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

—   AARP, in collaboration with the City of Perth Amboy and the Perth Amboy Police Department, will be hosting a Shred Event and Prescription Medication Take-Back Day. Bring any confidential paper documents to our event, and we’ll shred them for free. All attendees are invited to drop off any unused and expired prescription medications anonymously, no questions asked.  For safety reasons, the Project Medicine Drop box can only accept solid medications such as pills, patches, inhalers, and similar objects and cannot accept liquids, medical waste, or syringes. …

— The historic State Theatre of New Jersey has become a cultural jewel. And thanks to AARP New Jersey, AARP members and their guests can enjoy select fall performances at a discount. Get a 20 percent break on tickets to A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, on Sept. 6; Ballet Hispánico, on Oct. 11; ABBA the Concert, on Nov. 8; and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, based on the Lincoln Center theater production, on Dec. 14 and 15. All performances …

—   During NYC Broadway Week, September 3–16, 2018, stop by the NYC Information Center—Seaport District NYC. Hornblower Cruises on the East River Waterfront Esplanade at Pier 15 (at South and John Sts.), Manhattan. Meet with AARP NY staff, volunteers and other members, daily from 3–4pm, to learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. NYC Broadway Week presale offer available for AARP members, guests and those age 50+: 2-for-1 tickets August 8–15, 2018. AARP members, guests, and those age 50+ can buy two …

—   Join us at the “Todos Juntos” New York Red Bulls game on Sunday, September 30, 2018. This is a great opportunity to learn how AARP is at work in your community! Stop by the AARP New Jersey table at this game and hear what AARP is doing near you. Discounted tickets are available to AARP members and guests as a buy one, get one offer. Additionally, the first 50 ticket purchasers attending will be invited to participate in a …

— Upcoming Courses To register for a session, call the registration phone number next to the class you are interested in. *Courses are $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members* AUGUST     For up-to-date information on future Drivers Safety courses across the state, use our interactive Course Locator  to find the session nearest to you, or register for our online course.

—   Deadline Approaching! June 15th to nominate an Exceptional Volunteer in NJ: AARP New Jersey is seeking nominations for the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Review the eligibility guidelines and submit your online nomination. Thank you for submitting an online nomination!   June Events AICC Health and Wellness Expo Saturday 6/2 10am-4pm at New Jersey Convention and Expo Center (Conference …

— The crack of the bat, the aroma of popcorn and AARP. That’s what’s on tap for baseball season in New Jersey. The Somerset Patriots—the winningest team in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball—is offering AARP members and their guests a 50 percent discount for upper box and field box seats at all 11 Sunday home games. AARP New Jersey staff and volunteers will be on-site at each home game to share information about its activities in the Garden State, as …

— Now celebrating its 20th anniversary season, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is offering AARP members and their guests a 20 percent discount on selected performances. The discount applies to the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performance with the Ahn Trio piano group, March 24, 7:30 p.m.; the Russian National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty, April 7, 8 p.m.; and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, May 11, 8 p.m. Theatergoers are invited to stop by the AARP table in the …

— Want more theater, dance and music in your life? State Theatre New Jersey is offering AARP members a 20 percent discount on select performances this fall. Events include the Festival of Southern African Dance, Oct. 7; Tango Buenos Aires, Oct. 20-21; and National Acrobats and Martial Artists of China, Nov. 17-18. The historic theater in New Brunswick is the state’s second-largest nonprofit performance hall. To buy tickets, go to statetheatrenj.org/events/aarp or call 732-246-7469 and use promo code LIVE1.