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Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:00 AMNewark in Newark, NJ
The Mission Continues Newark Platoon collaborates with the city of Newark on December 16 for a Service Project followed by dinner with friends at Wounded Warrior Project. Email the Newark Platoon Leader, Aroch Bolanos for more details and to register.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 AMProject9line Headquarters in Islip, NY
Project9Line offers a Reiki Workshop with Karen on December 16, 11am-12pm. It is free to all active military, veterans, and their families. Dress comfortably and register in advance.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 AMFort Hamilton Sports and Fitness Center in Brooklyn, NY
For Hamilton presents free Santa Paws portraits on December 16, 11am-1pm. Pet gifts and dog treats will be available for purchase. Open to DoD ID card holders only. Registration is not required.
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Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12:00 PMLong Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY
Attend the Wreath Laying at Long Island National Cemetery on December 16. Meet at the main parking lot at 11:40am and then proceed to the main flagpole for the ceremony at 12pm. The ceremony will coincide with other Wreath Across America ceremonies.
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Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12:00 PMBronx Zoo in Bronx, NY
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Borough President’s Veterans Advisory Council invite families of veterans & active military members to attend a Holiday Celebration & Toy Give Away on December 16, 12pm. This event is only open to veterans and their family members. RSVP by December 13; space is limited.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 02:00 PMAmerican Legion in Hempstead, NY
Enjoy the PFC Dwyer Vet2Vet Holiday Party on December 16, 2-5pm. It’s open to Veterans of all ages, regardless of discharge status and family members. Come for food, games, music, and tons of fun for the whole family. There will also be a toy and clothing giveaway.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 01:00 PMThe Salmagundi Club in New York, NY
VA NYHHS Creative Arts Therapist Beryl Brenner presents a Lecture, I Dream of Peace, on December 17, 1pm, a discussion about the art program that she developed for the veterans of New York City. In addition to the lecture/discussion there will be a fused glass art work collection of recent works entitled “I Dream of Peace”. Veterans will present their visualizations of what Peace looks like to them.
Ms. Brenner has been working with Veterans and the arts for 39 years and the work that has been produced is reflective of the Veterans of our time. The work has been shown at a wide variety of galleries and museums in the area. Recently, the entire collection was inducted digitally into the Brooklyn Collection at Grand Army Plaza rendering it a permanent part of American history. Ms. Brenner will be joined by a number of the Veterans who produce the artwork for the program and they will discuss their process.
Monday, December 18, 2017 at 09:00 AMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
James J. Peters VA Medical Center offers a Veterans Information Fair on December 18, 9am - 3pm. Help is on the way for veterans. Hosted by Johnnie H. Williams.
Monday, December 18, 2017 at 06:00 PMRoute 66 Smokehouse in New York, NY
CFA New York Veterans Roundtable hosts their Holiday Party on December 18, 6-8pm. Contact Lance Widner for more information.
Monday, December 18, 2017 at 06:30 PMRow New York Headquarters in New York, NY
Row New York and Team RWB host a Holiday Event on December 18, 6:30-8pm. Grab a friend or two, be prepared to talk shop with other vets, and meet our coaches to see about joining a rowing team.