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.
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 11 a.m.
Speaker: Claudia A. Tyler, Manager, Medicare Brokerage Sales, UPMC for Life
Medicare 101 will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare, including the Medicare Advantage Programs, which are optional plans that Medicare patients may choose to pay for separately.
Haunted Roads of Western Pennsylvania
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11 a.m.
Speaker: Thomas White, University Archivist and Adjunct Professor of History at Duquesne University, Adjunct Professor of History at La Roche College
There are ghostly travelers who forever wander the lonely roads of Western Pennsylvania. A creeping fog rises from Blue Mist Road, and stories of car crashes, lynchings and even strange beasts haunt this isolated stretch outside Pittsburgh. Travel the backcountry roads and byways of Western Pennsylvania with author Thomas White to discover ghost tales and mysterious legends.
Dr. Knowledge – Fascinating Facts and Interesting Stories
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 11:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chuck Reichblum, author and popular radio guest
Dr. Knowledge (Charles Reichblum) has built one of the largest collections in the world of fascinating facts and interesting stories for his series, “Knowledge in a Nutshell.” Join Dr. Knowledge as he presents The All-Time Book of Fascinating Facts. He is a regular speaker on CBS Radio Network and News Radio 1020 KDKA.
The Strange Death of Eben Byers
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Robert T. (Kip) Jones, Jr. M.D., Radiologist (retired), Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Today we associate the origin of drugs like heroin with Mexico and Afghanistan. But did you know that at the turn of the 20th century, one of the most popular social drugs was largely produced in…PITTSBURGH? This is the story of that epidemic, and, most particularly, what it did to a famous local industrial and sports figure.
A Taste of Japan
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:00 a.m.
Entertainer: Yuko Eguchi
Discover the beauty of Japan. View a film showcasing the natural beauty, the rich culture and hospitality of the country. After the film, enjoy a performance by Yuko Eguchi, a native of Tokyo, Japan. Yuko will come in costume and perform traditional Geisha song and dance.
Hollywood: Scandal, Lies and Cover Ups
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Tom Madden, Asylum Entertainment Director and Filmmaker
The greatest scandals and cover ups in Tinseltown history. This lecture digs into the closet and uncovers all the dirty little secrets that Hollywood has been hiding for 80 years.
Incredible Penn Avenue: From Wilkinsburg to Point State Park
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Louise Sturgess, Executive Director of PHLF
Pittsburgh’s Penn Avenue follows the path that British General John Forbes and his troops hacked through the wilderness as they marched westward to take control of the Point in November 1758. In this fast-paced presentation of more than 300 photos, you’ll see architectural landmarks, historic fences and walls, murals, a wonderful variety of stores and signs––and a diverse cast of characters including Steeler fans, culture buffs, shoppers, yoga enthusiasts, and photographers.