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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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 06:00 PMHunter College in New York, NY
Attend Stories From Flanders Fields: Perspectives on the Great War Centennial on December 11, 6pm. The event will bring together different viewpoints on telling the history and conserving the heritage of the First World War in Flanders, Belgium. This seminar will consist of brief lectures by each of the guest speakers whose distinct backgrounds will render differing views of the war effort which took place in Flanders Fields from 1914 until 1918 and will enlighten the audience about the historic manifestation of the Great War as well as intimate experiences of soldiers at the Front.
Ivan Adriaenssens, author of World War I themed graphic novels The Nieuport Gathering, The Last Braedy, and Cher Ami
Karen Derycke, Scientific Officer at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
Christopher Sims, author of The Soldiers of the Flanders Field American Military Cemetery
Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg, Associate Professor of History at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 09:00 AMFordham University Rose Hill Campus in Bronx, NY
VA VISN 2S MIRECC offers Veteran Cultural Competence Training on December 12, 9am-5pm. The training is designed to provide participants with the training they need to offer more effective, multicultural-informed services to Veterans and their families.
You must submit an application and be selected to attend. 50 spots are available.
The training is designed for: Medical and mental health providers who work with or would like to work with Veterans and their families; Business executives and human resource leaders who currently employ or would like to employ Veterans and their family members; College faculty and staff who educate and assist Veterans on campus or in the classroom.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 01:00 PMAmerican Legion Post 310 in Little Ferry, NJ
SOS VETS hosts a Veteran Stakeholders Meeting for Bergen County on December 12, 1-3pm. The event is open to veteran providers as a way to network. Anyone who has services or contact with veterans are encouraged to attend. Refreshments available. Please rsvp to attend.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 03:00 PMFordham University Rose Hill Campus in Bronx, NY
Theater of War presents a dramatic reading of scenes from Sophocles' Ajax on December 12, 3-5pm. Featuring the actors: Chinaza Uche, Glenn Davis, and Marjolaine Goldsmith.
The NYC Department of Veterans’ Services and Department of Cultural Affairs named Bryan Doerries Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions, as the city’s Newest Public Artist in Residence (PAIR). Over the next two years, Theater of War Productions will bring theater projects and community conversations that address critical public health and social issues to all five boroughs. All events are free and will take place in more than 60 venues across New York City. The project will combine theater and public forums that engage both veterans and civilians in community-specific performances that foster health and healing through open discussion and exchange. For more information, please visit: www.theaterofwar.nyc
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 06:30 PMNew York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY
The USO presents the 57th Armed Forces Gala and Gold Star Dinner on December 12. The event will honor Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Raytheon.
6:30pm - Reception in the Broadway Lounge, 8th Floor
7:30pm - Dinner in the Broadway Ballroom, 6th Floor
RSVP by November 20.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 07:00 PMVFW Post 7096 in Brooklyn, NY
The Veteran Homebuyers Network would like to invite you to a free VA Home Loan Workshop on December 12, 7-9pm. You will learn everything you ever wanted to know about using your VA Home Loan Benefit to realize the American dream of home ownership.
Topics to be covered:
- What is a VA Loan?
- How is a VA Loan different from other Mortgage Programs?
- Who is Eligible for a VA Loan?
- How are you Pre-Approved for a VA Loan?
- How are Closing Costs Handled on a VA Loan?
- Dealing with Real Estate Brokers
- Question & Answer Session
Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 AMManhattan VA in New York, NY
The Brooklyn VA offers an Introductory Transcendental Meditation Class for veterans on December 13, 11am-12pm. It features a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces PTS symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.
A partnership with David Lynch Foundation.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 06:00 PMT-Mobile Times Square in New York, NY
Blue Star Families invites you to attend the Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes Holiday Party on December 13, 6-9pm.Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes is a special time for us to recognize and celebrate our military families with a special visit with Santa, activities for the whole family, giveaways for the adults, and gifts for the children.
This event is for Wounded Warriors and service members (E-6 and below) and their families.Due to the immense popularity of this special holiday event, attendees will be selected at random and notified by email.RSVP here.
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 01:00 PMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 01:00 PMVA NY Harbor in New York, NY
Columbia Artists and Teachers offers a free Creative Writing Workshop for veterans and family members on December 14, 1-3pm. The class will cover storytelling techniques and focus on fostering camaraderie among participants.