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2024 Upcoming Events

AARP Arkansas is committed to keeping our members and volunteers abreast of events that may be of interest. This calendar of events is updated monthly. Dates, times and locations may be subject to change. If you see an error, have an update, or items to add, please reach out to ASD Communications and Outreach Mandy Shoptaw at mshoptaw@aarp.org or at 501.217.1627.


Aug

  • Aug 1, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Virtual Volunteer Portal Champion Office Hours - registration or call the event registration number at 877-926-8300
  • August 13, Strong Town Conversation - register here
  • August 19, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Senior Planet Virtual Series: Age Friendly - Registration
  • August 21, Neighborhood Walks Training - register here
  • August 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Veterans Team Meeting, State Office
  • Volunteer recruitment luncheon Hub 7
  • MTCC “What’s in the Pot”
  • MTCC “Chat and Chew”
  • Vet legislative session

Sept

  • 9/11 Day of Service
  • September 11, Age Friendly Road Show (Little Rock) -
  • September 12, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, Age Friendly Summit, West Central Community Center, 8616 Colonel Glenn Rd, Little Rock; The Age Friendly Summit, “Creating Community Connections”, will bring together residents, service providers, and community leaders for discussion and networking as well as raise their awareness of livable communities. It will focus on enlightening people about the principles of a livable community, tackling housing and transportation issues in our city, and providing information about digital technology and healthy living. Exhibitors will be available to share resources. Lunch and door prizes will be provided. - register here
  • September 16, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Senior Planet Virtual Series: Affordable Home Internet - Registration
  • September 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Veterans Team Meeting, State Office
  • September 18, Age Friendly Road Show (West Memphis)
  • September 21, 9 a.m. to noon, Hub 1, Shred Fest, Farmington United Methodist Church, 355 Southwinds Rd, Farmington, AR 72730
  • September 21, Military Appreciation Event
  • September 26, Attorney General's Elder Abuse Conference Featuring Kathy Stokes of AARP Fraud Watch Network - information and registration here
  • September 27 - TBD Fraud Event Hub 1
  • Hub 7 – Prostate Cancer Walk
  • Hub 7 – Hometown Showdown BBQ Cookoff

Oct

  • October 1 Ward 7 (Little Rock) Night Out
  • October 1, noon, Disaster Preparedness Webinar: Building Disaster Resilient Communities
  • October 10, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hub 2 Quarterly Meeting, location TBD
  • October 11 - 20, State Fair, stop by and see our volunteers and learn about AARP Arkansas - information here
  • October 12, Harvest Fest, Little Rock
  • October 15, noon, Disaster Preparedness Webinar: Building Disaster Resilient Communities
  • October 15, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Veterans Team Meeting, State Office
  • October 21, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Senior Planet Virtual Series: Protecting Your Personal Information Online - registration
  • TBD - Shred Fest
  • TBD - Scam Jam

Nov

  • National Caregiver Month
  • November 1, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Day of the Dead Alley Party with Ron Robinson Theater - more info here
  • Nov 7, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Virtual Volunteer Portal Champion Office Hours - registration or call the event registration number at 877-926-8300
  • November 11, Veterans Day Parade
  • November 18, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Senior Planet Virtual Series: Online Tools for Contacting Your Lawmakers - registration
  • November 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Veterans Team Meeting, State Office
  • November 24, Arkansas Nurses Association Fall Conference - more info here
  • Caregiving Summit

Dec

  • December 7, Hub 2 – SWLR Christmas Parade
  • December 16, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Senior Planet Virtual Series: Online Prescription Drug Resources - registration
  • December 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Veterans Team Meeting, State Office
  • December 12, Hub 2 – Christmas Party
  • Andrus Awards and Volunteer Training
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