— As part of the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival, AARP Movies for Grownups is cosponsoring the Interrobang Film Festival, Friday-Sunday, June 22-24. AARP Iowa will have tables at the festival and in the south wing of the Des Moines Public Library, where the independent films are shown. AARP members and their friends can view the films for free and learn more about Movies for Grownups, which offers free screenings of popular films. For a schedule, go to desmoinesartsfestival.org/interrobangfilmfestival. To volunteer, …

— AARP Indiana is hosting Coffee on Us in Gary on Monday, June 4. This event, and others like it, offer opportunities for local residents to suggest ways that AARP can address community issues through education and advocacy. AARP will buy the coffee, and state office staff will listen to Hoosiers’ concerns at J’s Breakfast Club from 9 to 11 a.m. Similar events are planned across the state throughout 2018. Check aarp.org/in for details.

— Join AARP at the 2018 Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Thursday through Saturday, June 21-23. The free festival will feature more than a dozen acts in parks and clubs across St. Paul. Once again, AARP Minnesota will host the main stage at Mears Park. Stop by the table to pick up information about other events in the Twin Cities, as well as AARP-themed Mardi Gras beads. For concert times and venues, visit twincitiesjazzfestival.com.

— Walking for Grownups with AARP Virginia Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as summer transitions into fall. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings and we walk rain or shine. The detailed schedule including locations, routes and times is listed below. Walking for …

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— Contact AARP Kentucky AARP Kentucky’s office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.  Please contact us via email at kyaarp@aarp.org or toll-free 1-866-295-7275. We are located in east Jefferson County at 10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 121 in Louisville, Kentucky 40223. Stay up to date on news important to Kentuckians 50-plus. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Questions about our social media sites or website? Please contact: Associate State Director, Scott Wegenast toll-free 1-866-295-7275 …

— AARP Mississippi is inviting all Veterans in the area to attend the AARP Veterans Town Hall on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lady Luck Casino Arena, 1380 Warrenton Road in Vicksburg. The event is free. Veterans may bring one guest. Lunch will be served. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reported that 219,000 Veterans resided in Mississippi. AARP Mississippi seeks to bring together Veterans of all eras to discuss resources and …

— AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Mississippians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Mississippi is excited to shine a light on 50+ Mississippians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said AARP Mississippi State Director Kimberly L. Campbell, Esq. Nominations will be evaluated by AARP Mississippi based on …

— AARP Kansas is pleased to welcome Kevin Kneisley, Hiawatha, as the state’s new Driver Safety Coordinator for AARP Driver  Safety (ADS).  Kevin joined ADS in 2017 as a Driver Safety instructor. As the state coordinator, Kevin assists Driver Safety instructors throughout the state of Kansas in promoting safe driving classes, recruiting volunteers and working with local organizations to host sites for the classes. Kevin brings a wealth of experience to the volunteer job. He has been an educator for 19 years in Kansas and …

— AARP members across Virginia join together in local communities through independently incorporated chapters. These chapters offer informational programs, advocacy and service opportunities. You can join an AARP Chapter to meet new people, give back, and have fun. Chapter activities can include meals, cultural outings and trips, and for many, community service is a major priority. Click here to find a chapter near you!    Bayside Chapter #4798 The Bayside Chapter #4798 Met on Monday, April 16th and received update on AARP …

— • AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus Award recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosing • Nomination deadline is June 1 Every year, AARP honors an outstanding volunteer who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members with the Andrus Award for Community Service. Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or over who should receive AARP’s most prestigious Connecticut volunteer award? The deadline is June 1, so …