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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 olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Monday, December 18, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    Sid Gold's Request Room in New York, NY

    Veterans for American Ideals Holiday Social

    Veterans for American Ideals holds their Holiday Social on December 18, 7-9pm. This event will include an open bar, light food, and live entertainment. They look forward to celebrating the holiday season with you and providing an update on efforts to: stand with refugees, protect the SIV program, and counter anti-Muslim bigotry.

    RSVP here.

    Veterans for American Ideals (a project of Human Rights First) is a nonpartisan group of veterans who share the belief that America is strongest when its policies and actions match its beliefs.

     

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Workforce1 in Brooklyn, NY

    **CANCELLED** Veterans Advisory Board Meeting

    The City of New York Veterans Advisory Board holds its annual Brooklyn meeting on December 19, 6pm.

    www.nyc.gov/veterans

  • Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge in Long Island City, NY

    A Night at Brooklyn Boulders

    The NYC Sierra Club Military Outdoors offers a night of climbing at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge on December 21, 5pm. Try indoor climbing – no experience is needed. You’ll be given gear and professional instruction. It’s open to family members as well and it’s free.

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 08:00 PM through January 01, 2018

    Fort Hamilton New Year's Eve Party

    Fort Hamilton Community Club hosts a New Year's Eve Party on December 31, 8pm, featuring 3 guest DJ's and headlined by Kid N Play's Mark "DJ Wiz" Eastman. Open to active duty, club members, non-DoD, and their guests.

    Click here to register.

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Veterans Activity Center in Ronkonkoma, NY

    Owning a Home Workshop

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Boots on the Ground NY offers financial workshops. Attend Owning a Home: Tools and Resources for Homebuyers on January 10, 6pm.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Hempstead Public Library in Hempstead, NY

    7 Steps to Employment Success

    Join Career Coach Michasel Coritsidis for a presentation on January 17, 7pm, that will provide valuable information on resume writing, interview techniques, appropriate business apparel, job search avenues, and more. Whether you are unemployed, a recent graduate, seeking a career change, or concerned about job security, you won’t want to miss this informative workshop. Call to register.

  • Friday, January 19, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Adelphi University in Garden City, NY

    Blood Stripe

    The Veterans Health Alliance of Long Island and Adelphi University invite you to a screening of Blood Stripe on January 19, 6:30pm. This screening is free of charge and open to all: veterans, family members, friends and the general service provider community. A Q&A with the filmmaker/star to follow screening.

    A Sergeant (Kate Nowlin) returns home to a small town in Minnesota, having just completed her third tour with the Marines in Afghanistan. Unable to sleep, wracked by paranoia and anxiety, it is clear that in addition to the shrapnel scars she bears on her torso, she carries unseen wounds. It is only a matter of time before she can no longer bottle up her trauma and a boisterous welcome home party provokes her into an explosive outburst. With nowhere to turn, she flees, taking refuge at a lakeside summer camp. But she cannot escape her inner darkness; and, ultimately, is spun so violently out of herself, she may never return.

    https://www.bloodstripefilm.com/

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Fordham University in New York, NY

    Fordham University Spring Art Workshop for Veterans

    Instructor Steve Alpert leads Art-Making Workshops for veterans at Fordham University on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm beginning January 23. All artists make art for one basic reason; to learn the truth about themselves. 

    Artists access their own life experiences in order to make their own individual unique art. This intensive workshop is designed to support the emerging artists in learning to access the experiences of their lives and expressing themselves through their own unique art, be it painting, sculpture, drawing, etc.  The participants will bring the work they have made in the time between class meetings and put on display for others in the workshop. 

    The final class meeting will be an exhibition of work selected by the artists, representing their journey through the workshop in the previous months.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    DVS Office Hours

    The NYC Department of Veterans Services presents Office Hours on January 24, 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.

  • Friday, March 02, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Digital Future Lab in Brooklyn, NY

    Veteran Entrepreneurship Training (VET) Program

    Developed by the NYU Tandon Future Labs and supported by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and New York Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program is a pioneering program for veterans and their spouses who want to transition into technology and entrepreneurship. The program will take place over 12 weeks. Learn from startups and industry leaders via hands-on experiential learning, mentorship, and a capstone project.

    Apply by March 2, 2018. For more information, visit: engineering.nyu.edu/vet