AARP Day at the Seattle Mariners – Aug. 27

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Join us on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Safeco Field for “AARP Day with the Seattle Mariners.”  Come out to the ballpark and have a good time with friends, family and fellow AARP members as the Seattle Mariners take on division rival Texas Rangers! AARP members and their guests get a 50% discount off Terrace level seating.  Tickets are $30 (normally $60). Members and their guests can order up to 19 tickets online at www.mariners.com/aarp.  Enter promo code “WA50.”  Seats …

Are you the Boomer Star AARP is looking for?

Posted on 07/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events AARP LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR AMERICA’S TOP BOOMER TALENT WITH BOOMER SUPERSTAR CONTEST Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America’s next big singing sensation! AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person’s dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, AARP’s Boomer Superstar contest is open to anyone born between 1946 and 1964 and gives Boomers the chance to compete for a $5,000 prize and an audition with music label 19 …

Sign up for SCAM JAM – September 9 in Spokane

Posted on 07/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events                 Scam artists are targeting you and the people you care about Learn how to fight back and spot the cons before they spot you Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your doorstep, con-artists are coming up with new and devious ways to scam you and your loved ones. Millions are lost each day to cons like foreign lottery fraud, bogus investment schemes, and online scams designed …

AARP Member Discount to “The Art of Gaman” – A moving exhibition on creativity and perseverance

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events Arts & Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps AARP members can receive a $2 discount on tickets for the “Art of Gamen” by showing their AARP membership card at the Bellevue Arts Museum from July 3 – October 14. The Art of Gaman showcases more than 120 artifacts made by Japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II. It explores the creativity and ingenuity of these internees, as well as the concept of gaman, a Japanese expression for …

Free Movie – “Land Ho!” on June 24 in Seattle

Posted on 06/5/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events SORRY – THIS MOVIE SCREENING IS FULL – PLEASE CHECK OUR SITE OFTEN FOR NEWS OF NEW SHOWINGS AARP Seattle invites you and a guest to a free June 24 movie screening. In Land Ho!, a pair of ex-brothers-in-law, Mitch and Colin, were close friends, but they drifted apart as Mitch and his wife divorced and Colin’s wife died. Now Mitch, a retired surgeon who can’t quite admit to being retired, recruits a reluctant Colin on a holiday to Iceland—just …

Conference Looks at ‘Aging Your Way’

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP in Seattle is a key sponsor of the upcoming 2014 Community Connections Conference, “Moving from I to We,” set for Thursday, June 26. The daylong event is part of an initiative by the nonprofit agency Senior Services, called Aging Your Way, to help older people shift from a focus on individual needs to ways of working together. During the conference, facilitator Jim Diers, a community development expert, will discuss how to view family and community as a support system …