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Essence Festival

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Essence Festival

New Orleans

July 1–3

Are you inspired, adventurous or caring? Come refresh and relax with us when you visit the AARP Block Party at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca- Cola® in New Orleans! Get a taste of AARP and take a sip of our three refreshment waters. Try one or all three and learn about all that AARP has to offer. On your way out, leave a note on our commitment wall telling us what matters most to you!

Around the Block and in Your Community

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En español | AARP is excited to hit the road with a new event experience in 2016. The AARP Block Party is traveling to several cities this year, visiting events all across the country. From skateboarding and lip-synching to dancing and fashion tips for the workplace, each event will have something for everyone and will introduce attendees to a unique and fun side of AARP.

AARP also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as Life Reimagined checkups to help you become the best version of yourself, TEK classes to learn tablet and mobile phone skills, free movie screenings and advance premieres, Driver Safety classesvolunteering activities and so much more. It’s easy for you to find all of these experiences in one place through AARP in Your City.

If you have questions about the AARP Block Party, please contact us.

Upcoming Events

The AARP Block Party will be at the following events in 2016. More information coming soon!

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Denver July 30–31

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, S.D. Aug. 5–7: Welcoming bikers as they arrive the weekend before the rally

National Book Festival

Washington, D.C. Sept. 24

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, N.M. Oct. 6–8

AARP Media Road Show

Georgia State Fair Sept. 30–Oct. 2

Photo credits: Colorado Dragon Boat Festival by Brent Lewis/The Denver Post via Getty Images; Sturgis Motorcycle Rally by Redux; National Book Festival by Colena Turner/Library of Congress; Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Istock; AARP Media Road Show by Istock

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