Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance

  • Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 09:00 AM

    Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run

    Join Veterans and their families from across Long Island for the 7th Annual Kick Stand Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show on July 14, 9am-3pm. Proceeds will benefit Suffolk County United Veterans project which provides housing and support services for homeless veterans. 

    Admission is free. Enjoy live music, food and drinks, a vendor showcase, raffles and prizes, as well as a custom and classic car show. 

    Motorcycle and car registration is from 8-10am. Kick Stands Up at 11am. 

    Sponsorship, advertising opportunities, and vendor space are also available. Click to find out more and to register. The first 100 registrants receive a free commemorative t-shirt.

  • Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center Veterans Assistance Project

    Manhattan Vet Center offers a session on July 15, 11am-12pm with The City Bar Justice Center’s Veterans Assistance Project. VAP provides disabled, low-income veterans in New York City with pro bono legal assistance on issues related to their claims for benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Monday, July 15, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center VA Benefits Session

    Manhattan Vet Center offers an info session on July 15, 1-2pm with the VA Regional Office. They'll speak about benefits, compensation, service-connection, claiming process and more. Also hear from a representative from the National Cemetery Administration (10am-2pm) explain benefits a veteran’s family receives at death.

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:00 AM

    Bronx VA Medical Center Mental Health Summit

    James J. Peters VA Medical Center presents a Mental Health Summit on July 16, 9am-3pm.

    The annual summit is open to veterans, veteran families, community providers, and clinical providers. Speakers will discuss strategies for obtaining and maintaining resilience and achieving holistic health. Veterans will share their experiences in living and maintaining holistic health resilience. Agencies will also provide information about their programs.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Financial Tools Webinar

    Blue Star Families offers a webinar called Tools to Get Your Financial House in Order on July 16, 1pm (EST).

    What’s financial wellness? It’s the peace of mind you feel when you’ve balanced saving and spending … living well today and planning for tomorrow. Wondering how your finances stack up? Try the Self-Assessment tool. This webinar explains Blue Star Families’ Digital Financial Wellness center, in partnership with Prudential. 

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Galvanize in New York, NY

    VetsinTech NYC Education Meetup

    Join VetsinTech NYC for an Education Meetup at Galvanize on July 17, 6-8pm. They're planning a great panel of leaders to discuss education opportunities from VetsinTech: members from Galvanize for Web Development and Data Science programs, VetsinTech will discuss multiple training offerings in Cybersecurity and Cloud development, and Salesforce will discuss Vetforce and more.


    6:00 - Arrival and Networking

    6:30 - Panel discussion

    7:30 - More networking!

    8:00 - Adjourn

    Refreshments will be served.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Ropes & Gray LLP in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews NYC: Legal Landmines

    Attend Bunker Brews NYC: Legal Landmines on July 17, 6-8:30pm. Get practical advice on how to protect your new startup and avoid common traps as you navigate the launch, funding and initial growth of your company.

    RSVP here.

    This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Manhattan VA in New York, NY

    Manhattan VA Town Hall with Martina Parauda

    Attend the VA Town Hall Meeting with Director Martina Parauda on July 18, 10am. All veterans are welcome. Bring your concerns. 

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Job Search Planning & Tips for Mature Workers

    Attend Job Search Planning & Tips for Mature Workers on July 18, 10am-12pm. 

    Are you looking to re-enter the workforce after unemployment? Marzena Ermler, Career Services Manager at the New York Public
    library, will provide an overview of practical tips to build your confidence, plan your job search, update your elevator pitch, adapt your resume and cover letters, prepare for effective interviews, and how to network when you are 50+. Get tips based on the presenters’ experience helping mature workers become job ready and find employment.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center with American Corporate Partners

    Manhattan Vet Center offers an info session on July 18, 1-2pm with American Corporate Partners. ACP is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans, active duty, and spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.