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We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Collegiate summer baseball is back in scenic Mat-Su Valley. On AARP Day at the Ballpark on Friday, June 28, catch the Mat-Su Miners when they take on the Anchorage Bucs at Hermon Brothers Field.
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Residents in Anchorage are gearing up for the annual Bike to Work Day, on Friday, May 17, when thousands will celebrate community health by commuting on two wheels.
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Need help with a basic tax return or amendment? Tax Aide volunteers provide free tax help to low- to middle-income Alaskans of all ages at sites across the state. (No need to be an AARP member.) They can also help with past-due returns, back to 2015.
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Gil Penalosa, a global expert on transforming areas into good, vibrant places for all people, is visiting the state to headline the Alaska Livable Communities Forum.
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As Alaskans embrace the winter season’s outdoor recreation, they need to be alert to increasing risks, especially avalanches.
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Food grown in Alaska has its own special flavor, from sweet corn that needs to be transplanted to tomatoes that grow only indoors and zucchini grown in high tunnels. The Mat-Su Valley is one of the state’s most productive agricultural areas, and a tour of working farms showcases techniques unique to Alaska.
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AARP Alaska is sponsoring AARP Day at the Ballpark on Thursday, June 28, when the Mat-Su Miners meet the Peninsula Oilers. Admission is free for AARP members and their guests.
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AARP Foundation Draws Attention to Social Isolation and Offers Resources at Connect2Affect
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