— 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 …

— Please Join the AARP Fredericksburg Volunteers on Thursday, September 7 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Fredericksburg Country Club for a fun evening of fellowship and games on the patio for a Taco Fiesta. The cost of the meal is $15.00 per person. Tax and tip are included. No seminar program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM the evening of September 7.   …

— Join us Tuesday, June 6, at Lewis Gale Field when the Salem Red Sox face the Lynchburg Hillcats, as AARP highlights the important topic of Maintaining Brain Health as we age. AARP members and their families who attend the game are invited to stop by the pavilion any time after the gates open at 6:05 pm for free hot dogs and hamburgers while supplies last! The first pitch is at 7:05 pm and there will be many fun activities taking …

— 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 get 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 …

— AARP in Sioux Falls hosted over 230 AARP members and guests at a fun red carpet event last Friday night to celebrate the Oscars and to discuss the importance of Medicare in South Dakota. Volunteers shared great information about why Medicare is important to them, and how turning the program into a voucher system could hurt low-income seniors in our state. More that half of the attendees took action – filing out 129 petitions that have been sent to Congress, urging them to …

— Nice to see a category specifically for folks of AARP age!  Cheer on this seasoned team when the 7th annual 1883 Black Ice Pond Hockey Championships return to White Park in Concord from Friday, February 10 – Sunday, February 12! The tradition began in 2011 with a mission to help maintain and expand ice skating opportunities throughout the City of Concord.  In the past, proceeds from the event have aided in the restoration of local skating rinks, provided discounts for …

— Wilmington residents had a joyous start to the holidays, as AARP Delaware helped 300 families celebrate the season AARP was the premier sponsor of the Eleone Dance Theatre’s “Carols in Color,” an annual dance performance hosted by the Christina Cultural Arts Center.  The event provides holiday fun for Wilmington’s community, many of whom are low and moderate income. As the intergenerational audience arrived, they were greeted by AARP volunteers and a table with information and giveaways. To kick off the festivities, …

family caregiving

— This fall AARP is hosting a series of CAREversations—free events that mix fun with purpose. Each event encourages caregivers to share tips, build a support network and learn about local resources. The 90-minute sessions include table conversations, as well as opportunities to mix and mingle. AARP provides complimentary food and beverages. CAREversations are scheduled in Glendale, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Tempe, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. AARP developed the program using its …

— You’re invited to the Second Annual Resource Fair for Seniors and Caregivers. This year’s fair will be held on Thursday, August 18th from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Hebrew Educational Alliance, 3600 S Ivanhoe St, Denver, CO 80237-1196 The fair is an opportunity for citizens to learn about the services that are available to them through federal, state and city governmental agencies as well as the resources and assistance provided by not-for-profits organizations. Ms. Moe Keller, Vice President of Public …

— Looking for something to do?  Check out this complete list of upcoming AARP local discounts and  events. Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Free Day at Foothills Art Center—Local Discount, Golden, CO AARP Members gain free entrance by presenting AARP Membership card at the entrance. The exhibition will feature approximately 70 works of art by national artists working in watermedia. Meet and Greet with AARP Representative 10-2 Friday, October 2, 2015 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Arvada Center, Arvada, CO Celebrate AARP’s amazing volunteers! …