• Award ceremony
  • Bob and Deidre
  • Getting "GRITT"ywith our student teachers.
  • Dennis Meadows speaking to group

Welcome to the
Active Retirement Association

ARA - Expanding Your World

Currently Serving the Greater Seacoast Regions of NH and Maine

Upcoming Events


  • Current Board Vacancies

    The Board of Directors is seeking candidates for the following vacancies -- The Director of Audio Visual Services, Director of Public Relations, and Director of Technology.  Click on the titles to take a look at the job descriptions and see if these are of interest to you.  Current Board members are willing to mentor and provide support to any interested volunteer.  Consider partnering with another member to take on one of these roles.  Send us an email if you'd like to learn more.   ARA needs YOU!

  • Celebration of Life - Art Meyer

    Art was a long-time and active member of ARA.  His partner and ARA member, Pat DeGrandpre, along with his children Kim, Lisa, Pam and Art, invite you to a Celebration of a Life Well Played.  This event will be held on March 31 from 12-4 p.m. at the Portsmouth Elks Club, 500 Jones Ave., Portsmouth.  You are invited to stop by to enjoy a cocktail, some jazz, a light lunch and to share some memories with his family and other friends in honor of a man who contributed to so many lives.