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.

Theodore Roosevelt Island Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington D.C.
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. Details for attending: We will meet in front of the bridge before heading over to… Read More »Roosevelt Island Clean-up

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Bingo Night

Join us for a little friendly bingo competition and win some fun (and possibly tasty) prizes, kindly donated by our friends at Fairlington Presbyterian Church. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know other OSG members and socialize in a safe environment. Bingo night will be held over Zoom – please RSVP for the link. Prizes will be delivered, more details to come.

Ocean Dunes Waterpark 6060 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
Ocean Dunes Water Park Outing

OSG is cooling off this summer at Ocean Dunes Waterpark! This Waterpark is loaded with fun features including a 500-gallon dumping bucket, water slides, waterfalls and squirters. Join the fun and meet new friends! All are welcome, but please register so we know to expect you. Attendance details: Participants are responsible for their own transportation, as well as paying for their admission ticket (costs $13.00) when they arrive. To find the OSG group, look for the flag! Participants are welcome… Read More »Ocean Dunes Water Park Outing

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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.

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Social Justice Club

This week for our Social Justice Club we're reading and discussing the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. This a first-person narrative novel from the perspective of a Native American teenager, Arnold Spirit Jr., also known as "Junior", a 14-year-old promising cartoonist.  The book is about Junior's life on the Spokane Indian Reservation and his decision to go to a nearly all-white public high school away from the reservation. The graphic novel includes 65 comic illustrations that help further the… Read More »Social Justice Club

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Prepare for Employment Seminar with Enabled Intelligence

Join OSG  in a free seminar to learn about Enabled Intelligence, a specialized workforce that performs reliable, precise, and secure data labeling and AI technology testing for government and commercial clients. They pride themselves in being a neurodiverse-inclusive employer and would like to share opportunities with attendees as well as what the hiring process looks like. Lauren Bacon Smith, their Chief People Officer, will be presenting. Please register to receive the Zoom link.

Theodore Roosevelt Island Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington D.C.
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. Details for attending: We will meet in front of the bridge before heading over to… Read More »Roosevelt Island Clean-up

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Queens Court 1615 18th St N, Arlington
Movie Night at Queens Court

You're invited to our monthly movie night at our Queens Court community. Together we'll watch Mulan the live-action movie and enjoy each other's company. Please feel free to bring popcorn, snacks, blankets, or anything you need to be comfortable. The movie night will be held in the Queens Court community room. All are welcome, however, it is mandatory to sign up so we have an accurate headcount and we ask that you please arrive at 6:30 PM sharp since a key… Read More »Movie Night at Queens Court

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

Come 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!

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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.

Zoom
Social Justice Club

This week for our Social Justice Club we're reading and discussing the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. This a first-person narrative novel from the perspective of a Native American teenager, Arnold Spirit Jr., also known as "Junior", a 14-year-old promising cartoonist.  The book is about Junior's life on the Spokane Indian Reservation and his decision to go to a nearly all-white public high school away from the reservation. The graphic novel includes 65 comic illustrations that help further the… Read More »Social Justice Club

Fairlington Presbyterian Church 3846 King Street, Alexandria
Yard Sale

Please consider donating to support adults with developmental disabilities as they transition to independent living. Drop off by August 22, 2022 Address: 6044 Edgewood Terrace Alexandria, VA 22307 Full List of Accepted Donations: Donations NOT Accepted: No adult clothes or large furniture All items need to be in good and/or working condition   PLACE ITEMS NEAR THE GARAGE DOORPlease email Christi Nichols christin@ourstompingground.org before or after your drop off items. If you need an item picked up, please email Christi… Read More »Yard Sale