Events Calendar

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.

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax
ReelAbilities: Art Sale & Film Screening Supporting OSG (In Person)

Please join us on February 2, 2023 at the Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (the JCC) for the launch of their 10th annual ReelAbilities Film Festival, featuring an art sale and film screening that includes members of the OSG community. ART SALE OPENS AT 6:00 PM Original-signed, matted art from 26-year-old Amrit Khurana–an artist from Noida, India who has non-speaking autism. Proceeds from the art sale will support Amrit and OSG. FILM SCREENING AT 7:00 PM The Reason… Read More »ReelAbilities: Art Sale & Film Screening Supporting OSG (In Person)

Theodore Roosevelt Island George Washington Memorial Pkwy, Rosslyn
Roosevelt Island Clean-Up 2/3 (In-Person)

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 Clean-Up 2/3 (In-Person)

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Gilliam Place 918 South Lincoln Street, Arlington
Art Therapy with Hannah 2/3 (In Person)

Where: Gilliam Place (918 S Lincoln St, Arlington, VA 22204); We'll meet in the Community Room What: Create in community through group art therapy sessions every Friday afternoon! We will explore using various art mediums that will encourage self expression and creativity! The art mediums will range from fluid, such as watercolors and paints, to 3D sensory stimulating mediums, such as clay and sculpture materials. IMPORTANT: Some protective materials and aprons will be available since the art supplies can be… Read More »Art Therapy with Hannah 2/3 (In Person)

The Waypoint 2451 Menokin Dr, Alexandria
Waypoint Walk 2/4

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! *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will communicate any changes of plans via email or Whatsapp here.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

Roses are red, violets are blue, let’s make a homemade dinner for two (or three or four…)!  Enjoy a scrumptious Valentine’s meal on February 5 from the comfort of your home, partially prepared by you and award-winning Chef Danilo Orofino - owner of Orofino in Fredericksburg. Chef will guide you through the final preparations of a delicious four-course meal, paired with three hand-selected Italian wines from our friends at Impero Wine Distributors VA.  GET YOUR TICKETS NOW DETAILS Deadline: Purchase… Read More »Valentine’s Day Dinner

Queens Court 1615 18th St N, Arlington
Queens Court Walk 2/6 (In-Person)

Where: Queens Court When: 1st Monday Monthly 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. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will communicate any changes of plans via email or WhatsApp here.

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Young Adult Virtual Meet-up

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

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Social Justice Club 2/6 (Virtual)

This week for our Social Justice Club we're reading and discussing the book See No Stranger-- A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie Kaur. In all the following Social Justice Club meetings we'll continue the book until the end. You're welcome to purchase the book yourself but it is not required to attend. If you'd like to join, just register once to receive the Zoom link, and we'll send it automatically thereafter. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will… Read More »Social Justice Club 2/6 (Virtual)

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Book Club 2/7 (Virtual)

What: Book Club Where: Zoom We're reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. The OSG Book Club meets every Tuesday at 7 PM. All are welcome! You may 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. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will communicate any changes of plans… Read More »Book Club 2/7 (Virtual)

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Ask Us Anything 2/8 (Virtual)

New to Our Stomping Ground? Not sure where to start in the housing process? Confused about waivers? Ask all your questions in this open Zoom meeting with OSG's Programming and Community Coordinator, Claude Thomas, and Community Builder, Josue Amaya. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link and email info@ourstompingground.org with any questions.

Gilliam Place 918 South Lincoln Street, Arlington
Trip to the Library (In-Person)

Where: Gilliam Place (918 S Lincoln St, Arlington, VA 22204); We'll meet in the main lobby What: Calling all OSG Friends and Gilliam Place neighbors! There's no school in Arlington County this afternoon, so we're heading over to the Columbia Pike Library together to read, check out books, and sign up for library cards if you don't have one. All are welcome (no matter where you live)! IMPORTANT: Please dress mindfully for the winter weather if you will be walking… Read More »Trip to the Library (In-Person)

The Arden 2331 Huntington Ave, Alexandria
Independent Living Meet and Great (In-Person)

Where: The Arden (2317 Huntington Ave, Alexandria, VA 22303) What: The Northern Virginia Housing & Supportive Services Regional Implementation Team is hosting an Independent Living Meet and Greet for prospective and current residents of The Arden, The Cadence and The Waypoint. The theme of this Meet and Greet is "Tenancy Supports." Tenancy supports are services and resources designed to assist individuals with obtaining and maintaining their rental assistance and rental housing. We will have guest speakers from several organizations that will provide… Read More »Independent Living Meet and Great (In-Person)