Learn to love Facebook and Twitter with hands-on social media classes

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Are your family and friends on Facebook, while you’re still wondering what’s in it for you?  Or if you already use Facebook, do you worry about privacy on the social network? Hate sifting through irrelevant or annoying posts to find what you’re looking for? Do you want to learn about getting started on Twitter, and how it can help you follow breaking news, “jump the line” for customer service, cheer on your team, comment during a TV show you like, …

Special offer: Take an unforgettable journey through the history of Doo Wop music

Posted on 11/10/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events AARP members, family and friends are invited to take an unforgettable journey through the history of an iconic American art form with Forever Doo Wop at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas! Join us on Boomer Night – Thursday, December 11 at 7:00 PM – and receive an all-inclusive VIP experience for just $25. Click here to purchase tickets today using promo code BOOMER. Starring an all-star, eight-person ensemble of lead singers from some of America’s most influential musical …

Save on tickets to holiday classic The Nutcracker

Posted on 11/8/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Love the ballet? AARP members, friends and family can purchase tickets to Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 2014/15 productions at a special price! In collaboration with AARP Nevada, NBT is offering a $20 discount on tickets for perennial holiday favorite The Nutcracker,on Dec. 13-14 and Dec. 19-21, and Giselle, on May 9 and 10, 2015 . All NBT productions are at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Save $20 per seat while supplies last!  Visit the online box office here: …

To Connect with the Grandkids, Get Social

Posted on 10/10/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Want to “friend” your kids and grandchildren or “tweet” them your thoughts from time to time? To beef up computer literacy across the generational divide, AARP and the City of Las Vegas are offering free social media classes for Nevadans age 50-plus. Small group classes at Howard Lieburn Senior Center help participants get the most out of social networking while maintaining privacy and security. Besides “following” your family members, you can learn about local discounts and events at facebook.com/aarpnv and …

Guest column: Kinky Boots – a Broadway matinee in Las Vegas

Posted on 09/11/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events This month, the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots kicked off its national tour in Las Vegas at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts!  AARP Nevada was pleased to be able to bring a special offer to our members of discounted tickets to a specially-added Wednesday matinee of this acclaimed production.  AARP Nevada ambassador Janice Alpern, a longtime volunteer and arts fan who also leads the Cinemaniacs movie club, pens today’s guest blog with her reflections on the show, and …

Las Vegas film buffs, join the AARP Nevada Movie Club!

Posted on 03/3/2014 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Are you a movie lover? Do you enjoy comparing notes with fellow theatergoers? Do you share reviews or even write your own? Whether you enjoy comedies or dramas, Oscar contenders or big-budget blockbusters, the AARP Movie Club may be just the place for you! This new group will be a fun place for AARP members and friends who live in the Las Vegas valley to discuss current releases, favorite films and more. Please join us for the FIRST meeting of …