Events

Contact your IL Specialist one week in advance of an event at 301-277-2839 to register for an event.

 

The deadline to request accessibility accommodations is two weeks in advance.

 

One-way travel reimbursement will be provided for consumers using public transportation (bus, rail or MetroAccess) to attend all the regular monthly events.

 

* Check this page regularly to see new events that are added and for updates to events that are already listed.

May 12, 2014: EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR

2 – 4 pm             MAKING GOALS, MAKING CONNECTIONS, JOB FINDING

Interested in obtaining employment to improve self-sufficiency and independence? 
Join IN’s staff to explore career options and develop skills to be successful in your job search.

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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May 15, 2014: LUNCH & A MOVIE ADVOCATES’ THEATER

11am – 3pm

CREATIVE COOKING CLASS:  Join Independence Now to learn how to prepare a simple,
quick, low cost meal with hands-on cooking.                    
ADVOCATES’ THEATER Avatar: A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. He bonds with the native tribe and must decide whether to fight against his military unit intent on driving off the natives in order to mine the precious material scattered throughout their rich woodland.

Movie will include audio description and closed captioning. 

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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May 21, 2014: HOUSING SEMINAR

1 – 3 pm             AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPLICATIONS 101
IN will show you step-by-step how to complete a housing application, answering all our questions and concerns.

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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June 4, 2014: Annual Meeting 2014

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - IN’s Annual Meeting will be held June 5th from 3-5:30pm at Meadowbrook Park, 7901 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

 

June 10, 2014: TRANSPORTATION ACTION GROUP (TAG)

12 – 2 pm      TRAVELING WITH A DISABILITY:  PLANES, TRAINS & REDUCED FARES         
We invite anyone interested in improving transportation services for individuals with disabilities to attend TAG meetings

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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June 17, 2014: NURSING HOME TRANSITIONING

2 – 4 pm        LET’S GET TOGETHER  
Thinking about, planning for, or in the process of moving back into the community from a Nursing Facility? You are invited to come to Independence Now and mingle with people who, like you, are in all different phases of transition. Please feel free to invite anyone who is in a nursing facility and may be interested in transitioning to the community.

Round-trip travel reimbursement for IN consumers will be provided for Metro Access, Metro bus or rail.

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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June 25, 2014: HOUSING SEMINAR

1 – 3 pm        GETTING YOUR HOUSING NEEDS IN ORDER
Explore cover how to resolve landlord/tenant issues, as well as obtain financial assistance to pay for security deposits, rent, and utility bills.

Location: 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring MD 20904

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