News & Notes


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all seminars, program meetings and book club meetings have been canceled for the remainder of this academic year. Please check back in late May for a schedule of new sessions for the 2020-21 academic year. 


The BCARF banquet in May has been cancelled.

Upcoming Events

Meeting Locations

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BCARF meetings are held at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Newton. Monthly Program Meetings and Research seminars are in Room 100. Book Club meetings are in Room 120, which is also available for use by retired faculty. A light complimentary lunch is served at Program and Research meetings.

Only Woman



June 11th Bookclub Meeting

"The Only Woman in the Room"

by Marie Benedict

Salem Witch Judge book cover

Summer reading.  Discussion in September

"Salem Witch Judge: The Life and Repentance of Samuel Seawall"

by Eve LaPlante

Bookclub Meeting cancelled

Reading the book not cancelled

Program and Seminar Photo Galleries








The Association for Retired Faculty has offices at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Newton.

Retired faculty are welcome to use the resources there.  They include two iMacs, two PCs, a printer/scanner/copier, a coffemaker, and a microwave.

After passing through the main entrance, turn left and go down the long corridor.  Room 120 is the last room on the left, at the end of the hall.

Entrance is gained to the room via a keypad.  To find out the keypad code, please contact one of the members of the Executive Committee (see the "Contact" section on this website).


BCARF Highlights

To view a video review of the 2029-2020 BCARF activities, select the following link to go to where the BCARF video files are stored off site. (The video will open in a new tab in your browser.)

BCARF Highlights