FREE EVENTS – CHECK OUT UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES AND REGISTER TO JOIN
From Me to You Intergenerational Drama Class - Saturday, June 25, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
This class uses drama games and the craft of personal narrative storytelling to create shared moments of fun, discovery, and connections within your multigenerational family. Join instructor Haley Murphy during this fun class for the family. Register
Home Safety Education Panel - Friday, July 1, 2-3:30 p.m.
According to the National Safety Council, research has shown since 2020, 113,500 people died from preventable injury-related home deaths. This number continues to increase every year. In this panel conversation, we will explore home safety educational tips and resources to help prevent injury and accidental deaths in the home. Register to attend.
You Are My Sunshine: Intergenerational Music Workshop - Saturday, July 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
This music workshop utilizes vocal warm ups, a cool down and four familiar and well-loved pieces of music to engage the whole family. Each song will invoke feelings, memories, be set in context and…have a separate activity attached. The premise of the workshop is that anyone can sing and use a song to reach, teach and put across an idea. Register to attend by computer or phone.
Family Caregivers are Invited to Sign Up for the Virtual Social Visitor Program
The Virtual Social Visitor Program is provided by the Department of Family Services' Volunteer Solutions Program. Our vetted volunteers provide support through regular phone calls made to family caregivers, many of whom are or have been caregivers themselves. A few benefits from this program include:
Alleviation of loneliness/isolation.
Opportunity to chat with a volunteer about lighthearted topics as well as share journeys/stories.
Development of a supportive relationship with a volunteer.
Provision of an informal listening ear/sounding board.
Sign up today by sending an email or calling 703-324-5406, TTY 711. We’ll match you with a volunteer.
* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. For reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-246-2411, TTY 711.