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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

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  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Pavilion in New York, NY

    DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair

    Attend the DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair on March 21, 11am-3pm. Register here to see more than 60 exhibitors.

     

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 01:30 PM
    Rutgers Newark Campus in Newark, NJ

    Essex County Veteran Stakeholders Meeting

    The County of Essex and SOS Vets host a Veteran Stakeholders Meeting on March 21, 1:30-3:30pm. The event is open to veteran providers as a way to network. Anyone who has services or contact with veterans are encouraged to attend.

  • Friday, March 22, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    NY State Health Foundation in New York, NY

    Lunch & Free Meditation Talk

    Attend Lunch and a Free Talk on Transcendental Meditation (TM) for veterans in NYC on March 22, 1pm. At the lunch you can register for an upcoming free TM course for veterans.

    TM is a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.

    Register here.

  • Friday, March 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Railroad Cigars in Newark, NJ

    Mission Continues Newark Cigar Social

    Join Mission Continues Newark 1st Platoon at Railroad Cigars on March 22, 6:30-8:30pm, for some delicious food, drinks and amazing company. Network and connect with other veterans and supporters in the area. Non-smokers, casual smokers, and cigar afficionados are welcome. Learn how to properly cut, light, and enjoy a cigar. Bring a friend and enjoy a smoke in this classy cigar lounge tucked inside Newark. Feel free to invite friends, families, and coworkers.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Korean War Veterans Plaza in Brooklyn, NY

    UWVC Vietnam Veterans Tribute March

    Attend the Vietnam Veterans Tribute March on March 23, 8-10:30am. The march will retrace the route of the 1985 Welcome Home Parade from Korean War Veterans Plaza/Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn to Vietnam Veterans Plaza in Manhattan.

    Register here

    IMPORTANT: All participants should realistically assess their ability to complete a 3.2 mile march, keeping in mind that the weather in late March may be cold or inclement. If you are unable to complete a march of this distance, we suggest meeting the group as it arrives for the Wreath Laying ceremony in Manhattan.

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 08:00 AM

    UWVC Reading the Names of the Fallen

    Attend the Reading of the Names of the Fallen on March 23, 8-10:30am to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day. Volunteers will read the names of the 1,741 New Yorkers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, as well as those who died in Iraq, Afghanistan and other post-9/11 operations. 

    You may volunteer to read names during the ceremony here.

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Vietnam Veterans Plaza in New York, NY

    UWVC Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony

    There is a Wreath Laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on March 23, 11-11:45am. This year they will honor Medal of Honor Recipient and lifelong veterans advocate Paul Bucha with the Patrick L Gualtieri Service to Vietnam Veterans Award.

     

  • Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:30 AM

    Reiki Level 2 Training

    Project9Line offers Reiki Level 2 Training on March 24, 11:30am–4:30pm. It’s free to all military and veterans who have completed Reiki Level 1 Training.

    Training includes: Reiki symbols, how to conduct a session, Japanese Reiki techniques, and more. Call or email to register.

  • Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 02:00 PM

    The Best Years of Our Lives Screening

    The Museum of the Moving Image's Science on Screen series presents William Wyler's Academy Award-winning film The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946) on March 24, 2pm. In the film, three veterans struggle to readjust to civilian life after World War II. The biggest struggle comes for Homer (real-life veteran Harold Russell) who has lost both hands and must learn to adapt to prosthetic hooks.

    After the film, historian of science David Serlin (UCSD) and assistive technology expert and founder of the NYU Ability Project Anita Perr will be in conversation about engineering prosthetics, masculinity, and the power and limitations of non-normative bodies.

    Get tickets here. Use code SCIENCE20 for 20% off tickets.

  • Monday, March 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Starbucks in Brooklyn, NY

    Blue Star Families Career and Resume Writing Workshop

    Blue Star Families offers a Career and Resume Writing Workshop on March 25, 11am-1pm at Starbucks! Come by for a quick review of your resume and learn resume and interviewing tips for career success. Open to all military spouses.

    RSVP here.