SEATTLE — Those who are 50 years old and above can gain an array of benefits when they join AARP, and there are some great events in Seattle coming up this summer that AARP members can check out with their families.

AARP Block Party at the Bite of Seattle

July 20-22, Seattle Center

Connect with AARP at the Bite of Seattle, from July 20th to the 22nd. Come enjoy music shows, live cook offs, and much more. Be sure to stop by the AARP booth to learn about a different side of AARP, where you’ll experience an augmented reality demo, take a spin on our art bikes, or have your photo become part of an artistic mosaic. For each person who plays a game, AARP will also make a donation to the Pike Market Food Bank. So bring your friends, family, and a big appetite to find out more about what AARP is up to in Seattle.

Catch a ballgame with AARP and the Seattle Mariners

Wednesday, August 1, 1:10pm, Safeco Field

Join AARP and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, August 1st, at Safeco Field, as they take on the Houston Astros. As an AARP member, you and your guests can receive a discount off Terrace-level seating. Tickets are $46 and include a hot dog, salad, chips, cookies and a beverage. Plus, you’ll be able to meet and connect with other AARP members, volunteers and staff. Order tickets online at and use the promo code WA50.

Grandparent’s Day at the Pacific Science Center

Sunday, September 9, 10:30am, Pacific Science Center

On September 9, AARP members and their guests are invited to attend a special Grandparent’s Day event at the Science Center, which includes a showing of an IMAX documentary, planetarium show and lunch. Guests can also tour the permanent exhibits. The cost is $33 per ticket. To sign up call the group sales line at 206-443-3611. Registration is required and space is limited, so sign up today!

In addition to Grandparent's Day, AARP members receive a 10% savings on general exhibit admission and discounts on IMAX films at the Pacific Science Center through December 31, 2018.

Seahawks Team Up with AARP for Jobs at CenturyLink Field

AARP, the Seattle Seahawks, and CenturyLink Field are teaming up to fill hundreds of available positions! They’re looking for upbeat, dedicated, team-oriented personalities to create memories for fans at Seahawks games, concerts, and other exciting events! CenturyLink Field will be holding special hiring days throughout the summer.

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