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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AMBronx Vet Center in Bronx, NY
Project Healing Waters offers a Fly Tying Demonstration on June 20, 11am-1pm.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 07:00 PMGotham Comedy Club in New York, NY
The Armed Services Arts Partnership is excited to host Combat to Comedy, the third annual veterans comedy show at NYC's iconic Gotham Comedy Club on June 20, 7-9pm. The performance will feature Roy Wood Jr., Janeane Garofalo, Seth Herzog, and Benari Poulten (Army), as well as Maria Batdorff (Navy), Michael Carrasquillo (Army), Fred McKinnon (Army), and Meg Mitcham (Army) -- all veterans who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp course. The performance culminates with a panel, where comics discuss their military experience and the impact that comedy has had on their lives.
Purchase tickets here.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 07:15 PMJohn Jay Educational Campus in Brooklyn, NY
The Department of Consumer Affairs holds a Public Hearing on Student Loan Debt on June 20, 7:15-10:30pm. New Yorkers will have a chance to hear from experts in the field, learn about city resources, and testify themselves on their experiences. Veterans with student debt are strongly encouraged to attend and speak on their experiences.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 08:30 AMHarlem Health Center in New York, NY
The Community Healthcare Network celebrates the 1st Anniversary of their Veterans Initiative on June 21, 8:30-10am. A continental breakfast will be served. RSVP by June 18.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 02:30 PMOnline in New York, NY
Take part in a Blue Star Lifestyle Webinar about the Earth Day Initiative on June 21, 2:30pm (EST).
Many people want to have a green impact and protect the health of their families and their communities but are overwhelmed by a list of 100 things they can do to green their lifestyles. We break things down into easy and impactful actions that people can take in a matter of minutes.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 05:00 PMKilpatrick Stockton Townsend in New York, NY
Veteran Success Resource Group and GCO host the Bourbiz NYC Veteran/Military Spouse Networking & Resource Event on June 21, 5-8pm. Vets and spouses are invited to come network and take advantage of free Business Coaching. Get real-world advice from real-world mentors that’s relevant to your business start-up. Free sports memorabilia giveaway to close out the evening.
Register here for this resource-packed event.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 06:00 PMFacebook New York in New York, NY
Facebook presents VetWorking Tech Tales on June 21, 6-9pm. Join us for a small, one-night-only happy hour and open mic night exclusively for vets and allies.
Facebook wants to provide an opportunity to build new connections in New York with those who can relate to our experiences. They'll kick off the evening with refreshments and a light happy hour, and then open the mic for speakers. As an audience member, you'll hear from vets who've dealt with both unique and familiar scenarios. There's no obligation to speak, but if you have a story you'd like to tell or opportunities/resources you would like to share, you can sign up in advance or when you arrive at the event.
Register here. Access code is FBNY.
Friday, June 22, 2018 at 09:00 AMNew York State Health Foundation in New York, NY
The Veterans Mental Health Coalition Presents the second in Exploring Series, Getting Your Clients' Heads In the Game: Exploring Treatment Options for Veterans on June 22, 9am-12pm.
Whether you provide housing or legal services, education or employment opportunities, benefits counseling or other services, outcomes for your clients depend on their ability to successfully follow the plans and activities you've laid out for them. Their heads must be in the game in order to succeed and thrive. You will hear from some of NYC's leading professionals in their fields of clinical and holistic treatments that are proving helpful in getting veterans' heads in the game and enabling them to achieve success.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 09:30 AMSt. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Tenafly, NJ
The Bergen Knights Chapter of the AHEPA presents a Dog Walk-a-thon on June 23. Check in begins at 9:30am and the walk begins at 10:30am. Enjoy vendors, exhibits, food, and fun. The event will raise money to secure a service dog for a warrior suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 01:00 PMMental Health Association of Nassau County in Hempstead, NY
Attend the Educating Vets on the Path to Homeownership Seminar on June 23, 1-3pm, at the Mental Health Alliance of Nassau County. Learn about building credit, benefits of ownership vs renting, financial qualifications, and VA loan advantages. Food and beverages will be served and there will be a raffle giveaway. RSVP to attend.