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Lunch and Learn: Documenting Pittsburgh's Past

Thursday, August 21, 2014  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Historic Pittsburgh is a collection of local resources including maps, census records, historical text, videos, images and more that support scholarly and individual research on the history of Western Pennsylvania.

Scribes

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

Explore with HackPittsburgh

Saturday, August 23, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: HackPittsburgh is a nonprofit, community-based workshop that encourages members to have fun with technology!

Reading Room @ Market Square

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh


The Reel Story

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Reading Social Book Group

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is The Returned by Jason Mott.

Legal Resources in Pittsburgh: The Pro Bono Center

Thursday, August 28, 2014  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The Pro Bono Center is a program of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation that provides free civil legal services to low-income clients in Allegheny County with the assistance of well-trained volunteer attorneys.

Cooking @ the Library: Indian Cuisine with a Vegan Twist

Saturday, August 30, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Cooking vegan at home can be simple, affordable, well balanced and healthy for your body and the environment.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, September 2, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Karen Russell's “Haunting Olivia” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Toastmasters

Friday, September 5, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, September 9, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Scribes

Friday, September 12, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, September 16, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, September 17, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Toastmasters

Friday, September 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Journey of Sacagawea

Tuesday, September 23, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Reading Social Book Group

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is The Secret Keeperby Kate Morton.

Scribes

Friday, September 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

The Machine That Made Us

Tuesday, September 30, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Brotherly Love, by Jhumpa Lahiri's “Brotherly Love, by Jhumpa Lahiri” - Light Literary Lunch Club: A Short Story Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Love literature, but don’t have much time? Bring a lunch and join us at noon on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a short story.

Toastmasters

Friday, October 3, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Conversation Salon

Monday, October 6, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Conversation Salon is a forum for active participation in the discussion of the meaningful and interesting events of our time and an opportunity to connect and contribute to your community.

Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Scribes

Friday, October 10, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you writing your life story? Are you 50 or older? Join the Scribes and find like-minded people who work together to develop their creative writing skills. No worries about getting critiqued, it doesn’t happen here, just positive reinforcement in a supportive environment.

Toastmasters

Friday, October 17, 2014 | Other Dates  
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business