— Saturday, February 4:  AARP Discount at the Denver Center Performing Arts- The Christians – Stage Theater, 1:30 p.m.-DENVER  Pastor Paul inspires faith in the members of his growing congregation through his preaching. But when he brings up unexpected questions during a sermon, his changing perspective may ask too much of his followers. Featuring live music at every performance, The Christians is an intimate look at the moments that define who we are and what we believe. This New York Times critics’ pick …

— Join AARP Colorado for its free Financial Resilience seminar in Green Valley Ranch the evening of Feb. 8, 2017 and learn how to get the most out of your retirement savings. Whether you are still working, or getting ready to collect Social Security, we introduce you to the tools to help you calculate what you have and what you’ll need. We also help you find real advice about collecting your benefits, how to save more money and how to cut down on unnecessary …

— The late Cesar Chavez was a migrant farmer worker and organizer, and a power example of what people can do when they unite for a meaningful cause. His struggle, hard work and dedication inspired and empowered people throughout the world. AARP Colorado recognizes this great leader and the face of the Chicano Movement with its sponsorship of a celebration and parade in his memory to be held April 1, 2017. The march will commence at Regis University at 10 a.m. and end in celebration at Cesar Chavez Park on …

— Public Service Co. of Colorado, owned by Xcel Energy, is proposing a new energy initiative designed to impose significant costs on ratepayers and implement policies that are not in the best interest of consumers. Xcel also is seeking to have customers pay for a $500 million plan to install new meters on every home and small business in its Colorado service area. AARP commissioned a white paper about this issue. Click here. The utility – the state’s largest electricity provider – …

— Please email coaarp@aarp.org or call 1-866-554-5376 if interested in volunteering. Cultural Competency Volunteers Seeking volunteers to help make a difference in your community by building awareness and sensitivity for service providers of the LGBTQ community.  The goal of Project Visibility is to co-create an aging services community that is informed, sensitive to, and supportive of LGBT elders. The course reviews LGBT history and terms, and teaches skills we hope will open the hearts and minds of those caring for this …

— Are you looking for a part-time job? AARP can connect you with employers who are looking for workers aged 50+. Register today for our free Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work, Thursday, January 26th. It’s a live, online event starting at 9 a.m. MT where you can upload a résumé, chat with hiring employers, and get tips to help you find a part-time job! You’ll have access to interactive webinar hosted by hiring employers and be able to play online games that …

— AARP Colorado is looking for people who like to have fun, enjoy exercise, learning new skills and meeting new people. If this sounds like you or someone you know, consider becoming a member of the 2017 AARP Dragon Boat Race Team which will be comprised of  up to 26 people, half men and half women. The Dragon Boat Race and Festival is over a weekend (date for 2017 not yet finalized but will be sometime between mid as end of …

— Greetings one and all… Sitting at my desk this morning, I am pondering the advent of 2017. I don’t know about you, but I am ready to shift gears into the New Year. The past year proved to be particularly trying for me. However, I am not taking this too personally. I am not the only person challenged by the events of 2016. In fact, when chatting with my family, friends, and colleagues, there seems to be a consensus that …

— Denver’s Foodie Event of the Season Raises Funds, Awareness! WHO:  More than 20 top Denver chefs from participating restaurants:  Bar Dough, The Bindery, Brazen, Charcoal, D Bar Denver, Highland Tap & Burger, Hop Alley, Interstate Kitchen + Bar, Kachina Southwestern Grill, Max Gill and Grill, Max’s Wine Dive, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, range, The Rib House, Rioja, Root Down, The Squeaky Bean, Table 6, TAG, The Telegraph, Truffle Table, Uncle, Work & Class and more to come. . . WHAT: …

— Come and enjoy a nostalgic evening with the folk sounds of The Kingston Trio, presented by Colorado Public Television, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7 p.m., at the Paramount Theater in Denver, CO Celebrating 60 years of music, The Kingston Trio, consisting of George Grove, Bill Zorn and Rick Dougherty, is one of the few groups today that has survived the many changes in the world of music and will play such classics as “Tom Dooley,” “Scarlet Ribbons,” plus many …