Are you currently interested in becoming a live-in caregiver for a disabled adult, or maybe just curious about the responsibilities and benefits of this "roommate" position? Join OSG and a panel of "roommates" for an informative presentation and Q&A session to learn more! Please register so we can keep track of RSVPs.
Our Stomping Ground offers a variety of programs including book clubs, games nights, art and fitness classes and more. We are always adding new events. Be sure to explore our calendar and register for those programs that are of interest. Some events are open to just residents of a specific community, some are open to residents and Friends of OSG, and others are open to anyone in the Northern VA area.
We’re firm believers that community extends beyond the people in our lives – it also encompasses the world we live in and our individual impact on the environment. To that end, please join us as we work together to clean up Roosevelt Island- one of D.C.’s jewels. This is a great opportunity to learn about this historical landmark, create new friendships, and protect our community. Details for attending: We will meet in front of the bridge before heading over to… Read More »Roosevelt Island
Join our Waypoint community for a monthly walk around the neighborhood and local trails. We will meet outside the Waypoint building, right by Fairlington Presbyterian Church. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and feel free to bring a friend! Please RSVP below so we have a headcount.
Calling all dedicated film enthusiasts! The OSG Film Club meets virtually once a month to watch and discuss a “classic” movie of choice. In October, the group’s pick is The Godfather (1972). Please register to receive the Zoom link. All are welcome! If you’d like to join the What’s App group to keep in touch with other club members, please use this link.
Join our Queens Court community for a monthly walk around the neighborhood and local trails. We will meet in the Queens Court lobby. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and feel free to bring a friend! Please RSVP below so we have a headcount.
Join us for a weekly virtual meet-up for adults between the age of 18-35. Each week we'll discuss a different topic such as getting out of your comfort zone or learning to work with others. All you need is yourself, a snack, and an open mind to hop online and connect with old and new friends. Meet-ups are hosted every Monday at 5:00 PM by Social Grace and registration is free - just sign up, sign on and have fun.… Read More »Young Adult Virtual Meet Up
This week for our Social Justice Club we're reading and discussing the book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong. "Poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong fearlessly and provocatively blends memoir, cultural criticism, and history to expose fresh truths about racialized consciousness in America. Part memoir and part cultural criticism, this collection is vulnerable, humorous, and provocative—and its relentless and riveting pursuit of vital questions around family and friendship, art and politics, identity and individuality, will change… Read More »Social Justice Club
We're reading On Earth We are Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. The OSG Book Club meets every Tuesday at 7 PM. All are welcome! You're welcome to purchase the book yourself but it is not required since the host will read out loud in the group. If you'd like to join, just register once to receive the Zoom link, and we'll send it automatically thereafter. About the book: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to… Read More »Book Club
October 5th 2-3pm Do you want a customer service job? Do you need or want a job with flexible hours? Join us to learn about employment at Amazon! Meet Staffing Coordinator Jose as he explains what opportunities are available at Amazon. Positions vary. Schedules include full time, part-time, or seasonal. Visit amazon.com/hourlyjobsnearme for more information about the jobs, schedules, and pay.
Join OSG and APAH at Queens Court for an afternoon of reading with the neighbors. We will meet in the lobby of Queens Court. Contact Donna Budway at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory since we need a headcount and may need to cap the number of reservations. Additionally, things may change. We'll communicate these changes via email and our Whatsapp group here.
Every first Wednesday night of the month, the Queens Court community and Our Stomping Ground are gathering together and heading to the restaurant of the group's choosing. For October we'll head to Saigon Noodles and Grill. This is the perfect opportunity to meet new friends, connect with old ones, try local Rosslyn restaurants and indulge your inner-foodie! Saigon Noodles and Grill (1800 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201) LINK to Restaurant *Note: Sign-up is mandatory since we need a headcount and… Read More »Rosslyn Dinner Club
A recent article about a study examining the connection between dance and autism was published in the Virginia Tech Magazine and included the following statement: "People with autism often lack social skills and struggle to understand others' feelings." Some autistic self-advocates in our community who disagree with this statement are drafting a letter to correct these assumptions made about autistics, and would love for their peers to add their voices to the conversation. An Autistic Self-Advocates Forum will be held… Read More »Autistic Self-Advocates Forum