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A free concert for our Morgantown Members! Rachel Eddy, of Morgantown, is a multi-instrumentalist who focuses on old time music. She will discuss the music and instruments she plays, delighting the audience with her talent! Rachel was born and raised in rural WV just south of Morgantown, where her musical family inspired her to play and sing as a little girl. She grew up listening to local fiddlers, her father among them, going to old-time festivals, and attending square dances. The old-time bug bit her early in life and Rachel now performs and teaches full-time on fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass. For more information on Rachel visit her webpage at

Instructor : Joseph Paull 

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 7:50 PM (7/26/2017-7/26/2017)

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Irving Goodman Aging Lecture Series 11th Annual Lecture Charting a direction in Turbulent Times: The Past, Present, and Furture of Policies Affecting Older Adults Guest Speaker: Pamela B. Teaster, Ph.D.   Irving Goodman Aging Lecture Series is named in honor and in memory of Irving Goodman, Ph.D., long-time WVU psychology professor, who initiated the concept and worked to bring the series to life. Dr. Teaster will provide a brief history of old age policy in order to explain present old age policy. She will also discuss how older adults and their advocates might navigate future old age policy in the current political environment. Pamela B. Teaster, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Gerontology and a Professor in the Department of Human Development at Virginia Tech. She is the Secretary General of the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and is the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Guardianship Certification. She helped established the Kentucky Justice Center for Elders and Vulnerable Adults and the Kentucky Guardianship Association. Her research concerns the abuse of elders and vulnerable adults, public and private guardianship, the ethics of surrogate decision making, public policy, and quality of life of older adults and has involved working with international, national, state, and community organizations and entities.  Dr. Teaster is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.  She is the recipient of the Rosalie Wolf Award for Research on Elder Abuse.  She has published over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters and is editor/author of 4 books.  

Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (9/13/2017-9/13/2017)

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Join OLLI for an evening of baseball on August 3! Come see the West Virginia Black Bears, Class-A Affiliate of the Pirates, in their second game of a three game series against State College Spikes. Game start time is 7:05 PM. You may purchase multiple tickets for this games, so bring your family and friends! (You will be asked to enter the individual names when you go to check out.) Tickets are $9.50 per person. Event registration closes July 17. 

Instructor : OLLI Staff 

Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/3/2017-8/3/2017)

Materials Cost: $9.50

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