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Seminars

SEMINARS

Education on Every Topic – Free!

Join us for The Legacy Lineup Lifelong Learning Seminars offering a variety of topics at no cost! Seminars are scheduled every other Tuesday at 11 a.m. Parking is free. Please RSVP to 412-635-8080 to reserve a seat or for weather cancellations.

  • Creativity Expressed in Glass

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: David Hall, Traveler and art collector

    Discover the “magic” and artistry of three glass masters: Dale Chihuly, Lino Tagliapietra, and Gabriel Loire. Watch them create hot glass bowls, flowers, and huge chandeliers. View a new style of stained glass windows. Touch and hold glass objects. Each visionary artist has “re-invented” and created stunning new expressions in glass.

  • President Ulysses S. Grant

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Presenter:  Kenneth J. Serfass, Gunnery Sgt. USMC, retired

    Back by popular demand, Ken is a first-person impressionist with over forty years of study of his self-avowed childhood hero U.S. Grant.  He is a full time professional living historian portraying Ulysses S. Grant.  It is with a profound honor that he tells the story of one of America’s greatest leaders.  Ken will focus on Grant’s presidency, starting with his first inaugural address in 1869.

  • Voices in The Attic

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Carleton Young, PhD, author and history professor

    Imagine clearing out your family attic and discovering an enormous collection of letters written by two soldiers during the Civil War, but not knowing why the letters were there. Faced with that situation, Carleton Young spent more than a decade visiting battlefields and researching the two soldiers. He tells the story of two brothers who witnessed and made history by fighting in many of the most famous battles of the Civil War, and then preserving that history through their surprisingly detailed and insightful letters.

  • The Great One: The Life and Legacy of Roberto Clemente

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Clemente Museum Docent, Vince Mariotti

    Join us to learn about Roberto Clemente, the Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player affectionately known to his fans as “The Great One”.  During this presentation, a representative from the Clemente Museum will discuss the Museum’s collections as well as provide insight into Clemente’s life on and off the field.

  • How the Great Depression Built North Park

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Allegheny County Park Ranger

    Join the Allegheny County Park Rangers to explore the history of North Park.  Learn how the Great Depression shaped the parks and gave our country’s young men an opportunity to work and gain valuable skills.

  • The Power of Gratitude

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Carol A. Briney, International Inspirational Speaker, Trainer, and Top-rated Podcast Host

    Carol will talk about how being mindfully appreciative and expressing your gratitude can unlock the fullness of life. Come and join this renowned speaker for an engaging talk on the power of gratitude and how it can transform your life from ordinary to extraordinary. Carol will also have her book Embracing Your Unlimited Possibilities, A Handbook for Life available for purchase and autograph.