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March 2018

Traveling with Hillerman

March 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2308 - Tony Hillerman’s stories are rich in the culture of Navajo, Hopi, Piute, and Zuni. His settings describe the rich landscape of the Four Corners area with color, depth, and insight. We’ll discuss his characters, the significance of his insight into Native American culture, and the pure pleasure of “just a good read”!

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Kitchen Secrets

March 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2309 - Do you have a fantastic kitchen gadget that you rely on? Or maybe a gadget that you have no clue how to use? Join this interactive class as we share our best tools and learn how to use them to save time and money. Be sure to bring your favorite (or most mystifying) kitchen helpers.

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AK49 – The Last Frontier

March 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2310 - After circumnavigating the lower 48 states alone on his motorcycle in 2016, Jerry Finnegan took his spirit of adventure for an encore trip: A tour of Alaska via the Alcan Highway. Enjoy first-hand tales of travel and amazing photos during this travelogue presentation.

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April 2018

Documentary Film Club

April 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 7, 2018

AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2311 - If you love documentaries — and engaging in lively discussions — this club is for you! This club has been going strong for two years. At the first meeting (1-2:30pm) we’ll brainstorm documentary selections. Last semester’s films included showstoppers like “The War You Don’t See,” “Night Will Fall,” and “Trash Dance.” If you can’t attend the kickoff class, we’ll keep you posted on movie selections. 2311-1 APRIL 2 1-3:30PM 2311-2 APRIL 16 1-3:30PM 2311-3 APRIL 23 1-3:30PM 2311-4…

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Shop Class: Car Basics for Everyone

April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tune Tech Fairview, 9225 West Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2221 - Are you tired of mechanics taking advantage of you? Do they talk over your head about your car’s problems? Wish you knew more about how to maintain your own car? You need to attend shop class! This three-session class will cover basic car parts and their functions, car systems fundamentals, diagnostics, mechanic lingo, car buying tips, how to identify puzzling car noises, and more. April 14, 21, 28

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Intro to Screen Writing – (That Movie In Your Head)

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meridian Silverstone Amenity Center, 3405 E. Overland Rd.
Meridian, ID 83642 United States
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#2217 - Ever had a great idea for a movie but didn’t know how to get it down on paper? It’s never too late to learn! This class will cover the basics of how to get started on a screenplay: Getting organized, developing your idea into a story, creating your characters, improving your craft, and marketing your talent.

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Tales From The Courtroom

April 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2238 - Listen to amazing stories about insurance claims, attorneys, judges and trials during Dennis Fetzer’s 48-year-career in claims and litigation. Some are amusing. Some are tragic. All are interesting. Get the inside scoop – and learn what really happened during the infamous McDonald’s coffee spill case.

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Ancient Indian Play with an Engaging Story

April 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2312 - “The Recognition of Shakuntala” is a story of exceptional poetic beauty written more than 2,000 years ago. It’s a tale of love between a king and a “maiden of nature” who endure union, separation, and reunion, moving from a purely physical attraction to a steady flame of conjugal love. Learn about this play’s history and significance while enjoying its artistry.

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May 2018

The Sculpture of Benjamin Victor — And Its Place In Statuary Hall

May 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pioneer Hall, 4902 Bronco Lane
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2326 - Enjoy a 30-minute tour with Ben Victor then peruse his gallery at your leisure. Ben is a sculptor who works in clay and bronze — the only living artist with two works in Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol. The gallery contains his pieces as well as paintings and sculptures by other artists. Learn what it takes to create larger-than-life art.

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Story of an Indian Immigrant

May 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AARP Idaho, C.W. Moore Plaza 250 South 5th Street #800
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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#2327 - Dr. Mohan Limaye came to the United States as a graduate student more than half a century ago and fell in love with his adopted country. Listen to his first-hand accounts of assimilation while he discusses his other great love, his home country of India, and its rich and fascinating ancient culture.

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