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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 adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Alley Pond Park in Oakland Gardens, NY

    Team RWB Eagle Fire Family BBQ


    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.

    Register here.

  • Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Old Guard Headquarters in Bronx, NY

    Old Guard Spring Party

    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 PM
    T-Mobile Times Square in New York, NY

    Family Back-to-School Party

    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 PM
    HVHF Headquarters in Walden, NY

    Hudson Valley Honor Flight Volunteer Meeting

    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 PM
    WeWork NoMad in New York, NY

    WeWork Veterans in Residence Launch Party

    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.

    Register here.

    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 AM
    NYLAG in New York, NY

    NYLAG Legal Stand Down Veterans and PTSD

    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 PM
    American Legion Post 18 in Weehawken, NJ

    IT & Cyber Security Networking

    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.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    The Life & Legacy of Tuskegee Airman Esteban Hotesse

    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.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    McGuire Base Theater in Trenton, NJ

    Arts in the Armed Forces at Joint Base MDL

    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 PM
    Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, NY

    Fort Hamilton Community Day Pool Party

    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!