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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.
Monday, August 20, 2018 at 06:30 PMHVHF Headquarters in Walden, NY
Planning is underway for Hudson Valley Honor Flight Mission #21 with 44 confirmed WWII and Korean War veterans on the flight. Attend the next volunteer meeting on August 20, 6:30pm.
Do you know a WWII or Korean War Veteran who has not yet been on an Honor Flight? Be sure to help get them signed up for this experience of a lifetime.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 05:30 PMWeWork NoMad in New York, NY
Attend the Bunker Brews + Veterans in Residence Launch Party on August 21, 5:30-8:30pm. Discover exciting new Veteran startups and welcome the next WeWork Veterans In Residence cohort, powered by Bunker Labs. Enjoy bites, and craft beer sponsored by Veteran-owned Backward Flag Brewing. Connect with local Veteran entrepreneurs, New York business leaders and organizations, VCs, Angels, financial investors and more.
Meet Keynote Speaker, Rick Reichmuth, Fox & Friends Meteorologist & CEO/Founder of Weatherman Umbrellas.
The WeWork Veterans in Residence program is an initiative in partnership with Bunker Labs. Whether a veteran is starting a new business, looking to build their network, or trying to find their next career - the WeWork Veterans in Residence program provides veterans the space, services, and community they need to find their tribe and create their life’s work.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 11:00 AMNYLAG in New York, NY
LegalHealth, a division of the New York Legal Assistance Group, offers a Legal Stand Down about Veterans and PTSD, an informational presentation and Q&A on August 22, 11am-12pm. Topics including service-connected disability compensation, the VA Pension, military sexual trauma, and discharge upgrades will be discussed by the experts. Come to learn your legal rights and receive your FREE copy of The New York City Veteran’s Legal Guide.
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 06:00 PMAmerican Legion Post 18 in Weehawken, NJ
The Weehawken American Legion Post 18 hosts an IT & Cyber Security Networking Event for veterans and military spouses on August 23, 6-9pm. Featuring Richard Moore as guest speaker. Food and beverages will be provided.
A portion of the proceeds will go to NPower, which creates pathways to economic prosperity by launching digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities.
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 06:30 PMCUNY Dominican Studies Institute in New York, NY
Join CUNY Dominican Studies Institute in Honoring the Life & Legacy of Tuskegee Airman Esteban Hotesse on August 23, 6:30-8pm.
Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) in collaboration with the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at the City College of New York, will host a reception, to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Second Lieutenant Esteban Hotesse for his service as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 07:00 PMMcGuire Base Theater in Trenton, NJ
Arts in the Armed Forces visits Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst on August 23, 7pm. Christian Slater and Annie Golden will perform True West, written by Sam Shepard.
Friday, August 24, 2018 at 12:00 PMFort Hamilton in Brooklyn, NY
Fort Hamilton offers a Community Day Pool Party on August 24, 12-4pm. It's open to all who live and work on Fort Hamilton. Enjoy prizes, games, competitions, and free ice cream.
Get more details here. Children 3 and under are free!