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, February 16, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Merrick Clubhouse in Merrick, NY

    Nassau County Veterans Benefits Event

    Nassau County Veterans Association and Jewish War Veterans present a VA Benefits Event on February 16, 1-5pm. This event will help veterans in getting assistance with VA benefits, counseling, and veterans support services. All veterans and their families are invited to attend this important community event. Food and refreshments will be available. Featuring a presentation by US Veteran Care about the Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit for veterans who are seniors.

    Legislator Steve Rhoades will be in attendance.

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    US Census Veterans Job Fair

    The US Census conducts a special hiring event for veterans and spouses only on February 18, 10am-3pm. Veterans must bring a copy of their DD-214 and SF-15 in paper form and uploaded to a smartphone for electronic transfer. Veterans preference will be awarded all eligible honorably discharged and service-connected veterans. You may bring your personal laptop, if available, to access US Census registration page during the presentation.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Stewart Hotel in New York, NY

    MilitaryX New York Veterans Career Fair

    Meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from local businesses to Fortune 500 corporations at MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair on February 18, 11am-2pm. In serving your country, you have trained to become these company's greatest assets. This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and meet them face-to-face. Anyone who served active duty, in the National Guard, or in the Reserves and their spouses are invited to attend.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    American Airlines Theatre in New York, NY

    Roundabout Theatre - A Soldiers Play

    The Roundabout Theatre presents A Soldier's Play, on February 18, 7pm. With a special post-show talk back with members of the cast and military consultant Christopher P. Wolfe.

    Use code ASPMIL2 online or call Audience Services to receive 40% off tickets.

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York, NY

    2020 City & State Diversity Summit

    City & State’s Diversity Summit on February 20, 9am-4pm, will offer industry executives, public sector leaders and academics a full-day conference dedicated to fostering business partnerships between the state and local government, prime contractors and MWBEs. Find out what it takes to thrive in New York’s competitive procurement arena by connecting with key government agencies, prime contractors and state & local representatives at the City & State Diversity Summit.

    The Diversity Summit will revolve around connecting government with New York’s SDVOBs, MWBEs and small businesses in New York. They will look to foster business partnerships and provide resources for the best projects and programs available to you. While a lot of the panels highlight MWBEs, SDVOBs will certainly play a large role in the discussions for each panel. J. Phillip Thompson, NYC Deputy Mayor for Strategic Initiatives, is the keynote who will be highlighting the best ways to take advantage of the opportunities that NYC has.

    RSVP here. Use code OURVETERANS for 25% off of all tickets.

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    Columbia University in New York, NY

    TOM:Columbia University Makeathon 2020

    The call for challenges is now open for the 2020 TOM:Columbia University Makeathon, taking place at the Makerspace in Columbia University February, 21 - 23. Makers are seeking Need-Knowers (individuals living with a disability, support workers, family members, health professionals, anyone with an intimate understanding of a neglected need) to submit a challenge they face on a daily basis. Need-Knowers will be placed into teams with Makers (engineers, designers, allied health professionals, etc.) and together you will develop a solution (prototype) over a weekend marathon of making.

    If you are unsure what constitutes a challenge or would like to find out more about the TOM:Columbia University Makeathon, contact

    Veterans are encouraged to submit a challenge to join the event. Apply here.

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Secaucus Vet Center in Secaucus, NJ

    NJ Warrior Writers Workshop

    Veterans and family members are invited to join Warrior Writers for a creative writing workshop on February 21, 12-2pm. No prior writing experience is necessary.

    Call to RSVP.

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The British Army’s Preparations for War

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Futile Exercise? The British Army’s Preparations for War, 1902-1914 on February 21, at 7-8:45pm. Led by Simon Batten, UK, 2018 NYMAS, Book Award winner

    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.

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    Vendors License Workshop for Veterans and Civilians

    Attend a Vendors License Workshop for Veterans and Civilians on February 22, 10am-2pm. This training is to simply inform the public of the options offered to veterans, according to the experience and knowledge of Dr. Stephannie L. Addo Enterprises.

    Do you want to know the What and How of obtaining and utilizing a Vendor License?

    Do you need support to start, complete, or renew an application for a Vendor License?

    RSVP here.

    * Participants are not applying for the Vendor's license at Community Board 6. Application can only be done at The NYC Department of Consumers Affairs. 

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Bronx Library Center in Bronx, NY

    New to the Campaign Finance Board - Bronx

    Are you considering running for office in our next citywide election in 2021? Come to our New to the CFB Training on February 22, 2-4pm. This seminar is geared towards first-time candidates and campaign staff, and provides an overview of some of the expectations and demands of running for city office. The Campaign Finance Board recommends attending this seminar prior to the mandatory Compliance and C-SMART trainings. 

    RSVP here.