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June 1 – 30, 2016 Denver Public Library Community Technology Center Free Classes* Denver Central Library – level 4 10 West 14th Ave Parkway 720-865-1706 DENVERLIBRARY.ORG/CTC Check out the Denver Public Library for Free technology classes open to the public!  Learn about blogging, designing a board game, cleaning up your computer or learn about computer basics and programs.  Teens can learn how to repair and rebuild computers from the bottom up during a BuildCamp.  Girls Who Code is an exciting …

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Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

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This article will be updated as more Fraud Watch events are added! Below is the current list as of May 6, 2016. Every year, thousands of Americans are impacted by fraud and scams through telephone calls, mail, e-mail, and digital advertisements. However,  you can beat con artists at their own game by joining the AARP Fraud Watch Network and attending one of our many Maryland Fraud Watch Events listed here:   AARP Shred Event, Dundalk, MD Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:30 PM …

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AARP is still accepting nominations for its 2016 Missouri Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Missourians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The award is named for AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. “AARP Missouri is excited to shine a light on 50+ Missourians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Sidney McCarther, AARP Missouri volunteer state …

Some 12 to 13 million Texans should pay particular attention now that all major presidential candidates have come forward with their plans to keep Social Security strong and solvent for current and future generations. That’s approximately the number of Texans who are now paying Social Security taxes — both salary and wage earners as well as the self-employed. The July issue of AARP Bulletin will feature the candidates’ responses. But laying out a plan and making sure it works as …

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AARP Kansas is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2016 Riverfest celebration in Wichita. The festival will take place from June 3 through June 11 by the river in downtown Wichita. Be sure to join AARP on Tuesday, June 7 as we salute the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces at 7:45 on the RedGuard Stage. There will be a moment of Reflection to pay tribute to all those who have served our country through the military. …

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Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century so we can keep the promise for future generations. If our nation’s leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose between $4,000 and $10,000 a year. While Social Security is the bedrock of financial security for most Granite Staters, it is especially important for women. Nearly one-quarter rely on Social Security for nearly ALL of their family income and it keeps one-third out of poverty. What’s more, women earn less, are …

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Join us for a free and interactive drum circle at the Beatitudes Church in Glendale on Tuesday, June 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.! Drum circles have been around since ancient times, with strong roots in African and Native American cultures. Now the therapeutic benefits of beating drums and creating rhythms are reaching broader audiences.  Drumming helps connect the world of music and rhythm with wellness and well-being. Drumming has proven not only to reduce stress but to boost the …

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AARP Utah is always looking for ways to connect you with other members, enjoy local attractions, and find out more about we do in the state.  Here are some opportunities for local discounts with your membership in Utah: AARP UTAH MUSIC FOR GROWNUPS Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m. at the Viridian Center, 8030 South 1825 West in West Jordan. Come join us for a special AARP Music for Grown Ups Night – “Beatles Tribute Concert” featuring Utah’s Jay Lawrence & …

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Sign up now to play during the month of June Introducing AARP’s Pop Up! Family Caregiver Game. The game that helps you learn about valuable caregiving resources and lets you enter for the chance to win prizes. Just like a game show, you play with everyone else and score points for each question you answer correctly. Instant prizes will be given away daily at random! And, at the end of the game, one lucky sweepstakes winner will receive a gift …

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  WILMINGTON  – On Sunday, May 29, don’t miss your chance to meet and thank the World War II crew members who served on the Battleship North Carolina. For the first time, the crew members will be holding a special meet and greet on board the NORTH CAROLINA. This is your opportunity to come and speak with those who so valiantly served aboard this magnificent vessel. Hear the stories of what life was like living on a navy ship during …

AARP volunteer Marilyn Diaz presenting

El personal y los voluntarios de AARP Connecticut estuvieron entre las más de 500 personas que asistieron al simposio Latinas & Power 2016 en Hartford el 19 de mayo. Este es el tercer año consecutivo en que AARP Connecticut participa como patrocinador y presentador de este evento anual de un día de duración. El simposio contó con oradoras motivacionales latinas, talleres, seminarios, paneles temáticos y representantes de empresas que brindan apoyo y recursos sobre carreras, la riqueza financiera y el …

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AARP Connecticut staff and volunteers were among the more than 500 people to attend the 2016 Latinas & Power Symposium in Hartford on May 19. It was the third consecutive year AARP Connecticut has been a sponsor and panel host at the annual day-long event featuring Latina motivational speakers, workshops/seminars, themed panels and representatives from companies who provide encouragement and resources within the three pillars of careers, financial wealth and entrepreneurship. One part of the agenda included the “Work & …