Kick off summer in downtown Hazleton on the First Friday of June. In addition to merchant promotions, there are many events to enjoy, including a Bikes, Blues, and BBQ outdoor celebration (bikers and pedestrians welcome); a historical walking tour highlighting downtown architecture led by Charles McElwee; a "Meet the Artists" event and an "Essential Oils" yoga class at the Dragonfly Café; an Art League Exhibit and Reception featuring the work of Grayce Swet; and a live professional wrestling event at The Sanctuary, featuring "The Savage God King" Ahtu. Merchant promotions include a free Pearl Clinic at Fellin's Jewelers and an Outdoor Grill Cooking Demonstration at Grand Central Furniture.
Kids can also enjoy a craft program at the library, Family Nerf Wars at the YMCA/YWCA, and pageantry classes at Facettes of Dance. CLICK HERE to view the full schedule of events, and see map below for locations of all participating businesses and organizations.
The Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress is conducting a survey about how you feel about Downtown Hazleton. The purpose of this survey is to get a better idea of common community perceptions that will help guide future downtown revitalization strategies.