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.

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Gilliam Place 918 South Lincoln Street, Arlington
Gilliam on the Go Daily Walks

Meet us for our daily walks during the week, weather permitting.  Exploring the neighborhood and the local trails.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes and always bring a friend!  We will meet in the front lobby.  RSVP to donnab@ourstompingground.org at least 24 hours before and make sure to receive confirmation before attending as plans change and we sometimes begin our walks at different times.

Queens Court 1615 18th St N, Arlington
Independent Living Meet & Greet

If you're a new renter or are exploring independent living, please join NOVA Housing and Supportive Services (VAHSS) and Our Stomping Ground to participate in a quarterly meet & greet, this time to discuss electronic home-based supports. We'll tour Queens Court and see several apartments where adults with DD live independently. Then, we’ll experiment with different technology systems from SafeinHome. These systems help support people with developmental disabilities to live in homes of their own. Feel free to bring your dinner if you'd like.… Read More »Independent Living Meet & Greet

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Gilliam Place 918 South Lincoln Street, Arlington
Gilliam on the Go Daily Walks

Meet us for our daily walks during the week, weather permitting.  Exploring the neighborhood and the local trails.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes and always bring a friend!  We will meet in the front lobby.  RSVP to donnab@ourstompingground.org at least 24 hours before and make sure to receive confirmation before attending as plans change and we sometimes begin our walks at different times.

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Social Justice Club

Join us as we read and discuss the profound book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. The group is led by Ella Knight. We'll meet every Thursday at 7 PM, please RSVP below for the Zoom link. *For those joining late, no problem - you are welcome to catch up on your own. Please email us to find out where we are in the book.

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The Stomping Zoomies: OSG’s Event Committee

Join our group of OSG adults to plan events and activities for you and your friends. We'll get to know each other, discuss ideas, and prepare for our next weekend outing on January 29th. Sign up below to recieve the Zoom link.

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Roosevelt Island Clean-up

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. Please sign up below so we know who's in attendance. Thanks! Details for attending: We… Read More »Roosevelt Island Clean-up

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DARTT Art Class – online

Join this inclusive arts and crafts workshop! DARTT (Doing Art Together) has invited all OSG members to participate in their new hybrid art classes through January -February 2022. This session on January 29th is online - all are welcome! To recieve the Zoom link and learn more details, please email dartt.arlington@gmail.com. 

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And Action! Share Your Favorite Movie with Friends

Calling all movie lovers! We're getting together to talk about our favorite movies and watch some trailers together. Join us to share the films you love, get some ideas for your next movie night, and connect with friends. All are welcome, sign up below to recieve the Zoom link. IMPORTANT: When you sign up, please input the movie title you'll be presenting during the event so we can have a trailer ready to play for the group.

Lubber Run Park 200 N. Columbus St, Arlington
Healthy Hangout with Social Grace

Come on out for our monthly Healthy Hangout at Lubber Run Park for some fresh air and good company. This is a great opportunity to get outside and connect with your community! Make sure to wear comfortable shoes while we walk and talk throughout the park and local neighborhood.  After our group walk, you are more than welcome to stay and chat or continue strolling around the park. Can’t wait to see you there! Please sign up here

Recurring
Gilliam Place 918 South Lincoln Street, Arlington
Gilliam on the Go Daily Walks

Meet us for our daily walks during the week, weather permitting.  Exploring the neighborhood and the local trails.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes and always bring a friend!  We will meet in the front lobby.  RSVP to donnab@ourstompingground.org at least 24 hours before and make sure to receive confirmation before attending as plans change and we sometimes begin our walks at different times.

Zoom
Young Adults 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 Adults Virtual Meet-up

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Roommates for New OSG Communities – Parent & Caregiver Forum

Requested by popular demand, parents & caregivers are invited to our virtual meeting to discuss the possibilities of roommates/live-in aides for an individual with DD in one of our communities. In this forum you will: Engage in discussion about roommate expectations and responsibilities Learn about the recruitment process Meet roommate alumni to discuss their experiences Have the opportunity to ask questions Briefly learn about our 5 communities in Alexandria City, Arlington, Herndon, and Fairfax County (if interested in learning more… Read More »Roommates for New OSG Communities – Parent & Caregiver Forum