— Registration for fall classes is open! Sign up for classes HERE New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning opportunities in a comfortable and friendly academic surrounding. Supported by Idaho State University, AARP Idaho and the Treasure Valley Family YMCA, NKA represents the most affordable learning opportunity for the 50 plus in the Treasure Valley. Beginning this fall there is no registration fee but some classes do charge a small fee …

— 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 Idaho We hope you’ll join us!

— The North Idaho Veteran Stand Down is a daylong occasion to honor and assist the more than 132,000 veterans in Idaho, especially those at risk of homelessness. Set for Saturday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kootenai County Fairgrounds, the free event offers a range of counseling and health services, as well as haircuts, clothes, clothing repair, food assistance, massages and bike repair. Employers with job openings will be on hand to meet with vets, as will …

— AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE WILL PROVIDE FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND PREPARATION FEB 1 THROUGH APRIL 18 From Sandpoint to Soda Springs Tax-Aide sites available across Idaho. ​ ​Boise, Idaho – Beginning February 1 and running through April 18, AARP Foundation is once again providing free tax assistance and preparation for Idahoans across the state. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. You do not need to be a member of AARP …

— More than 200 attend free screening of box office hit Hidden Figures Boise, ID – As part of its ongoing commitment to the community, the state office of AARP Idaho recently launched a new program designed to combine fun with purpose while spotlighting films and performances that resonate with the 50+ movie goer. Movies for Grownups is an opportunity for AARP members, their guests and the public to enjoy complimentary screenings of Hollywood’s biggest hits. More than 200 guests packed …

— New Knowledge Adventures offers affordable classes for adults who enjoy lifelong learning. Cosponsored by AARP Idaho, Idaho State University and the Treasure Valley YMCA, the program provides exploration and fellowship in a noncompetitive environment at the university’s campus in Boise. Students age 50-plus can enroll in as many classes as they like for just $35 per semester. The catalog for the fall semester includes more than 100 classes, with something for everyone. Interested in wine tasting? Snowshoeing? Painting on silk? …

— From history, painting and cooking to games, fitness and health, AARP Idaho is spotlighting New Knowledge Adventures as a way for people 50-plus to have fun and meet others while keeping their brains sharp. The continuing education program, now available in Boise and the Treasure Valley area, was designed by AARP, Idaho State University and the Treasure Valley YMCA. Instructors include university professors and other experts. The affordable classes offer exciting learning opportunities without tests or homework. Classes run March …

— AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers across Idaho through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. Last year, 278 Idaho AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers helped more than 32,000 people file their federal, state and local tax returns. Refunds in Idaho totaled more …

— As you age, will you be able to take care of yourself or need to rely on others? What services and supports will you need? Are they available in your community? These are a few of the questions that a new statewide assessment is trying to answer. The Idaho Commission on Aging—in partnership with Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health—are exploring the needs of older Idahoans, their awareness of services in their communities and if those services are adequate.  The …

— New adventures in learning are available for Idahoans 50 and older in the Boise area, thanks to the New Knowledge Adventures program at Idaho State University and its collaboration with AARP and the Treasure Valley YMCA. The program offers education, exploration and fellowship in a noncompetitive environment. AARP Idaho is encouraging members to sign up for classes, which range from academic subjects to hands-on activities such as gardening, winemaking and recreational pastimes. The noncredit courses are mostly free and are …

— Don’t be a Target or a Victim! AARP Idaho in conjunction with the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance will host the state’s largest fraud and identity theft conference June 20 on the campus of Boise State University. The Boise Scam Jam is a free, fun, educational and interactive forum where you can learn to avoid today’s scams and frauds while getting the tools you need to protect yourself and loved ones from con artists. Parking is also free in the Lincoln …

— Join AARP Idaho this summer for the Idaho Botanical Garden 2015 Great Garden Escape Summer Live Music Series. Show your AARP membership card at the entrance to receive a discounted admission! Concerts are Thursday evenings, running from June through September. Garden Events: June (6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.): 4th- Muzzie & Billy Braun 18th – Soul Patch 25th – Hoochie Coochie Men   July (6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.): 2nd – Bread …