Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to provide ongoing information to our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area about events, opportunities, 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

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  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, NY

    Military Family Clinic - Working with Military Families Workshop

    The Working with Military Families: The Greater NYC Military Family Clinic Consortium Workshop will be June 23, 11am-3pm. Topics include: Assessing Military Families, Exposure Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Child Therapy, Interactive Discussion.

    Register here.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge, NY

    Veterans Docket Day

    All veterans are invited to Veterans Docket Day on June 23, 2pm. On VDD, veterans will be given priority consideration an expedited processing at the Suffolk County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency. Any veteran with an open moving violation, a parking violation or a red light camera citation may attend the program. The program will continue on the 3rd Friday of every month. See a clerk to be scheduled for VDD.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Bill's Bar & Burger in New York, NY

    The Mission Continues VSO Engagement Social

    Join The Mission Continues and various Veterans Service Organizations throughout New York City for a Social on June 23, 6-9pm.

    Learn about all the VSO's that are a part of this collaboration, meet fellow veterans, network, and simply have a good time. 

    Guests are welcome. Register here.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, NJ

    Mission Transition 5k Walk.Run.Ruck

    **CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.**

    In an effort to raise awareness about transitioning service members and first responders, the 1st Annual Mission Transition 5k Walk.Run.Ruck will take place June 24, 8am-1pm.

    Support our service members and first responders. 100% of net proceeds will go into Mission Transition's mission and related programs, which is dedicated to providing their qualified men and women with educational opportunities, funding necessary certifications, and empowering mentorship.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 09:45 AM
    Concrete Plant Park in Bronx, NY

    The Mission Continues Concrete Plant Park Cleanup

    Join The Mission Continues and the Bronx River Alliance for a for a cleanup of Concrete Plant Park on June 24 9:45am, for the 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service for the waterways of New York City and the Hudson Valley.

    Volunteers should meet at the benches near the big red tower at Concrete Plant Park. This Sweep project is best accessed by public transportation. This site is suitable for elementary-aged children with proper adult supervision.

    Originally, a source of fishing and fresh water to the Mohegan Native Americans, the historic Bronx River, became an attraction for industry and trade. Unfortunately, with the industry, came heavy amounts of pollution, degrading the waterway. Concrete Plant Park is one of many green spaces that now the line river creating a platform for outdoor recreation like row boating, biking, and sports. This clean-up event will prevent trash from being washed down the Bronx River into Long Island Sound. 

    Bring sunblock and a hat, water and snacks! Register here.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 02:00 PM

    Women in the Military Forum

    Attend the Women in the Military Forum on June 24, 2pm. Topics discussed will be: Women Veterans Voice & Recognition; Creating Our Own Community; Self-Care; Needs & Available Resources; Area of Improvement for the VA; Homeless Crisis; Women in the Military with Children.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Bronx in Bronx, NY

    Fordham Village Veteran-Civilian Meetup

    Participate in the Fordham Village Veteran-Civilian Meetup on June 24, 5pm. The special guest will be Mr. Johnnie Williams. Dress code is very casual. Call or email for more information.

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    American Legion Post 336 in Glen Head, NY

    1st Annual Gold Star Family Run

    Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 New York has their 1st Annual Gold Star Family Run on June 25 to benefit a family who lost a son or daughter in service to the United States Armed Forces. It will be a beautiful ride across Long Island. Enjoy live music, raffles, 50-50 drawing, patches, t-shirts. Lunch will be provided.

    Registration is 9-10:30am. Ride begins at 11am. After party is 1pm back at the American Legion - and everyone is welcome.

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Westerleigh Park in Staten Island, NY

    South Shore Band Performs on Staten Island

    The South Shore Band (Est. 1952) will perform June 25, 2pm at Westerleigh Park. Bring a picnic, blanket, chairs, and the family. Free admission.

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    14th Street Y in New York, NY

    Voices from War - 21st Century War Stories

    Attend Voices From War's first reading of 2017, "21st Century War Stories" on June 25, 5pm. This reading will feature original work from veterans participating in their writing workshops.

    Purchase tickets here. Free for veterans.