— Every single day, AARP Idaho volunteers fuel our work in communities across the Gem State. Without the hundreds who donate their time, skills and passion, we wouldn’t have enough capacity to help older Idahoans transform their lives. If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage your to attend our next monthly volunteer network meeting. New Volunteers!! Please come at 1:15 PM for New Volunteer Orientation. Everyone Else!! Meeting starts at 2:00 PM sharp! With the …

— Español. Celebrate the holidays by tracing the history of Chocolate, the food of the gods, from a drink reserved for Mayan and Aztec nobility, to a drink for European aristocrats, to the simple chocolate bar of today. Enjoy a tasting of Aztec hot chocolate and champurrado. Guest speaker chef and historian: Maite Gomez-Rejon When: Thursday, December 7th at 7 p.m. Where: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 Chocolate is the product of …

— English. Inicia tus celebraciones de las fiestas de fi n de año recorriendo la historia del chocolate en La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. La chef e historiadora Maité Gómez-Rejón te enseñará mucho sobre esta deliciosa bebida originalmente reservada para la nobleza maya y azteca. Luego, disfruta de una degustación de chocolate azteca y champurrado. Este es un evento familiar y gratuito. Cuándo: Jueves, 7 de diciembre, 2017 a  las 7 p.m. Dónde: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. 501 …

— In the Beginning was the first blue light of the TV screen, reflecting the plains and mountains of the “vast wasteland.” In those primitive days of TV viewing, when I tired of the eye candy I was snacking, I  left my comfortable perch in order to turn the tuner to another sweet shoppe. Nowadays, when all the old and disabled folks who reside in my ALF (Assisted Living Facililty) want to channel-surf, we ask a caregiver to make the necessary changes …

— Join AARP for our free monthly social events all across Maine! They’re a great way to meet new people and find out what we’re doing in your community. The first beverage at each event is on us and friends are welcome. You can also join us at our FREE ongoing social events listed below: **PLEASE NOTE: Augusta, Bath/Brunswick and York events will NOT take place in the month of December 2017 Augusta On-Tap: Third Thursday of each month from 4-6 PM at The Black and …

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— Purpose Prize Winner Mike Weaver, founder of Weaver & Concerned Citizens of Aiken/Atlanta Now (WeCCAAN), Atlanta, Ga., is a former college professor who teaches the value of public service by bringing teens and adults together for service-learning trips to communities in need. From cleaning vacant lots to creating community gardens, Weaver and Concerned Citizens of Aiken/Atlanta Now is making a difference in the lives and futures of its participants as well as the recipients of their volunteerism. Weaver is also …

— We at AARP Wisconsin are looking for volunteers in the Milwaukee area who can help us bring AARP to life in your communities. As a community presence volunteer you will join a fun group of individuals who engage with AARP members and their guests at film screenings, sports outings, theater dates, resource fairs, festivals, and much more! Training and orientation will be provided. To get started, please fill out and submit this volunteer interest form and we will circle back to …

— Español Dating back centuries, Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration to honor the ancestors of families of Mexican and Central American heritage. Rather than mourning the dead, the festival focuses on remembering their lives. AARP in Los Angeles is hosting a free Día de los Muertos event from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St. “AARP is thrilled to join LA Plaza …

— Jeremy Barewin joined AARP Iowa as associate state director of communications and outreach in late September. A Drake University graduate, Barewin brings more than 15 years of experience in communications and marketing to AARP Iowa, having spent the last decade working for healthcare organizations in the Chicago area. “Jeremy is a welcome addition to the AARP Iowa professional staff,” said Kent Sovern, AARP Iowa State Director. “He is a much respected and highly skilled communications professional with unique expertise in …

— AARP in Maine is bringing you more opportunities to connect with our community and with people like you. Celebrate, learn, and enjoy!   AARP Maine Annual Fall Social Glickman Library | University of Southern Maine 314 Forest Avenue | Portland Thursday, Oct. 5 | 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  AARP Maine invites members, volunteers, neighbors, and community partners to our annual Fall Social. Live music and complimentary refreshments will be provided. Bradbury Mountain Hike and Picnic Bradbury Mountain State Park | …