The 22nd annual Lackawanna County fishing derby at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale, is set for Saturday, October 11, from 11 AM to 1 PM. The event is limited to the first 250 children, ages 4 -12, and costs $5 to register. Contact the County’s Parks & Recreation office at (570) 963-6764 for details and sign-up information.
The annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Cross Country Invitational Race will be held on Saturday, September 13, from 9 AM to noon at McDade Park, Scranton, featuring high school athletes from a tri-state area. The top 25 finishers in the boys and girls junior high categories along with the girls and boys varsity divisions will also be recognized. Winning teams in each of the race categories will also be honored.