Virtual Café

Can’t come to our YLT Café but still want to meet people and talk? We gotcha! Yalla, come to our next Virtual Café! When?


September 12
3:00 pm EST

Lebanon might not be trending anymore but that doesn’t mean that people don’t need us. On September 12th, join Yalla! Let’s Talk. x Sofa Laughs for a Virtual Café with day filled with performances to raise funds for Lebanon. This will be an online event where 100% proceeds go to various charities helping rebuild Lebanon. We will continue to post more information on the charities and performers, but for now get your tickets!

Happening every Saturday – 12:00 pm EST/ 4:00 pm GMT.

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