• Overnight Shelter Available for Homeless Adults During Winter

    Overnight shelter for adults experiencing homelessness is available through the city’s Winter Shelter Program. The program provides homeless individuals with a place to sleep each night between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. at various faith organizations throughout Virginia Beach.

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  • Mayor Sessoms State of the City Address

    Mayor Will Sessoms delivered his 2015 State of the City Address on February 11. “Connecting to our Brightest Future," was this year's theme. The mayor highlighted key business development initiatives and the importance of connecting not only with our community and region, but to the rest of world.

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  • 11th Annual Virginia Beach Restaurant Week, Feb. 22-29

    Taste the local flavor during the 11th Annual Virginia Beach Restaurant Week, Feb. 22-29. Experience our beach twist on southern classics. With specially crafted and priced prix fixe menus, this is the week to live and taste the life.

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  • Do You Have Your Emergency Supply Kit Ready?

    Emergencies and storms can happen anytime of year. They can knock out power and communications to your home, sometimes for days at a time. Make sure your emergency supply kit can sustain you and your family for a minimum of 72 hours.

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  • Be a Part of the Conversation - Coastal Virginia Cyber Symposium

    Join the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development and Cyber Protection Resources for insights into cyber security as they co-host a 1-day cyber symposium to explore the people, processes, and technology of cyber. March 24, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.

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      February 15, 8:30 am - Wetlands Board Informal Briefing
      Citizens are invited to observe the Wetlands Board informal briefing, which is held the third Monday of every month at 8:30 a.m. in the Planning Department Conference Room, Building 2. To learn more a...

      February 15, 10:00 am - Wetlands Board Formal Hearing
      The formal hearing is held the third Monday of every month, at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers, located in Building 1. To learn more about the Wetlands Board, click here . ​

      February 16, 6:00 pm - City Council Meeting (Formal Session)
      ​ The City Council meets the first four Tuesdays of each month. Meetings are open to the public. In July and December, meetings are scheduled on the first two Tuesdays only. Additional meetings may be...

      February 18, 2:00 pm - Historical Review Board
      ​The Historical Review Board (HRB) is an 8-member body, appointed by the City Council, responsible for the review of requests for new development and exterior building changes within the  Historic and...

      February 18, 3:00 pm - CSB Executive Committee
      ​ The Executive Committee of the CSB plans the agenda for Board meetings and addresses other administrative business.​

      February 18, 3:30 pm - Bayfront Advisory
      The Bayfront Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, September 20, at the VIRGINIA BEACH RESORT AND CONFERENCE CENTER, Lynnhaven Room, 2800 Shore Drive, from 3:30pm-5:30pm The agenda for the meeting wi...

      February 18, 6:30 pm - Project Green Teens - Officer's Meeting
      ​Teens (grades 7-12) interested in making a difference in the environment are invited to join Project Green Teens. The Project Green Teens meetings are held the third Thursday of every month at Bow Cr...

      February 19, 6:30 pm - Family Pickleball Night
      ​Ages 12 & up • Enjoy the sport of Pickleball! This sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules similar to tennis – with a fe...

      February 20, 11:00 am - GrowSmart Kid Fest
      ​ Learn. Play. Thrive.  Join us for a family event geared toward children ages birth to five!  Activities include:  Diaper Derby, children’s storytimes, prenatal yoga demo, Born to Move kids’ fitness ...

      February 21, 3:00 pm - Symphonicity: Rule Britannia
      ​Symphonicity presents Rule Britanna  at the Sandler Center   for Performing Arts.  The performance features: Megan Van Gomple, violin Symphonicity Chorus Old Dominion University Concert Choir Virgini...

      February 22, 9:00 am - Chesapeake Bay Board Informal Briefing
      Citizens are invited to observe the informal briefing, which is held the fourth Monday of every month at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers, Building 1. To learn more about the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Are...

