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Grammy-Nominated Third World Performs at Summer Nights Finale

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

They are more than a Reggae band! AARP and Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc. present Third World at the final concert for the Summer Night concert series on Tuesday, August 26th at the historic Howard Theatre. Use the Discount Code DCSN to get 30% off of the ticket price and hear Grammy-nominated Third World get us grooving with some of their greatest hits. Celebrating 40 years as international music superstars with hits like “Now That We Found Love,” “Try Jah Love,” …

Summer Nights Continues with Pop, Soul and All that Jazz!

Posted on 08/3/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Alabama A packed house at the historic Howard Theatre took in a range of music genres at the second Summer Nights concert. Offered by AARP DC, the audience swayed to the cool sounds, then got on the dance floor with well-known musical talent who are favorites with Washington, DC-area audiences. As with the first concert, WHUR Radio personality and comedian Joe Clair was MC for Summer Nights. Opening the show was Howard University alum Marshall Sims whose neo-soul sounds were warmly …

“Summer Nights” Concert Series Continues with Cool Jazz

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Chill out during July and August with two more “Summer Nights” concerts presented by AARP.  Up next on July 29th, DC favorites jazz man Marcus Johnson, vocalist Sylver Logan Sharp and neo-Soul artist Marshall Sims. Use the discount code DCSN for 30 percent off of the price listed below and put the “Summer Nights” concerts on your schedule. We’ll see you at the District’s historic Howard Theatre.  If you don’t think cool music in DC when you think AARP, then …

DC Residents Learn about Fraud and Scams at Every Turn

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Wage war on fraud and protect your identity. This was the focus when AARP DC, the Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) Senior Medicare Patrol and the AARP Fraud Watch Network sponsored a free community shred day and fraud forum at the Nativity Catholic Church in northwest DC in Ward 4. Each year, 13 million people experience the headache and heartache of identity theft, suffering losses of $18 billion. Forty-seven forum attendees heard startling examples of how people are easily …

Planning Your Retirement with Joy!

Posted on 07/20/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

“We want people to understand that if they want to have a happy retirement they need to be happy before they stop working,” said Kelvin Boston in opening the recent AARP DC financial security seminar “Joyful Retirement: Planning for your Future” that was offered  at AARP headquarters. Boston, was the seminar moderator and host for the public television program “Moneywise.” Boston further stated, “A lot of us think that we have to acquire things and reach certain goals and after …


Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

      For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Contact: Ivan Lanier Cell:  202-351-9862 Email: Washington, DC – Continuing to advocate on behalf of Washington, DC’s older citizens, AARP DC supports the budget adopted by the DC Council which expands the District’s property tax relief mechanisms for seniors. The budget also makes substantial cuts in income taxes that will help all households, including most senior households.  The tax changes will raise taxes next year on some senior residents, as …