“Ballet by the Beach” Set for Saturday May 8th

Ballet Theatre of Scranton, in partnership with the NEPA Philharmonic and Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture, will present “Ballet by the Beach” on Saturday, May 8 at 5 p.m. at Covington Park. Rain date is May 9 at 5 pm.

Admission is free. For information, call 570-347-2867 or visit balletscranton.org

Pictured from left are Dunmoreans Kelley Dougherty in “Danse Espanol” and Celia Eagen in ”Les Syphides.”  Joanne Arduino, Artistic Director, is also a Dunmorean.

Lackawanna County Parks Now Accepting Reservations for Pavilion Gatherings

The Lackawanna County Commissioners – Jerry Notarianni, Debi Domenick, Esq., and Chris Chermak – have announced that the four County parks are now accepting reservations for gatherings at the respective pavilions.   

During the upcoming season, McDade, Merli-Sarnoski, Covington and Alyesworth Parks will be open to the general public Monday to Sunday from 7 AM until dusk when the parks close.  

People will be able to walk, hike, jog, bike and fish.  

All individuals or families that rent the space must follow the Governor’s mitigation practices on social distancing and other virus safety protocols in regard to group gatherings.  

The restrooms will be open; and sports activities will be permitted.  All safety protocols must be followed.    

The Coal Mine Tour will remain closed until further notice.  

The Commissioners urge everyone using the facilities to have fun and remember to be safety-conscious at all times.   

Call the Parks’ office number at 570-963-6764 for reservations.