— Ever dream of turning your hobby into a profitable business? You’re not alone. “As boomers live longer, many are seeking ways to earn extra money by turning favorite pastimes into second careers,” said Jamie Bulen, AARP state communications director. For the fourth year, AARP New Hampshire, the Small Business Administration and SCORE are cosponsoring Make Your Hobby a Business workshops. Experts will explain how to tell if your product or service is marketable—and how to build a business and promote …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2018’s “Walk for your Health” program.  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends! This spring series will run from Monday, April 16 through Friday, June 22, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM at a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first walk of …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2018’s “Walk for your Health” program.  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends! This spring series will run from Monday, April 17 through Friday, June 22, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM at a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first walk of …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2018’s “Walk for your Health” program.  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends! This spring series will run from Monday, April 16 through Friday, June 22, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM at a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first walk of …

— AARP New Hampshire is accepting applications for the 2018 class of its Senior Leadership Program. The goal of the eight-month program is to train state residents age 50-plus as leaders who will advocate on behalf of their peers. Twenty-five participants will be selected, based on their motivation to become active in policymaking and systems change. They will be required to attend five meetings in Concord, Manchester, Plymouth and Lebanon between April and November. All expenses for lodging, meals and materials …

— Come out to the ballpark for AARP Day at the Fisher Cats, on Tuesday, June 20, when New Hampshire’s AA team faces the Harrisburg Senators in an Eastern League matchup. AARP members who preorder tickets for themselves and their guests can enjoy the game plus an all-you-can-eat buffet for a special price of $28. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. The buffet will be open from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Sam Adams …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …

— Only 1 in 10 Granite Staters age 50-plus plan to retire and never work again. Many will keep working or seek a new job, but others may want to turn their hobby into a business. AARP New Hampshire will host a free workshop June 6 on how to make that move. Advisers from the Small Business Administration, Center for Women’s Business Advancement and SCORE, which mentors small-business owners, will guide the two-hour session. Participants can explore whether their hobby provides …

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— This spring, AARP New Hampshire is offering our popular Life Reimagined Check-Ups in several Granite State locations:  Portsmouth, Manchester, Keene, Dover, New Durham and Concord. Whether you are looking to change careers or design your dream vacation, Life Reimagined can help you begin the process of making it happen! “Whether you want to start a new career, build a new business, or live your dream life, Life Reimagined Check-Ups can provide real help to pursue your possibilities and connect with …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …