Northland Public Library Events for May
TROLLEY TRAILS THROUGH THE NORTH HILLS
Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 p. m. at The Lodge in North Park, North Ridge Drive.
Back by popular demand: Come explore the trolley trails that once operated throughout the North Hills. Bill Fronczek and Scott Becker return from The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum and are joined by Gary Rigdon of the Friends of North Park, Bob Mulshine of the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy, and Amy Steele from Northland Public Library to share the history of trolley travel over the Harmony Route and Butler Short Line through the North Hills and how portions of these routes are being used today. Registration is required.
INDIAN COOKING CLASS: TOMATO RASAM
Our favorite Indian cook, Ann Manchella, will demonstrate the preparation of: Tomato Rasam on Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m. Rasam is a spicy soup made in South India using lentils, pepper, tomato and other spices. Watch her preparation and taste a generous sample. Registration is required.
PAINTING YOUR PET
Thursday, June 1 at 7 p.m. to watch the North Hills Art Center demonstrate how to capture your pet’s likeness and personality on canvas. Working from a photo, the class will cover how to paint a successful pet portrait in oils. Registration is required.
AFTER HOURS GENEALOGY LOCK-IN
Lock-In on Friday, June 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. This evening of hands-on research requires general computer skills as you will search for your ancestors using online databases, including Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest Online, and more. Research volunteers will be on hand to help.
Participants should bring a flash drive to save copies of documents and information you may find. Advance registration is required due to limited space.
LGBTQ PRIDE MONTH PANEL
Every June, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning(LGBTQ) Pride Month is celebrated to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots that began the Gay Liberation movement in the United States. Join us on Thursday, June 8 at 7 p.m. to hear the personal experiences of members of PFLAG Pittsburgh. This event offers a welcoming space to celebrate diversity and learn about our differences. Questions are welcomed, but hate speech will not be tolerated. Registration is required.
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