Young Souls February Events!

Young Souls February 2019 Events

Keep track of all events on the Young Souls Google Calendar.

If you’d like to organize a Young Souls event, send your idea to the Young Souls Board at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.

Friday, February 1st, 7pm – Young Souls February Potluck

Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members, and they are great events for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. RSVP on Facebook here. Hosted by Cora. Location: check the YS listserv for address. Questions? Contact Cora.

Tuesday, February 5th, 7pm – Green New Deal Livestream Watch Party

Let’s get together to learn about the Sunrise Movement’s Green New Deal! On February 5th, hubs and homes across the country will host livestream watch parties where the Sunrise team will lay out the details of their Green New Deal Strategy and officially launch their 2019 campaign to make it a reality. You won’t want to miss it! There will be exciting special guests, inspiration galore, and immediate ways for you to start taking action in your community. Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. Click here to learn more about Sunrise. Location: Laura and Brian’s apartment in Columbia Heights (email Laura for address). Space is limited! Due to limited space size, please RSVP with Laura.

Saturday, February 9th, 2pm – February Hike

It’s going to be cold, but we’re heading outside anyway! Come join us for a walk in Rock Creek Park. We will meet at the Cleveland Park metro station at 2. Facebook event located here. Please bring a water bottle and good walking shoes. Contact Cora with questions.

Monday, February 11th, 7:00 – 9:00 – Many Voices Reading Group

The Many Voices Reading Group reads and discusses a new short selection each month. During February, we’ll read Octavia Butler’s “Bloodchild,” in which alien-insects basically plant their developing children into men, who must host the pregnancy. So much to talk about here. Butler won tons of Hugos and Nebulas, was the first sci-fi author to win a MacArthur Genius Grant, and was amazing. Story is available here. Audio version is available here. We’ll meet at Neil’s place unless we outgrow the space. When you arrive, text Neil to be let in. Feel free (but not obligated) to bring snacks/drinks. Please RSVP to the Facebook invite or via email, so that we’ve got a sense of how many people will show up (and whether we need to move to a bigger space).

Wednesday, February 13th, 5:30pm – Young Souls Happy Hour

Join us for our monthly happy hour! This is an excellent event for newcomers to attend and meet other Young Souls. Local 16 donates 10 percent of our checks back to All Souls. Location: Local 16 (1602 U St. NW). RSVP on Facebook here. For those interested, we’ll walk over to Vespers after the happy hour. Questions? Contact Cora.

Friday, February 15th – Monday, February 18th – Winter Escape!  **Registration is Full**

Come join us on a winter escape this presidents day weekend! We will be staying in cabins Westmoreland State Park. Winter Escape offers social and spiritual activities, workshops, hiking, games, music, cooking, baking, etc. Come join the Unitarian Universalist Young Adults (ages 18-35+) in the DC area for a 4-day / 3-night fun-filled getaway! Questions? Contact winterescape11@gmail.com or check the website! **Registration is full. If you want to join, but didn’t register, then you should still sign up to be added to the waitlist.**

Sunday, February 24th, 1:00 pm – Young Souls February Brunch

We will meet in Pierce Hall and walk to a nearby restaurant. Brunch is an excellent event to attend if you are new. RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Cora.

Invitation to join the Young Souls POC Caucus

The YS POC Caucus was founded early in 2018, in recognition of the need for a Young Soul POC space. They are currently opening the group to new YS POC members! The caucus is a chance for people of color in our community to gather for fun activities (dinner parties, game nights, book circles etc.) or more serious conversations (discussions on making All Souls an inclusive and affirming space etc.).

If you are interested in joining, fill out this form and a member of the caucus will reach out to you. Please feel free to email us (youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com) or Alice Newberry, a founding member of the caucus and former YS Social Justice Chair, if you have any questions!

Young Souls Testimonials

Can you answer two questions about Young Souls? We’d like to share public information on our blog about why you joined and what’s meaningful to you about Young Souls. Click here to fill out the form! If you have any questions, please email the Young Souls Board at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.

Interested in joining Souls in the Center?

Souls in the Center is a fellowship of members and friends of All Souls from ages thirty+. Get on top of the news by clicking here to join the listserv; here to join the Facebook group and here to add the Google Calendar. We also started a Movie Club – join here for that!  Questions? Contact Souls in the Center Leadership at souls-in-the-center-leadership@googlegroups.com.

 

Young Souls Listserv – Have you signed up?

Sign up for the Young Souls listserv here! We have set up a new free-posting listserv for everything from event invitations to housing availability and requests. Remember to follow our communication covenants and guidelines and be sure your “Display Name” is your full first and last name. After signing up, you can post to the listserv directly by emailing young-souls@googlegroups.com. Questions? Contact Justine.

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