— Autumn’s harvest brings us an abundant array of delicious foods as we begin preparations for the winter months.  New Hampshire’s wildlife is also benefiting from nature’s bounty as seasonal changes trigger survival strategies for winter’s pending challenges. Join us as we explore the forests and fields of the New Hampshire Audubon’s Massabesic Center, delving into the mysteries of migration and the amazing adaptions birds and animals utilize in this busy season. Here are the details: Nature’s Bounty:  Fuel for Seasonal …

— Are you a bicycle-friendly driver? Hundreds of cyclists are killed in traffic accidents each year in the US, and thousands more are injured.  Whether you are a cyclist or not, it’s everyone’s responsibility to do everything we can to prevent these tragedies on New Hampshire roadways and beyond. Join AARP New Hampshire and Center for Health Promotion on September 15 for this one-hour interactive class: Bicycle Friendly Driver Saturday, September 15, 2018 10:00 to 11:00 am Center for Health Promotion; …

— Are you ready to retire? It’s not solely about your financial planning, it’s also about your readiness:  physically, emotionally and mentally.  What is your vision for retirement? Join AARP New Hampshire and Center for Health Promotion at this September 18 retirement readiness workshop.  Learn about how the evolution of retirement impacts your life, including some interesting baby boomer statistics. Here’s what’s planned: Intro to Retirement:  Are You Ready for the Next Chapter? Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:00 to 7:30 pm …

— Did you realize that the City of Concord has a trail system of 31 trails covering 81 miles?  Want to find out more about this fabulous resource? Join AARP New Hampshire and Assistant City Planner Beth Fenstermacher for an educational session on how to navigate the off-road trails and how to read the trails and maps (so you don’t get lost!) Beth will take you on a virtual tour of three of the trails and advise you on what to …

— The New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation is warning New Hampshire residents of romance scammers, con artists who create believable profiles, entice people into online relationships, establish a level of trust, and scam their victims by exploiting the relationship for money. Online romance scams have become increasingly pervasive because the scammers can easily use the anonymity of the internet to mask their deceptive personas. Most often, these scams begin with some kind of invitation to chat using a social media …

— Lights, Camera, Action! Come on out and enjoy an outdoor screening of a family movie this summer. It’s all part of the TD Bank Movies in the Park, produced by Intown Manchester. So, join the fun in Veteran’s Memorial Park on August 23 and August 30 from 7:30 to 10:00 pm in downtown Manchester. The movies are free and centered on family-friendly entertainment and activities for people of all ages.  Here’s what you’ll find: August 23:  The Greatest Showman August …

— Music to our ears! Summer in Manchester would not be the same without the TD Bank Summer Concert Series. These free, fun outdoor concerts are centered on family-friendly music and activities for people of all ages. All the concerts are held on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at Veteran’s Memorial Park in downtown Manchester. Pull out your calendar and check out the great line-up.  Here’s who’s playing: July 12: Foreigner’s Journey July 19: Manchuka July 26: Army Rock …

— Looks what’s coming to Concord on July 21:  FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their Android smartphones. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with devices provided for practice and friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four workshops offered on July 21 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on the New Hampshire Technical Institute campus.  Registration is required.  For any of the …

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— You asked for it and here it is:  AARP New Hampshire’s Tasting Tour! We’ve organized a tour, in August and September, and are geared up to offer you “tastes” of wine, beer, and cider.  Gather up your friends and family and get ready to hit the tasting trail.   Preregistration will be required for all of these free events.  Oh, and you’ll need to bring your AARP membership card and photo ID to access the specials. Here’s what’s planned: Tuesday, …

Cropped image of exhibits at NH Craftsmen's Fair
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— Summer celebrations in New Hampshire wouldn’t be complete without the 85th Annual League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair — August 4 through 12, 2018 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury. Starting on the first Saturday in August and running for 9 consecutive days, the Annual Craftsmen’s Fair is the oldest, continuously running craft fair in the country, and it’s also one of the Top 100 events in North America. Plus, AARP members receive a $12 ticket – at the gate …