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Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association, Inc.

The Senior Learning portion of the Purdue Extended Campus of Purdue University has many educational and social opportunities available for local retirees.

The Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association (WALLA) has offered classes, in spring and fall, since 1993. The organization also sponsors a variety of trips, films, and forums. WALLA is governed by an area-wide, twenty member volunteer Board of Directors. Classes are held in Morton Community Center, West Lafayette. The local organization is a long-time member of the Road Scholar Institute Network.

Classes for fall and spring are scheduled to be held at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4703 N 50 W, West Lafayette, IN.

Twenty-five classes will begin October 20 and continue until November 13. The brochure describing classes for fall will be available August 21.

View/Download: Spring 2015 WALLA Brochure

For more information please contact Mary Gardner at (765) 494-5760 or (800) 359-2968 or by e-mailing her at megardner@purdue.edu.

Learning Economics Through Art

Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish Painting
Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish

WALLA and Purdue Center for Economic Education will host a program on Economics and Art on Sunday, September 21, at the West Lafayette Public Library, at 2 p.m. Paintings and drawings that portray economic concepts, issues, and themes from museums all over the world, including the Lafayette Art Museum, will be shown in slideshows developed by Professor Michael Watts, Director of the Purdue Center.

Refreshments will be served. Bring your friends to this free, fun seminar at the West Lafayette Public Library. There is convenient parking in the Library garage.