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Summer 2018 Events & Activities

J1 Cafe Nights
The Virginia Beach Community Chapel holds weekly dinners on Tuesday nights and fun events for J1 students all summer, beginning with a Summer Kick Off Party on June 13 at 7:00 p.m. They also plan bus trips for J1 students to Washington, D.C. and other popular destinations. Please visit their website for details:

J1 "Sideline Information Sessions" 
 In conjunction with the Virginia Beach Community Chapel's J1 Cafe Nights, and at the same location, the VBISOP will be holding "Sideline Information Sessions" for international student on the following dates:
June 13, 19, & 26
July 3, & 10

At these "Sideline Sessions," information will be shared about SEVIS, SOCIAL SECURITY, TRANSPORTATION, BIKES, SAFETY, BANKING, SUMMER SOCIAL EVENTS, AND TRAVEL TRIPS. We also have a special Virginia Beach International Student "Reflective Backpack" for you, as an arrival gift from VBISOP and the other sponsors who came together to purchase these for you. Please join us on Tuesday nights at the Virginia Beach Community Chapel at 7:00 p.m. for FOOD, FUN, and FRIENDS!  
1261 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

National J-Day August 3, 2018 First on the Beach, Then at Peabody's!
Join us for a day of "giving back" to the beauty of Virginia Beach by participating in the the "Beachy Clean" project, and you'll receive a ticket to the Annual "J1 Dance Party at Peabody's Night Club!" With your ticket, you'll receive special "VIP" admission to Peabody's Night Club, pizza, wings, soft drinks, and all the dancing you can dish out! Watch for details to follow at the J1 Cafes on Tuesday nights.

Free Entertainment in Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach has free nightly entertainment, fun festivals and music events which you are invited to. For more information, please visit this website: http://www.beachstreetusa.com/