summer 2019. On Saturdays, June 8, July 20 and August 17, tours will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for LCHS members,…

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Kids Crafts at the Museum #3 – Native American Beading

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a series of kids’ craft programs over the course of the summer at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. On three Thursdays, July 11, July 25 and August 8, at 2:00 pm, children will learn a local history lesson and create a craft that…

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Mindfulness Meditation #2

The Luzerne County Historical Society will be offering monthly mindfulness meditation talks in the Luzerne County Museum, 69 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre. The meditation groups will begin meeting on June 19th with classes to follow each successive third Wednesday. All groups will meet at 6:30pm.  Insight meditation focuses on formal mindfulness practices from the teachings…

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Kids Crafts at the Museum #1 – Powder Horn Designs

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a series of kids’ craft programs over the course of this summer at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. On three Thursdays, July 11, July 25 and August 8, at 2:00 pm, children will learn a local history lesson and create a craft that…

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The Badge of a Freemason

In connection with its current exhibition, “Mysterious Customs and Warm Charity”: Fraternal Organizations in the Wyoming Valley, the Luzerne County Historical Society will offer a talk by Executive Director Aimee E. Newell, Ph.D., titled “The Badge of a Freemason”: Masonic Aprons on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear…

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Frances Dorrance – First Lady of Archaeology in NEPA

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a lecture entitled “Frances Dorrance – First Lady of Archeology in NEPA” on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Society’s Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Museum Manager Allyson Earl will give a gallery talk about former LCHS Exeuctive Director and PHMC commissioner…

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Dining With Friends III

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces the next date in their “Dining with Friends” program. Join Society members and supporters on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Le Manhattan Bistro, 268 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre. The restaurant will generously donate 10% of its proceeds that night to the Historical Society. LCHS members and the general public…

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Fine Arts Fiesta 2019

The Luzerne County Historical Society will participate at the 63rd Annual Fine Arts Fiesta, May 16-19, 2019, on Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. The Society will staff its booth on all four days of the Fiesta. Come and browse selections from our gift shop, learn about local landmarks and check out historic photos. The booth will also…

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