One Grandmother's account of why Grandparents Day is a special holiday, and her look at ways families can celebrate it. This year, Grandpatents Day is Sunday, Sept. 12.
Join AARP Michigan for a major virtual event featuring top elected officials. MI Sisters and Friends is an opportunity for women to come together and have a conversation about their health and wealth as we emerge from the pandemic.
The global music festival, which runs from Aug. 2-9, features music from the U.S., Japan, Haiti, Algeria, Morocco, Ukraine, Greece and others, and can be seen on Detroit Public Television, heard on WDET 101.9 FM radio, and streamed on www.concertofcolors.com
AARP will host a virtual event on Wednesday, Aug. 25, featuring women in elected office at the state and federal levels talking about health and wealth topics.
AARP Michigan’s shift to online offerings during the coronavirus pandemic has been so successful it plans to hold virtual activities even after it’s safe to resume in-person events.
Highlights include Don Was Detroit All Star Revue Tribute to John Lee Hooker, Leafar Village Tribute to Charlie Parker plus lineup of legendary global music performers. Festival will be broadcast on Detroit Public TV Channel 56 and WDET 101.9 FM Oct. 6-11 with expanded dates streamed online worldwide. AARP Michigan among sponsors.
The two-hour “MI Sisters and Friends: Conversations that Count” event enabled at-home viewers to vote on issue options. They arrived at a six-item health and wealth agenda to present to elected officials.
Virtual program scheduled for Sept. 17 will include celebrity panelists and experts, with the goal of building a strong policy agenda for African American women 50 and older. Everyone is invited to this free event.
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