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Upcoming Events for Purdue Retirees

Mark your Calendars!  Upcoming PURA Events

Tour of New Football Facility

Football complexPut on your walking shoes and join us for a guided tour of the new football facility on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.

Park in the Ross-Ade Stadium parking lot and walk across John R. Wooden Drive to enter the building. Be aware there are lots of steps and a limited number of elevators in the facility.

Sign up to join us on the tour by e-mailing Michele Salla (masalla@purdue.edu). The tour is limited to 40 participants.

18 April Purposeful Living in Retirement Conference. Beck Agricultural Center, West Lafayette, 8:30 am.

4 May PURA Football Facility Tour, 4:00 p.m.  Reservations required; limited to 40 participants.  (See article above for registration instructions.)

7 May PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am.
Topic: The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette—Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Kendall Smith, Executive Director

24 May Spring Fling, Cordova Recreational Center.

4 June PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am.
Topic: Cyber Forensics
Speaker: Mark Rogers, Purdue Engineering Computer Network

2 July PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am.
Topic: Food Safety
Speaker: Charles Santerre, Purdue Professor of Food Science

6 August PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am.
Topic: Purdue University Global
Speaker: Jon Harbor, Purdue Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Associate Vice Provost/Director Digital Education

17 September PURA Fall Kickoff Luncheon.

April Campus Calendar

(Free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.)


April 21 —Purdue Grand Prix.  Purdue Grand Prix Track.  1500 McCormick Road.  www.purdue.edugrandprix.org.


April 20—Purdue Concert Band and Wind Ensemble Showcase Concert. 8:00 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music.
April 21—Purdue Campus, University, and Varsity Bands Showcase Concert. 2:20 p.m.  Elliott Hall of Music.
April 22—Purdue Philharmonic & Symphony Orchestras Showcase Concert. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music.


April 13-21-”Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris. Purdue Theatre. Thought-provoking satire on race, real estate and politics. Rated PG-13. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall.  Ticket and performance time information: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/vpa/theatre/tickets/



April 18, 24, 25, 27, 28—Men’s Baseball. Alexander Field.  Ticket Information:  http://www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-basebl.html


April 20, 22—Men’s Tennis.  Schwartz Tennis Center.
April 15—Women’s Tennis.  Schwartz Tennis Center.