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  • PICKLEBALL

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Pickleball is fun and a great social game. It is easy to learn and play whether you’re five, eighty-five or somewhere in between. Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, an enthusiastic and dedicated group of men and women can be found playing pickleball at the Wesley Methodist Church gym. Join them, it’s free and open to the public.

  • Elder Abuse and the Public's Health

    Monday, August 21, 2017

    The School of Public Health Dean's Colloquium Series presents Dr. Pamela B. Teaster as she discusses Elder Abuse and the Public's Health on Tuesday, September 12, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in G119-B Health Sciences North. Reception to follow. For more information view the attached flyer.

  • SUPER. NATURAL. at the Phipps Conservatory

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Join us Tuesday, September 26, to visit the Phipps Conservatory to explore SUPER. NATURAL., a glass art exhibit by Jason Gamrath. Admission and food are on your own. Cost of travel is $20 for the bus and is payable by close of business on September 8. This trip is open to OLLI members, WVU Retirees, guests, and friends. To register, call OLLI at WVU at 304-293-1973.

  • Charting a Direction in Turbulent Times

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Join OLLI for their 11th Annual Irving Goodman Aging Lecture Series on September 13 at 1:00 PM at the Mountaineer Mall in Morgantown. This year's special guest speaker is Pamel B. Teaster, Ph.D. She will be addressing "Charting a direction in Turbulent Times: The Past, Present, and Future of Policies Affecting Older Adults."

  • Let's make music together!

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Let’s make some music together, Mon River New Horizons Band starts this week Monday. Are you enjoying Plato’s Symposium? We’ve added an additional class on Thursday at 3:00 PM. And don’t forget the Summer Film Forum meets for two more Light and Dark movies! So, while most of the summer term has concluded, our weeks are still filled with things to do.

  • JIM'S JOTTINGS: August 18, 2017

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Black Comedy: I was describing next week’s Film Forum selection to the film group, mentioning that Harold and Maude was an example of “black comedy,” a genre that not everyone may know about. In ye olden days, it would have been called tragi-comedy, an obvious pairing of tragic and comedic elements. We think of comedy as light and tragedy as dark, so it makes sense that black comedy would be comedy that may have dark moments.

  • FILM FORUM: August 23, 2017

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Wednesday, August 23, at 3:00 PM in classroom B, the Film Forum will be viewing the 1971 film Harold and Maude. To say that this dark comedy romance is filled with light for our summer theme, is putting it mildly. If you’ve never met Harold and Maude, you can now check this one off your bucket list! Read this article for more information.

  • SAY HELLO TO MARY JANE

    Friday, August 11, 2017

     

  • LAST WEEK OF SUMMER TERM

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    Friday, August 11, 2017