Retirees Association

 Upcoming Events

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

Standing events: Book Club and Backpack Feeding Program


Bowling L et's Go Bowling
Mondays in February
Beginning on February 3, 2020
10 a.m.
Suburban Lanes

We will bowl each Monday in February beginning at 10 a.m.  We'll bowl three games.  We should be done around noon.  If you can bowl only one or two games, that's okay.  We're flexible.  The games are $2.00 each.  Ball and shoes are free.  Let our Activities team know if you will be joining us - Lana Cantoni at 304-685-4532 or Susan Petsko at 304-290-6420.


CRF Lecture CRF Lecture Series
Wednesday
February 5, 2020
2:30 p.m.
Village at Heritage Point

Lori Hostuttler, Assistant Director, WV & Regional History Center, WVU Libraries, will talk on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2:30 PM at the Village at Heritage Point about “Black History Month”.  Q & A session will follow Lori’s presentation.  All members of the community are welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided.  The talk is sponsored by the WVU Committee of Retired Faculty.  For further information, please contact Allyson.McKee47@gmail.com. 

Book - Bad Blood WVURA Book Club
Friday
February 7, 2020
10 a.m.
Heritage Place

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou will be discussed at the February meeting of the Book Club.  For more information about the book club or the selections, see Book Club.


Music from the Heart Music from the Heart, a Valentine's Day Reception
Friday
February 14, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Museum Education Center

Join members of the Retirees Association for a reception and concert on Valentine's Day.  We have reserved the Museum Education Center for the reception and will attend the WVU Wind Symphony concert, Music from the Heart.  For more details and a reservation form, go to Music.


Backpack Feeding ProgramBackpack Feeding Program
Wednesday
February 19, 2020
1 p.m.
Scott's Run Settlement House

WVURA members will pack food bags with weekend meals for school children. There are over 800 children enrolled 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.  You can contact Diana Scott-Beattie at dianawv79@comcast.net if you have questions.  Remember: Many hands make light work.


Cherry Blossoms National Cherry Blossom Festival
Thursday
April 2, 2020
Washington DC

Retirees will travel by chartered bus to Washington DC to see the cherry blossoms.  We will leave Morgantown at 7 a.m., spend the day in Washington, and leave Washington at 6 p.m.  For more details and a reservation form, see Cherry Blossoms.


Carmen at the Benedum Carmen at the Benedum
Sunday
April 5, 2020
10:30 a.m. departure
Pittsburgh

We'll travel to Pittsburgh by chartered bus to see the opera.  Carmen is a story of lust, deception and murder.  The gypsy Carmen can have any man she wants.  But when she seduces naive Corporal Don Jose, she gets more than she bargains for.  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 Carmen.


Rock N Roll 50 Years of Rock N Roll
Friday
April 17, 2020
5:00 p.m. departure
Uniontown PA

Retirees will travel by chartered bus to Uniontown PA for dinner and a rock 'n roll concert.  We will leave Morgantown at 5:00 p.m. and leave from Uniontown around 10 p.m.  For more details and a reservation form, see Rock N Roll. 


Norma at the Benedum Norma at the Benedum
Sunday
May 3, 2020
11:30 a.m. departure
Pittsburgh

We'll travel to Pittsburgh by chartered bus to see the opera.  Norma is a tragic tale of conflict between love and duty.  Norma is a Druid priestess in ancient Gaul who falls in love with a Roman leader. When she finds out he is having an affair with another priestess, it pushes her over the edge with deadly consequences.  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 Norma.


Discover CroatiaDiscover Croatia, Slovenia and the Adriatic Coast
A Collette Tour 
August 6 - 17, 2020
 
Discover Croatia, Slovenia and the Adriatic Coast featuring Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast, the Istrain Peninsula and Lake Bled.  You will see medieval architecture, tranquil lakes, and local villages.  For more information about this tour, see Discover Croatia.