Events

Check out local, state and national events. We’d love to have you join us.
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Free donuts or pastries! Now that we've got your attention, AARP Iowa members are invited to free Coffee and Donut Days in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines.
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AARP Iowa, Latino Political Network (LPN) and county auditors are partnering to inform voters ahead of mid-term election with 5 statewide programs -- Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Mason City and Shenandoah -- during the week of Oct. 15.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Iowa for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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The Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is the largest event in the state and one of the oldest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. The 2018 fair runs Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 9-19, and about a million people are expected to attend.
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As part of the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival, AARP Movies for Grownups is cosponsoring the Interrobang Film Festival, Friday-Sunday, June 22-24.
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Des Moines Arts Festival® has announced AARP as the presenting sponsor of the annual Interrobang Film Festival (IFF).
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With scammers busy thinking up new ways to steal your money, how can you protect yourself, your family and your neighbors? Join us for a discussion about how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud. Learn how scammers think, so you can build up your defenses against the kinds of tricks con artists use, and about keeping more of your hard-earned money where it belongs - in your pocket.
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AARP Iowa invites community groups across the state to schedule a free presentation to help their members guard against fraud. AARP Iowa has a team of trained volunteers ready to give Fraud Watch Network presentations to church groups, civic clubs, veterans organizations, senior centers and libraries across the state.
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Join your friends and neighbors from throughout Greater Des Moines for presentations and community discussions on the Age-Friendly and Livable Community Initiatives. You'll learn all the ways these initiatives promote healthier neighborhoods, healthier communities and healthier living for residents of all ages.
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AARP and Iowa Public Television have teamed up to produce Stealing Your Life, a program on how to guard against fraud. The show features Frank Abagnale, whose exploits decades ago were depicted in the movie Catch Me If You Can.
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