This week we're reading Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver. 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 below. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will communicate any changes of plans via email or Whatsapp here.
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.
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 will be one group walking from Gilliam Place and another group walking from the Cadence, and they will meet outside the main entrance of their respective buildings at 9am. Anyone is welcome to meet one of these walking groups and walk to TJ together. Or you can plan to meet… Read More »Walk to TJ 5/17 (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 time, we're going to Kyoto Sushi near the Waypoint. All are welcome (no matter where you live)! Meet up: If you'd like to walk from the Waypoint together, please meet outside the apartment building at 5:15pm. Or, you can meet us directly at Kyoto Sushi at 5:30PM. To prepare: Please remember to bring a… Read More »Alexandria Dinner Club 5/18 (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. Where: We will meet in front of the bridge at 10AM before heading over to the island. If you arrive late, please message the Whatsapp group to determine where we are. To prepare: Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Remember to bring gloves… Read More »Roosevelt Island Clean-Up 5/19 (In-Person)
Let's kick off the weekend with a group fitness class! This session will be hosted by a personal trainer from Spirit Club who is certified by the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Agency (DDA) to work with people of all abilities. Where: Gilliam Place Community Room, 1st floor To prepare: Please dress comfortably in your athletic wear of choice. Consider bringing water or a sports drink for hydration, and a small snack for after your workout. Support persons, mobility aids, assistive devices,… Read More »Group Fitness Class
Learn to prepare easy, nutritious meals through a hands-on cooking class! We'll make delicious dishes together, including lasagna zucchini boats, avocado toast, whole grain pasta, and black bean brownies. This particular session is hosted by graduate interns from GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health as part of the Health Matters program. You are welcome to participate even if you aren't a current Health Matters student. Where: The Cadence (4333 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203); We'll meet in the Community… Read More »Health Matters: What’s Cooking? 5/20 (In Person)
Are you a neurodivergent adult interested in improving your relationships by developing skills with the guidance of a counseling professional? The Friendships and Dating for Neurodivergent Adults program may be for you! When: This program will be 15 weeks in length from March 18 through July 29 and meet in-person for 1 hour a week on Saturday afternoons at 1pm. (No class April 1, April 8, May 27, June 3, July 1) This event was previously scheduled to begin on… Read More »Friendships and Dating for Neurodivergent Adults
When: May 21st from 9:45 AM - 12:30 PM Where: Lake Accotink Park (7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield, VA 22150) 2019 saw the birth of Our Stomping Ground with the goal of helping adults with disabilities live interdependently in affordable housing developments and inclusive communities. Barely four years later and we’re stepping things up a bit with the launch of our First Annual OSG 5k/10k. Registration Fees 5k – $30, until Apr 30 ($35) 10k – $45, until Apr 30… Read More »First Annual OSG 5K/10K
Join our Queens Court community for a weekly walk around the neighborhood and local trails. Meet up: We will meet in the Queens Court lobby at 10AM before heading out for our walk. If you arrive late, please message the Whatsapp group to determine where we currently are. To prepare: Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a small snack as needed. Sometimes, the group may decide to grab a bite together, so we'd recommend bringing form of… Read More »Queens Court Walk 5/22 (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: All you need is yourself, a snack, and an open mind to hop online and connect with old and new friends. To prepare: Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link directly from Social Grace. They are our phenomenal partner hosting this event! Contact… Read More »Young Adult Virtual Meet-up
WEEK A: This week for our Social Justice Club, we're viewing episode 5 of the docuseries The 1619 Project on Hulu. For folks who want to watch together in-person, we'll be meeting at Gilliam Place (918 S Lincoln St, Arlington, VA 22204). You can also watch at home anytime before our virtual discussion next week. *Note: Sign-up is mandatory. We will communicate any changes of plans via email or Whatsapp here.
Our OSG Herndon community is getting together each month to enjoy dinner together. This month, we're going to Taco Bamba. All are welcome (no matter where you live)! Meet up: Please meet directly at Taco Bamba at 5:30PM. To prepare: Participants are responsible for your own transportation, so please plan accordingly. Rememember to bring a payment method (debit/credit card or cash) for your dinner! IMPORTANT: There are limited spots for this event so you MUST RSVP with the total number… Read More »Herndon Dinner Club 5/23 (In Person)