A

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.

  • Becoming American

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Natasha Garrett, PhD, author of Motherlands

    The author of Motherlands, Natasha Garrett, moved from her native Macedonia to the U.S. to attend college; she never expected to become a proud Pittsburgher. She will read excerpts from her book, Motherlands, and discuss the changing patterns of immigration. In her writing, she uses humor and personal stories to explore what it means to “become” American and navigate languages, cultures and identities. The author will have books available to purchase and autograph.

  • So, You Are Thinking About Moving? How to De-clutter and Avoid Being Overwhelmed

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Carol A. Briney, Inspirational Speaker, Author, #1 Rated Podcast Host, The CEO Of Unlimited Possibilities at Carol A. Briney International

    Carol A. Briney will talk about the high cost of disorganization and having too much stuff. She will also provide easy and effective strategies for getting and, most importantly, staying organized. Join this renowned speaker for an engaging and helpful approach to downsizing your home.

     

  • Corner of Hollywood and Broadway

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Tom Madden, Asylum Entertainment Director and Filmmaker

    A look back at the long and unforgettable marriage of film and theatre. The plays and musicals that became movies and more recently the movies that became plays and musicals. A nostalgic tour of the early Hollywood classics, the MGM musicals, and the award-winning plays that became great movies. For everyone that loves movies and theatre.

  • Have a Talk of a Lifetime: Making Sure Your Goodbye Goes as Planned

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Jarett D. Sperling, M.S. Ed., Funeral Director and Professional Counselor

    We plan for so many of life’s events, but often we neglect how we want to say goodbye. This seminar will take a light approach in discussing ways of talking about the untalkable with family.  A look at what decisions can be made before and how to make sure your wishes are fulfilled.  We will also explore trends in funeral service and answer questions.

  • Charity Fraud

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Darlene Hannes, Senior Financial Crimes Investigator, retired

    In 2017, donations given to charitable organizations totaled $410.02 billion dollars.  This increase and the overall size of charitable contributions is further testament to the integral role charities play in our society.  Are your donations going to a legitimate organization?  In this seminar we will discuss the steps to take before making your charitable contribution and what you can do if you do become a victim of charity fraud.

  • Lee’s Surrender on April 9, 1865

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

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

    Ken is a first-person impressionist. With more than forty years spent studying his self-avowed childhood hero, U.S. Grant, he is a full time professional living historian portraying Ulysses S. Grant. We will discuss with General Grant some of the finer details of the meeting which led Robert E. Lee to surrender his army and end the fighting in Virginia during the Civil War.  The letters exchanged are merely the public face of how the meeting came about, and U.S. Grant will be sharing some of the inner workings that lead to this momentous day.

  • Foot and Ankle Treatment Options

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    Speakers:  Christopher T. Edwards, MD, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers and Craig Maartmann-Moe, DPT, Cert. MDT, CSCS, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Facility Director, McCandless Center for Rehab Services

    Learn about both conservative and surgical treatment options for your foot and ankle concerns. Plantar fasciitis, foot and ankle arthritis, bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas will be discussed.

  • AARP Driver Refresher Class

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Instructor:  Martin Snyder

    The AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course can help those 55 or older receive discounts on their auto insurance.  The refresher course is designed for those individuals who have already taken a driver safety course within the last three years. The fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Attendees need to bring their 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.