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

—               Join AARP Kansas for a free screening of If Beale Street Could Talk on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Warren Theatre West in Wichita. From Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins, adapted from James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel, comes this timeless love story set in early 1970’s Harlem. Newly engaged 19-year-old Tish and her fiance Fonny have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime …

— AARP Kansas wants to know how it can help people live their best lives and make their communities a great place to call home. The state organization’s Diversity Council is visiting cities across the state in 2019 to hear new ideas and share news about work already underway. AARP staff and volunteers will discuss the association’s efforts, including the AARP Livable Communities initiative, which focuses on making cities and towns places where anyone can thrive. The tour begins Friday, April …

—   AARP invites members and the public to attend the Kansas City Tornadoes basketball game on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The game takes place at the Hy-Vee Arena at 1800 Genessee Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. Prior to tip-off, join AARP for a get-to-know-us reception from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Click here to register for  the free Pre-Game Reception. (You can also register at the door.) Tickets to the Kansas City …

— AARP Kansas is hosting a Caregiver Cafe to give caregivers and those they look after a way to relax and take a break from routine. The cafe will be held Tuesday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center, 2755 E. 19th St. North, in Wichita. Those who attend can socialize, compare experiences and try a fun, creative and free activity: flower arranging. A flower arranger will be on-site to help participants create their …

—   Join AARP Kansas for a free screening of WHAT THEY HAD starring Hilary Swank, Blythe Danner, Robert Forster and Michael Shannon.  The free screening will take place at the Warren Theatre East, 11611 E 13th St N in Wichita on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. WHAT THEY HAD centers on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert …

— Protect your wallet and your identity from holiday scammers. Attend AARP’s FREE online question and answer event! The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. During these two interactive sessions, you’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds and scams out there right now. We’ll also feature an interactive poll and live Q&A …

— You and a guest are invited to a free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  The movie will be shown on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Warren Theatre West in Wichita. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville’s latest documentary takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this documentary is an emotional and moving film that takes you beyond zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, …

— Meet AARP Kansas and friends at the Grandparents Park in Wichita and try cuisine from one of the local Wichita food truck vendors! The participating food trucks are Funky Monkey Munchies,  BS Sandwich Press and Smokin’ Diner. When you register to attend, you’ll receive a ticket for a free meal from one of the food truck vendors. When:  Thursday, September 20 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Where:  Grandparents Park at Kellogg & Estelle (south of Kellogg) The event is free and open to the …

— Frank Abagnale, whose experience was portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie Catch Me If You Can, will discuss ways consumers can protect themselves from identity theft and scams on Oct. 2, at Wichita State University. As a young man, Abagnale impersonated an airline pilot, attorney and doctor while cashing millions in fraudulent checks. After he was caught, he spent 40 years helping the FBI. Now, in cooperation with AARP Fraud Watch Network, Abagnale will speak from 6:30 to 8 …