Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

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

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 04:30 PM
    Starbucks in Newburgh, NY

    Blue Star Families Starbucks Holiday Social

    Join Blue Star Families for a fun-filled holiday event on December 5, 4:30-7pm. Enjoy refreshments, crafts, giveaways, story time, and photos with Santa!

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    Hercules in the Bronx

    Theater of War presents Hercules in the Bronx on December 5, 5-7pm. This is a free, interactive performance featuring acclaimed actors reading scenes from an ancient play about an unspeakable act of violence. Each performance is followed by community panelist remarks and an audience discussion about the impact of violence upon individuals, families, and communities. Featuring the actors David Zayas, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Frankie Faison. Translated, directed & facilitated by Bryan Doerries. Admission is free.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Woodland Park American Legion in Woodland Park, NJ

    NJ Female Veterans Appreciation and Resource Event

    YWCA Northern New Jersey in partnership with SOS Veteran Stakeholders present a Female Veterans Appreciation and Resource Event on December 5, 6-8:30pm. 

    The event will help bring awareness and services to our female veteran population and help them find the services available to them in civilian life. Specialty raffle drawings for all veterans who attend. Supervised activities for children ages 2 and up. Light dinner will be provided.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    The Penn Club of New York in New York, NY

    Perspectives from Successful Vets

    The Columbia University MS in Human Capital Management program and Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) invite you to Perspectives from Successful Vets: Finding Your Unique Purpose on December 5, 6-9pm. The event is a panel of speakers and reception discussing the challenges faced by veterans transitioning to civilian life, and how to support their re-entry into the workforce. Food and beverages will be provided.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Salesforce in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews NYC Customer Experience

    Attend Bunker Brews NYC: Improving Customer Experience on December 5, 6-9pm. 

    Attend a special holiday Bunker Brews at Salesforce Tower on the newly opened Ohana Floors, high atop the Salesforce offices in NYC. Building a strong network of contacts can take you anywhere, so they'll facilitate networking how-to's to supercharge your connections, enabling you to bring value to yourself and others through the powerful currency of relationships.

    And speaking of relationships, Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM) solution that brings companies and customers together. Learn how Salesforce can help your company, and how it accelerates careers for transitioning veterans and milspouses via Vetforce.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY

    Community Strong Back to Basics

    Community Strong presents Back to Basics, Long Island’s 5th Annual Symposium dedicated to supporting military members, veterans, and families on December 6. 

    Military and Veteran attendees can get direct on-the-spot help and answers from experts and service providers who can offer guidance, advocacy, and resource navigation to veterans and family members. As always, the symposium is free for veterans, military, and their families.

    Students and service providers will receive practical information, instructional strategies, and professional techniques for engaging and supporting veterans.
    Up to 6 Social Work, Mental Health Counselor, and CASAC CEUs will be available.

    More information and a registration link is forthcoming.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    La Roose Catering Hall in Bronx, NY

    Senator Jamaal Bailey's Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast

    Senator Jamaal Bailey presents a Veteran's Appreciation Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on December 6, 10am-2pm. Call or email to RSVP.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Bergenfield in Bergenfield, NJ

    Veterans Holiday Appreciation Luncheon

    Attend the Veterans Holiday Appreciation Luncheon on December 6, 12-4pm. Enjoy food, refreshments, resources, camaraderie, and friendships.

    Featured organizations are: Bergen County Veterans Services, NJ SOS Stakeholders Group, Bikes for Veterans and Others In Need.

    Call or email to RSVP.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, NY

    Fort Hamilton Tree Lighting

    Fort Hamilton hosts its Holiday Market & Tree Lighting Spectacular on December 6, 4-9pm. Enjoy this holiday experience and explore unique gifts created by local artisans and artists, traditional food, rides, Santa, and more. Open to the public via pre-registration. Parking is available for Fort Hamilton residents only.

    4pm - Holiday Market opens

    5:30pm - Tree Lighting starts

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Why Pearl Harbor? Behind Japan’s Planning

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Why Pearl Harbor?  Behind Japan’s Planning on December 6, at 7pm. Led by Theodore F. Cook, Jr., from William Paterson University of New Jersey / NYMAS Board

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.