June 1 – 30, 2016
Denver Public Library Community Technology Center Free Classes*
Denver Central Library – level 4
10 West 14th Ave Parkway
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 way for middle and high school girls to learn computer science skills with women that work in the technology field. Looking for a job? Learn how to use LinkedIn, resume and job search open labs available, or just update your computer skills. There is also a fun Family LAB: Bike Rodeo! IdeaLAB has open hours to create your own music, video, art electronics and more. For details on all the Denver Public Library has to offer visit the website or call 720-865-1706.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7:30 p.m. – Denver
Join us at the Denver Center for Performing Arts for a performance of Beauty and the Beast.*
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, returns to Denver! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Buell Theatre!
AARP members and guests can receive a free child’s ticket* (ages 17 and under) with the purchase of an adult ticket in price level 2 to the performance of NETworks presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Tuesday, June 7 with the promo code ANDRUS. Family activities begin at 6:30pm in the Buell lobby.
Specially priced tickets* can be accessed by calling 303.893.4100 or by visiting denvercenter.org/aarp. Select “buy tickets” under Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and enter the code ANDRUS. Your Family Night tickets include a discounted dinner for you and your young guest at Hard Rock Cafe.**
** With the purchase of each (1) adult entrée, you will receive (1) free kids meal off of the kids menu only at the Hard Rock Cafe at 500 16th St., Ste. 120, Denver. Offer only valid on June 7; must present ticket to server.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Denver
Discover Financial Resilience with AARP
Denver Indian Center
4407 Morrison Rd
Denver, CO 80219
Please join us for AARP Financial Resilience Workshop, a free workshop about how to get the most out of your retirement savings.
Whether you are still working, or getting ready to collect Social Security, we introduce you to the tools to help you calculate what you have and what you’ll need. We also help you find real advice about collecting your benefits, how to save more money and how to cut down on unnecessary costs, so you may experience the comfortable retirement you hoped to achieve.
Space is limited, complimentary lunch will be provided, register now.
This is not a sales presentation, AARP is offering this information free of charge for educational purposes only.
Saturday, June 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fight Fraud—Shred Instead Day!
Black Forest Lutheran Church
12455 Black Forest Lutheran Church
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Take a step to prevent identity theft!
Volunteers will be on-site to assist you with unloading your vehicle. In an effort to serve as many consumers as possible, you may only bring up to three copy-paper file boxes (no plastic bags, please). Due to the support of Mobile Record Shredders and volunteers from the Black Forest Chapter of AARP #1100, there is no charge for this service. However, to help alleviate senior hunger in our community, we request that you bring nonperishable food items to be donated to a local food pantry. For more information, please call AARP Foundation ElderWatch at 1-800-222-4444, option 2.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 5:00 p.m. – Boulder
Join us for the 8th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball
A 1940’s style event – Our Troops Bring Home Paradise – The Tiki Explosion after WWII!!!
3393 Airport Rd.
Boulder, CO 80301
Step into Hollywood’s WWII planes! Enjoy a night of dancing with your sweetheart (or meet one), amongst WWII planes/flybys/vehicles & re-enactors, listening to big bands.
AARP Members and guests will be able to purchase special priced general admission tickets to the 8th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball* :
$45 in Advance General Admission Ticket May 1 – June 12, 2016 ($5 savings from original price)
$50 General Admission week of event June 12 – 18, 2016 ($5 savings from original price)
Special priced tickets may be purchased online at 1940sball.org. Use promo code ANDRUS.
*Ticket includes parking, admission, *GA SEATING, photo and print, entertainment and a group swing dance lesson at the beginning of the night. Children 12 and under not permitted. ***GA SEATING: We will have plenty of table seating in our Mess Hall area for dinner and to rest in between dancing and enjoying the activities throughout the event, on a first come first serve basis. These seats cannot be reserved. If you require a seat throughout the event, we recommend reserved seating.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:30 p.m. – Denver
AARP and Denver Center for the Performing Arts Invite you to The Sound of Music
The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to the Buell Theatre. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
AARP members and guests can receive a free child’s ticket* (ages 17 and under) with the purchase of an adult ticket in price level 2 to the performance of The Sound of Music on Wednesday, June 22 with the promo code ANDRUS. Family activities begin at 6:30pm in the Buell lobby.
