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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.

  • Dishonesty in Handwriting

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Michelle Dresbold is an internationally renowned handwriting expert, personality profiler, speaker, artist and author of Sex, Lies and Handwriting. Dresbold will explain how a single sentence can provide insight into a person’s background, psychology and behavior. Learn how to identify the sign of a dirty rotten scoundrel and a lying, cheating, backstabbing lover, as well as view some of the most dangerous traits in handwriting.

  • The Revolution in Western Pennsylvania

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Michael I. Burke, Exhibit Specialist of The Fort Pitt Museum

    On the morning of April 19, 1775, the first shots of the American Revolution were fired at Lexington and Concord in the colony of Massachusetts. The resulting war would soon consume the fledgling United States, spreading from port cities, such as Philadelphia and Boston, to the backcountry settlements beyond the mountains. The war fought in the west was very different from the eastern battlefields.

  • Move It or Lose It!

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Jennifer S. Brach, Ph.D., PT, Professor in Department Physical Therapy at University of Pittsburgh, national and international speaker

    Dr. Brach has 20 years of experience conducting aging and mobility research.  She received funding from the National Institute of Health to conduct clinical trials in exercise for older adults.  Her current work focuses on developing, testing, and implementing exercise programs to improve mobility in older adults.

  • It’s A Hockey Night in Pittsburgh! 1893 to Today

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Larry Woods, Heinz History Museum

    If you are a Penguin fan, this seminar is for you.  Our speaker will be tracing Pittsburgh’s hockey history from its beginnings in Oakland to the PPG Paints Arena.

  • Haunted Hollywood

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Tom Madden, Asylum Entertainment Director and Filmmaker

    Take a spooky walk back through the classic “jump-out-and-scare-you” films from Hollywood.  From Nosferatu in 1922 up to The Quiet Place in 2017, we look at movies that made us jump…and some that made us stop showering.  Get into the Halloween spirit with some of your most terrifying nightmares!

     

  • Marketing the Presidency: A Visual Tour of 125 Years of Presidential Artifacts

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Stephen E. Mihaly, Collector of Presidential Artifacts, Retired Vice President, H. J. Heinz Co.

    Steve Mihaly is a collector of presidential Americana and holds one of the largest privately held collections in the country. He creates an amazing tour of odd and unusual items presidential candidates produced to try and gain your vote. You’ll see everything from McKinley soap baby dolls to Teddy Roosevelt door stops, FDR stove pot covers, “Ike” sugar cubes, and even a Richard Nixon shower head!

  • AARP Smart Driver Course (Two-day Course)

    Cost:  AARP members pay $15.00; others pay $20.00.

    Date:  Monday, November 25, 2019 & Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Instructor: Martin Snyder

    The AARP Smart Driver Course is designed to save you money on your automobile insurance, refresh your driver’s skills, update you on new motor vehicle codes, and provide research-based driving strategies designed to help you drive safely, longer. There are no driver tests. After the two-day course, you receive a certificate, which, when provided to your insurance agency, should save you 5% on your car insurance for 3 years.

    You must attend both days to be certified.

    Please bring your driver’s license, AARP membership card (if a member) and a check made payable to AARP.  Class size is limited; registration is required.  Please call 412-635-8080.

  • Memory Decline and Aging: When Should I Be Concerned?

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Ariel Gildengers, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Board-Certified Geriatric Psychiatrist

    Dr. Gildengers will discuss normal aging and its impacts on brain health and memory.  She will review the difference between normal cognitive aging and abnormal memory loss that may be the early signs of dementia. Current research will be presented on both risk factors and preventative factors for dementia, including steps that older people can take to reduce their risk. She will explain a current National Institute of Aging research study that aims to learn if a currently available treatment can prevent dementia.

  • NO SEMINARS IN JANUARY DUE TO INSTALLATION OF NEW SOUND SYSTEM FOR THE LEGACY THEATRE

    Cost: 

    Date:  January, 2020