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All Saints Academy Finishes First In The County’s “Trim A Tree” Challenge

Wayne Hiller, right, the Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager, presents a plaque and prize to Andrea Chase of All Saints Academy, who accepted the award for Cathy Mineo.  The school finished in first place in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museum’s “Trim A Tree” Challenge.   Students from area districts were involved in the decorating competition.  The Christmas trees were displayed over the holidays at the museum where visitors judged and voted for their favorite one.

 

St. Mary’s of Mount Carmel Captures Second Place In Tree Decorating Contest

The Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Station & Museum recognized the winners and schools who participated in its “Trim A Tree” Challenge. Students from area districts were involved in the decorating competition.  The Christmas trees were displayed over the holidays at the museum where visitors judged and voted for their favorite one.  St. Mary’s of Mount Carmel, Dunmore, finished second in the contest.  L-r, Kimberly Savak from St. Mary’s and Wayne Hiller, the County’s Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager.

 

Northeast Intermediate Captures Third Place In “Trim A Tree” Event

Roe Robertson, left, of Northeast Intermediate accepts a plaque and prize from Wayne Hiller, the Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager, for the school’s third place finish in the Electric City Trolley Museum’s “Trim A Tree” Challenge.  Students from area districts were involved in the decorating competition.  The Christmas trees were displayed over the holidays at the museum where visitors judged and voted for their favorite one.

 

Honorable Mention For Our Lady of Peace In County Tree Contest

Our Lady of Peace (OLP), Clarks Summit, won Honorable Mention in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Station & Museum’s inaugural “Trim A Tree” Challenge.  Students from area schools were involved in the competition.  The Christmas trees were displayed over the holidays at the museum where visitors judged and voted for their favorite one.  L-r, Peggy Yanul, OLP; and Wayne Hiller, the County’s Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager.

Trolley Museum Sets Holiday Special Events

In the true spirit of the season, the Electric City Trolley Museum will hold a series of holiday events and trolley runs.

On Thanksgiving Friday (November 23), guests can ride the trolley with “Elf on the Shelf.”  The Museum’s activities for this event include arts, crafts and face painting from 10:30 am to 2:30pm.  The trolley departure times for the day are: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm.

The very popular “Santa on the Trolley” excursions are scheduled for November 24 and 25 and December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23.  Departure times for these rides are: 10 am, 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, and 3:30 pm. Reservations are required.

The 10-mile ride for all of the special excursions travels to the Trolley Works Building at the PNC Field and then back to the Museum.

Saturday, December 15, will be a Children’s Holiday Celebration from 10 am to 1 pm with activities such as arts and crafts, Mrs. Claus, a magician, refreshments and music.

For more information and reservations, contact the Trolley Museum at 570-963-6590.

 

Elf On A Shelf Trolley Special

The “Elf on the Shelf” trolley ride special is set for November 23.  The Elf will be joining the guests on all of the excursions, and the day will also include face painting, arts & crafts, and refreshments for the children.

The runs leave the Electric City Trolley Museum at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM.  The combination rate for the museum activities and ride is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (62+), $8 for children, and free for youngsters two and under.

Electric City Trolley Museum To Offer “Halloween Fest”

Ghosts, goblins, children, moms and dads are invited to “Halloween Fest” at the Electric City Trolley Museum on Sunday, October 14, from 10 am to 2 pm.

There will be refreshments, games, art activities, a magician, balloon art and a costume contest.

Costume contest prizes will be awarded for the prettiest, scariest, funniest, most original and, of course,   best Superhero.  Winners announced at 1:30 pm.

The all-inclusive admission price for children is $10, which includes a Trolley Ride.  The museum admission for accompanying adults is FREE. An adult trolley ride is $5.

Contact the Trolley Museum at 570-963-6590 for additional information.