Starting Your Own Business? These Free Workshops Are for You!

Starting Your Own Business? These Free Workshops Are for You!

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events Are you close to retirement and exploring new opportunities?  Or, are you wondering how you will manage your life once you retire? A growing number of individuals age 50+ are turning to small business ownership. We call them “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Two workshops are being offered, free of charge, on April 28th and April 29th. Details are below.  Advance registration is required.  If special accommodations are required for either workshop, please register by April 22.   Workshop #1: Monday, April 28, …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

Free Movie Screening "The Railway Man" on April 17, 2014

Free Movie Screening “The Railway Man” on April 17, 2014

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events AARP DC invites you to see a moving true story about a WWII British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp. Decades later, Lomax (Colin Firth) and his love interest ( Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for his treatment is still alive and set to confront him. This is a powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love. Bring your friends for an early …

AARP Helps Bring Back the Beatles Magic

AARP Helps Bring Back the Beatles Magic

Posted on 03/6/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events An invasion on U.S. soil began 50 years ago when four mop-topped young lads from Liverpool landed at JFK International Airport in New York.  It was spreading overseas and now America was ready for . . . the Beatles.  First stop was “The Ed Sullivan Show,” broadcast live from New York on Sunday night.  The audience went wild in those black and white TV days.  But their first North American concert was on Feb. 11, 1964, in the nation’s capital …

Movie Screening Stirs Many Emotions

Movie Screening Stirs Many Emotions

Posted on 02/24/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events “Son of God,” a major motion picture produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, is based on the highly successful miniseries, “The Bible,” which aired on the History Channel. The miniseries garnered the highest cable television series audience in 2013.  AARP offered a February Life Reimagined VIP screening of the movie in Washington, DC. Rev. Dr. Kendrick Curry, senior pastor at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and a member of AARP D.C.’s Executive Council, attended the movie …

FREE Movie Screenings from AARP DC; Reserve Your Seat

FREE Movie Screenings from AARP DC; Reserve Your Seat

Posted on 02/16/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events There is still time to reserve your seat for two FREE Black History Month movie offerings from AARP DC. We want to see you there! Follow the links to learn more and to reserve a space. “The New Black” Takes a Look at Marriage Equality Mark your calendar for Monday, February 24, 2014, for a free screening of “The New Black,” a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the …