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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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  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    New York Historical Society in New York, NY

    NY Historical Society Vietnam War Exhibit

    The New York Historical Society presents The Vietnam War Exhibition, now through April 22. Over Veterans Day weekend, they present various programs, included with your museum admission. On November 11, all visitors receive free admission.

    Family Programs

    November 10-12 – Veterans from America’s Past: Scavenger Hunt (ages 6 & up); The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 Family Guide (ages 11 & up); Meet Soldiers from America’s Past, 11am-4pm (ages 4 & up)

    November 11 – Drawing from Life with Dare2Draw, 2pm

    November 12 – Reading into History Book Club: Thanhha Lai and Inside Out & Back Again, 2-4pm

    Public Programs

    November 10, 7-10pm – Cry Havoc! With Stephan Wolfert, followed by a panel featuring Vietnam, Iraq, & Afghanistan veterans

    November 12 – Veterans Resource Center, 11am-4pm; Orion Music Ensemble, 12-1pm; Voices from War, 2-4pm

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Manhattan in New York, NY

    Veterans Unity Resource Expo

    The United War Veterans Council hosts the Veterans Unity Resource Expo on November 11, 10am-6pm. Enjoy this gathering with refreshments and resources for veterans of all eras.

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Veterans Day Parade 2017

    Don't miss the 2017 Veterans Day Parade on November 11. The opening ceremony begins at 10:30am in Madison Square Park. The parade follows at approximately 11:15am - 3pm along 5th Ave. You can also see the broadcast on PIX11, American Forces Network and live stream on military.com from 12pm-3pm. 

    Take advantage of Veterans Village at 53rd st & 6th Ave, from noon to 4pm. It features displays, informational booths, and musical performances.

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    89 North Music Venue in Patchogue, NY

    VetStock 2017

    Com together to honor and support veterans during VetStock 2017 on November 11, 12-6pm. Presented by Project9Line. Enjoy a festival of local bands. Admission $22 for civilians, free for veterans and military. Purchase tickets online here.

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck, NJ

    Operation Chillout Benefit Concert

    Enjoy the Operation Chillout Benefit Concert on November 11, 12-4pm. The event will benefit Operation Chillout’s Rapid Response Team, the outreach and rescue program to care for homeless veterans in New Jersey. Artists scheduled to appear include Matt Colin, Josh Lafargue, Matty Z, Carolyn Messina, Keith Monacchio, ROSTAFA, Marc Delgado, Tony Destefano, and Rick Barth.

     

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    American Folk Art Museum in New York, NY

    Warrior Writers at the American Folk Art Museum

    Warrior Writers shares a reading at the American Folk Art Museum on November 11, 5-6:30pm. The reading concludes a day of additional programming and refreshments. RSVP here.

    Warrior Writers is a national non-profit organization. Its mission is to create a culture that articulates veterans’ experiences, build a collaborative community for artistic expression, and bear witness to war and the full range of military experiences. Learn more about its work at warriorwriters.org.

    This program is held in conjunction with the recently opened exhibition War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics - a show of 18th & 19th century quilts all made by military men and regimental tailors.

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    Queens in Queens Village, NY

    Montford Point Marine Association 50th Anniversary Dinner

    The New York Metro Chapter of the National Montford Point Marine Association presents their 50th Anniversary Dinner on November 12, 4-9pm. Dress is formal wear or your military equivalent. Contact James Carr for tickets.

     

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 05:00 PM

    A Night Of Heroes and Heritage

    Attend “A Night Of Heroes and Heritage,” a salute to the Veterans of the 65th Infantry Regiment of Puerto Rico, Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans, Vietnam Veterans, NYPD, FDNY, and correction officers on November 12, 5-11pm. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief. Enjoy a great night of Great Food, Open Bar, DJ, Dancing. Invited guests include Honorable Ricardo Antonio Rossello, Governor of Puerto Rico; Honorable Dr. Pedro J. Rosselle, former Governor of Puerto Rico; and Brigadier General Isabelo Rivera, Adjutant General, Puerto Rico National Guard.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    American Airlines Theatre in New York, NY

    AITAF 9th Annual Broadway Show

    Arts in the Armed Forces holds their 9th Annual Broadway Show on November 13, 7pm. The event is hosted by Adam Driver and features a pre-reception before the show at 5:30pm with free beer, wine and delicious fare. See Jesus Hopped the A Train performed onstage. 

    Tickets are free for veterans and military members.

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    Dodge Foundation in Morristown, NJ

    Warrior Writers Book Party and Reading

    Celebrate Warrior Writers' 10th Birthday and the printing of Sound Off, Warrior Writers NJ’s own book of Veteran writing, on November 16, 7pm.