      February 22, 10:00 am - Chesapeake Bay Board Formal Hearing
      The formal hearing is held the fourth Monday of every month, at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers, located in Building 1. To learn more about the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Board, follow this link . ​...

      February 23, 4:00 pm - City Council Workshop
      The City Council meets the first four Tuesdays of each month. Meetings are open to the public. In July and December, meetings are scheduled on the first two Tuesdays only. Additional meetings may be s...

      February 25, 8:30 am - Community Services Board
      ​ ​Click   here​   f or more information on the   Community Services Board. All meetings are open to the public.  

      February 25, 5:00 pm - Councilwoman Barbara Henley's Town Meeting
      ​Princess Anne District's Councilwoman Henley holds a monthly town meeting to update  citizens on current city projects and issues. Citizens have the opportunity to build relationships with other memb...

      February 26, 2:00 pm - Deferred Compensation Board Meeting
      ​ The ​Deferred Compensation Board meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 26, 2016, from 2:00 - 4:00pm .  The meeting will be held in the City Manager's Conf. Rm 234, 2nd Floor, City Hall Building.

      March 1, 6:00 pm - City Council Meeting (Formal Session)
      ​ The City Council meets the first four Tuesdays of each month. Meetings are open to the public. In July and December, meetings are scheduled on the first two Tuesdays only. Additional meetings may be...

      March 2, 1:00 pm - Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Informal
      ​The Board of Zoning Appeals is responsible for the review of variance requests to the Zoning Ordinance and appeals of decisions of the Zoning Administrator for the City of Virginia Beach.  For more i...

      March 2, 2:00 pm - Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Formal
      ​​The Board of Zoning Appeals is responsible for the review of variance requests to the Zoning Ordinance and appeals of decisions of the Zoning Administrator for the City of Virginia Beach.  For more ...

      March 2, 5:00 pm - Historic Preservation Commission
      ​ The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is a 9 to 15-member body, appointed by City Council, whose purpose is to advise city council and the departments of museums and historic resources and plan...

      March 2, 6:30 pm - Animal Control Unit Advisory Board
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      March 3, 3:00 pm - YCAT
      The Youth and Community Action Team (YCAT) is a community coalition that strives to reduce substance abuse among youth by working collaboratively with youth , families, and the community to create, st...

      March 3, 4:00 pm - Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting
      The Parks and Recreation Commission is a volunteer advisory group to the City Council, City Manager, and Director of Parks and Recreation. The Commission serves as a sounding board by holding public m...

      March 4, 8:30 am - Social services Advisory board Meeting
      ​ Unless otherwise note the Social Services Advisory Board (SSAB)meets the 1st Friday of each month in Conference roon 339.​To learn more about the SSAB,  Click Here​ .​

      March 4, 5:30 pm - Rock Wall Fun: Get Hooked on Climbing
      ​ Ages 6 & up • The entire family can experience new heights on the vertical rock wall at Seatack Recreation Center. Two belayers help climbers up and down. Climbing experience can range from begi...

      March 4, 8:00 pm - VMT: Mame
      ​ The Virginia Musical Theatre presents Mame at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. “Tune the grand up, dance your shoes off, strike the band up, it’s today!” So begins Mame Dennis’ joyous cel...

      March 5, 8:00 pm - VMT: Mame
      ​ The Virginia Musical Theatre presents Mame at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. “Tune the grand up, dance your shoes off, strike the band up, it’s today!” So begins Mame Dennis’ joyous cel...

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    UPDATE: Latest on Virginia Beach Closings and Cancellations

    2/12/2016 8:45 pm
    Parks & Recreation: All Virginia Beach Community Recreation Centers will be open as normal on Saturday, Feb.13. The Great Neck Recreation Center swim league has been cancelled and rescheduled for Feb 19 & 20.   High school swim league at Princess Anne Recreation Center will begin at 10:00 a.m. Dive league at Bayside Recreation Center will b... Read More »

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