— Saturday, August 12, 2017: Triple S Brewery Walking Tour, Colorado Springs, CO Join AARP Colorado and Triple S Brewing for a walking tour of Colorado Springs downtown breweries.  you will be guided through 3 breweries where you will get something special from each; learn the brewing process, meet the brewers, and tour each brewery.  You may even receive a special Brewer’s Reserve beer. AARP members and their guests will receive 15% off the regular tour price.   Tuesday, August 15: …

— AARP is sponsoring the Su Teatro play I Don’t Speak English Only! on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia, I Don’t Speak English Only! is a Su Teatro Classic. La Carpa imagines a future world where all diversity is prohibited and any expression of the other has been forced underground. The play with music is based on the Mexican “tent show” tradition. some of Mexico’s greatest performers came out of the carpa tradition, …

—   Latina Safehouse is hosting an event Oct. 20, 2017 to honor individuals and organizations that have supported the Safehouse and to raise the financial resources needed to continue programs and services. AARP is a sponsor of this event because Latina Safehouse provides support for hundreds of women in our community. Latinas Honoring Latinas will be at 6 p.m. on Friday Oct. 20 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Learn more at Latinasafehouse.org Latinas Honoring Latinas DATE: Friday, …

— Join us for a free webinar at 12 pm MNT on October 18!  Currently in the United States, both men and women are expected to live into their eighties. This represents an increase in life expectancy of thirty years over the past century. The increased longevity is due in part to advances in medical technology, improved hygiene, and development and availability of effective medications. Fabulous news, right? Perhaps. The blessing of a longer life often depends on how we age. …

— AARP is all about empowering people to choose how they live as they age. We are thrilled to be part of Denver Startup Week to interact with the region’s tech innovators and explore how tech can help improve our lives. Did you know that 50-plus people in Colorado generate $134.9 billion in economic activity? And that overall across the U.S. this demographic of 111 million people generates $7.6 trillion in economic activity? This trillion dollar number represents the sum of …

— Are you open to keeping your mind active and alert? Are you ready for a “mind adventure” and a little personal enrichment or career advancement? Metro State University Denver has a new continuing education program titled “LearnOn.”  Offerings include non-credit, evening classes in US wines, a class on starting a for-profit or non-profit business, or even a class on Spanish for travel and fitness after 50.  MSU has a variety of options that might appeal to you.  Classes will be …

—   Join AARP Colorado for NeighborWalks Colorado Springs. Enjoy guided walks through some of Colorado Springs’ most beautiful and interesting neighborhoods. Come meet others in your community, learn the history and join the fun. Walks will be led by a local historian. The goal of NeighborWalks is to get more people walking every day for health, transportation, environment, and community. The walks are designed to be inclusive and are themed, educational and social events that bring neighbors together to explore neighborhoods …

— Please join AARP at Foothills Art Center to view 3 Scientists, 3 Artists, 3 Forms; An Exhibition of Stone on Friday, September 15, 2017. AARP members will enjoy free admission from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For this unique exhibit we have partnered with the Foothills Art Center to provide this event. Three Golden artists with professional backgrounds in geology will show the beauty of stone art through the lens of science. Visitors will be presented with 3 distinct approaches …

— People age 50+ receive free admission to Denver Botanic Gardens, where they can explore a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate the diversity of plants from all corners of the world. See how the distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity, and a unique high altitude climate and geography. Don’t forget to swing by the AARP table to meetyour local representative. Join AARP Colorado at the Denver Botanic Gardens Friday, September 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. …

— Please join us for a caregiving workshop presented by Atlas of Caregiving on September 6 or 7, 2017. Family caregiving is an isolated and underappreciated endeavor, it is not well understood and so current systems intended to support them cannot scale. Atlas of Caregiving is uncovering the hidden world of caregiving utilizing a CareMap…. A CareMap is a hand-drawn representation of a family caregiver’s network. Your CareMap visualizes your caregiving daily activities and is the first step to seeing where …

— AARP believes that an active lifestyle and healthy living are important at any age and is proud to present the Getaway 5K/10K, September 10, at Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora. A registration discount is available to AARP members. This experience is designed for the entire family. No matter what your age, you’re sure to have a good time. The event will feature a 10K (added for Denver), 5K, a one-mile walk and a fun run designed especially for the kids. …