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Upcoming Events for Purdue Retirees

Upcoming PURA Events

1 October PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am.
Topic: Purdue’s Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2019
Speaker: Kelly Hiller, Director, Purdue Sesquicentennial Communications

8-9 October Final days to register to vote in Indiana general election, including U.S. Senate & House races. Deadline is October 9.

10 October PURA Common Read Discussion and Tour of Wilmeth Learning Center. 4:00-5:30 pm.
Dean Emeritus Jim Mullins's book A Purdue Icon: Creation, Life, and Legacy, about the north Purdue Power Plant and Engineering Administration building Space is limited. Registration: email Michele Salla at masalla@purdue.edu.

12, 19, 24 October Flu Shots, Free for official retirees and spouses. (See article above for details.)

5 November PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: Tech Toys III & Top Tech Concerns of the Day.
Speaker: Scott Ksander

6 November ELECTION Day

7 November PURA tour of Bechtel Innovation Design Center and Black Cultural Center. 4:00-5:30 pm. Space is limited. Registration: email Michele Salla at masalla@purdue.edu.

26 November PURA Planning Your Future conference. Stewart Center, Rooms 214 A-D. More information coming soon.

3 December PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: “From Pharmacies to Farm-acies: How the food we eat and the way we eat it can lead to health and longevity”.
Speaker: Gary Ulrich, IU School of Medicine

7 January PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: “The Future of K-12 education in Indiana, and the Greater Lafayette Career & Technical Education Center”.
Speaker: Scott Hanback, Superintendent, Tippecanoe School Corporation

17 April 2019 PURA Purposeful Living in Retirement Conference. Beck Agricultural Center, West Lafayette.

October Campus Calendar


Oct. 8-9—Fall break, no classes.  (Offices are open)

Music: Free and open to the public

Oct. 12—American Music Repertory Ensemble and Lab Jazz Band. 8 p.m. Stewart Center, Loeb Playhouse.

Oct. 14—Purdue Bells in worship services. 8:30 and 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St., West Lafayette.

Oct. 14—Fall Concert Bands. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette.

Oct. 18—Purdue Jazz Band, Tower of Power Band, and Guitar & Saxophone Ensemble. 8 p.m. Stewart Center, Loeb Playhouse.

Oct. 20—Purdue Varsity Glee Club 125th Anniversary Alumni Concert and Celebration. Concert: 4-6 p.m.; Elliott Hall of Music

Oct. 21—Purdue Bells in worship services. 10:30 a.m. Federated Church, 2400 Sycamore Lane.

Oct. 21—Purduettes in worship services. 10:45 a.m. Immanuel United Church of Christ, 1526 S. 18th St., Lafayette.


Oct. 2—World Film Forum: "The Fortress" (2017, historical drama, 140 minutes, South Korea, English subtitles). Presenter: Song No, associate professor of Spanish, School of Languages and Cultures. 7:30 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St.



Oct. 20—vs. Ohio State (Pack Ross-Ade Day). Noon.

Women's Volleyball, Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium:

Oct. 10—vs. Penn State. 7 p.m.
Oct. 18—vs. Maryland. 7 p.m.
Oct. 20—vs. Ohio State. 7 p.m.

Women's Soccer. Folk Field, free

Oct. 5—vs. Minnesota. 7 p.m.
Oct. 7—vs. Wisconsin. 1 p.m.

, Alexander Field, Admission free to fall baseball

Oct. 6—exhibition vs. Parkland College. 10 a.m.
Oct. 12—fall scrimmage vs. Ontario Travel Team. 2 p.m.
Oct. 13—exhibition vs. Heartland College. 10 a.m.
Oct. 20, 26, 27—intra-squad Old Gold and Black Series. Times TBA.