“Park for a Day” Coming to Kuna

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-16T13:03:04+00:00">October 16, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Thanks in part to a grant from AARP, downtown Kuna will be popping on Saturday, October 21 when the Bernie Fisher Parking Lot becomes the site of Park for a Day, a “pop-up plaza” with live entertainment, food, booths and other activities for people of all ages. The project goal is to help the community visualize a future for the parking lot, and how best to redesign it to improve its function as a parking lot and also as a catalyst …

Movies for Grownups offer free flicks and fun in Boise

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-06T12:21:40+00:00">October 6, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Join us for a free screening of The Beguiled, starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell. The Beguiled tells the story of an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school. Soon, dangerous rivalries reveal themselves as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship. This film is rated R for some sexuality.     EVENT DETAILS WHEN: Monday, …

AARP Idaho Appoints New Executive Council Member

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-26T13:34:06+00:00">September 26, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

AARP Idaho has appointed Corrine Tafoya Fisher to their executive council – the highest state-level volunteer position within the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. AARP Idaho has more than 187,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Ms. Fisher, a Nampa resident, will serve on the AARP Idaho volunteer executive council and work to achieve AARP’s vision, mission and strategic priorities across the state. AARP Idaho state president, Dr. Tom Trail and state director Lupe Wissel appointed her to the …

Oct. Volunteer Meeting – Learn to take Picture Perfect Photos & Video

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-21T16:59:45+00:00">September 21, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office at 250 S. 5th, Suite 800 in Boise. Limited free parking is available. What else can you …

New Knowledge Adventures now in Canyon County

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-20T12:53:41+00:00">September 20, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-27T17:51:59+00:00">September 27, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA are happy to announce an exciting opportunity for folks age 50+ in Canyon County and surrounding communities that focusing on healthy living in a  way that is fun and exciting. New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a socially engaging, lifelong learning program administered through Idaho State University and the Treasure Valley YMCA. In conjunction with university staff, volunteer instructors provide leadership and complete management of all courses and curriculums. Volunteers develop engaging and …

City of Boise Initiatives Recognized

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-20T12:45:24+00:00">September 20, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Boise Community Leaders Celebrated in Newest Title to AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages New Book Showcases 100+ Inspiring Ideas from America’s Community Leaders The creative work of Boise community leaders in Idaho is showcased in the second title in AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series, now available for free. This edition shares new and inspiring solutions from community leaders across the nation who are responding to the most pressing needs of aging populations and …

The AARP Live TV Shows Needs Your Help

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-13T16:30:47+00:00">September 13, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Each month AARP produces an hour long television show that airs on RFD-TV called Rural America Live with AARP. Topics include disaster preparedness, financial security, fraud prevention and the list goes on and on. You can watch previous episodes HERE. The key word is “Live” because this is an interactive program where we answer questions and take calls during the broadcast. We’re currently reaching about 500,000 viewers and getting hundreds of calls each show. This is where you come in! …

New Knowledge Adventures now in Canyon County

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-13T16:22:15+00:00">September 13, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-27T17:52:31+00:00">September 27, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA are happy to announce an exciting opportunity for folks age 50+ in Canyon County and surrounding communities that focusing on healthy living in a  way that is fun and exciting. New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a socially engaging, lifelong learning program administered through Idaho State University and the Treasure Valley YMCA. In conjunction with university staff, volunteer instructors provide leadership and complete management of all courses and curriculums. Volunteers develop engaging and …

AARP Idaho Announces Community Challenge Grant Recipient

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-07T10:27:18+00:00">September 7, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

AARP Idaho announces one winner for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. The winning project was awarded to Idaho Smart Growth. This project is funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017. “Kuna is a vibrant and growing community that shares in our belief that well designed, livable communities promote better health and sustain economic growth,” said Lupe Wissel AARP Idaho …

Volunteer Network Meeting in Boise

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-01T16:05:36+00:00">September 1, 2017</time> by AARP Idaho

Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office. What else can you expect? We will still offer the new member orientation at 1:15PM before each …