Virtual Dementia Tour

Wed., Feb. 27, 1:30-3 p.m., Linda and Lou Mazawey Education & Support Center, Insight Memory Care Center, 3955 Pender Dr., Suite 100, Fairfax. Space is limited to 16 attendees. Register here. Questions? Contact Lindsey Vajpeyi, 703-204-4664 This event is a special Virtual Dementia Tour for Faith Communities. All faith leaders and faith community members are welcome to attend to learn more about the experience of dementia, as well as see firsthand the programs and services that Insight provides. The tour is designed to help simulate the effects of dementia. A trained facilitator will guide participants outfitted with patented devices that alter their senses while they try to complete common everyday tasks and […]

UU Summer Camp

Jun. 24-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick, 4880 Elmer Derr Rd., Frederick, MD. The Unitarian Universalist Congregations of Frederick and Rockville, MD are partnering to offer a UU Summer Camp in Frederick. This camp will be for rising 1st-6th graders and for 7th-8th graders as “counselors in training.” High Schoolers interested in working as camp counselors should email the directors. The goal of UU Summer Camp is for campers to experience connection, beloved community, practicing peace, respect for the earth and joyful living! Cost: $125 for first child and $106 for each additional child. For scholarship information, email dreuufrederick@gmail.com or cmiller@uucr.org. Register today at frederickuu.org/learn/UU_Summer_Camp.php.  

Shepherd’s Center needs volunteers

Contact volunteer@scov.org, 703-281-0538 or visit the website, scov.org. Are you able to donate your time, talents and friendship to older adults in our community? The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna welcomes your assistance in many ways: medical driver, companion driver, friendly caller or visitor, handy helper, and office and technology assistants. Volunteers are needed year-round.    

Youth Ministry Revival

“Answer the Call of Love.” Fri., Mar. 1, 2019-Sun., Mar. 3, 2019, Cedar Lane UU, Bethesda, MD. Registration now open. The Youth Ministry Revival is a national senior high youth event that started in 2016 in Portland. It moved to Chicago, in 2017 and this year the Central East Region (CER) of the Unitarian Universalist Association will host it in the DC area. UUA webpage on what a Youth Ministry Revival is. Details for Youth Ministry Revival 2019. To see what the first YMR was like in Portland. Costs are sliding scale: $75-$140 (estimated actual cost for one person to participate is $120) and we’re offering an additional $25 scholarship […]

SCOV Caregivers Support Group

Thu., Feb. 21, 10-11:30 a.m., Prog. Bldg. For caregivers to adult family members with dementia. Meets the first and third Thursdays of the month. Free. Hosted by Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. Click here for flier. Contact facilitator Jack Tarr, 703-821-6838.

Saturday morning yoga

Sat., Feb. 2, 9, 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27, May 11, 18, 25, Jun. 1, 8, 9:30-11 a.m., Prog. Bldg. (Note: No class Feb. 16.) Contact Ravi Kaur (Chris Mason), 571-213-3192, to register or for more information. Ten sessions: $110. Sign up for four or more classes at $11/session. Drop-in rate: $15/session. Senior discounts available. Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Sessions include yoga sets, breathing, stretching and meditation. Increase your flexibility, relax and be energized.      

Western Fairfax PFLAG and FLY

Tue., Mar. 5, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. PFLAG is a support group for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, and FLY is a support/social group for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 12 (with parental permission) to 19. FLY also holds teen lounges on the third Friday of each month. Email PFLAG or visit FLY’s Facebook page for time and place.