This is a listing of community events for veterans, service members, and their families, submitted and hosted by various organizations across the New York City area. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. We welcome your submissions: email@example.com.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 09:00 AMSt. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY
St. Francis College offers a Troops to Teachers Conference on March 25, 9am. This interactive conference will be open to any veteran interested in becoming a teacher. Lead presenter will be Dr. Peter Leibman, Associate Professor at St. Francis College and author of-- Launch a Teaching Career--Secrets for Aspiring Teachers. Attendees will learn where the jobs are, how to market yourself effectively, how to write a great broadcast letter guaranteed to get you the interview, how to network effectively, how to ace the interview and so much more.
Call to register.
Schedule of Events:
9am -- Check-In
10am - 3pm -- Conference
12:30pm - 1pm -- Lunch
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 09:00 AMChurch of Our Lady of the Rosary in New York, NY
Remember those 1,741 New Yorkers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, as well as those who died in Iraq, Afghanistan and other post-9/11 operations at a Reading the Names of the Fallen on March 25, 9am.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:00 AMGreene Acres Community Garden in Brooklyn, NY
**EVENT RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 25**
The Mission Continues Brooklyn Platoon will be volunteering with Greene Acres Community Garden in Brooklyn on March 25, 10am. They will build brand new garden beds and put a new liner in a goldfish pond. The garden and community need our skills to knock out these beds. The pond is ten years old and the old liner is leaking water into the ground underneath.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:30 AMVietnam Veterans Plaza in New York, NY
There is a wreath laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on March 25, 11:30am, with tribute to Gold Star Families. Featuring NY City and State proclamations, speakers, musical performances, and salute from our Post 9-11 veterans.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:30 AMGreater Newark Conservancy's Hawthorne Farm in Newark, NJ
The Mission Continues Newark Platoon is headed back to the Greater Newark Conservancy's Hawthorne Farm on March 25, 11:30am, to finish a much needed Pergola in the community garden. This will be The Mission Continues' third and last run to fulfill the promise to the Newark Conservancy so they need all boots on the ground to make a fantastic and glorious finish.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 12:00 PMLobby Promenade in New York, NY
At the Veterans Resource Expo on March 25, 12pm, younger veterans will have access to groups providing help with benefits, educational opportunities, jobs, and other useful resources. Vietnam-era and older generations will learn about opportunities to upgrade their benefits (or to apply for new benefits) that reflect their changing needs as they age.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 06:30 PMMuseum of American Armor in Old Bethpage, NY
Attend "Laughter Saves Lives" The 3rd Annual Virginia Larrochia Almost Gala on March 25, 6:30pm. Appearances from John Larrochia, Chris Roach, and Amy Freeze while they honor Joe Piscopo and the work of Honor Flight and Boots on the Ground NY for our military and veterans.
Purchase tickets here.
Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 03:00 PMProject9line Headquarters in Islip, NY
Project9Line offers a class called Emotional Freedom Technique: The Tapping Solution on March 26, 3pm. Emotional Freedom Technique is a type of Meridian Tapping that combines ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology. Tapping utilizes the body's energy meridian points, stimulating your body's own energy and healing power to neutralize negative emotions.It's free for Military, Veterans and family. Call or email to register.
Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 05:00 PMKimmel Center for University Life in New York, NY
The 2017 NYU Veterans Ball is the biggest event New York University hosts to welcome and recognize veteran students, faculty, staff and university partners in one space for a formal evening.
5pm - Social with beer & wine
6pm - Buffet dinner
Wear formal or military dress attire.
NYC DVS Commissioner Loree Sutton is the Special Guest Speaker.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:00 AMTCI College of Technology in New York, NY
TCI College of Technology hosts a Veterans Fair on March 28, 11am. All veterans, service members, and families are welcome. Contact Russell Gerry if you have any questions.