Host Your Next Event at LGNC

A nature-themed meeting and event venue in the Lehigh Valley and Carbon County, PA

The Great Hall

LGNC’s “Great Hall” is the hub of most of the Nature Center’s activities. This spacious room was designed with maximum flexibility of set up in mind. Need to host a dinner? The room can fit up to 60 guests at 6 long tables. Hosting a lecture or movie night? The room can accommodate approximately 75 guests seated in auditorium-style chair arrangement. The Great Hall has:

• Wi-fi and a telephone
• Audio visual equipment including ceiling mounted LCD projector, retractable screen and speakers
• A small kitchenette with mini-fridge and sink for washing dishes and preparing beverages
• Scenic views of the Kittatinny Ridge and Lehigh River
• An entrance/exit onto side porch with bustling bird feeders and access to pollinator garden
• An entrance/exit to deck overlooking the Lehigh and D&L Trail
• Mens’ and Ladies’ restrooms conveniently located just outside in the entrance hall

Other facilities available

Pavilion – LGNC’s pavilion is located next to our native plant gardens, the D&L trail and nearby the Lehigh River. The pavilion has fixed picnic tables and benches which seat approximately 60 people. There is electricity at the pavilion, handicapped parking next to it and a portajohn nearby (tucked on the other side of our garden shed.

Classroom/lab – LGNC’s classroom laboratory features three long fixed tables with movable stools that seat approximately 24 adults or 30 children. The lab has it’s own restroom and entrance/exit off the back of the building.

Conference room – LGNC’s conference room is a modestly-sized meeting room with chairs around a rectangular table that can accommodate approximately 15 people. Amenities available in this room include:

• Wi-fi and a telephone
• Audio visual equipment including ceiling mounted LCD projector, speakers
• A small counter outside the room for setting up beverages and snacks; optional space to set up table for hosting meals
• Scenic views of the Kittatinny Ridge and Lehigh River
• Mens’ and Ladies’ restrooms conveniently located just outside in the entrance hall

Details:

  • Fees may be assessed and depend on extent of usage. Members and partner organizations receive priority/preference. Please contact us at info@lgnc.org or 610-760-8889 for details.
  • Organizations commonly use of our facilities for meetings, classes, dinners, art shows and similar events.
  • Individuals commonly use our facilities as a venue for baby or bridal showers or other family celebrations.
  • Using LGNC as a rustic wedding venue is possible; please contact us to discuss your plans.
  • Private programs are available on the history of the LGNC restoration and/or guided 2-mile hike on the Refuge.
  • Call or email well in advance. Facilities rental scheduling is based on building, volunteer and staff availability.
  • You must discuss set-up plans with LGNC staff and must fully clean up after your event.
  • You may supply your own food or we can provide suggestions on local catering.

Other opportunities to get involved at LGNC

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