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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. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Marlene Meyerson JCC in New York, NY

    Project Healing Waters Casting Class

    Project Healing Waters offers a Casting Class on January 18, 12pm at their winter home, Marlene Meyerson JCC. Participants will go through security, so leave your pocketknives, etc. at home.

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Wounded Warrior Project in New York, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Talk & Lunch

    Wounded Warrior Project offers lunch and an Introductory Talk on Transcendental Meditation for veterans and veteran service providers on January 18, 1pm. 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.

    Register here.


  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    St Albans VA Campus in St. Albans, NY

    St Albans Townhall with Martina Parauda

    The NY Harbor Healthcare System presents a Townhall Meeting with Director Martina Parauda on January 18, 1pm at the St Albans VA Campus. 

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 01:30 PM
    Queens Vet Center in Woodhaven, NY

    Home Buying Workshop

    The Queens Vet Center offers a Home Buying Workshop on January 18, 1:30-3:30pm.

    Whether you’re just thinking about buying a home or about to close, this workshop will help you take control of the process. They'll share some useful tools to help you through the steps, from deciding the amount of your down payment, to choosing a mortgage loan, all the way through to closing on your new home; no matter where you are on your journey. They will discuss the VA Home Loan too!

    Presented by Paula Mucci, AFC®, FFC®, Financial Coach for Veterans.

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The Road Not Taken

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam on January 18, at 7pm. Led by Max Boot, Council on Foreign Relations. 

    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, January 19, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    East Side High School in Newark, NJ

    Mission Continues MLK Service Project Newark

    The Mission Continues meets for a Martin Luther King Jr Day Service Project on January 19, 9am-1pm. Newark Platoon is deploying to East Side High School, the largest bilingual comprehensive high school in Newark, where the uniqueness and ultimate worth of each individual is an essential ingredient in their curriculum. The school needs a lot of TLC and they're working with the school administration to determine specific project tasks.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 09:45 AM
    Community Board 12 in Bronx, NY

    Team RWB Hashtag Lunchbag Bronx

    Attend the Team RWB Hashtag Lunchbag Bronx event on January 19, 9:45am-1pm. The Bronx Chapter is officially partnering with #HashtagLunchbagBX to create a phenomenal event to further enrich and help those who are less fortunate.

    The #HashtagLunchbag experience consists of bringing together a group, creating bagged lunches, dropping in a handwritten love note acknowledging the recipient, distributing the meals to your local community, and sharing your experiences with your friends & followers, inspiring them to pay it forward - turning one ripple of kindness into a wave, one lunch bag at a time.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Mosaic Prep Academy in New York, NY

    Mission Continues MLK Service Project NYC

    The Mission Continues meets for a Martin Luther King Jr Day Service Project on January 19, 11am-3pm. They'll visit Mosaic Preparatory Academy in East Harlem to build a positive learning environment for all their scholars. 

    During the service project, we'll work towards completing the following tasks:
    - Painting the main entrance vestibule and stairs
    - Soundproofing the music room
    - Creating directional signs on doors
    - Painting a mural
    - Touching up the auditorium that we painted on Veterans Day
    - Painting and building tables for Room 242

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Life Time Athletic in West Harrison, NY

    Team RWB Life Time Indoor Triathlon

    Join Team RWB for a Life Time Indoor Triathlon on January 20, 8am-1:30pm. Life Time Tri’s mission is to inspire athletes of all athletic abilities to consider and commit to triathlon in 2019. 

    Whether you are participating in the event or would like to cheer the triathletes on, come on by for some fun and inspiration!

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    "New Year, New You" Speed-Achieving!

    You've got New Year's Resolutions--and NYC Veterans Alliance wants you to meet the people who can help you achieve your goals for 2019 at free and discounted rates for veterans, military members, spouses, and family members!

    This will be an energetic, fun, and interactive event structured like "speed networking"--where participants spend approximately five minutes talking with representatives of organizations about the direct support they can offer you in achieving goals like:

    Get Physically Fit

    Get Financially Fit

    Get a Better Job

    Feel Better About My Future

    Maximize My VA Benefits

    Reduce or Quit Smoking

    Help My Community

    Start a Business

    Buy a Home

    And many more! Each time the five-minute timer goes off, you'll get to talk with someone else about how you'll achieve your next goal for 2019! Plus we'll have time for you to mix and mingle and enjoy light fare and beverages from Backward Flag Brewing Co. Participants will also have the opportunity, if desired, to enroll in VetConnectNYC, the city's network of multi-dimensional services for the veterans community.

    Please RSVP HERE to ensure we have the right resources for you! This event is open to military servicemembers of any component, veterans of any service era or discharge status, their spouses & partners, and immediate family members.

    Are you a representative of an organization serving veterans & families? Apply as a service provider for this event here. Interested in sponsoring our event to allow us to offer this for free to our community? Reach out to mike@nycveteransalliance.org to learn more.

    Arrival Note: Civic Hall is located at 118 West 22nd Street, 12th Floor. Please buzz 12A to enter the building.

    Civic Hall is wheelchair accessible. To request an accommodation or language interpretation, please email mike@nycveteransalliance.org before Thursday, January 17th.