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Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 09:00 AMChildren's Museum of Manhattan in New York, NY
Blue Star Families are welcome to join members of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan families for a special early opening just for them on August 18, 9-10am.
Come and explore five floors of fabulous fun without the crowds. Make something wonderful in “Art, Artists & You,” the Museum’s newest exhibition that explores creativity through the use of paper, fiber, found objects, and technology.
Beginning at 10am, splash in “Dynamic H2O” while learning about the New York City water system. There’s lots to do for everyone, especially families with children ages 0-6. Each family member will receive a planting pot kit courtesy of NBCUniversal Comcast Cares.
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 AMHoward Playground in Brooklyn, NY
Finish up rebuilding Howard Playground with the Mission Continues on August 18, 10am-2pm. Making the purple basketball courts better with many amazing stars that the youth council of Brooklyn Public Library has requested.
Help build a stronger more connected community as Brownsville residents intend to change the negative narrative around the community as being "the worst neighborhood for children" into "Brownsville, a Community of Resilience."
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 AMHarbor Defense Museum in Brooklyn, NY
The Harbor Defense Museum hosts a Battle of Brooklyn Exercise followed by presentations with a guest speaker/historian August 18, 10am - 2pm. Call to reserve your spot.
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 AMCanarsie Pier in Brooklyn, NY
Kings County American Legion presents their Family Day Picnic on August 18, 10am-3pm, in part with American Legion Women Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion, and Legion Riders. Enjoy BBQ, ice cream, giveaways, and games, plus take advantage of VA Health Screenings and VA Benefits help.
RSVP by August 14.
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 01:00 PMDyker Beach Park in Brooklyn, NY
Don’t miss the Farewell Summer Cancer Barbeque Charity Event on August 18, 1-5pm. Presented by Misfit Veterans David Martinez Toys For Tots & Angel Santiago International Children Parade. Enjoy food, music, a softball tournament pitting the Misfit Veterans vs a mystery opponent, and raffles, and give blood while you’re there! Donation fee is $20. Food tray donations are welcome.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 11:30 AMProject9line Headquarters in Islip, NY
Project9Line offers Reiki Level 1 on August 19, 11:30am-3:30pm. It is free to all active military and veterans. Dress comfortably and call/email to register in advance.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:00 PMCrossfit Kingsboro in Brooklyn, NY
Attend the Team RWB Hashtag Lunchbag Brooklyn on August 19, 12-2pm. Are you looking to help out those in need? You are in the right place! Let's bring the Eagle Fire to #HashtagLunchBag Brooklyn and help make sandwiches to feed the homeless!
#HashtagLunchbag is a humanity service movement dedicated to empowering and inspiring humanity to reap the benefits of giving through the use of social media. We create and use bagged lunches, complete with love messages, as a vessel to spread this love and share our experiences to inspire others.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:00 PMAlley Pond Park in Oakland Gardens, NY
*DATE HAS CHANGED TO AUGUST 19*
Join Team RWB for their 2nd Annual Eagle Fire Family BBQ on August 19, 12pm-6pm. It is potluck style, so sign up and bring your favorite dish and a game to play. Bring your kids, spouses, girlfriends/boyfriends and or anyone who is interested in learning more about the team.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 02:00 PMOld Guard Headquarters in Bronx, NY
Old Guard of the City of New York celebrates their first Summer Social on August 19, 2-5pm.
RSVP by August 10.
Monday, August 20, 2018 at 04:00 PMT-Mobile Times Square in New York, NY
Join the NYC Veterans Alliance, Blue Star Families, and T-Mobile for a Back-to-School Party for military & veteran families on August 20, 4-9pm at T-Mobile’s signature store in Times Square.
Enjoy music, food, refreshments, family games, prize giveaways, and a complimentary back-to-school package to help kick start your child’s school year!
Volunteers are welcome - RSVP to help us make it happen! Volunteers should arrive no later than 3:30pm.