We are open Tuesday thru Thursdays from 10 AM to 2 PM and Fridays 10 AM to Noon. Wear a mask, take your temperature with our non-contact thermometer, enjoy the art, a cup of coffee, or just get a change of scenery and work from here.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
The Gathering Place invites the community to join the“Bears in the Summit” project as Downtown Bear sponsors, artists, or volunteers.
Have you seen a black bear in the Abingtons? Perhaps walking across your backyard or munching from your bird feeder? Bears have become more commonplace in our community.
To celebrate the Abingtons’ harmony with these furry critters, The Gathering Place has launched a community art project, “Bears in the Summit.” The project is an initiative that will bring beautiful painted bear statues to downtown Clarks Summit this summer. Each bear will be sponsored by a local group or business and individually decorated by an artist. In July, The Gathering Place will install the whimsical bruins at outside locations around the village and host a week of family-friendly events.
The project follows in the footsteps of the famous Cows on Parade in Chicago, the Miles of Mules in northeastern Pennsylvania, and the Black Bear Film Festival in Milford, Pennsylvania.
THE OPEN DOOR FOOD PANTRY
In response to the pandemic and the need it has created in our community, The Gathering Place, The First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, and Our Lady of Snows Church, in cooperation with the Clarks Summit Borough have created The Open Door Food Pantry. The pantry is located in the entryway to the Borough Building elevator on Spring St.
We are accepting donations at this time. If you have extra and want to help, the door is always open, the shelves are set up, just place your donations on the shelves.
We invite you to follow our e-newsletter that will try to keep you informed of events, classes and information.
Stay safe and healthy.
Donate to The Gathering Place.
Take classes, go to lectures, enjoy community events and art shows or just meet with friends. Help us so we can offer you so much more. Donate today.
Many Thanks to Our Patrons Hal & Paula Baillie Dorrance R. & Susan S. Belin Joe Dippre & Graeme Baillie The First Lieutenant Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation Bill & Grace Farrell Forensic Associates of NEPA, LLC Emily & Lee Rancier Jean & Gene Stark The Waters Family