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Find free events online or right around the corner. The sooner you join the fun, the more connections you'll make. From sharing practical resources to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build stronger communities for all ages to live, work and play.
Playing chess helps combat social isolation and promotes brain health. Connect with AARP New York as we present Beyond the Basics of Chess, a 4-part virtual series with National Master, John Michael Silvederio.
Enjoy bubbles like you never have before! In celebration of Grandparents Day, enter for a chance to win a four-pack of tickets for the 3 p.m. Sunday, September 8 performance – plus a free “Me in a Bubble” photo! Sweepstakes administered by AARP New York.
Connect with AARP New York for thrilling sports games this year! Meet AARP at the ballpark for select Long Island Ducks, Brooklyn Cyclones, and Hudson Valley Renegades games while accessing exciting ticket discounts and sweepstakes.
From Gilbert and Sullivan to holiday extravaganzas, AARP Long Island can’t wait to offer discounts to members and guests at The Madison Theatre for select in-person performances! Visit the AARP table in the lobby before, during or after each show to meet AARP volunteers, staff and other members and learn more about what AARP is doing in the local community!
AARP New York volunteers are a dynamic group of people using skills they’ve cultivated. They work to improve the lives of fellow New Yorkers — and not just folks age 50 and older. They may attend a hip hop concert and hand out fliers about Medicare. They might lend a hand at food drives around Thanksgiving. Or they may travel to Albany to make sure the governor and state legislators are aware of vital issues, like caregiving support and unaffordable prescription drug prices. Whether you love meeting new people, working on projects that matter to your community, or speaking up on issues that impact people 50 and older, AARP has a role for you.
The 1970s were a golden era of filmmaking so it’s fitting that AARP presents a film series celebrating their golden anniversary. The free event also marks a community theater celebrating its 50th!
AARP Long Island is proud to bring you discounted tickets to local theaters in your backyard. AARP members and guests can enjoy 20% off select shows from the following theaters. Please visit each respective link to learn more about the available offerings:
AARP Long Island is thrilled to collaborate with The John W Engeman Theater, for discounts on select performances for in-person live theatrical entertainment! Stop by the AARP table in the lobby before, during or after each show and meet AARP volunteers, staff and other members and learn more about what AARP is doing in the local community!
Many older adults face the reality of needing care. AARP members and guests are invited to a four-part workshop series, "Accepting Help Gracefully: The Dance of Interdependence." This series offers a forum to explore the transitions between independence, dependence, and interdependence with grace. Guided by a Sage-ing® Mentor, these 90-minute Zoom sessions cover physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual challenges. Workshops include breakout sessions for small group sharing.
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