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The Lackawanna Historical Society will sponsor a Tea and Talk program on “If You Can Play Scranton” on Sunday, Sept.22 at 4 p.m. at the Rossetti home, 1005 Vine St., Scranton.

Atendees will join author Nancy McDonald for an overview of Scranton’s musical history, with live classical music performances interspersed. McDonald’s presentation will be based on her book “If You Can Play Scranton.” Afternoon tea and light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 for Society members and $12 for nonmembers, and are available at the Lackawanna Historical Society or by calling (570) 344-3841.

Founded in 1886 as the Lackawanna Institute of History and Science, the Lackawanna Historical Society provides the community with a record of local history through its museum and library collections, exhibits and programs. In 1942, from the bequest of George H. Catlin the Society established its permanent home at Catlin’s 1912 residence, located at 232 Monroe Avenue in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In 1965 Lackawanna County designated the Lackawanna Historical Society as the official county historical society and the Society continues to serve the county as a center for local history resources.

Fore more information about the program, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at (570) 344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

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