Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

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

  • Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    East Side High School in Newark, NJ

    Mission Continues MLK Service Project Newark

    Join The Mission Continues Newark Platoon for Martin Luther King Jr's Day of Service on January 18, 10am-2pm, at East Side High School. For decades, Newark has been working on major initiatives to improve their public school system. Work alongside students, teachers, and parents on reimagining their classrooms with awesome colors.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM
    Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, NY

    NYC Shape Up Strength By Bands

    If you are looking for a workout that builds strength, endurance, and challenges your core, try Strength by Bands on January 18, 10:30-11:30am. This circuit training will encompass a full body workout and build strength, endurance and core.

    Make sure to bring water. Veterans welcome – class is led by a Marine veteran. Multiple dates available.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Mosaic Prep Academy in New York, NY

    Mission Continues MLK Service Project NYC

    The Mission Continues New York Service platoons deploy to Mosaic Preparatory Academy in East Harlem on January 18, 11am-3pm, to build a positive learning environment for all their scholars. They're still working with the school to develop a robust project scope so stay tuned for more information.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 08:00 PM
    Yonkers Tennis Center in Yonkers, NY

    Tennis Serving Vets *CANCELLED*


    Tennis Serving Vets is a free event on January 18, 8-10pm. No experience is necessary, all levels are welcome.

    Tennis Serving Vets builds a life-long wellness and fitness program for veterans, using tennis as a vehicle for recovery from the visible and as well the invisible wounds of war. The program is free of charge to all veterans who participate. Whole Foods, Home Depot, The Good Dog Foundation of NYC, and Operation Cookie Drop are proud partners who donate food and/or raffle items to the events.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 02:30 PM
    The New Jewish Home in Bronx, NY

    Veteran to Veteran Cafe

    Attend the Veteran-to-Veteran Cafe on January 22, 2:30pm. Enjoy a gathering with battle buddies with food, stories, and camaraderie.

    Call to RSVP.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 05:30 PM
    Grove Hall in Neptune Township, NJ

    NJ State Veterans Chamber - Access To Capital Event

    The NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce with support from the NY Federal Reserve Bank and the FDIC, will conduct an Access to Capital Event and a meet the lenders reception on January 22, 5:30-9pm, to allow veterans to learn from and interact with lenders and other groups to help finance your business.

    Find out how to raise money for your business entity through traditional and non-traditional means. 

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    NJSBDC at Rutgers-Newark in Newark, NJ

    RNSBDC NJ State Certification & Private Contracting Workshop

    Every day, government agencies and large corporations spend billions on goods and services from small businesses. The Rutgers Newark SBDC wants to ensure that businesses owned by minorities, veterans and women are at the forefront of success. This workshop on January 23, 9am-4pm, will help you to position your businesses so that you can compete for business opportunities with the City, State and Private Sector companies.

    This workshop will educate prospective New Jersey applicants on how to submit a successful Registration or Certification Application (WBE/MBE/SBE/VOB) with the state of New Jersey. The training will provide helpful tips and information to complete a winning application.

    Register here.

  • Friday, January 24, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    Scotiabank in New York, NY

    Fireside Chat with General Arnold Bunch Jr

    Attend the Fireside Chat with General Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Commander, Air Force Materiel Command on January 24, 9-10:15am, hosted by Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and Scotiabank (The Bank of Nova Scotia). General Bunch Jr. is responsible for installation and mission support, discovery and development, test and evaluation, life cycle management services and sustainment of virtually every major Air Force weapon system. The command employs approximately 80,000 people and manages $60 billion of budget authority annually.

    Discussion Topics include Combat preparedness and Air Force modernization; Air Force procurement and AFWERKS; Leadership and diversity; Air Force transition programs and corporate partnerships.

  • Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30 AM

    US Census 2020 Employment Application Session

    The United States Census presents a 2020 Employment Application Session on January 24, 11:30am-2pm. Pay Rates: $25-$27.50 Per Hour. Attend the session or apply online here:

  • Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 12:30 PM

    Intrepid Military Family Programs - Deep Space Exploration

    Learn about Intrepid’s contributions to space travel through multi-sensory exploration and discover how our adventures into space have helped us to learn more about our solar system and beyond. Families will visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion and explore deep space in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium.

    12:30pm–1pm  Refreshments 

    1–2:00pm  Guided tour of the museum

    2–3:00pm  Family activities

    Created for current and former military service members and their families, these two-hour programs include a hands-on tour of the Museum, experiments and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. Join us before the program for refreshments and casual conversation.

    Register online or by contacting Brigid Tuschen.