Social Events in Virginia Beach, Virginia This Week

Let’s explore social events in Virginia Beach, VA happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Are you looking to take a break from your regular ventures, build friendships or develop emotional intelligence? Social events could just be just the thing you are missing. As they always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, three’s a party. In these events, you will get to meet a whole new range of people, engage other cultures and understand different perspectives. You get opportunities to expand your circle through the interactions and conversations elicited. Whether you are looking to improve your social or work connections, this is it for you.

There are many events held across Virginia Beach, Virginia. Events range from backyard outings, outdoor activity events, singles events, professional networking, meaningful discussions, and more. They are all varied and interesting covering your lifestyle and preference. If you find it hard to make connections or socialize in these events, here are a few tips to save your situation.

Local Groups’ Events in Virginia Beach

Spa Day: Brunch and Massages at Get Well Soon Self Care Sanctuary in Ghent

Spa Day: Brunch and Massages at Get Well Soon Self Care Sanctuary in Ghent

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Get Well Soon

Join Seven Cities Creative Collective for a rejuvenating meetup! We will be enjoying massages at a discount at Get Well Soon Self Care Sanctuary in Norfolk acter popping over to Starving Artist Cafe across the street for a snack and pre-massage chat. The topic of conversation will be upcoming Pride month! Come connect, chill and recharge with like-minded women and people.

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Rhythms of Liberation: Reggae & Afro Beats Ecstatic Dance Experience

Rhythms of Liberation: Reggae & Afro Beats Ecstatic Dance Experience

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Holland Road

Experience the fusion of Reggae and Afro Beats at our Ecstatic Dance event, where the beats and rhythms will transport you to a realm of pure bliss and freedom! Join us as we come together to elevate our vibes through meaningful connections, light refreshments to nourish our bodies, guided meditation to calm our minds, and, of course, the soul-stirring rhythms of music and dance to uplift our spir(…)

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Web 3.0 Coffee Break: Exploring Cryptocurrency Trends

Web 3.0 Coffee Break: Exploring Cryptocurrency Trends

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Black Rifle Coffee Company

Join Crypto Over Coffee for a cozy morning of sipping your favorite brew while delving into the world of Web 3.0 and the latest trends. Our meetups provide a laid-back setting for crypto enthusiasts to discuss topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and smart contracts. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just curious about decentralized systems and applications, our friendly group welcomes everyone t(…)

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WordPress Meet-and-Greet in VB Town Center

WordPress Meet-and-Greet in VB Town Center

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Three Notch’d Brewery & Craft Kitchen – Virginia Beach

It’s been a while since we all met up. Come out and join us for a WordPress Hampton Roads meet-and-greet! We will be talking about anything WordPress and helping fellow WordPressers with an AMA Q&A. The agenda is open and all are welcome. We’ll see you there!(…)

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All Skills Golf Clinic

All Skills Golf Clinic

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Cypress Point Country Club

**EVERYONE MUST REGISTER ON THE WOMEN ON COURSE WEBSITE TO CONFIRM A SPOT FOR THIS EVENT**. [CLICK HERE TO RSVP](https://www.womenoncourse.com/all-skills-golf-clinic-edp-9835-05-2024.html)
**(an RSVP on Meetup will NOT hold a spot for you)**

New and improving players will build a great golf swing with golf instructor Ryan Keilholtz, a member favorite, who makes it fun and easy to learn the game. (…)

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Bitcoin meetup Open Discussion / New Member

Bitcoin meetup Open Discussion / New Member

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Chicho’s Strawbridge

Our bitcoin open discussion meet up. Great time for new members to come and for anyone to ask questions or start a discussion! Usually multiple conversions end up splitting off.

All are welcome! See you there!(…)

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World Tavern Poker at Buko Restobar

World Tavern Poker at Buko Restobar

◦ When: Monday, May 20th

◦ Where: 1917 S Independence Blvd

Join us at Buko Restobar in Virginia Beach, VA for a great night of poker.

* There will be 2 tournaments each night.
* **Always Free To Play**
* Please visit www.PlayWTP.com to create a player account.

Please tell all your poker friends!
Cheers!(…)

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Wise Woman Support Group

Wise Woman Support Group

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: YNot Pizza & Italian Cuisine

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding moments of connection, reflection, and support can be invaluable. The Wise Woman Support Group offers a sanctuary for women to gather, share, and grow together on their journeys.

Purpose:

The purpose of the Wise Woman Support Group is to create a safe and supportive environment where women can:

Share their joys, challenges, and triumphs in a non-(…)

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Parlons Francais à Norfolk !

Parlons Francais à Norfolk !

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Cafe Stella

Come join us for conversation *en francais,* whether beginner, fluent, or native speaker! We look forward to sharing our love of the french language each month. *À bientôt!*(…)

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Acoustic Song Circle

Acoustic Song Circle

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Virginia Beach

Join us for our monthly unplugged Acoustic Song Circle!

