Friday, November 18: Denver Small Business Coffee Meetup, 11:30
Please join AARP, SCORE, and the U.S. Small Business Administration for an informational meet-up to help prepare your small business for the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Learn tips and techniques on how to enhance your revenues during the holiday. You will also learn out about the hurdles small business retailers face during the holiday season.
If you are an “Encore” (50+) Entrepreneur, this is a great way to find out about business mentoring opportunities. Event will take place at Nixon’s Coffee House, 695 E. Louisiana Ave., Denver, CO 80210. Register Online.
Saturday, December 3: Denver A Christmas Carol, Denver Center for Performing Arts, 1:30 pm
AARP members and guests can purchase tickets for 20 percent off of A and B seating for the 1:30 p.m. performance only. Use code SAVE30. Purchase Online.
Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol promises to “warm your heart and renew your holiday spirit” according to the Examiner. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, this joyous and opulent musical adaptation traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption. A Christmas Carol illuminates the meaning of the holiday season in a way that has resonated for generations.
Saturday, December 10: Arvada I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Arvada Center, 2:00 pm
AARP members receive $30 prime seats. A savings of $39. Regular prime ticket price: $69. They can purchase online , in person or by phone. Limit of 4 per person. The offer cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon. AARP promo code is #4950. The Arvada Center Box Office Phone: 720.898.7200 or purchase tickets online.
Set in 1969, the Bright family prepares for their annual Christmas variety show, one of the most-watched and anticipated television events of the year. In the midst of rehearsals, they welcome their eldest son home from the war. A decorated hero, and former teen idol, Simon is challenged by his return to civilian life and the expectation and anticipation of performing again. I’ll Be Home For Christmas is set in the hours leading up to and during the live TV broadcast, featuring rich costumes, great dance numbers and exciting new music along with many seasonal favorites. Bring the entire family to this holiday music spectacular!
Arvada Center, Main Stage Theatre, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003
Sunday, December 18: Joaquin’s Christmas, Su Teatro — Denver Civic Theater, 2 p.m.
Don’t miss Joaquin’s Christmas, written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia, about a 7-year-old boy who wants a new bike for Christmas, but in this 1950’s steel town, his father is on strike from his job, and money is tight. Can a talking dog and a magical Abuela save Christmas? Find out during this 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 18 matinee showing at Su Teatro — Denver Civic Theater, 721 Santa Fe Drive in Denver. While admission is free to AARP members, Su Teatro is asking for a $3 donation per ticket to support its annual endowment match program. This donation is requested, but not required. Tickets may be picked up by presenting your AARP membership card at Su Teatro’s box office, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. or reserve tickets and make a donation by phone at 303-296-0219 (please confirm that you are an AARP member.)** For additional information, please contact the AARP Colorado office at 303-318-6763.
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Life Reimagined Check Up
What is Life Reimagined? It’s a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real. Learn more at LifeReimagined.
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Driver Safety Courses
The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Find a location near you by searching here.
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