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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Stop by Gilliam Place and enjoy free art making time with art therapist intern, Sarah. Open studio is a time to interact with art materials and express yourself through creativity.

To prepare: It is advised that you wear clothes you wouldn’t mind possibly getting stained.

Meet up: We’ll meet in the first floor community room at Gilliam Place. A key fob is needed to access the building, so please message the OSG Events Whatsapp group upon arrival if you’re not a Gilliam Place resident.

Parking: Free parking is available on Lincoln Street past the round-a-bout. There are also limited free spots available in the Gilliam Place parking garage, but any reserved spots should be avoided because towing is enforced.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the OSG Events Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Stop by Gilliam Place and enjoy free art making time with art therapist intern, Sarah. Open studio is a time to interact with art materials and express yourself through creativity.

To prepare: It is advised that you wear clothes you wouldn’t mind possibly getting stained.

Meet up: We’ll meet in the first floor community room at Gilliam Place. A key fob is needed to access the building, so please message the OSG Events Whatsapp group upon arrival if you’re not a Gilliam Place resident.

Parking: Free parking is available on Lincoln Street past the round-a-bout. There are also limited free spots available in the Gilliam Place parking garage, but any reserved spots should be avoided because towing is enforced.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the OSG Events Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Stop by Gilliam Place and enjoy free art making time with art therapist intern, Sarah. Open studio is a time to interact with art materials and express yourself through creativity.

To prepare: It is advised that you wear clothes you wouldn’t mind possibly getting stained.

Meet up: We’ll meet in the first floor community room at Gilliam Place. A key fob is needed to access the building, so please message the OSG Events Whatsapp group upon arrival if you’re not a Gilliam Place resident.

Parking: Free parking is available on Lincoln Street past the round-a-bout. There are also limited free spots available in the Gilliam Place parking garage, but any reserved spots should be avoided because towing is enforced.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the OSG Events Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Get your weekly grocery shopping done at Wegmans while enjoying the company of your neighbors from the Arden!

Meet up: Please meet outside the front entrance of the Arden by 10am so we can make it to the bus stop in time. We will take the Richmond Highway Express (REX) bus to Wegmans. We won’t be able to wait for late-comers!

To prepare: Please review the following information carefully.

Public Transport: If you’re riding the bus, please bring at least $4 in cash or your SmarTrip card. If you qualify for the Reduced Fare program as a person with a disability or as a senior, be sure to carry a government id with you as well.

Shopping: You will need a form of payment (cash, credit card, etc.) to complete your purchase.You may also want to create a grocery list beforehand and bring your own shopping bags, cart, or basket.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

Parking: Limited free parking is available in the Arden garages, but a parking pass is required. Please email annae@ourstompingground.org to reserve a parking pass in advance of this event. There is additional paid parking at the Huntington Metro Station nearby. Your vehicle is at a high risk of being towed if parked on the street!

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Arden Community Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

The long-awaited summer concert series is here! Today, we’re getting together at Arrowbrook Centre Park to jam out to Steven Bundick (musical genre: R&B).

To prepare: Be sure to bring lawn chairs or blankets since this is an outdoor event and seating isn’t provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks as desired.

Meet up: Although the concert starts at 7:30pm, we recommend getting there early. Anyone who wants to walk over from the Ovation together should meet outside the main lobby by 7pm.

Parking: Guest parking is available on the street as well as in the Ovation garage. Please avoid the parking lot across from the Ovation entrance as you will get towed! For those heading directly to Arrowbrook Centre Park, there is free public parking there.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Herndon Community Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

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

The long-awaited summer concert series is here! Today, we’re getting together at Arrowbrook Centre Park to jam out to Steven Bundick (musical genre: R&B).

To prepare: Be sure to bring lawn chairs or blankets since this is an outdoor event and seating isn’t provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks as desired.

Meet up: Although the concert starts at 7:30pm, we recommend getting there early. Anyone who wants to walk over from the Ovation together should meet outside the main lobby by 7pm.

Parking: Guest parking is available on the street as well as in the Ovation garage. Please avoid the parking lot across from the Ovation entrance as you will get towed! For those heading directly to Arrowbrook Centre Park, there is free public parking there.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Herndon Community Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

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

Every summer, the Columbia Pike Move series offers a free movie under the stars on Friday nights. Tonight, we’re getting together at the Arlington Mill Community Center to watch Hairspray (rated PG)!

Meet up: The movie showing is taking place at the Arlington Mill Community Center. Although the movie starts at 8pm, we recommend arriving early to find seating.

To prepare: There’s nothing you need to bring in order to participate. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks as desired (no alcohol).

Parking: There is free public parking in the Arlington Mill garage. Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the OSG Events Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the outdoor event.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Our OSG Arlington community is getting together each month to enjoy dinner together. This month, we’re going to pick up Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita and eat in the garden at Gilliam Place!

To prepare: You are responsible for paying for your own order, so please remember to bring a form of payment! You can view the menu here.

Meetup: Please either meet at Gilliam Place at 5:20pm to walk over to the restaurant together or meet directly at Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita at 5:30PM. Once we’ve ordered and recieved our food, we’ll return to Gilliam Place to eat in the garden.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Arlington Dinner Club Whatsapp group to receive important event updates and stay in touch.

IMPORTANT: There are limited spots for this event so you MUST RSVP with the total number of people you’re coming with in order to participate.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Our OSG Herndon community is getting together each month to enjoy dinner together. This month, we’re going to Cafe Rio!

To prepare: You are responsible for paying for your own meal at the restaurant, so please bring a form of payment! You can view the menu here.

Meet up: Please meet directly at Cafe Rio at 5:30PM.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Herndon Community Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe winter weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

IMPORTANT: There are limited spots for this event so you MUST RSVP with the total number of people you’re coming with in order to participate.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.

Join our Ovation community for a casual brunch hangout at Paris Baguette!

To prepare: If you’d like to purchase a drink, sandwich, or pastry, be sure to bring a form of payment. You can view their menu in advance here.

Meet up: If you want to walk from the Ovation together, please meet in the lobby by 11am. Or, you can meet us directly at Paris Baguette.

Weather Cancellation: In case of unsafe weather conditions, an announcement will be made on Whatsapp at least 2 hours prior to the start of the in-person event.

Contact: We will communicate changes of plans via Whatsapp, so please join the Herndon Community Whatsapp group to receive important event updates.

*Note: Sign-up is mandatory. Be sure to RSVP so we know to expect you.