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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.

  • Ask the Attorney – ELDER LAW QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Jennifer Rose, CELA

    Using Trusts to Protect Your Estate for Future Generations

  • Pigeon Heroes

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 14, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Kenneth Haselrig, educator, bird trainer and owner Dovecote White Dove Releases

    Pigeons have been used to carry messages for centuries. Before the advent of radio, carrier pigeons were frequently used on the battlefield as a means to communicate. Learn more about this fascinating aspect of history, including their contributions in World Wars I and II.

  • Ask the Attorney – ELDER LAW QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Karen Timko, CELA

    The Importance of Early Estate Planning when Diagnosed with Degenerative Diseases

  • The History of North Park

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, February 28, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Allegheny County Park Ranger

    On February 11, 1927, Allegheny County Commissioners passed a resolution establishing North and South County Parks.  North Park, at 3,094 acres, is the largest park in the system, more than 1000 acres greater than its sister facility, South Park.  Over the last century, North Park has been home to many unique features, some of which have faded into history.  Join us to discover North Park’s rich history and see what has changed over time.

  • AARP Driver Safety Class

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15 – 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    This is a full 8-hour course. There are two, 4-hour sessions. Both sessions are required for certification. Pre-registration is required; seating is limited. Please bring a ballpoint pen, your driver’s license, AARP membership card (if a national member), and a check made payable to AARP. Members pay $20, others pay $25.

    Please arrive by 9:45 AM EST on the first day. Certificates will be distributed at the end of class on the second day.

  • Ask the Attorney – ELDER LAW QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Caitlin Harper, CELA and Susan Cardello, LSW

    Will Medicare Pay for my Nursing Home Stay?

  • The Witch of the Monongahela

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, March 28, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Thomas White, Duquesne University archivist and curator of special collections

    In the ancient hills and misty hollows of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, generations of locals have passed down stories of a woman with mysterious magical powers. People came from near and far to seek healing and protection through her strange rituals. Some even believed she could fly. Thomas White will separate fact from fiction and recount the history of folk magic and witchcraft in western Pennsylvania.

  • The History of the American Flag

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 11, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  Mike Huston, historian and historical reenactor for over 20 years of the Civil War and the Revolutionary War in French war time periods.

    Mike will cover the origins of the flag, the development of the various American flags over the years, military use of the flag throughout the ages and flag etiquette. He will also perform a selection of songs associated with the American flag in American history.

  • Ask the Attorney – ELDER LAW QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Rob Schweitzer, CELA

    Developing an Estate Plan to Protect You Loved One with Special Needs

  • West Pennsylvania Bird Migration

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, April 25, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

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

    Bird migration is one of nature’s most amazing phenomenon. Many species of birds are either passing through Western Pennsylvania or breeding here, while traveling vast distances that connect different lands, even different continents. This program will cover both the how and the whys to bird migration.

  • Integrating Pittsburgh Sports

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, May 9, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker:  David Finoli, sports historian and author of numerous sports history books

    Integration in Pittsburgh sports has several important aspects that have been overlooked.  Many athletes and athletic programs didn’t get their just due in the past.  Our speaker will tell the incredible stories about those who stood up to prejudice to open the doors for those who followed.  He will have his books available to purchase and autograph. 

  • Ask the Attorney – ELDER LAW QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Matthew Kikta, CELA

    Dealing with the Family Vacation Home: It’s Not Always a Day at the Beach!

  • All About Hummingbirds

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, May 23, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

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

    These little birds are stunning creatures who make the environment and your garden a much brighter place. Learn more about these incredible animals that are feats of nature! Explore Pennsylvania’s only hummingbird, the Ruby Throated Hummingbird, and it’s fascinating biology.