— Do you know a volunteer age 50+ who is using their skills and experience to make a significant difference in your community? AARP state offices are 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. The deadline for the California Andrus Awards for Community Service nominations is August 1st. Review the eligibility guidelines and submit your …

—     World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15 APS Bureau Chief Michael Hagenlock said elder abuse refers to intentional or negligent acts by a caregiver or trusted individual that causes harm to an older person. It takes many forms, including: neglect or isolation, physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse and exploitation, emotional or psychological abuse (including verbal abuse and threats.) APS is an investigation unit designed to protect the vulnerable adults, and provide protective services through support by …

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— Join us for a free screening of Lean on Pete at 6 pm, Thursday, June 28 in Boise at Edwards Boise Stadium 21. Based on the novel by Will Vlautin, Lean on Pete is a deeply moving story of a teen who finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Lean on Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to …

— 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 …