Join AARP in St. Louis at the St. Louis Symphony in September

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Spirit of St. Louis David Robertson, conductor Charlie Brennan, narrator Scott Andrews, clarinet St. Louis Symphony Chorus Amy Kaiser, director WEILL The Flight of Lindbergh BOULEZ Dialogue de l’ombre double DEBUSSY La Mer Opening weekend, celebrate the 90th anniversary of Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic with the St. Louis Symphony and Chorus. Inspired by the pilot’s account of his solo flight, Weill brings to life that monumental achievement while Boulez’s work evokes the feeling of solitude in flight. The program comes to …

Outdoor Adventure Group Returns!! Hike with us!

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Lace up your hiking books…Loretta has another round of great hikes for AARP in St. Louis members and their guests to enjoy this fall! We are venturing out a bit for these hikes – exploring more of our beautiful landscape in Missouri and Illinois. All hikes are Saturday mornings at 9:00 am and will end before noon. Length of each hike will be between 2 to 4 miles.     September 10 – Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, St. Louis, MO …

Boomers and Bikes

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Spend a morning with us engaging all of your senses on a guided bike ride this fall.  We will explore 3 different trails in the St. Louis region that will provide you with amazing sights, smells and sounds while you feel your wheels hit the trail. We will even have a little treat for you to round out your ‘sensory’ experience. Each ride will start at 9:00 a.m. and will end by noon.  You’ll be free to continue cycling in …

More Than a Ride – It’s A Journey

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Join AARP in St. Louis and Citizens for Modern Transit as we look for ways to improve three MetroLink transit stations in the St. Louis region. Your transit station could be a place to meet up with neighbors and friends for coffee and a snack, a convenient place to grab groceries on your way home, a peaceful garden to read a book in, an active and engaging corridor that connects to your neighborhood. Help us conduct a walk audit at one …

Join AARP and the Grizzlies and “Strike Out Hunger”

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AARP in St. Louis has joined up with the Gateway Grizzlies baseball team this summer and will “Strike Out Hunger” at the ballpark. Join us on August 24th to have some fun and help a good cause. Any fan that brings 2 canned goods to the box office will get a FREE Field Box ticket to the game. Bring an additional two cans to the AARP booth and get a free gift from AARP! Field Box tickets are also available for …

AARP Executive Council Member Touted “Advocate of the Year”

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Founder and director of Sage Metro St. Louis Sherrill Wayland was recently honored as the 2016 Dennis W. Hostetler Advocate of the Year during the “All That Jazz” summer celebration on June 12. The event was sponsored by SAGE of PROMO Fund and held at The Focal Point and Maya Café in Maplewood. A member of the AARP Missouri Executive Council, Sherrill is currently the Manager of National Projects for SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging (NRC). In that capacity, …

Help AARP in St. Louis Rebuild More Than a Home

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A neighborhood isn’t made of houses and streets. A neighborhood is people. Across St. Louis, age, disability and a lack of resources can erode communities as houses fall into disrepair and force our neighbors out of the places they call home. In St. Louis, Rebuilding Day has impacted over 50 communities across the city and county. Whether you are a skilled trades worker or have never picked up a paintbrush, you can make an impact. Mark your calendars and please …

AARP St. Louis Women’s Bike Summit to be held in Clayton

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This inaugural event serves to unite women of the St. Louis Metro region who share an interest in cycling. Sessions throughout the day will provide you with information, resources and hands-on experiences to make you a more confident rider — no matter your skill or experience level. Workshop sessions will include with dynamic discussions such as: • Where to ride (trails) • Your legal rights as a cyclist • How to have it all—family, work and cycling • Basic bike maintenance • Skills and …

Join the Outdoor Adventure Group

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Let’s Hit the Trail! Back by popular demand, the AARP Outdoor Adventure Group will be hitting the trails once again! AARP members and their guests are invited to join us on select Saturdays in June for hikes that range from 1.5 miles to 4.5 miles. Each hike has varied terrain and level of difficulty. While each hike will present its own challenges based on your experience level, the purpose is to encourage physical activity, provide all with the opportunity to connect …

Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement Festival

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Artists don’t retire. They keep on making art. And that’s what Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement, a 10-day festival throughout St. Louis April 28 through May 7 is all about. With a jam-packed schedule of at least 70 arts events spread out among 40-plus venues, Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement is an event that some are saying they haven’t seen the likes of before. Art has the ability to keep people young in spirit and recent discoveries show that when …