— Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss?  Let Work for Yourself@50+ help you get started! Creating and owning a business has long been heralded as a path to financial success and economic mobility. However, low-income older adults considering entrepreneurship as a career move, or who are looking to reenter the workforce in a nontraditional capacity face unique hurdles that can prevent them from successfully attaining their goals. That’s why the AARP Foundation has teamed up with the Center …

— Come visit AARP New Hampshire at the 14th Annual Taste of Downtown Manchester for a night of shopping, strolling, and eating!  During this 3-hour extravaganza, participating downtown restaurants set up sampling stations inside local businesses, and ticket purchasers are free to enjoy the cuisine, browse the local shops, and meet with neighbors! Here are the details: Wednesday, September 13 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown Manchester   Upon purchase of a ticket, you will receive a wristband and a map …

— The magic of autumn is on its way, and the Massabesic Audubon is offering two magical events to bring in the season!  Whether you delight in the adventure of the outdoors or prefer the coziness of a heater indoors, there is an opportunity for you.  And AARP members and one guest receive special prices!   Here are the details: The Magic of Migration! Friday, September 22.  Time:  10:00 am to 11:30 am Cost for AARP member and one guest:  $7 …

— Summer is in full swing and outdoor activities abound, including the Friends of Stark Park 2017 Summer Concert Series!  And AARP will be at three of these free community concerts to speak with members of the community and hand out information on upcoming AARP events and programming! Here’s the line-up of what’s coming next:   Sunday, July 23 – Come visit the AARP table! Strafford Wind Symphony 2:00 pm   Sunday, July 30 New Legacy Swing Band 2:00 pm   …

— Connect with neighbors through food, music, and dance at New Hampshire’s largest ethnic cultural festival!   The “We Are One” Festival brings together the Latino Festival (founded in 2000) and the African/Caribbean Celebration (founded in 2001) to create a multi-ethnic extravaganza! Join over 1,000 participants at this free, day long experience. The air is filled with music from around the world and the crowds sway with the rhythm or pulse to beat. The scent of delicious delicacies from Latin America or Africa tantalizes …

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— Welcome to 30 Days and 30 Ways!  Throughout the month of June, we’re surprising you with at least one way each day to connect with us, either in the community or from the comfort of your own home! Here are the details on our last week of June festivities!  Check out our blog for future events. June 25 Receive the AARP Advocate, a free monthly e-newsletter; e-mail action alerts on the issues you care about; and the latest news on Congress and …

— Welcome to 30 Days and 30 Ways!  Throughout the month of June, we’re surprising you with at least one way each day to connect with us, either in the community or from the comfort of your own home! Here’s Week 3 of the festivities!  Check out our blog at the start of each week to learn more!   June 18 – Good happens right here with AARP’s Create the Good.  Whether you have five minutes or five hours, find good that fits you and …

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— The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. This course will help reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation, getting into an accident, or becoming injured. Anyone can benefit from a refresher course that helps them stay current with driving laws and new technology! The classroom course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …