Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See our listing of Resources for Veterans & Families HERE. We also welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Virtual Wind-Down Wednesdays

    Join Blue Star Families for Virtual Wind-Down Wednesdays Happy Hour at 5pm every Wednesday.

    Hosted by Mike and Allyson Harasimowicz, spend some time talking through our current situation, hear about some BSF events coming your way, share some stories of life in the military, and ideas of how to spend time at home - over a glass of your favorite beverage!!

    Join the zoom here: zoom.us/j/3106831989

    bluestarfam.org

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    *VIRTUAL* VA Home Loan Workshop

    Attend a free, online VA Home Loan Workshop from NY Metro Community Veteran Engagement Board (CVEB) on April 16, 5pm (EST). Valuation Officer Marty Finlin and Loan Production Officer Holly Barnett-Reba will discuss the latest changes and how they will impact your home ownership.

    Join the meeting here: meet.rtc.va.gov/martin.finlin/WJZ0C56B 

    Or join by phone: 844-358-7954, 844-210-0201, 844-894-0415

    Conference ID: 246469240

  • Friday, April 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB National Haiku Day Virtual Run

    Participate in Team RWB's National Haiku Day Virtual Run on April 17.

    In honor of National Haiku Day, tackle a tempo run/walk of 5 or 7 miles. While on your run, think of your own haiku today. Share your haiku and your run with Team RWB on the Team RWB Running Facebook group!

    Click here for additional details.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Pier 45 in New York, NY

    New York Tillman VIRTUAL Honor Run

    The ASU Alumni Greater New York Chapter presents the New York Tillman Honor Run on April 18, 11am-2pm. Tillman Honor Runs are casual, family-friendly fun-runs. Run or walk 4.2 miles and raise money to support the Tillman Scholar program. Join ASU alumni, fans and members of the military community as they remember and honor the legacy of Pat Tillman.

    Registration through Eventbrite is now closed. If you would like to sign-up to be a Virtual Runner and receive the unique Pat’s Run t-shirt in the mail, please go to patsrun.com to register.

  • Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Minority Vets Safety Series - Protecting Yourself and Your Family

    Join Minority Vets for a weekly series on safety and precautions that you can take to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. Each week they will tackle a new topic around how you can more safely navigate the world around you. Join MVA leader and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Janell Norman, for this family-focused session!

    Register here to join the virtual weekly sessions.
  • Monday, April 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Virtual Coffee Chat

    Join Blue Star Families Monday mornings at 10am (EST) for Virtual Coffee Chats!

    Connect over a cup of coffee, tea, juice, whatever you choose, to visit with other Blue Star Families and have some fun visiting with new friends. Bring a friend!!

    Join the chat here: zoom.us/j/3106831989

    bluestarfam.org

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Music Meet-Ups

    Join Blue Star Families Tuesday mornings at 11am (EST) for Music Meet-Ups!

    Jennifer Garretson, a professional musician and music teacher, has partnered with Blue Star Families to offer a 5-week virtual course on a variety of musical performance and theory topics. ALL ages are welcome! You may join one or all of the sessions.

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Virtual Wind-Down Wednesdays

    Join Blue Star Families for Virtual Wind-Down Wednesdays Happy Hour at 5pm every Wednesday.

    Hosted by Mike and Allyson Harasimowicz, spend some time talking through our current situation, hear about some BSF events coming your way, share some stories of life in the military, and ideas of how to spend time at home - over a glass of your favorite beverage!!

    Join the zoom here: zoom.us/j/3106831989

    bluestarfam.org

  • Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Minority Vets Safety Series - Protecting Yourself and Your Family

    Join Minority Vets for a weekly series on safety and precautions that you can take to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. Each week they will tackle a new topic around how you can more safely navigate the world around you. Join MVA leader and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Janell Norman, for this family-focused session!

    Register here to join the virtual weekly sessions.
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Music Meet-Ups

    Join Blue Star Families Tuesday mornings at 11am (EST) for Music Meet-Ups!

    Jennifer Garretson, a professional musician and music teacher, has partnered with Blue Star Families to offer a 5-week virtual course on a variety of musical performance and theory topics. ALL ages are welcome! You may join one or all of the sessions.

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

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