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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, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Coney Island YMCA in Brooklyn, NY

    NYC Department of Finance Outreach Event

    The NYC Department of Finance offers an Outreach Event on February 22, 10am-12pm, for assistance with property tax exemptions. Veterans welcome. Get one-on-one, in-person assistance. Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event.

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station, NY

    Huntington Veteran Services Day

    Connect with Veteran Service providers, Human Services providers, and other not-for-profit agencies during Huntington Opportunity Resource Center's First Annual Veteran Services Day on February 22, 10am-4pm.

    Lunch provided & Chinese Auction

    Providers Attending:

    David Lynch Foundation - NAMI - Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    Outreach (OPINY) - PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Project

    Services for the Underserved (S:US) - St Joseph's College Military and Veteran Affairs

    Suffolk County Dept. of Labor - Suffolk County Veterans Agency

    Supportive Services for Veterans & Families - The Arbors Living

    Touro Law - Town of Huntington Human Services and more

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Fountain House in New York, NY

    Veteran Camaraderie at Fountain House

    All service men and women are invited to attend the monthly Fountain House Camaraderie event, which takes place on the last Friday of the month. Come join the fun on February 22, 5-9pm, as we come together as “the Camaraderie Platoon” to cook a celebratory meal honoring black history month!

    Our Purpose: To have a place where service men and women of all eras:

    1. Come to meet and talk with each other;

    2. Come to cook and eat together;

    3. Come to be part of the solution;

    4. Come to receive anonymous and free mental health, if wanted;

    5. Come to heal the invisible wounds, because the possibilities are endless through self-help, peer support and camaraderie;

    6. Come to get your resume reviewed; get mock interviews and prepared for civilian job; and,

    7. Have a place in which we feel comfortable and we can call “Our Home”.

    Come join us and help us as we support you in creating the camaraderie amongst the veteran and active service community that is here to serve as a continuum of the camaraderie we had/have while in service!

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

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    Fort Hamilton New York City Draft Riots

    The Harbor Defense Museum hosts a lecture on the New York City Draft Riots of 1863 on February 22, 6pm, at the community club to remember Fort Hamilton’s role to suppress the riot.

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Center Moriches in Center Moriches, NY

    VFW 414 Night Out

    The VFW 414 hosts A Night Out Fundraiser, a member and family appreciation event, on February 22, 6:30-9:30pm. Proceeds go to the 106th Rescue Wing.

    Includes pasta dinner, cocktails, dessert, live music from MJT, and comedy show with Joe Mylonas, Jack Cloonan, Mike Keegan.

    Tickets are $50 per person. Sponsor-a-table available.

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Realist Case for Eliminating Nuclear Weapons on February 22, at 7pm. Led by Ward Hayes Wilson, Senior Fellow, Federation of American Scientists. 

    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, February 23, 2019 at 07:00 PM through February 24, 2019

    Expand The Love Social

    The Connection Movement celebrates the kickoff of Connection Camp 2019 with the Expand The Love Social on February 23, 7pm-12am. Join in a glorious evening of community, connection, friendship, and fun. 

    Expect to expand with connection games, dancing, a sound bath, silent auction, plus unlimited cuddles in the bliss lounge.

    Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Money raised will support scholarships for veterans and breast cancer survivors to attend Connection Camp 2019.

    RSVP here.

    connectioncamp.com

    Sussex, NJ

  • Monday, February 25, 2019 at 09:00 AM

    Veterans Information Fair

    James J. Peters VA Medical Center offers a Veterans Information Fair on February 25, 9am - 3pm. Help is on the way for veterans. Hosted by Johnnie H. Williams.

    www.helpisonthewayforveterans.net

  • Monday, February 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Staten Island Borough Hall in Brooklyn, NY

    NYC Department of Finance Outreach Event

    The NYC Department of Finance offers an Outreach Event on February 25, 5-7pm, for assistance with property tax exemptions. Veterans welcome. Get one-on-one, in-person assistance. Notice of Property Value session.

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Our/New York Vodka in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews 2019 Startup Trends

    Join Bunker Brews on February 26, 6-9pm, for 2019 Startup Trends

    Dive into startups trends for 2019! Where are funds coming from? Why is Cyber exploding? What are all those unicorns up to these days? Learn more from the expert panelists.

    RSVP here.