Dr. Knowledge

Fascinating Facts & Interesting Stories
Charles Reichblum, author and popular radio guest Dr. Knowledge, has built one of the largest collections in the world of fascinating facts and interesting stories for his series, “Knowledge in a Nutshell.” Join Dr. Knowledge as he presents The All-Time Book of Fascinating Facts. He is a regular speaker on CBS Radio Network and News Radio 1020 KDKA.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

AARP Smart Driver Course

Sharpen your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver course!
You will learn:

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Proven safety strategies
  • New traffic laws and rules of the road

Plus, there are no tests to pass. You simply sign up and learn. Upon completion you may be eligible to receive a multiyear discount on your car insurance.
$15 AARP Members
$20 Non Members

Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7, 2017
1-5 p.m.
Sherwoord Oaks Auditorium

“A Taste of Italy”

Presented by the International Cafe.
Allegro Dance Company is a professional dance company based of Wheeling, WV. Allegro entertains audiences about the Italian culture. By fusing traditional Italian dance with other dance styles, Allegro provides a unique & contemporary look inside Italy’s past and present. Allegro is excited to present a wonderful array of traditional Italian dances that represent many regions of Italy. Buona Festa!

Tuesday, March 28
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

Johnny Angel Trio

Salute to the Great American Song Book.
Pittsburgh’s own Johnny Angel will be singing songs from the Great American Pop Song Book. listen to his fun-filled stories from nearly 50 years of a wonderful career in the music business. Don’t miss the chance to see Johnny Angel up close and personal! He will be accompanied by pianist Ken Pompi and bass player Patt Crossley.

Friday, March 10
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

Fire and Ice: The World of Robert Frost

Retired librarian and author Sam Allen has turned the life of this complex and troubled artist into a riveting one-man show. The play is narrated by Frost himself, returned from the other side to tell his story and bring his timeless artistry to new modern audience.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

Four-Course Conversation

We’ve combined a delicious, four-course luncheon with four different conversations about resident life. With each unique part of the meal (appetizer, soup or salad, entree, dessert), you will meet a new resident host who will guide you through a conversation full of fresh information on campus life at Sherwood Oaks.

We have limited space so please call today to make your reservation at 1(800) 642-2217.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
11:30 a.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

H. J. Heinz: A Recipe for Success

Presented by Emily Ruby
H.J. Heinz: A Recipe for Success covers the life and times of one of Pittsburgh’s most successful industrialists. You will hear how Pittsburgh’s “Condiment King” survived bankruptcy to become a leader and innovator in the packaged food industry. You will learn about his roots in the German community of Sharpsburg, PA and even the inspiration behind the “57 Varieties.” His recipe for success included a growing market for prepared foods, innovative and creative marketing, dedication to a pure product and a loyal workforce.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

River City Brass Trio

River City Brass Band receives praise from audiences and critics alike: “RCB delivers the rare kind of show that combines light-hearted fun with serious musicianship,” notes audience member. “River City Brass puts the fun back into music,” says the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review.

Tuesday, December 12, 2016
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

Scandal, Lies, and Cover-ups

Join Tom Madden, writer and independent filmmaker, who has worked in the entertainment industry his entire life, as he presents Hollywood’s biggest scandals, lies, and over-ups. The scandals and lies that made headlines… and many more that didn’t!

Thursday, December 1, 2016
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium

International Button Box Club

The International Button Box Club was formed in 1992 and has grown popularity as an entertainment medium. In the past 20 plus years they have performed at numerous venues, such as the annual Canonsburg 4th of July Parade, Washington County Fair, Pittsburgh’s St. Pat’s Parade, State Capitol, Harrisburg, New York Catskill Mt. Resorts, Annual Steam Show, Pepsi Roadhouse, and many more. Their repertoire of ethnic music is complemented with a variety of soft rock, ballads, and country music.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016
2 p.m.
Sherwood Oaks Auditorium