Retirees Association
 

 Upcoming Events

Please note our inclement weather policy: If Monongalia County schools are closed, our event is canceled.



Black Bears Black Bears Baseball Game
Monday
August 21, 2017
7:05 p.m.
Monongalia County Ballpark

Reservations are closed. 
Join us at the ballpark to be a part of WVU Band Night as the West Virginia Black Bears take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.  For details, see Black Bears.    



Louisa WVURA Book Club
Friday
September 1, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Heritage Place

Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas will be discussed at our September meeting.  For more information about the book club or the selections, see Book Club.



CRF LectureCommittee of Retired Faculty Lecture
Wednesday
September 6, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Great Room, The Village at Heritage Point

The next WVU Committee of Retired Faculty monthly lecture features Karen Diaz, Associate Dean of the WVU Libraries.  Her topic will be Engaging with the WVU Libraries in your Retirement.  All members of the Retirees Association are invited. 



Coffee Chat Coffee Chat
Tuesday
September 12, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Terra Cafe

Join members of the Retirees Association for a casual gathering at the Cafe for coffee, pastries, or even breakfast. The cost is on your own, but the company is free! Come and chat with retirees who have gathered.



Backpack Feeding Program Backpack Feeding Program
Wednesday
September 20, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Scott's Run Settlement House

WVURA members will pack food bags with weekend meals for school children.  There are over 800 children in this program in Monongalia County.  We go as a group, work hard, but have a good time!  We understand that not everyone will be able to be there every time but, the more helpers we have, the faster it will go.  Contact Linda Baer at 304-685-2642 or nursebaer@icloud.com if you can help.  Remember: Many hands make light work. 



Zipline WVU Zip-Line Canopy Tour
Thursday
September 21, 2017
Afternoon (time to be announced)
WVU Research Forest

Looking for adventure?  Join retirees on a Zip-Line Canopy Tour of the WVU Research Forest.  For more information and to reserve your space, see Ziplining. 



Islands Islands of New England
September 28 to October 5, 2017
A Collette Tour

Reservations are closed; tour is sold out.
Members of the Association will travel on an eight day trip to New England.  Stops on the trip include Providence, Newport, Boston, Cape Cod, Hyannis, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Provincetown.  For trip details, see Islands.



Annual Picnic Annual Picnic
Sunday, October 1, 2017
12:30 p.m.
Westside Senior Center
Westover

Members of the Retirees Association are invited to the annual picnic on October 1.  We'll have food, drink, entertainment, prizes, and a door prize.  For details and to reserve your spot, see Picnic.



Tosca Tosca at the Benedum
Sunday
October 15, 2017
10:30 a.m. departure
Pittsburgh

We’ll travel to Pittsburgh by chartered bus to see the opera Tosca. Tosca is a production of Puccini’s opera set in Rome. It's a story about an escaped political prisoner and whether Tosca will reveal his hiding place.  Byron Nelson will give a pre-opera and post-opera talk. Tickets have been substantially discounted by the Benedum. For details and to reserve your seat(s), see Tosca.



Figaro Figaro at the Benedum
Sunday
November 12, 2017
10:30 a.m. departure
Pittsburgh

We’ll travel to Pittsburgh by chartered bus to see the opera The Marriage of Figaro. It is one of the most popular comic operas of all time.  It is filled with amusing cases of mistaken identity and romantic subterfuge, plus music by Mozart at the height of his powers.  Byron Nelson will give a pre-opera and post-opera talk. Tickets have been substantially discounted by the Benedum. For details and to reserve your seat(s), see Figaro.