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Current and future members join us at the YMCA for Jackson Family Games.

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 Jackson and Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

 

EVENTS

ONGOING

Third Tuesday of Each Month  -  T3 with AARP: Third Tuesday Topics. Join us for workshops on issues important to you and your family. Topics include fraud, caregiving, and more. Check below for the topic each month.
Location: Eastern Branch, Jackson District Library. 3125 E. Michigan Avenue, Jackson.
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

  

JULY

Tuesday, July 9  -  Rollin' with AARP. Are you looking for some healthy fun and exercise for the entire family? Join AARP Michigan and P & T Fitness for Rollin’ with AARP in Jackson! Individuals who register in advance will receive a free bicycle bell. Register here!
Location: P&T Fitness. 225 North Jackson Street, Jackson.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 


Tuesday, July 16  -  Age-Friendly Jackson. The City of Jackson has recently joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. Please join us to discuss local efforts needed to make Jackson a better place for all ages.
Location: Jackson District Library, Eastern Branch. 3215 E. Michigan Avenue, Jackson.
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm.   RSVP Here!


Wednesday, July 17  -  Rollin' with AARP. Are you looking for some healthy fun and exercise for the entire family? Join us for the second round of Rollin' with AARP. Be sure to register for your free bicycle bell! Register with this link!
Location: TBA, Jackson.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 

 

AUGUST

Tuesday, August 20  -  Fraud Watch Network. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. It provides resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. Come learn how to get watchdog alerts and stay up to date on con artists’ latest tricks.
Location: Jackson District Library, Eastern Branch. 3215 E. Michigan Avenue, Jackson.
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm.   RSVP Here!


Wednesday, August 21  -  Rollin' with AARP. Are you looking for some healthy fun and exercise for the entire family? Join us for the third edition of Rollin' with AARP. Don't forget to register for your free bicycle bell!
Location: TBA, Jackson.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 

 

SEPTEMBER

Tuesday, September 17  -  Finances 50+  
Join us for Finances 50+, a program designed to help you make and keep smart money habits. It’s never too late to learn new tips for managing your finances. Reserve your seat here!
Location: Jackson District Library, Eastern Branch. 3215 E. Michigan Avenue, Jackson.


Wednesday, September 18  -  Rollin' with AARP. Are you looking for some healthy fun and exercise for the entire family? Join us for Rollin' with AARP! Be sure to register for your free bicycle bell! Register with this link!
Location: TBA, Jackson.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 


Tuesday and Wednesday, September 24-25  -  AARP Smart Driver Class. Take the AARP Smart Driver Class to:
• Refresh your driving skills and knowledge of the rules of the road,
• Learn techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts,
• Discover proven driving methods to help keep you and your loved ones safe,
• You may be eligible for a multi-year car insurance discount.
Check out this link for more information!
 

ONLINE/VIRTUAL EVENTS

Ads & Scams — Trends, Tips and Tools from the Federal Trade Commission.Join AARP’s on-demand online event, featuring attorneys and fraud experts Karen Mandel, Annette Soberats and Lisa Schifferle from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). You’ll discover some of the proven ways to spot bogus ads and scams and learn how to file a complaint with the FTC. You’ll also hear the latest trends, tips and tools about a number of commonly fraudulent products, services and schemes. Click Here.

 

DISCOUNTS

Jackson Symphony Orchestra. AARP Members are eligible to receive a discount of 25% off the regular ticket price for any performance during the 2018-2019 season, with the exception of The Nutcracker.
How to Access: Order online at Jackson Symphony and use Discount Code JSO25;  Call (517) 782-3221 and use discount code JSO25 to order via phone;  Visit the box office and mention Discount Code JSO25.
Offer valid: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.


Michigan Shakespeare Festival. AARP Members are eligible to receive a discounted ticket for at $30 for any performance during the 2019 season.
How to Access: Call (517) 796-8600 or visit the Potter Center Theatre box office and mention discount code PRO118.
Offer valid: October 1, 2018 through August 18, 2019.


Ella Sharp Museum. AARP Members receive a free tour of the museum's historic house ($3 value) with the purchase of admission to the Ella Sharp Museum.
Offer valid: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.


Jackson YMCA. AARP Members are eligible to receive a discount of 10% off membership to the Jackson YMCA.
How to Access: Visit either the Downtown or Summit branch of the Jackson YMCA and mention discount code JACKSONYMCA4U.
Offer valid: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.


Michigan Theatre of Jackson. AARP Members are eligible to receive a discount of 20% off membership to the Michigan Theatre of Jackson at all three membership levels, as well as $2 off any soda/popcorn combo.
How to Access: Visit the Michigan Theatre box office and mention discount code MTJ1930.
Offer valid: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

Can’t make it to one of our events?  Be sure to check our website for additional information, tools, and resources. 

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