— 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 …

— 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‚Äô production of¬†‚ÄėDestination Gospel, We Are The Music‚Äô¬†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 …

— AARP is sponsoring the Su Teatro play I Don’t Speak English Only! on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia, I Don’t Speak English Only! is a Su Teatro Classic. La Carpa imagines a future world where all diversity is prohibited and any expression of the other has been forced underground. The¬†play with music is based on the Mexican “tent show” tradition. some of Mexico’s greatest performers came out of the carpa tradition, …

— Few professions are more¬†honorable than teaching. Molding young minds to function well in society and being able to give back is truly a gratifying pursuit. It’s the profession that creates nearly all other professions. Have you thought about becoming a teacher? Not sure what to expect? Because AARP holds teachers in the highest regard, we are proud to offer a discounted seminar for anyone who wants to explore what it takes to be an educator. At noon on Saturday, April …

—   Friday, February 23, 2018:¬† Frauds and Scams Forum for Seniors 2:30 ‚Äď 4:00 p.m. at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive Please join us for an informative session about how to prevent and respond to fraud and scams targeting seniors.¬† Dr. Sheri Gibson, Clinical Geropsychology, will lead a panel of local, state and national experts to address this very serious issue. To register, call (970) 498-7790 or email ADRC@larimer.org   Tuesday, February 27, 2018:¬† Caregiving Workshop-Age By …

—   Here is a simple fact. When you board horses, dogs and other animals, you never get bored! At 77, Joanne Mead is the picture of good health and vitality. She owns a 7 acre horse boarding ranch and dog kennel for the last 45 years and takes care of other animals too.¬† And that, she acknowledges, helps keep her going physically with a little help from friends, family and volunteers. And in her spare time? (Yes she does have …

— C’mon into town this weekend and enjoy Boston’s premier music fest¬†at the 2016¬†Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 6 p.m. The Festival, which is free, takes place¬†on Columbus Avenue in Boston. AARP Massachusetts will be there with tables of free resources and information about all of our programs, such as Life Reimagined, Fraud Watch Network, HomeFit, and many, many more. Our AARPMA State President, Sandy Albright, will be present, along with AARPMA Outreach Director Kara …

—   Jazz is alive and vibrant at the 27th annual Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival to be held October 19 ‚Äď 23, 2016. ¬†¬†AARP members and their guests (up to four per membership) will receive a 10% discount off the five-day ‚ÄúAll Events‚ÄĚ tickets or an ‚ÄúAll Day‚ÄĚ ticket when purchased online between August 01-October 7, 2016 at ¬†¬†¬†http://www.sunvalleyjazz.com/jazz-festival-tickets/ ¬†(enter discount code: ‚ÄúSVJAZZ2016‚ÄĚ). Professional dance instructors offering free dance lessons and live performances by over 200 musicians and forty …

—                           By Debbie Cahill, AARP Oregon Volunteer If you‚Äôre thinking of whom to invite to create a dinner party full of laughter, Maynard Orme might be the first person on your list. With a twinkle in his eye and a spring in his step, Maynard may be retired, but not retiring. At nearly 80 years old, he just returned from trekking in Nepal ‚Äď and there is so …

— Join AARP Oklahoma at the Invisible Nations Sunday Concert Event, Hosted by AARP, KOSU, The Spy‚Äôs Ryan LaCroix, and Invisible Nations multi-media journalist Allison Herrera. At AARP we know being a caregiver is one of the most important roles you will have in your lifetime. AARP is hosting a relaxing oasis for caregivers during the concert event to just get away and have fun. Stop by our AARP Caregivers Hospitality Lounge complete with free chair massages, refreshments, and gourmet pizza …