Specially priced tickets* can be accessed by calling 303.893.4100 or by visiting denvercenter.org/aarp. Select “buy tickets” under The Sound of Music and enter the code ANDRUS. Your Family Night tickets include a discounted dinner for you and your young guest at Hard Rock Cafe.**
** With the purchase of each (1) adult entrée, you will receive (1) free kids meal off of the kids menu only at the Hard Rock Cafe at 500 16th St., Ste. 120, Denver. Offer only valid on June 22; must present ticket to server.
Saturday July 23, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Foothills Art Center Free Day 809 15th Street, Golden, CO 80401
This Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne:Paris 1880-1910 exhibition celebrates Henri DeToulouse-Lautrec and 94 avant-garde artists in the Parisian artistic and cultural scene, during this rich period of artistic experimentation. Discover objects that will delight you including paintings, watercolors, drawings, rare zinc shadow puppet silhouettes, and famous Chat Noir cabaret illustrations.
AARP members must show their AARP membership card at the entrance for free admission.
Saturday, July 16-17, 2016 12:00 p.m. – Winter Park, CO
Winter Park Jazz Festival*
Hideaway Park, Winter Park, CO
Join AARP and have a blast this summer at the Winter Park Jazz Festival. Tickets go on sale April 1, and AARP members get a $10 discount.
Celebrating its 34th year, the Winter Park Jazz Festival is one of the premier summer music festivals in Colorado. The two-day event, July 16-17, is held in Hideaway Park, Winter Park, CO.
AARP members and their guests will receive entrance for general admission at $40 and $60 for VIP. Regular priced general admission price is $50 and VIP admission is $70, a $10 savings for AARP members and their guests. Tickets will be purchased by contacting the Chamber Box Office for will-call pick-up at 1-888-409-5974 and by simply mentioning you are an AARP member or guest.
Be sure to stop by the AARP table at the concert, where staff and volunteers will answer questions about your membership and AARP programs that are making a difference in the lives of older adults and their families.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Castle Rock, CO
3W’s Summer Prairie Dog Half, 10K & 5K* Castle View High School, 5254 N. Meadows Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80109
Whether you are a walker, jogger, or speed demon, there is a distance for everyone at the Summer Prairie Dog Half, 10K & 5K in beautiful Castle Rock! There is even a kids Dash for the kiddos and grandkids! This family friendly event has hot finisher food, custom tech tee’s & souvenir race bibs for all racers. Thinking of running the half? 13.1 finishers get a custom spinner medal!
Don’t forget to stop by the ARP Colorado table. Visit with other members, volunteers and staff and find out how we’ve been working in the community.
AARP members will receive a 20% discount off of the registration fee. Register online and use promo code Peedydeal20.
The discount is only good for online registrations.
Racers who are 50-plus will be eligible for special goodie bags.
Saturday, July 24, 2016 at 2:10 p.m.
AARP Day at Coors Field Colorado Rockies vs. Atlanta Braves Coors Field | 2001 Blake Street | Denver, CO 80205
The Colorado Rockies and AARP invite members to come and enjoy a Sunday game at Coors Field. Special priced tickets for AARP Day at Coors Field are limited, so purchase them now!
AARP believes age and experience can expand your possibilities. Join us; what we do might surprise you. Special priced tickets for AARP Day at Coors Field are limited, so purchase them now.
$10 tickets ($40 face value) Limited lower and mid-level seating,* Once the allotment of $10 lower/mid-level tickets is gone, tickets in the lower level seating area will be priced at $25 (group discount). Upper level seats will also be available for $10. Use Promo Code RP2016.
Thursday, September 17, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
People age 50-plus receive free admission to Denver Botanic Gardens, where they can explore a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate the diversity of plants from all corners of the world. See how the distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity, and a unique high altitude climate and geography.
Don’t forget to swing by the AARP table between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to meet your local representative.
Parking is free in the parking complex located between Josephine and York Streets. Parking is also available in Cheesman Park, where posted.