Walkers: Join the AARP Breakfast Bunch

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Home & Family Here’s a way to exercise, socialize and realize the benefits of public transportation in the greater St. Louis area. AARP has partnered with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) to sponsor the Ten Toe Express walking program. In its ninth year, the program helps older people learn about the MetroLink system by combining ridership with an activity such as shopping, exploring or grabbing a meal. The AARP Breakfast Bunch was formed especially for the 12-week spring portion of “Ten Toe” to …

Enjoy Spring: Walk This Way

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Spring has sprung, and AARP Missouri invites members to enjoy the season by taking a walk with the Clay-Platte Trackers of Kansas City. The club is part of the American Volkssport Association, which sponsors noncompetitive walks to encourage healthy lifestyles. The May 16 event offers 5K and 10K routes starting at 9 a.m. Participants are invited to gather again at 3 p.m. at the Shoal Creek Living History Museum and Nature Trail, which showcases 80 acres of rolling hills and …

Gateway Greening at the Great Perennial Divide

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community Like to get your hands dirty?  Need a little ‘soil therapy’?  AARP would like to share information about a volunteer opportunity for those of us who like to dig in the dirt from Gateway Greening. The Great Perennial Divide is St. Louis’ largest gardening volunteer event involving more than 75 gardens across the metro area. Gateway Greening has been educating and empowering people across St. Louis to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture for over 30 years.  Community gardens …

AARP at the St. Louis Home & Garden Show

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Home & Family | Local Resources The AARP St. Louis booth at the St Louis Home & Garden show was a hit!  We had over 2200 people visit our booth over the four days of the show despite the snowy weather on Saturday and Sunday!  Visitors were treated to an oven stick, a jar opener and the amazing newly revised AARP Home Fit Guide.  They were also treated to home modification information and demonstrations by Rebuilding Together – St. Louis. Members who presented their membership card …

Special Savings on Season Tickets at The Muny

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized The Muny is offering AARP members a special opportunity to save an additional 10% or more on Muny Season Tickets through the Muny Corporate Advantage Program (MCAP).  This is the lowest price for new Muny Season Tickets and is ONLY available through participating companies and organizations – such as AARP. Starting April 6th, AARP members and staff will be able to save 10% or more off already deeply discounted Muny Season Tickets.  This program runs through May 4th and provides …

A Night of Magical Music

Posted on 03/26/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized The St. Louis Symphony once again is offering a discount (50% off) opportunity for AARP members and their guests.  On Saturday, April 11th at 8:00 pm you will be treated to a wonderful performance of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity. Click here for tickets.  (Discount is only good for April 11th performance) Semyon Bychkov, conductor – Jonathan Chu, violin – Beth Guterman Chu, viola MOZART Sinfonia concertante, K. 364 SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 Revel in the …