Upcoming Events

Membership Meeting

The history of Idlewild Park will be featured Saturday February 19 during the annual membership meeting at the society headquarters 416 Weldon Street. Doors open at 9:30. The meeting will start at 10:00.


Local author Jennifer Sopko will share photos and information she has collected about the popular Ligonier Township amusement park.

Society "Matinee" Programs


We were pleased this past year to be able to present the following one hour Power Point programs that we have prepared on topics of local cultural and historical interest.  Doors will open at 9 AM, presentation starts at 9:30.  Refreshments provided. Admission free to the public. Please join us if you can.

  • June 10-11: Latrobe: Mr. Rogers First Neighborhood

This is a new program focusing on the people, places, and events in Mr. Rogers neighborhood.

  • July 8-9: First Ward Revisited

  • August 12-13:  Second &Third Wards Revisited

  • September 9-10: Fourth & Fifth Wards Revisited

Society "Matinee" Programs

  • October 7-8: Sixth Ward Revisited

  • November 4-5: Home Front: Latrobe in WW II


All hosted programs at 416 Weldon Street are free to attend, but we do accept donations.

For events at 416 Weldon Street, parking will be available along Weldon Street on Fridays.  Additional parking will be available for evening and Saturday use at the Kelly, Sparber, White & Associates parking lot on the corner of Weldon and Alexandria streets