— 50 Years of Remembrance  This Black History Month, AARP honors the many contributions of African Americans who have contributed so much to the legacy of this country.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement, which that same year also led to the Civil Rights Act of 1968, to prevent discrimination and provide equal housing opportunities regardless of race, religion, or national origin.  We remember with …

— New York State has long been home to some of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the nation. New York’s ethnic communities—primarily comprised of African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino populations are not only growing, but also aging at a rapid pace. Given these changing demographics, AARP convened thought leaders, elected officials and leading organizations that serve New York’s ethnic communities to launch a multi-year effort to identify disparities that exist among their ethnic 50-plus communities and develop an …

— En Español.  AARP New York and the Paid Family Leave Coalition fought for the Paid Family Leave program because family caregivers who work shouldn’t have to choose between caring for a loved one or losing their jobs. In January 2018, we reached that goal when one of the strongest Paid Family Leave laws in the nation took effect. Here are five things you should know about New York’s Paid Family Leave program: 1) What is paid family leave? Under a …

— Join AARP in experiencing the history, culture, and memorable moments at the exhibit of your favorite British television show series, Downton Abbey! Take a glimpse of the Crawley household and watch the characters come to life. $23 tickets are available now for AARP members and guests for the select dates listed below only: March 5-9, 2018 March 12-16, 2018 March 19-20, 2018 AARP members and their guests can use code ABBEY5 to receive this discounted price online, by phone at 866-811-4111 …

— Raise a glass with AARP! Treat yourself and get to know AARP at The HOPS and PROPS Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 7 pm. AARP is sponsoring the DJ and music for the day so make sure you put on your dance shoes! Sample the best from local, regional and national craft brews, enjoy food and have a great evening with friends and family. Connect with AARP staff, volunteers and other members to learn more about what we …

— Let’s rewind back to the golden decades of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s! Listen to your favorite songs while taking a walk down memory lane. With the some of the best musicians and singers, this show will have you dancing away in your seat! Look for the AARP table before the show that night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community. On Thursday, March 8th at 7:30 pm, …

— Treat yourself in 2018 by taking advantage of AARP’s new theater offers at RBTL in Rochester! Look for the AARP table before the shows each night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community “ON YOUR FEET” AARP members and their guests receive up to 20% per ticket to see “On Your Feet!” the Musical at the Auditorium Theater on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 7:30 pm and Wednesday, February 7, …

— On your way to the theater, stop by the AARP NY Office (750 Third Avenue) from 4-5pm any weekday through Feb. 4 to hear more about what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests receive up to 25% off on tickets to select performances of Latin History for Morons now through Feb. 4, 2018. Tickets start from $55.* You may purchase tickets online, or by phone when you call 212-947-8844, or in-person at the box office at Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., …

— Hey hockey fans, join AARP for select games at the Syracuse Crunch Hockey Club! Bring family and friends to watch your favorite teams and learn about what AARP is doing in your community. Look for the AARP Meet & Greet when you arrive. Tickets are $16 per person, and games take place in the War Memorial Arena at 515 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY. Toronto Marlies Friday, January 19th at 7 p.m. Utica Comets Saturday, February 3rd at 7 p.m. Rochester Americans Saturday, …

— Join AARP and experience a night of authentic praise and worship music. AARP members and their guests receive a 20% discount on tickets to Vy Higginsen and the Mama Foundation for the Arts’ production of ‘Destination Gospel, We Are The Music’ now through December 9th, 2017. The Sing Harlem Choir, a group of performers from the award-winning program Gospel For Teens, showcases their gift of song through powerful and uplifting gospel music in the Heart of Harlem. This performance gives AARP members and their …

— An intimate, powerful discussion with New York’s most recognizable women in radio and AARP as they discuss how they are embracing life while debunking myths and shattering stereotypes for women at any age. Join the #DisruptAging conversation with radio personalities who are everyday disruptors at the top of their game across musical genres as they share their experiences, transformations, and insights. Panelists Shaila (WBLS), Judy Torres (WKTU), Toya (103.9FM) and Helen Little (LiteFM), will be moderated by Cheryl Wills (NY1) …

— As the new years approaches, AARP is thrilled to offer you a special opportunity to end 2017 on a high note. Take advantage of the holiday season and get 20% of off tickets to all 8 pm Friday and Saturday performances at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CMPAC. Members can also attend Beauty and the Beast at 7:30 pm. CM Performing Arts Center, Noel S. Ruiz Theatre 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale, NY 11769 Don’t miss the chance to get $25 tickets for you and a guest …