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Southeast Community Back To School Block Party

Southeast Community Back-To-School Block Party

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, August 28, 2021, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fun Activities for Elementary School Students & Families

Achievable Dream Middle and High School
5720 Marshall Avenue (see Bus Routes)

Fun Activities for Middle & High School Families

Heritage High School
5800 Marshall Avenue (see Bus Routes)


Join the fun!

  • Touch-a-Truck
  • Kids Activity Zone
  • Petting Zoo
  • 3-on-3 Basketball Contest
  • DJ Beatmaking Session (onsite, pre-registration required)
  • Selfie Station
  • Rap Cypher
  • Free Food
  • Free School Supplies (while quantities last)
  • Free Haircuts
  • Free Books
  • Youth Performances
  • Zumba Classes
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
  • Health Screenings

Join us for our end of summer block party celebration featuring free food, music, live entertainment, games, family and student resources and free school supplies (while quantities last)!

Bus transportation available, please scroll below for more information.

Need more information? Call Ivy Baptist Church at (757) 244-8165.

The Back-to-School Block Party is presented by the Southeast Community Coalition.

Sentara COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
For anyone 12 years or older

First or second dose Pfizer vaccines are available. Those under 18 years old must be
accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Click here to register or scan the QR code below. You may also call 1-833-887-6943 Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Scan QR code to register for vaccine clinic.

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Download Schedule of Events


Bus Routes

School bus transportation will be provided for families from the following locations beginning at 12 p.m. Bus service is provided on a continuous loop about every 15 minutes. Families should note bus route color and board that bus on their return trip home. The last bus will depart the Block Party at 4 p.m.

Please note that face masks are required for all passengers.

Bus 1: Blue Route

  • Discovery STEM Academy
  • Booker T. Washington Middle School
  • Achievable Dream Middle and High School

Bus 2: Red Route

  • 6th Street & Aqua Vista Drive
  • Ivy Avenue and Ridley Circle
  • Achievable Dream Academy
  • Boys & Girls Club Greater Hampton Roads Unit (629 Hampton Avenue)
  • Achievable Dream Middle and High School

Bus 3: Green Route

  • Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (Parking lot)
  • Pearl Bailey Library
  • Marshall Courts (3301 Marshall Ave)
  • Achievable Dream Middle and High School