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Virtual Happenings! May Events

AARP California is staying connected with you through virtual events. Check out your region to see what we have lined up for May!

Bay Area

A LIVE conversation focused on Wealth, Tuesday, May 18 at 12 pm

Join AARP California on the third Tuesday of May and June at 12 pm on 102.9 KBLX or AARP California’s Facebook pages as we host FREE conversations around health, wealth and self with issue experts. On May 18, we will speak with Martin Booker, Program Manager of AARP Financial Resilience Programming, on personal finance tips, advice and resources. Tune-in and join us LIVE + enter the AARP California sweepstakes before the event for your chance to win a $50 GrubHub e-gift card. Learn more about the series and sweepstakes HERE.

Chinatown Rising Film Screening – A Powerful Documentary that Follows the Transition of San Francisco’s Chinatown, Wednesday, May 26 at 6:30 pm

Join AARP California for a special film screening of the documentary Chinatown Rising, a Harry Chuck and Josh Chuck film about the Asian-American Movement that took place in San Francisco, California’s Chinatown during the 1960’s-1980’s. During this screening, you will have an opportunity to hear opening remarks from the producers and gain 3-hour access to watch this 85-minute film, allowing you to take short breaks on your own time as needed. Learn more and register HERE.

Los Angeles

LGBT Prepare to Care Workshop: Friday, May 21 at 12 pm Join us for a FREE LGBT Prepare to Care workshop on Friday, May 21 from 12 – 1 pm. The workshop will provide LGBT caregivers and allies a framework to actively prepare for the care their loved ones may need. Participants will also learn about resources and techniques needed to navigate the caregiving journey. Click HERE to register or call 1-877-926-8300.

Older Adult Transportation Expo with Metro, Wednesday, May 26 at 9 am Interested in learning about the benefits of taking public transportation? Join AARP California and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) via ZOOM for the 5th Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo. You will receive a sneak peek of Metro’s latest projects and will learn more about the On the Move Riders Program, which inspires older adults to learn how to take public transit to destinations across the County. Learn more and register HERE.*

* Please note the provided link will take you to a third-party website not managed by AARP. Any information you provide to the host organization will be governed by its privacy policy.


Decluttering and Downsizing Workshop, Thursday, May 13 at 3:30 pm Need tips on how to declutter? Join AARP California for a Downsizing and Decluttering workshop to explore why stuff is so important for some people. You will also learn practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering. Learn more and register HERE.

Cooking Filipino Savory Dishes with Chef Roline, Tuesday, May 18 at 2:30 pm In celebration of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, AARP California is spotlighting Chef Roline for a cooking demonstration of Filipino savory dishes! Join us to learn how to make pancit and lumpia. Chef Roline is a dancing chef and spunky owner of Roline’s Uniquely Filipino located in Vacaville, California. Learn more and register HERE.

San Diego

AAPI Heritage Month: Virtual Tour of the Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego, Wednesday, May 12 at 12 pm Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with AARP California and the Japanese Friendship Garden located in San Diego! This virtual event will include a private docent led tour of the 12-acre garden, located in beautiful Balboa Park. The virtual tour will take you along the path of a traditional Japanese garden and will highlight how culture is integrated into every detail of architecture and garden design. The virtual tour will be followed by a Q&A session with the docents. Learn more and register HERE.

AARP Six Pillars of Brain Health Workshop, Friday, May 28 at 12 pm Join AARP California virtually for a FREE Six Pillars of Brain Health workshop to discover how living an active life – by learning more, being social, staying fit, eating right, sleeping better, and managing stress – is our best bet for maintaining our brain health. Share your brain-boosting tips and be inspired by others. This session is a good overview for anyone interested in improving their brain health and will provide actionable steps you can take. Learn more and register here HERE.

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