— Home is where the heart is, and well-designed, livable communities promote health, sustain growth, and make for happier, healthier residents of every age, in all life stages. AARP Wisconsin is working to raise awareness in the greater Milwaukee area about the need for age-friendly, livable communities. You can connect with AARP at one of our Free Coffee Fridays to share your thoughts on building a more livable greater Milwaukee. You’ll receive a free coffee, a re-usable coffee sleeve and learn about …

— By David Lewellen On May 5, state Sen. Fred Risser turned 90. Three weeks later, he took a 90-mile bike ride to celebrate—no cameras, no riding companions, just him going at his own pace. Riding one mile for every year has become a tradition for him. “It takes a little longer every year,” he said. Serving in the Wisconsin Legislature has been an even longer ride. Risser was reelected in November, without opposition, to his 14th four-year Senate term. Add …

— Please join AARP Wisconsin for a special discounted matinee performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life Live From WVL Radio Theatre” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m.at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. Almost everyone knows the story of the classic holiday favorite “It’s A Wonderful Life.” It is the uplifting and bittersweet tale of George Bailey’s close call with death on Christmas Eve, of how important and …

— We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “School of Rock” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m., and at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a …

— We invite you to connect with AARP Wisconsin for special discounted matinee performances of “RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour” for AARP members and their guests on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues …

— Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers and other members for special discounted performances of three upcoming shows at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 North Water St., Milwaukee. A special discount for AARP members and their guests is available for matinee weekend performances of “Rent: The 20th Anniversary Performance” on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m., “School of Rock” on Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 1:00 …

— Join AARP for a fun night out at the theater! AARP is pleased to be partnering with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater to offer AARP members and their guests a 20 percent discount off a full priced-ticket to see a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” While you’re at the Oct. 11 performance, stop by our AARP table to see all the ways we’re engaging with our members in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin, and get a coupon for $5 off …

— AARP members and their guests are invited to a free screening of the film “The Lovers” at the Marcus South Shore Cinema located at 7261 South 13th Street in Oak Creek Milwaukee on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Seating is limited, RSVPs are required. Mary (Debra Winger) and Michael (Tracy Letts) are a married couple. They live together, but are both having long-standing extramarital affairs—she with Robert (Aidan Gillen) and he with Lucy (Melora Walters). Their lovers have both emphatically demanded they break …

— Hey baseball fans! Here’s a great opportunity to bring the family and join AARP staff, volunteers and members at the ballpark this summer. AARP members and their guests will receive discounted tickets at 50% off the single game rate in the Field Outfield Box, Loge Outfield Box and Terrace Reserved seat locations priced at the time of purchase on these remaining 2017 dates: Thursday, Aug. 3, 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, 1:10 p.m. To purchase tickets online, click here, select your …

— The Milwaukee Brewers baseball team is offering fans 50 and older a 50 percent discount on tickets for four games at Miller Park this season: May 24, June 8, Aug. 3 and Aug. 30. AARP Wisconsin will have an information booth at the stadium near members’ seating and will offer information on caregiving and fraud prevention, as well as free hand fans and mini backpacks. To purchase discount tickets, go to brewers.com/tickets, select a  game and enter the code “Fun50.” …