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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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  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Finance Outreach Enrollment Event

    Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.

    The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 20, 10am-1pm to assist you with your application.

    For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance

    Property Tax Exemptions available include:

    Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents

    STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less

    Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less

    SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less

    Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses

    You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:

    Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability

    Have a household income of $50,000 or less

    Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)

    Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent

    Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Freeport Armory in Freeport, NY

    Veterans Winter Stand Down Event

    Attend the Veterans Winter Stand Down Event on November 20, 10am-2pm. Take advantage of VA benefits counseling, support services, health screenings, legal assistance, clothes, haircuts, and non-perishable foods, plus a free holiday meal.

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 03:00 PM
    Queens in Corona, NY

    Finance Outreach Enrollment Event

    Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.

    The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 20, 3-5pm to assist you with your application.

    For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance

    Property Tax Exemptions available include:

    Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents

    STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less

    Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less

    SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less

    Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses

    You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:

    Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability

    Have a household income of $50,000 or less

    Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)

    Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent

    Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    Lehman College in Bronx, NY

    Bronx Veterans Thanksgiving Celebration

    State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblymember Michael Blake offer a Veterans Thanksgiving Celebration on November 20, 4-6pm. Seats are limited. Veterans are given preference. Contact Lillian Barreto at 718-933-2034 or Yaz Duarte at 718-538-3829 to RSVP.

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    Veterans on the Dock - Music & Theater

    Patchogue Theater for Performing Arts presents Veterans on the Loading Dock - a Night of Music and Theater on November 20, 6:30-8:30pm. Hosted by Dave Rogers, Aynisa Leonardo, and Suzie Dunn. All proceeds go to Military Resilience Foundation and VFW Post 2913.

    Get tickets here.

    www.LoadingDockPatchogue.com

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Finance Outreach Enrollment Event

    Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.

    The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 21, 10am-1pm to assist you with your application.

    For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance

    Property Tax Exemptions available include:

    Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents

    STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less

    Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less

    SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less

    Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses

    You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:

    Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability

    Have a household income of $50,000 or less

    Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)

    Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent

    Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    The Graycliff in Moonachie, NJ

    Graycliff Thanksgiving Veteran Appreciation Luncheon

    Bergen County Division of Veteran Services presents a Thanksgiving Veteran Appreciation Luncheon on November 21, 12-2pm at The Graycliff. 

    RSVP required.

  • Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, NY

    VFW Turkey Trot

    Participate in a 5K Turkey Trot on November 22, 9am. There will be a clock, but no official timer. This is really a celebration of health, thanks, and a fundraiser for the local VFW Post 5350. Costumes are encouraged! Special prize for best dressed, both in Adult and Children categories. 

    Registration and check in is 7:30 - 8:45am. The start and finish will be near the entrance to the Airport at the Walking Lady. 

  • Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Fountain House in New York, NY

    Veteran Camaraderie at Fountain House

    In lieu of the Camaraderie dinner hosted the last Friday of the month, for the month of November we are inviting all Service Women & Men, regardless of status, to attend the Honor & Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 24, 11am-4pm. 

    Hosted by Grandma's Hands. Food prepared by Food Network's "Chef Indeed" Vladimir Lebrun. Music and live radio broadcast by DJ King Kat. Performances by Grandma's Savvy Soul Dancers, Notes (flutist), Nate Moran, and more. Enjoy raffles, giveaways, and games.

    Please RSVP to Jennifer Rivera at jrivera@fountainhouse.org to ensure we have enough food for everyone!

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 01:00 PM

    Finance Outreach Enrollment Event

    Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.

    The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 27, 1-4pm to assist you with your application.

    For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance

    Property Tax Exemptions available include:

    Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents

    STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less

    Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less

    SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less

    Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses

    You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:

    Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability

    Have a household income of $50,000 or less

    Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)

    Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent

    Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.