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Northland Library Programs & Events March
Part 2

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DISCOVER ITALY: A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR TRAVELING TO THE BEL PAESE

Traveling to Italy represents a lifetime dream for many of us. This seminar will guide you through Italy's rich history, beautiful arts, unique culture and traditional lifestyle, while providing you with everything you need to know to organize the trip of your dreams. You will be introduced to insights and recommendations that are not found on-line or in a standard travel guide. By the end of the seminar, you will not only possess the knowledge needed to explore Italy with confidence, but you will also enhance your cultural awareness of one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Join Milan native Dr. Lorenzo Dellagiovanna on Thursday, March 9 at 7 p.m., as he shares his original stories and suggestions to help you understand the extraordinary charm of the Italian culture.

Everyone in the audience will receive a free copy of the e-book The Essential Guide for Traveling to Italy and have access to four free Italian language lessons with T&L Global, a premier language center located in Pittsburgh, PA.

PEDAL POWER! BIKE FROM PITTSBURGH TO D.C.

Join us on Saturday, March 18 from 2-3 p.m. to learn about the 335 mile Great Allegheny and Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) bike trails that stretch all the way from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. Come ready to explore the towns along the trail and gain information that will prepare you for the bike ride of a lifetime. Presenters Ida and Maggie Adkins made the journey last summer and are eager to tell you what awaits you on your next bike adventure. Maggie completed the trip and she was only 10 years old. You can do it too! Registration is required.

MANDALA ART MEDITATION WORKSHOP

Learn to draw and paint your own mandala on Monday, March 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.! We will explore the process of art as a meditation, and also how the finished product (the mandala itself) can be used as a meditative tool. We will learn how to make mandalas with a positive intention, and find out why mandalas increase concentration and promote balance. We will also examine the meaning of mandalas in cultures all over the world.

All levels of artistic ability are welcome. Templates and blank pages will be available for you to create your mandala at your own pace!

COST: $20.00 (cash or check) for supplies and instruction, due at the class. Registration is required.

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