Bring your guitars (or other percussion/unplugged instruments), singing voices, and listening ears. A digital piano is available if you want to play the keys.

***RSVP in advance is required. Space is limited.*** This will be held at a private residence, so directions will be provided upon your RSVP.(…)

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Meet and Greet, 24 May 2024, 06:00 PM

Meet and Greet, 24 May 2024, 06:00 PM

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Cafe Stella

Let’s chat! I’m hosting a low-key event to get to know you all a little better. During our Meet and Greet, we’ll discuss things like how often we should meet and where. See you soon!(…)

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Virginia Coast Chorus Rehearsal

Virginia Coast Chorus Rehearsal

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Ghent United Methodist Church

### VISIT A REHEARSAL!

**Love to sing? Come join us!**
**Rehearsals are open to the public, and to potential new members. Visit our website at www.virginiacoast.org and click the ‘join’ tab for more information.**

**We rehearse Tuesday evenings at 6:45pm at:**

**GHENT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH**
**531 RALEIGH AVENUE**
**NORFOLK, VA 23507**
**(parking in the back)**

**Our Rehearsal schedule (and (…)

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Improv games In Person Thursday evenings

Improv games In Person Thursday evenings

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Philip Jacobson

Come play Improv games for up to 2 hours and have fun! Thursday evening classes end at 9 PM for those who must leave early, but you can stay until 9:30 to play more games. These games are for those who want to be more comfortable in social settings, for those who want to act or perform, and for those who just want to have a fun experience.

Attendance will be limited to the first 10 so students ca(…)

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Cybersecurity Social/Happy Hour meetup for networking, meeting new people

Cybersecurity Social/Happy Hour meetup for networking, meeting new people

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: The Casual Pint

Information Security and Cybersecurity professionals, come out and meet some new people. Have a night out on the town. Meet new people with similar interests. We love connecting with people who have similar interests. Whether you thinking about entering cybersecurity, recently entered, or seasoned, we welcome all to come out and drink some beers with us, or not drink with us. We want to meet you, (…)

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Oneness Blessing and Chakra Meditation @ Wells

Oneness Blessing and Chakra Meditation @ Wells

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Wells Therapeutics, Inc.

Join Suzan Iscil as she leads a wonderful chakra meditation followed by a Oneness Blessing.

The Oneness Blessing is a transfer of divine, intelligent energy. The Oneness blessing process works by creating a neurobiological shift in the brain and awakening the energy centers (Chakras) in the body. This shift in consciousness frees you from the suffering created by the mind, balances the body’s nat(…)

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Sacred Sound Series

Sacred Sound Series

◦ When: Monday, May 20th

◦ Where: Crystal Gardens Holistic Therapies

Calming the Nervous System through Stillness & Sound

We will explore peace and stillness with mantras, mindfullness and toning followed by a sound bath meditation. Be transported into a state of tranquility with Tibetan and crystal singing bowls, chimes, tuning forks and gong.(…)

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Stroller Strides Workout & Nature Collage Craft Playgroup

Stroller Strides Workout & Nature Collage Craft Playgroup

◦ When: Monday, May 20th

◦ Where: Mount Trashmore Park

Stroller Strides® is a 60-minute total-body workout with strength, cardio, and core training, all while engaging the little ones in a stroller! You’ll leave class feeling strong, empowered, connected, and energized—no matter your stage of motherhood. Your first class is free! Followed by a nature collage playgroup. Playgroups are always free and open to the public!(…)

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Friday Night Dance Social & Lessons

Friday Night Dance Social & Lessons

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: DanceSportVA

Welcome to the best Friday night dance in town! Singles and couple welcome. We will have dance hosts.

The evening starts off with a beginner ballroom dance lesson with one our instructors at DanceSportVA at 6:30pm followed by a second beyond beginner dance lesson at 7:30pm. Then dance the night away to the music of our DanceSport DJ.

$15pp admission includes beverages (Beer, wine, soft drinks), (…)

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Outdoor Adventure Hike at First Landing State Park! (Blue Cow)

Outdoor Adventure Hike at First Landing State Park! (Blue Cow)

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Blue Cow Ice Cream Co.

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Join the VA Beach “Hikers” & Campers Age 20s & 30s group for an exciting outdoor adventure hike at First Landing State Park! This event is perfect for singles in their 20s and 30s who love to explore the great outdoors. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just starting out, this hike is suitable for all skill levels. L(…)

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MAY MONTHLY MEETING

MAY MONTHLY MEETING

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Beach Ford Inc

We will be meeting this upcoming Saturday, May 25th at 10am at the Ford Dealership (3rd floor) near the corner of Virginia Beach Blvd & Lynnhaven. We will be discussing the upcoming changes for this meeting moving forward as Sandra Musselwhite will be stepping away after several years running this group to pursue other ventures in her life.

I am excited to discuss how we can continue to grow this(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Virginia Beach, you can try out Virginiabeach.com, Vabeachtowncenter.com, or Visitvirginiabeach.com.

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