Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, cookbook author and host of "Lidia's Kitchen," is coming to speak about her new memoir, "My American Dream." The book tells the story of her close-knit family and their journey to the U.S., as well as her passion for food. Stay for a book signing after the lecture. Tickets include a copy of the book.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (main) at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When: April 30, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: $34
Instead of baking your own cookies, skip ahead to the fun part at this cookie decorating party. Use icing, sprinkles and more to create edible masterpieces to give as gifts to loved ones or to your stomach.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh at 612 Smithfield St. (Downtown)
When: December 23, 2017 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Kids are invited to "Drag Queen Story Hour" at the library. Recommended for children from birth to grade 5, this story hour celebrates diversity and promotes self-acceptance and gender expression. Learn more about the program.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Allegheny at 1230 Federal St. (North Side)
When: November 18, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
There's a decent chance your plans today include watching the Super Bowl. Before the game kicks off, 91.3 WYEP is hosting its own Souper Bowl to collect perishable donations for Western Pa. shelter HEARTH. The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers, Brooke Annibale and The Buckle Downs will provide live entertainment.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When: February 5, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
How much: Free