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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.

  • Highway to History – Route 8

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 13, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Steve Cicero, former history instructor in the Butler Area School District.

    Beginning near Pittsburgh and winding its way 150 miles north to Erie, PA, Route 8 passes near an amazing number of historic sites. From prehistoric glaciers to space age storage vaults, this road has connections to every era of American History. Take a drive through history with Forbes, Perry, Drake, and Earhart and visit actual places that were part of their stories.

  • Estate Planning with an Elder Law Focus: Everything You Need to Know

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speakers: Christine Brown Murphy, Esquire and Colleen Bratkovich, Esquire, Zacharia Brown PC

    Learn about the importance of well drafted documents for Estate and Long-Term Care Planning including, Durable Financial and Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Wills and Trusts and Asset Protection Planning to qualify for Medicaid & Veteran’s Benefits.

  • Pennsylvania Trollies and Covered Bridges

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 12, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Gail Griffith, instructor with the Life Enrichment Program for seniors through CCAC

    Clang, clang, clang went the Trolley!  Did you know that Pittsburgh was once home to over 2000 trolley cars and 600 miles of track?  See how they all came together and got the city moving.  Western PA is home to many covered bridges still in very good condition…where is the longest covered bridge?  How old is the oldest covered bridge?  Why are they called “kissing bridge”? Find the answers to these questions and many more.

  • Climate Change and Plant Specific Impacts in Western Pennsylvania

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 26, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Chris Kubiak, Director of Education at the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

    Climate Change continues to be one of the most important and potentially greatest challenges facing our global ecosystems in the 21st Century. This program discusses the causes and impacts of anthropomorphic climate change on our local biome, with a focus on shifting growing zones in Western Pennsylvania, disease pressures on plants, and issues with pollination timing and other plant specific impacts. Also included is a discussion on “Project Budburst”, which studies the phenology of local plants bloom time in relation to Climate Change.

  • History of the Allegheny County Parks

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Allegheny County Park Ranger

    Allegheny County is fortunate to have nine beautiful county parks.  The audience will receive an overview of the creation of all nine county parks.  Each of the nine parks has something unique and exciting waiting to be explored.

  • All About Bees

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 23, 2024 – 11 a.m.

    Speaker:  Julie Travaglini, Senior Director of Education and Curriculum, Allegheny Land Trust

    Bees are a cornerstone of our food system and along with other pollinators, they help support the plants that provide the air we breathe.  Pennsylvania is home to more species of bees than birds. This seminar examines some of the most ecologically and economically important animals on Earth.