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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Hunter College - West in New York, NY

    Veteran Mental Health First Aid Training

    The NYC Department of Veterans Services offers Veteran Mental Health First Aid Training on March 18, 9am-5pm. Contact DVS to attend, or register here.

  • Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 02:00 PM

    2018 Women’s History Month Celebration

    National Association of Black Military Women Brooklyn Chapter presents the 2018 Women’s History Month Celebration on March 18, 2-6pm. Enjoy dinner, awards, and raffles. This year’s theme is Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women who Fight all Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

    The keynote speaker is Dr. Darlene Brown-Williams, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Veteran Services, with special guests Honorable Robin Kelly Sheares, Kings County Family Court, and Dr. Donna E. Hunte-Cox, Consulate General of Barbados at New York.

    Tickets are $85. Click here to make a payment via PayPal. Click here to read more about the event on Facebook.

  • Monday, March 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Long Island in Deer Park, NY

    VetsBuild Construction Sessions

    VetsBuild Long Island begins a new construction session for veterans on March 19, 9am-12pm, over six weeks. The class is free.

    The goal of VetsBuild is to prepare Long Island veterans for employment opportunities in Green Construction, Energy Efficient Weatherization, Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, and Security.

    Learn in a state of the art facility with the latest technology for hands-on training. Classes may include certification upon completion. VetsBuild staff help connect graduates with advanced training and educational opportunities.

    Participate in a meet and greet on March 14, 10am. Take a tour, see the class room, and meet the instructors.


  • Monday, March 19, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    Barleycorn in New York, NY

    March to City Hall Happy Hour

    Join us to celebrate the kickoff of our March to City Hall Week! Meet NYC Veterans Alliance members, supporters, community partners, and politicos at our favorite downtown watering hole near City Hall. All are welcome!

    March to City Hall Week is the premier civic leadership event of the NYC Veterans Alliance, mobilizing our membership as speakers and advocates committed to making NYC the best city in the country for veterans and their families. We have a packed schedule of meetings with NYC Council Members and staff all week--come hear in person about the work we're doing!

    We have a reserved space and happy hour specials all evening. Just ask for NYC Veterans Alliance. See you there!

    RSVP here.

  • Monday, March 19, 2018 at 07:45 PM
    Bronx Bikram Yoga in Bronx, NY

    Team RWB Bronx Yin Yoga Vibes

    Team RWB Bronx offers Yin Yoga Vibes on March 19, 7:45 – 9:30pm. Great for everyone: runners, triathletes, cyclists, yogis. It’s 90 minutes of passive-form yoga, performed in a warm room. Postures are done mainly on the mat. Postures are held longer to allow access to deep tissue. The time spent in these postures is much like the time spent in meditation. Open to veterans and civilians. Register here.


  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 04:30 PM

    Intrepid After Hours

    Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds and get a close look at the Museum’s collection. Then join peers in conversation and a creative exercise. The event concludes with a catered dinner.

    The next After Hours event takes place March 21, 4:30-8pm. Voices From War returns to Intrepid After Hours. Join fellow veterans in exploring how we write and talk about war and ways to share our stories on the page. Read and discuss a short excerpt and write from a prompt. The workshop is for writers and “non-writers” of all levels. Led by Kara Krauze, Voices From War director, and veteran-instructor Jeremy Warneke. 

    To register, please email access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5158.

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Fordham Lincoln Center in New York, NY

    Careers in Asset Management Information Session

    Fordham University offers a Careers in Asset Management Information Session for student veterans on March 21, 5:30-7:30pm, in partnership with PGIM. There will be a presentation and networking session.

    Space is limited. RSVP is required.


  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Veterans Launching Ventures Spring 2018 Course

    Fairleigh Dickinson University offers the Veterans Launching Ventures Spring 2018 Course on Wednesdays, beginning March 12, 6-9pm (through May 30). This free course combines in-person instruction with online learning to help students grasp the fundamentals of starting a new venture. VLV will give you the skills and support you need to seize entrepreneurial opportunities and launch small businesses.

    You will graduate from the course knowing:

    fundamental entrepreneurial skills needed in today’s business environment

    the competencies you need to launch your new business

    how to build a robust marketing plan

    how to develop financial projections for your new business

    how to develop a comprehensive business plan so you can make an informed decision about the feasibility of starting your new business

    What makes VLV a great program for veterans?

    Veterans enjoy a supportive collegial environment with other veterans.

    Each veteran is matched with his or her own mentor for individual guidance and support during the program. Mentors are successful entrepreneurs themselves.

    Each mentor will continue to assist/guide the veteran for a period of ten months following completion of the course.

    Click here for more information.


  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Operation Sisterhood in Morristown, NJ

    Female Veterans Peer-To-Peer Support Group

    Operation Sisterhood hosts a Female Veterans Peer-To-Peer Support Group on March 21, 6:30-8pm. This is an opportunity for Female Veterans to get together and talk to each other regarding everyday topics, therapeutic subjects, or navigating the VA while doing different activities. Kid-friendly.

    Check out the Facebook event here.

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    9/11 Memorial Museum in New York, NY

    9/11 Memorial Radicalization and De-Radicalization

    The 9/11 Memorial Museum presents a discussion panel Radicalization and De-Radicalization on March 21, 7-8:30pm. After 9/11, 45% of terrorism cases are thought to have involved online radicalization. In 2017, that number increased to 90%. How do groups like ISIS attract and recruit people in Western nations? How can technology be used to stop groups like ISIS from weaponizing the internet? Is it possible to rehabilitate radicalized individuals and reverse their indoctrination? Hany Farid, Dartmouth computer science professor and senior advisor to the Counter Extremism Project, and Daniel Koehler, founder and director of the German Institute on Radicalization and De-Radicalization Studies, will discuss different answers to these timely questions.

    Reserve your ticket here.