UNC to hold 15th annual Mardi Gras celebration

June 18th, 2015 10:25 am

First Posted: 1/20/2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PA (UNC) will hold its 15th annual Mardi Gras celebration with new twists as the agency works to raise funds for Angel’s Attic, its emergency food and clothing bank.

The event is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m.on Friday, Feb. 6 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. It will feature a show from local mentalist John Graham, as well as performances by the Indigo Moon Brass Band. These new features add to the traditional carnival atmosphere that will include a New Orleans dinner, featuring jambalaya, gaming tables, fortune tellers, beads, masks and more.

A grand prize from Mount Airy Casino and Resort will be awarded at the end of the night. The event is presented by PNC Bank, Grimm Construction and Bank of America. Tickets are $75 and may be purchased online at uncnepa.org/donate or by calling 570-346-0759.