Colorado’s Hispanic History Online

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History Colorado now offers the exhibit La Gente: Colorado’s Hispano History online in a user-friendly format that encourages learning. Everyone can now learn about Colorado’s rich Hispanic history, engaging online content that includes everything from the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs to the Chicano movement. Start exploring now. “Hispanic Americans have played important roles in Colorado history as entrepreneurs, advocates, explorers, artists and more,” reads the History Colorado site. “Explore the history of Hispanic Coloradans from ancient civilizations to the …

Recognizing Hispanic Heritage

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In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month  Sept. 1 – Oct. 15 and co-sponsored by AARP Colorado, the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction presents Home Impressions, an exhibit of art by Latino artists. The artists in Home Impressions each have experience in the cultural hybridity that comes with having ties to the U.S. and Latin America. Whether that experience influences their work to a large or small extent, in ways apparent to viewers or not, depends. The …

Financial Seminar in Aurora

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Join AARP Colorado for its free Financial Resilience seminar in Aurora the evenings of Oct. 27 and Nov. 16 to discuss 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 …

Movies for Grownups

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Join AARP Colorado and AARP Movies for Grownups at the Denver Film Festival November 2-13, 2016. In its 38th year, the Denver Film Festival will showcase over 250 films from more than 40 countries. The festival has films from several genres, including indie films, documentaries, short stories and blockbusters, and AARP members and guests can enjoy $2 off all regular-priced festival tickets. Simply use code “GROWNUPS” when purchasing tickets at the in-person box office.*  While you’re at the festival, be sure …

I’ll Be Home for Christmas

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AARP Colorado members can receive a discount to The musical I’ll be home for Christmas on Saturday Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. for this matinee performance only at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. 80003, in the Main Stage Theatre. AARP members may purchase $30 tickets, a savings of $39. Regular prime ticket price is $69. Purchase online, in person, or by phone. Limit of four per person. The offer can’t be combined with any other discount of coupon. Visit …

Financial Resilience in FOCO

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Join AARP Colorado for its free Financial Resilience seminar in Fort Collins on the evening of Sept. 12 to discuss 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 …

AARP Colorado on Tour

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Join AARP for its Take A Stand tour. AARP will visit Fruita, Aurora, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Pueblo this year and you are invited to attend at a location near you to discuss state and federal legislative priorities with AARP Colorado staff and volunteers throughout the month of September. Why Take A Stand? If our leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose up to $10,000 a year in Social Security benefits. Doing nothing is not an option. That’s why AARP …

Latina Legacy Circle Celebration

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The Latina Legacy Circle honors the spirit of Lena Archuleta by recognizing outstanding Latina leaders Thursday Aug. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Rodolfo “Corky”Gonzales Branch Library, 1498 N. Irving St. in Denver. AARP Colorado is happy to sponsor this event in the memory of Lena Archuleta, and educator, activist and AARP volunteer. We are thrilled to help honor this year’s group, which exemplifies the spirit of Latinas who have advanced Hispanics in their Colorado communities and beyond. The Latina Legacy Circle invites you to join in …

2016 Bernie Valdez Awards

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The Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization (CLLARO) is celebrating its 52nd anniversary during the annual Bernie Valdez Awards luncheon. The 2016 Bernie Valdez Awards Luncheon will be held Friday Sept. 23, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Mile High Station, 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave. in Denver. The theme for this year’s luncheon is “Las Raices de Nuestras Contribuciones.” As one of the sponsors for this event, AARP Colorado staff and volunteers congratulate the following awardees, who will be …

Take A Stand Office Opening Party

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AARP invites you and a guest to our Take A Stand Office Opening Party in Lakewood on Wednesday, July 6th at 4:30pm. Join us for hot dogs, cold beverages, and the opportunity to connect with other AARP members, learn more about our efforts to preserve Social Security and discover ways that you can take advantage of one of our exciting volunteer opportunities. As the 2016 election cycle heats up, AARP’s Take A Stand campaign will continue to focus on the goal of …