— Join AARP and experience a night of authentic praise and worship music. AARP members and their guests receive a 20% discount on tickets to Vy Higginsen and the Mama Foundation for the Arts’ production of ‘Destination Gospel, We Are: The Music’ now through December 9th, 2017. The Sing Harlem Choir, a group of performers from the award winning program Gospel For Teens, showcases their gift of song through powerful and uplifting gospel music in the Heart of Harlem. This performance gives AARP members and …

— AARP is sponsoring the Su Teatro play I Don’t Speak English Only! on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia, I Don’t Speak English Only! is a Su Teatro Classic. La Carpa imagines a future world where all diversity is prohibited and any expression of the other has been forced underground. The play with music is based on the Mexican “tent show” tradition. some of Mexico’s greatest performers came out of the carpa tradition, …

— Few professions are more honorable than teaching. Molding young minds to function well in society and being able to give back is truly a gratifying pursuit. It’s the profession that creates nearly all other professions. Have you thought about becoming a teacher? Not sure what to expect? Because AARP holds teachers in the highest regard, we are proud to offer a discounted seminar for anyone who wants to explore what it takes to be an educator. At noon on Saturday, April …

— Thursday, November 16: Personal Enrichment: Beginning Crocket, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University Come explore the many wonders of crochet in a relaxed environment!  Learn how to read patterns, work beginner stitches and finish off a project.  Students will leave with a completed project, extra yarn an lot of ideas! Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017” AARP Members …

—   Here is a simple fact. When you board horses, dogs and other animals, you never get bored! At 77, Joanne Mead is the picture of good health and vitality. She owns a 7 acre horse boarding ranch and dog kennel for the last 45 years and takes care of other animals too.  And that, she acknowledges, helps keep her going physically with a little help from friends, family and volunteers. And in her spare time? (Yes she does have …

— C’mon into town this weekend and enjoy Boston’s premier music fest at the 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 6 p.m. The Festival, which is free, takes place on Columbus Avenue in Boston. AARP Massachusetts will be there with tables of free resources and information about all of our programs, such as Life Reimagined, Fraud Watch Network, HomeFit, and many, many more. Our AARPMA State President, Sandy Albright, will be present, along with AARPMA Outreach Director Kara …

—   Jazz is alive and vibrant at the 27th annual Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival to be held October 19 – 23, 2016.   AARP members and their guests (up to four per membership) will receive a 10% discount off the five-day “All Events” tickets or an “All Day” ticket when purchased online between August 01-October 7, 2016 at    http://www.sunvalleyjazz.com/jazz-festival-tickets/  (enter discount code: “SVJAZZ2016”). Professional dance instructors offering free dance lessons and live performances by over 200 musicians and forty …

—                           By Debbie Cahill, AARP Oregon Volunteer If you’re thinking of whom to invite to create a dinner party full of laughter, Maynard Orme might be the first person on your list. With a twinkle in his eye and a spring in his step, Maynard may be retired, but not retiring. At nearly 80 years old, he just returned from trekking in Nepal – and there is so …

— Music could be the best-kept secret for family caregivers and the people they love! Research shows tangible benefits of music for the health, quality of life and stress level for both the caregiver and the person for whom they care. Join SingFit Co-Founder Andy Tubman, a music therapist who is an expert on music and the brain, for a free interactive webinar presented by AARP titled, “Turn Up the Volume and Turn Down the Stress: How Music Can Help Family Caregivers.” …

— Music could be the best-kept secret for family caregivers and the people they love! Research shows tangible benefits of music for the health, quality of life and stress level for both the caregiver and the person for whom they care. Join SingFit Co-Founder Andy Tubman, a music therapist who is an expert on music and the brain, for a free interactive webinar presented by AARP titled, “Turn Up the Volume and Turn Down the Stress: How Music Can Help Family Caregivers.” …