— Learn how to start or grow your small business from fellow entrepreneurs. Live SBA Entrepreneur webinar takes place on Tuesday, April 18th at 7 p.m. ET Looking to turn your unique talents, hobbies or skills into a small business? Or if you’ve already started a business, are you searching for ideas to keep your dreams of success on track? Register for the AARP webinar, From Passion to Profit, and learn from our panel of innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs as they share …

— Musical theater fans take note: Manchester Choral Society has a treat for you as they perform a full orchestra concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide.  AARP members and their guests receive a $7 off discount with two performances to choose from! Throughout the 1950s, composer Leonard Bernstein worked to adapt Voltaire’s 1759 novel Candide into a musical.  The novel is a satirical story in which the characters, regardless of social or financial status, suffer unimaginable hardship.  Through comedy and Bernstein’s music, its message is that one …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 24, 2017 at 7 p.m. ET, …

— 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 …

— Winters in New Hampshire can be long and when the weather breaks, it’s nice to be able to get outside and enjoy the outdoors.  And some exercise! That is why AARP New Hampshire is hosting free miniature golf on Friday, May 19, from noon to 3:00 pm.  All the activities take place at Chuckster’s Family Fun Park on Route 4 in Chichester. Rain or shine, AARP members (and one guest per member) can join the miniature golfing fun for one …

— Do you have ideas on how to make Southern New Hampshire communities more age friendly for all members?  AARP is collaborating with The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) to work on just that, as part of a “Becoming Age-Friendly” program. The concept of an age-friendly community is in part about adopting such features as: ·         Safe, walk-able streets ·         More housing and transportation options ·         Access to key services ·         Opportunities for residents to participate in community activities So …

— Take a virtual tour and learn how to make every room safer. April 12, 2017 7 p.m. ET Are you a family caregiver? If so, don’t miss Home Safe Home, a virtual room-by-room makeover tour on how to make every room in your home safer for loved ones. And stay tuned as caregiving author Sherri Snelling and livable communities expert Karen Kafantaris answer your questions from the studio. What will you learn? Dozens of smart solutions to make any home …

— Fun new way for Granite Staters to learn job search skills, family caregiving advice and how to stay safe online. Can you sell yourself to a potential employer in the time it takes to ride an elevator? Take the awkwardness out of the conversation when you’re helping a loved one plan for the future? Keep yourself safe from a hacker or handle the four toughest questions you’ll ever face in an interview? Introducing AARP’s new interactive videos that put you …

— AARP New Hampshire offers Life Reimagined Checkups to help people think in new ways about what’s next in their life in terms of work, health, relationships or long-deferred goals. The Checkups are consistently well attended and have been so popular that more volunteers are needed to guide the sessions. AARP will host a training session for Life Reimagined guides on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Hampshire Audubon’s McLane Center in Concord. Lunch will …

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— Great news for the public speakers out there who love to help people: AARP New Hampshire is hosting a training session to become a Life Reimagined Guide! Life Reimagined Check-ups are a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined can help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real, whether you’re focused on work, health, relationships, or pursuing a passion. Each check-up is led by a volunteer …