Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See our listing of Resources for Veterans & Families HERE. We also welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Monday, March 30, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island, NY

    *POSTPONED* Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Breakfast

    *POSTPONED* 

    Staten Island Borough President Oddo and District Attorney Michael E. McMahon present the Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Breakfast on March 30, 9am. The ceremony, which continues the 13-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the conflict, will honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War era. Staten Island residents who were active members of the military from 1955-1975 are eligible to attend the breakfast. Veterans may be asked to provide their DD-214 as proof of service. 

    Breakfast is at 9am. The ceremony is at 10am.

    RSVP to Diane Marciuliano by March 20, with your name, phone number, branch of service and years of service.

  • Monday, March 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB March Movement or Miles

    *virtual event*

    Join Team RWB for a virtual workout on March 30! Fresh air, exercise, mindfulness, and nature are all great ways to relieve stress and stay healthy. If you're able, get outside today. 

    Learn more here: teamrwb.org/event/march-movement-or-miles

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB March Movement or Miles

    *virtual event*

    Join Team RWB for a virtual workout on March 31! Fresh air, exercise, mindfulness, and nature are all great ways to relieve stress and stay healthy. If you're able, get outside today. 

    Learn more here: teamrwb.org/event/march-movement-or-miles

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    *Virtual* Intrepid After Hours: Stories from Women Warriors

    Intrepid is excited to announce that the previously canceled Intrepid After Hours for current and former service members is going virtual!

    As we are practicing social distancing, virtually join fellow veterans and service members via Zoom for an interactive program and conversation. 

    The next After Hours event takes place March 31, 5-6pm.

    Come honor female veterans in celebration of Women’s History Month! They will highlight women warriors from World War II to the Vietnam War. All current and former service members are welcome. 

    This program is free. To register, please visit intrepidmuseum.org/vets to fill out the online form. Registrants will then receive the Zoom link and dial-in information by email. This program is closed to civilians.

  • Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 12:00 PM

    *POSTPONED* American Red Cross Volunteer Fair

    *POSTPONED*

    Learn about volunteer opportunities with the American Red Cross and other NYC based non-profits at the American Red Cross Volunteer Fair on April 1, 12-4pm. If you have been looking for an opportunity to network with different non-profit organizations and have been wanting to learn about how you can give back to your community, then come to their second annual Volunteer Fair!

    Register here.

    Non profits that want to participate may reserve tables here.

  • Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Virtual Story Hour

    Join Blue Star Families for a Virtual Story Hour on April 1, 3pm. Enjoy author Amy Rimmer reading her book, Abby McNabby and Her Unbelievable, Unexplainable, Not-So-Boring Day at Home! Bring popcorn and join the reading and discussion time.

    Register for the virtual story hour here.

  • Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Webinar: What is Your Professional Why?

    Military spouse employment and financial stressors are among the top concerns raised by military families according to the Blue Star Families annual Lifestyle Survey from 2019.

    If you’re a military spouse who is:
    - A motivated, self-starter who is passionate about helping military members and their families improve financial readiness
    - Looking for a professional certification that can create employment opportunities and will go wherever military life takes you
    - Interested in joining a distinguished cadre of military spouses

    Then join Blue Star Families and AFCPE on April 2, 1pm (EST), to learn more about the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship to become an Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®). Hear firsthand from a diverse group of fellowship recipients, as they share their own personal experiences. Learn what inspired them to pursue the designation and why this opportunity and career path is so incredibly rewarding!

    RSVP for the webinar here.

  • Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Parent to Parent Workshop

    Join Blue Star Families and MCEC Parent to Parent Workshop: Show Me the Money on April 2, 3-4pm. Teach your kids the value of a dollar.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    HillVets Virtual Happy Hour

    HillVets and the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management offers the Virtual Happy Hour Series: Networking Tips While Social Distancing on April 2, 5pm. 

    Grab your favorite beverage and join the presentation and discussion!

    Featuring:

    Brooke Cranford, Intelligence Operations, Manager, US State Dept.

    Christian "Mac" Manning, Program Manager, GW Military & Veteran Services

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 05:30 PM

    VA National Home Loan Seminar *CANCELLED*

    *CANCELLED*

    VBA Cleveland Regional Home Loan Center Director Tony Milons will be in NYC on April 2, 5:30-8pm to discuss recent changes to the National VA Home Loan Program. The new changes will have national implications for veteran homeownership in the US. Veterans, Wounded Warriors, Active Duty personnel, and Spouses are highly encouraged to RSVP and attend with a copy of their DD-214.

    Participating community partners in this event will include NYS Department of Veteran Services, NYS SONYMA Homes for Veterans Program, NYC Department of Veterans Services, NYC Department of Finance, NYC IRS Taxpayer Advocate, Neighborhood Housing Services-NYC, Rebuilding Together-NYC, and US Census.

    RSVP here.

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