— Roanoke Chapters Remain Involved Roanoke’s Southwest AARP Chapter #4652 has set as a goal for 2018-19, to grow its membership.  In order to attract new members and encourage former members to rejoin it is focusing on presenting informative and engaging programs.  In September, its program was presented by Ruth Anne Parsons, Administrator of the Adult Care Center of the Roanoke Valley, a day care center that offers care to physical, medical and mental dimensions of care while providing family support and …

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— Please be our guest at Clearly Invisible, a stage production by Garrett Davis Productions that highlights the challenges our veterans may face, while recognizing their contributions to their country. Clearly Invisible is free and open to the public, but registration is required using this link. We hope to see you there! For additional information, please contact Jil Hinds at jhinds@aarp.org. When: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 Where: Riverdale Town Centre | 7210 Church Street | Riverdale, GA 30274

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— You Are Invited: AARP Georgia Salutes Veterans!  Please be our guest at the VA Telehealth Showcase presented by the Atlanta VA Health Care System including lunch, provided by Cabot Creamery.  Following lunch, we invite you to stay for Clearly Invisible, a play that recognizes and honors the contributions of our veterans. When: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | VA Telehealth Showcase | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lunch | 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Clearly Invisible presented …

— Connect with AARP Wisconsin staff, volunteers, other members and their guests, and receive a special price for a performance of Black Nativity at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Join us on Friday, December 7th at 7:00 pm for a night of fun! Black Nativity is a heartwarming and moving gospel song play by Langston Hughes. The power of gospel music, telling the story of this beloved, family friendly classic that began with the first star …

— AARP will host our first ever bourbon tasting. Members and one guest are invited to enjoy a 30 minute guided tour and a 15 minute tasting all for $5! You’ll also learn more about AARP as we have fun trivia while you wait. Choose your tour time: 6, 6:30 or 7pm and plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to enjoy the fun. The $5 fee is non-refundable and due upon registration and no money will be accepted at …

— Before You File: Everything You Need to Know About the New Tax Law A FREE VSCPA Workshop The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) is putting on a series of workshops all around the state that are FREE to the public. The workshop titled “Before you file: Everything  You Need to Know about the New Tax Law” will cover everything that taxpayers should know to best prepare for the upcoming filing season by giving a general overview of the new tax …

— Active Aging – “Still Climbing, Not Over the Hill” The local AARP Virginia Chapter #5335 is hosting an info session for people all over the Hanover and Ashland areas from 10 – 2:00 p.m.  on October 17th. This FREE event will promote smart strategies for healthy aging with topics including: Decluttering, Nutrition, Fitness demonstrations, and Alzheimer’s disease. This event will have free lunch provided, exhibits, door prizes and FLU shots (please bring insurance cards). While the event is free, space …

— Yvette Peña, AARP’s Vice President for Latino Audience Strategy, will be a guest speaker at the 2018 Latino Summit, “Empowerment through Action.” This year’s Summit will focus on the importance of voting. The Summit ties in well with AARP’s new “Be the Difference, VOTE” campaign. The Campaign encourages voter’s to make their voices heard on issues affected American’s age 50 and over. Here are the details for the Summit: WHEN:          Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm …

— AARP Virginia invites members and their guests to join them at Shakers Restaurant for an evening of food and fun from 5:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. AARP has reserved the back room of Shakers Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available. No seminar program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish. Shakers Restaurant is …