Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, 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 for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Monday, October 23, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    Soulful Center for Living in Smithtown, NY

    Freedom to Choose Something Different Meditation Course

    Brian Miller presents The Freedom to Choose Something Different, a 4-week meditation course on Mondays beginning October 23, 7-8:30pm.

    Learn to become the master of your emotions and mind as opposed to their slave, creating the life you were meant to live. Cultivate more peace, overcome anxiety, develop clarity & focus. Move into mastery of emotions & mind instead of being their slave. Gain the tools necessary to cultivate a lasting meditation practice.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    David Lynch Foundation in New York, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Course

    The David Lynch Foundation offers a Transcendental Meditation Course October 24-27. It features a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces PTS symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.

    Register here.

    Introductory classes are available on Tuesdays & Saturdays at noon and 7pm.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Apple Bank in New York, NY

    Apple Bank ABC's of Affordable Housing Lottery

    Interested in applying for affordable housing but don't know where to start? Attend The ABC's of the Affordable Housing Lottery informative seminar on October 24, 6pm, to learn how to use the New York City lottery program to find affordable housing. The seminars are free and will help you get started in finding affordable housing. This seminar will be taught by Ilene Popkin, retired Senior Fellow at the Citizens Housing Planning Council of New York City.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    Veterans Reflect on "The Vietnam War"

    Civic Hall and NYC Veterans Alliance host a panel discussion Veterans Reflect on The Vietnam War: Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Home on October 25, 6-8:30pm. Panelists include Vietnam veterans as well as veterans of the Iraq & Afghanistan wars.

    Register here.

    The release of the new PBS documentary, The Vietnam War, by Ken Burns (@KenBurns) and Lynn Novick (@LynnNovick), is opening new reflections on a momentous period in history. For the older generations that lived through the war, the series is a reminder of battles, moral and physical, that made them question everything they knew about America. For younger people who were born later, the series is an opportunity to learn anew.

    To prepare for these conversations, we ask that you take the time to watch The Vietnam War on PBS beforehand.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    New York Film Academy in New York, NY

    NYFA Theater of War Performance

    New York Film Academy hosts a Theater of War performance on October 25, 7-9pm. Theater of War is a free, interactive performance of scenes from ancient plays about the visible and invisible wounds caused by violence and war. This performance features Amy Ryan, Jumaane Williams, and Zach Grenier.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    Fushimi in Brooklyn, NY

    Mental Health & Home Ownership Workshop

    Mental Health resilience and Home Ownership are brought together in a special workshop on October 26, 4pm. Enjoy delicious food and learn more about Operation Warrior Shield's mental health initiative involving transcendental meditation. Then get the low down on how to use the VA Home Loan program. Contact Ed to RSVP.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    October DVS Office Hours

    The NYC Department of Veterans Services launches Office Hours on October 26, 5-7pm, at Civic Hall, to better understand the strengths, needs, challenges, and concerns of the NYC veteran community. Join DVS Press Secretary Alexis Wichowski for this interactive discussion and listening event the last week of every month.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    BACCA in Babylon, NY

    Active About the Arts

    The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts presents Active About the Arts, a military and veteran art exhibition at the Old Town Hall October 16-26. Veterans can submit artwork, sculpture, and photography to be shown October 13, 10am-4pm. The entire event culminates in a reception on October 26, 6-8pm.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Employee Assistance Office in Muttontown, NY

    Veterans Open House

    The Employee Assistance Office is hosting a gathering of NCPD members who have served or are currently serving in the military on October 26, 6:30pm. RSVP by October 20.

     

  • Friday, October 27, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Nassau Community College Gym in Garden City, NY

    Nassau County Job Fair

    Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano presents a Job Fair on October 27. Veterans’ admission begins at 9am, and general admission is 10am-2pm. Parking and admission are free.