AARP members save on admission to Craftsmen’s Fair

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire It wouldn’t be summer in New Hampshire without the 81st Annual Craftsmen’s Fair  – August 2 through 10, 2014 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.  And this year, AARP members receive a $7 admission at the gate when they show their membership card.  Don’t miss the fun, festival-like atmosphere with shopping, entertainment and interactive activities for all ages. Shop for one-of-a-kind crafts from 350 craftspeople, get inspired and explore how design and passion inspire our lives.  The Annual Craftsmen’s …

Want to start or grow a small business?

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | New Hampshire Is starting a small business right for you?  Do you have a great business idea?  Need basic information on what to do next, understand how much it will cost, and find out where to go for assistance? Then you may want to attend the Encore Entrepreneur Forum sponsored by AARP New Hampshire,  Small Business Administration  and Center for Women’s Business Advancement.  Participate in this free 90-minute forum and learn about the first steps in starting or growing your own small …

Free Summer Concerts in Manchester

Posted on 07/8/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Home & Family | New Hampshire Summer in Manchester would not be the same without the TD Bank Free Summer Concert Series at Veterans Park.  These free outdoor concerts are centered on family-friendly music and activities for people of all ages!  All the concerts are held Thursdays, from 7:00 to 9:30 pm, in downtown Manchester. Here’s the 2014 line-up:  July 10 — Adam Hebert: The Sinatra Tribute  July 17 — Manchuka July 24 — The Army Rock Band  July 31 — Rock Spring August 7 — The …

Take control of your financial future!

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Money & Work | New Hampshire Would you like to learn smart money habits? You’re not alone! Over 20 million people 50+ are overwhelmed by mounting debt, poor credit, and/or lack of savings. Take the first step and learn to better manage your money with AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops – July 16, 23 and 30 – at UNH Manchester.  AARP Foundation and Charles Schwab Foundation have developed this three-part program to help everyone with smart money habits. AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops can help you make objective …

Hoist a Craft Beer at Two Local Breweries

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire It’s AARP’s inaugural craft beer day on Saturday, August 16 at two local breweries: Milly’s Tavern in Manchester and White Birch Brewing in Hooksett.  “Craft Beer Day at AARP was inspired by a very successful local wine tour last year,” said AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey. “Participants at the wineries suggested we try a beer tour in 2014. And that is what we are offering.”  Brewing in New Hampshire is believed to be nearly as old – 400 years …

Brewery Tours on Tap

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Inspired by the success of its first local winery tour, AARP New Hampshire invites members to its inaugural local craft beer day on Saturday, Aug. 16. Tours, tastings and other freebies will be on tap at Milly’s Tavern, 500 Commercial St., in Manchester and at White Birch Brewing, 1339 Hooksett Road, in Hooksett. Brewing in New Hampshire is believed to be nearly as old (almost 400 years) as European settlement, and for two centuries, most beer was brewed and served …