Pysanky workshop returns to Lackawanna Historical Society


SCRANTON – The Lackawanna Historical Society will host its popular pysanky-making workshop with Tammy Budnovitch at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Catlin House.

The cost for the workshop is $25. Space is limited and reservations may be made by calling 570-344-3841 or emailing All needed supplies will be provided, including kistka, beeswax, egg, egg design and additional designs to take home. There will also be pysanky and additional supplies for sale.

Pysanky is a traditional Ukrainian craft, in which patterns are drawn on the eggs with wax, protecting the egg when dye is applied.

Budnovitch is a member of S.S. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Church and has been teaching pysanky for several years. Each workshop is a two-hour beginner class, teaching basic steps.