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Upcoming Events for Purdue Retirees

Upcoming PURA Events

21 February “Successfully Growing Houseplants”, Bennett’s Greenhouses, 2:00 p.m. Email Michele Salla at masalla@purdue.edu to reserve your spot. Register soon—the event is filling fast and limited to twenty-five (25) participants. Note that ample parking is available at Bennett’s, 3651 McCarty Lane, Lafayette.

4 March PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: Medical Marijuana and Other Complementary and Alternative Medicines
Speaker: Cindy Koh-Knox, Pharm D. Clinical Associate

1 April PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: The Opioid Epidemic—An Update.
Speaker: Carl Erich, United Against Opioid Abuse Local Coordinator, at United Way of Greater Lafayette

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

6 May PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: Campus Master Planning & Discovery Park Plans.
Speaker: Michael Gulich, Director of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability

3 June PURA monthly meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 am.
Topic: Safely Navigating Your Prescription Drug Regimen
Speaker: Dan Degnan, Chelsea Anderson & Jamie Woodyward, Purdue Department of Pharmacy Practice

 

February 2019 Campus Calendar

Academic:
Mar. 11-16—Spring Break.
May 4—Spring semester ends.
May 10-12—Spring commencement ceremonies.

Special Events: Free and open to the public.
Books and Coffee series (69th annual). 4:00-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-4:55 p.m.: Talk. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Prize drawing at end of each event available to those present.

Feb. 14--Sam Blackmon, associate professor of English, on Yaa Gyasi's "Homegoing."
Feb. 21--Janet Alsup, professor and department head of curriculum and instruction, on Tara Westover's "Educated: A Memoir."

Purdue 150th Celebration Ideas Festival
Details at https://takegiantleaps.com/calendar/ 
Feb. 12—What If We Made Mental Wellness a Priority?
Feb. 13—What IF AI (artificial intelligence) Tools Punish the Poor?

Music: Free and open to the public.
Wind Works Concert Series. Long Center for the Performing Arts. 111 North 6th Street, Lafayette
Feb. 15—Wind Works I. 8:00 p.m. Collegiate Band & Wind Ensemble.
Feb. 16—Wind Works II. 8:00 p.m. University Band, Campus Band & Concert Band.
Feb. 17—Wind Works III. 2:30 p.m. Symphonic Band & Varsity Band.
Feb. 22—8:00 p.m. Guitar & Saxophone, Tower of Power Band, American Music Reparatory Ensemble. Loeb Playhouse.
Feb. 27—6:00 p.m. Concert Jazz Band & Lab Jazz Band I. Purdue Memorial Union.

Art: Free and open to the public.
Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-7:-00p.m. Monday-Friday (except holidays, and closing at 5:00 p.m. on final day of an exhibition)
Feb. 11-22—"Paintings from India: Historical and Modern."
Feb. 18-22—Lobyn Hamilton Solo Exhibition.

Theatre:
Feb. 9--"The Colored Museum." Theatrical satire presented as 11 "exhibits" showing truths about being black in the U.S. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union, North Ballroom.
Feb. 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23—Purdue Theatre’s production of -"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare. Ticket information at: https://cla.purdue.edu/theatre/Tickets 

Athletics:
Swimming: Burke Aquatic Center. Free and open to the public.
Feb. 23-24—Men’s “First Chance” meet vs. Indiana. All day, each day.

Tennis: Schwartz Tennis Center. Free and open to the public.
Feb. 16—Women's tennis vs. Washington State. 12:00 noon.

Men’s Basketball, at Mackey Arena:
Feb. 9—vs. Nebraska. 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 16—vs. Penn State. 4:00 p.m.

Women’s Basketball, at Mackey Arena:
Feb. 7—vs. Illinois. Faculty/Staff appreciation night. 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 14—vs. Minnesota. National Girls & Women in Sports Celebration. 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 17—vs. Northwestern. Beat Cancer Pinkout; service appreciation day; senior day. 2:00 p.m.

All sports schedules available at: https://purduesports.com . Click through to the Home page, then click on Sports at the top to see specific sports menu. Athletic ticket information at:  purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html