October Events Calendar
October 2021 Events Calendar
Happy Fall everyone! Join us this month for some fun fall events both in person and virtually. These activities are free and open to all Best Buddies program participants unless the event specifically says it is for a particular group.
We are excited to continue virtual events but also hopefully see some of you in person again! Please make sure you’re being as safe as possible during our in-person events! We HIGHLY encourage for you to be vaccinated but it is not mandatory. If you are not yet vaccinated, please make sure to wear a mask and be as socially distant as possible.
Should you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Virtual activities will be held over Zoom or Facebook Live. To join an activity, RSVP below, and the link and password will be sent before the event. Should you have any questions or require assistance contact us at email@example.com
Best Buddies VA & DC: Day at the Ballpark
3:05 PM @ Nationals Park | 1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Join Best Buddies VA & DC for a day watching the Nationals play the Red Sox on October 3rd at 3:05 PM at Nats Park. Best Buddies to invite all school chapters, citizens, jobs, living, and volunteers to come together as a community and celebrate last year’s successes and look forward to a new school year! We will all be seated in the same section for the game and the Nationals events team has very kindly offered us tickets in section 304 at the discounted price of $29. A portion of the proceed will benefit our mission.
Accenture Virtual Interview Skills Ambassador Training
1-4 PM on Zoom
Even with some workers going back to in-person work, virtual interviews are bound to be a huge part of the interview and hiring process in the future. So, Accenture and Best Buddies has teamed up to offer you a fun and informational training on virtual interviews! We will have some fun get to know you time with games, learn about virtual interview dos and don’ts, and debunk some virtual interview myths! We will also get some time to practice with our awesome speech coaches from Accenture. This will be on ZOOM.
October Movie Night
6-8 PM on Zoom
Fall Movie Nights are in action! Join us this month for a movie from 6 PM! The zoom link will be sent out at a later date!
Hill of Haunts Ghost Tour
7:30 PM @ Capitol Hill
Join Best Buddies Living in the spookiest evening of the year! We will be going on a Capitol Hill Ghost tour with National Nightmares LLC. Join us for a late night of scary stories, frightening sights and many laughs. Tickets are limited and cost $10 each. All ticket proceeds will benefit BBL’s Champion of the Year Candidate’s Barbara and Nicole.
Best Buddies Living Virtual Tour
Join us for a virtual tour and learn more about this one-of-a-kind program and what a day-in-the-life is like for residents at Best Buddies Living.
Spooky Spy Museum Trip
10 AM-12:00 PM @ Spy Museum | 700 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024
Get your spy gear on Citizens because we’re taking a spooky visit to the International Spy Museum on October 31st (Halloween)! We’ll take a trip around the incredible museum and set off on a mission as a group, exploring the amazing interactive and informative displays they have to offer! This is limited to the first 30 people to sign-up. This is a FREE event but you are responsible for your own transportation. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
SAVE THE DATE
Champions of Inclusion Celebration
Join Best Buddies VA & DC for our Champions of the Year celebration on November 5th. Through raising funds and awareness for Best Buddies, our Champions will generate countless opportunities for friendships, jobs, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). At the campaign’s conclusion, we will join together to celebrate each other’s accomplishments, honor the Champions’ collective impact, and name the ultimate Champion of the Year!
Help us continue to provide these meaningful opportunities to people with IDD by supporting a Champion’s campaign, purchasing tickets, becoming a corporate sponsor, or making a general donation to the cause. We hope you’ll join us in this global movement! Find out more information here https://www.bestbuddieschampion.org/vadc/.