Catch a Performance by the Manchester Choral Society!

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Musical theater fans take note: Manchester Choral Society has a treat for you as they perform a full orchestra concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide.  AARP members and their guests receive a $7 off discount with two performances to choose from! Throughout the 1950s, composer Leonard Bernstein worked to adapt Voltaire’s 1759 novel Candide into a musical.  The novel is a satirical story in which the characters, regardless of social or financial status, suffer unimaginable hardship.  Through comedy and Bernstein’s music, its message is that one …

Chase Binder Presents “Travel for the 50+”

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Trying to plan a vacation but don’t know where to start, where to go, or how to budget?  AARP New Hampshire is proud to present noted local Travel Expert/Columnist Chase Binder, who will share her experiences and recommendations for the 50+ traveler.  The presentation will cover a range of topics important to you!  Examples include:     Traveling on a fixed income Planning and booking a trip Local, State, National, and International venues Packing Safety concerns And of course, your …

Tell Us How to Make Your Community More Livable

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Do you have ideas on how to make Southern New Hampshire communities more age friendly for all members?  AARP is collaborating with The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) to work on just that, as part of a “Becoming Age-Friendly” program. The concept of an age-friendly community is in part about adopting such features as: ·         Safe, walk-able streets ·         More housing and transportation options ·         Access to key services ·         Opportunities for residents to participate in community activities So …

Manchester’s “Walk for your Health Program” Returns in April!

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Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …

Massabesic Audubon Offers Activities for AARP Members!

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It’s almost time to put winter behind us and shift gears to spring, and – dare we say it – summer activities!  AARP is offering four activities in collaboration with the Massabesic Audubon Center from April through June.  Whether you are exploring the importance of honeybees, relaxing to folk music, or walking through Battery Point Peninsula, you won’t want to miss the fun! All events take place at the Massabesic Audubon Center, located at 26 Audubon Way in Auburn, NH.  Find …

Free Round of Mini-golf at Chuckster’s!

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Winters in New Hampshire can be long and when the weather breaks, it’s nice to be able to get outside and enjoy the outdoors.  And some exercise! That is why AARP New Hampshire is hosting free miniature golf on Friday, May 19, from noon to 3:00 pm.  All the activities take place at Chuckster’s Family Fun Park on Route 4 in Chichester. Rain or shine, AARP members (and one guest per member) can join the miniature golfing fun for one …

What Would Make Your Community More Livable?

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Do you have ideas on how to make Southern New Hampshire communities more age friendly for all members?  AARP is collaborating with The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) to work on just that, as part of a “Becoming Age-Friendly” program. The concept of an age-friendly community is in part about adopting such features as: ·         Safe, walk-able streets ·         More housing and transportation options ·         Access to key services ·         Opportunities for residents to participate in community activities So …

Make the Most of the Gift of Longevity!

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The art of aging gracefully has changed. Traditional retirement plans are disappearing, the cost of daily living continues to rise, and nearly all people aged 65+ live with at least one chronic condition. This is why AARP New Hampshire, Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, and the National Council on Aging present the Aging Mastery Program®.  It’s a wellness series that combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives, cultivating health and longevity! …

Saturday Night Fever at the Palace!

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Enjoy the classic Saturday Night Fever based on the film made famous by John Travolta’s moves and The Bee Gees’ tunes when it comes to the Palace Theatre, located at 80 Hanover Street in Manchester, from April 14 – May 6!  AARP members, their families and guests receive a $10 discount on Adult tickets. Tony Manero is a Brooklyn teenager coping with the harsh realities of becoming an adult.  His one escape is on the dance floor of a local disco club.  …

Become a Life Reimagined Guide!

Great news for the public speakers out there who love to help people: AARP New Hampshire is hosting a training session to become a Life Reimagined Guide! Life Reimagined Check-ups are a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined can help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real, whether you’re focused on work, health, relationships, or pursuing a passion. Each check-up is led by a volunteer …