Join OSG in a shared experience where we’ll play various percussive instruments, express ourselves through music, and create some epic rhythm together. This event is led by our wonderful Gilliam Place partner, Arlington Presbyterian Church. Meet up: We will meet outdoors in the garden outside Gilliam Place. To prepare: Please make sure to RSVP so we know to expect you. Instruments will be provided so no need to bring anything but yourself and maybe a friend! *Note: Sign-up is mandatory.… Read More »Drum Circle 10/1 (In-Person)
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.
In acknowledgment of Indigenous People's Day in October, we're taking a detour from our usual weekly walk and heading to the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Meetup: Our walking group will head out from Queens Court at 9am and take the blue/orange/silver metro line together from the Rosslyn metro station to the L'Enfant metro station near the museum. If you'd like to meet us directly at the museum, then plan to arrive by 10am. Please note… Read More »Morning at the Museum 10/2 (In-Person)
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. Meet up: This virtual event is hosted every Monday at 5:00 PM by Social Grace, and registration is free. Be sure to RSVP to receive the Zoom link via email. To prepare: All you need is yourself, a snack, and an open mind to hop… Read More »Young Adult Virtual Meet-Up 10/2 (Virtual)
This week, we're reading and discussing "There Are No Children Here" by Alex Kotlowitz. Meet up: This is a virtual event so we will meet over Zoom. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend, and you will receive the Zoom link in your email inbox. To prepare: You are encouraged to purchase the book, but it is not required to participate in the online discussion. If you're joining us for the first time, please use the Social Justice Club… Read More »Social Justice Club 10/2 (Virtual)
This week, we're reading "Gods of the Upper Air" by Charles King. Meet up: This is a virtual event so we will meet over Zoom. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend, and you will receive the Zoom link in your email inbox. To prepare: You may purchase the book yourself, but it is not required since the host will read out loud in the group. Simply register to receive the Zoom link via email, and then join us… Read More »Book Club 10/3 (Virtual)
Join our Cadence and Gilliam Place communities for a weekly walk and games at Thomas Jefferson Community Center (TJ). All are welcome (no matter where you live)! Meet up: There are two walking groups that start at 9:00am, so you can meet them outside the front entrance of either Gilliam Place or the Cadence. You can also meet us directly at TJ around 9:15am. If you are running late, please message the OSG Events Whatsapp group to determine where we… Read More »Walk to TJ 10/4 (In-Person)
Our OSG Alexandria community is getting together each month to enjoy dinner together. Each month, we'll choose a restaurant near one of our Alexandria properties. This month, we're going to Viet House at the Arden. All are welcome (no matter where you live). Meet up: We'll meet directly at Viet House at 5:30PM. Please use the Alexandria Dinner Club Whatsapp chat to communicate with the group. To prepare: Please remember to bring a form of payment! As always, you're responsible… Read More »Alexandria Dinner Club 10/4 (In-Person)
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. Meet up: We will meet in front of the bridge at 10AM before heading over to the island. If you arrive late, please message the Roosevelt Island Whatsapp group to determine where we are. To prepare: Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Remember… Read More »Roosevelt Island Clean-Up 10/6 (In-Person)
Our friends at Fairlington Presbyterian Church are hosting a film screening of The Reason I Jump! Based on the book by Naoki Higashida, this immersive film explores the experiences of non-speaking autistic people around the world. It also features two of our very own Gilliam Place residents, Emma Budway and Ben McGann, who are generously offering their time for a Q&A panel following the film screening. Additionally, there will be art pieces for sale by Amrit Khurana, who is an… Read More »Film Screening: The Reason I Jump 10/6 (In-Person)
Join us in exploring Huntley Meadows Park this morning! Meet up: We will meet in the parking lot by the Nature Center at 10am. If you arrive late, please message the OSG Events Whatsapp group to determine where we currently are. To prepare: Please wear comfortable walking shoes and feel free to bring a friend! Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the OSG Events Whatsapp group to receive important event updates. *Note: Sign-up is… Read More »Huntley Meadows Park 10/7 (In-Person)
In observance of Indigenous People's Day, there are no OSG events today.
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. Meet up: This virtual event is hosted every Monday at 5:00 PM by Social Grace, and registration is free. Be sure to RSVP to receive the Zoom link via email. To prepare: All you need is yourself, a snack, and an open mind to hop… Read More »Young Adult Virtual Meet-Up 10/9