Take Me Out to the Ballgame…

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Local Resources AARP in St. Louis will have 2 opportunities for members and their family and friends to purchase discounted tickets to River City Rascals and Gateway Grizzlies games this summer.  Check out more details and how to get tickets. The Grizzlies and the Rascals are part of the Frontier League, an independent professional baseball league that consists of 14 teams throughout the Midwest.  We are fortunate to have two of those teams right here in the St. Louis region.   The operation …

St. Louis Food & Friends

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community Join AARP in St. Louis for the Breakfast Bunch (part of the Ten Toe Express program) where we visit a different St. Louis eatery for breakfast each Saturday through June 20th.  The Eclipse in University City was our first destination which proved to be a yummy choice.  Check out our other destinations and how to register. Led by AARP volunteers Loretta Davis and Mabel Mixon, AARP members and their friends utilize the MetroLink and their ’ten toes’ to get to …

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Uncategorized Join AARP in St. Louis at the 2015 St. Louis Senior Olympics May 21st – 26th and cheer on Team AARP!  This group of athletes will have the opportunity to compete in over 90 different individual and team events throughout the St. Louis region.  The 50 Team AARP athletes will be competing in events from Washers to Golf.  Learn more about the event and some of our athletes. Team AARP members range in age from 50 to 92 and reside …

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 …