Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    Pacific Library in Brooklyn, NY

    Compliance Training - Brooklyn

    Are you running for office in our next citywide election in 2021? Come to our Compliance Training on September 28, 2-4:30pm, launching this summer in all five boroughs. This seminar covers campaign laws and CFB rules. The candidate, treasurer, or campaign manager is legally required to to attend this training. NYC Veterans Alliance is a co-sponsor of the event.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 03:00 PM
    Unbridled Heroes Project in Allendale, NJ

    Heroes & Horses BBQ

    Backpacks For Life and The Unbridled Heroes Project invite you to attend Heroes & Horses BBQ on September 28, 3-8pm. The event is free. Enjoy food, drinks, live music, and horses!

    Click here for additional information.

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island, NY

    Staten Island Oktoberfest

    Staten Island Historic Richmond Town hosts Oktoberfest on October 12, 12-7pm. Enjoy food, beer, rides, vendors, live bands, carnival games. Veterans are free. Family and kid friendly. Free drink with $10 entry fee. All proceeds go to veterans in need.

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Chelsea Piers in New York, NY

    Headstrong’s Annual NYC Gala

    Join Headstrong for their Annual NYC Gala on October 17, 6-11pm. Enjoy a special evening in support of comprehensive mental healthcare for military veterans.

    The cocktail reception begins at 6pm and dinner/program begins at 7:30pm.

    Purchase tickets online here.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Metropolitan Club in New York, NY

    Bunker Labs Inaugural Gala

    Bunker Labs presents their Inaugural Gala on October 23, 6-9pm. The inaugural Bunker Labs Gala showcases veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, empowers the local entrepreneurial ecosystems, and builds powerful connections between the veteran and business communities.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Eternal Light Monument Cleaning

    This is an annual opportunity for adult and youth volunteers alike to clean the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park in preparation of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade. The monument was placed in 1923 in honor of WWI veterans.

  • Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Veterans Day Parade 2019

    Don't miss the 2019 Veterans Day Parade on November 11. The opening ceremony begins at 11am in Madison Square Park. Limited seating is available at the opening ceremony, with preference given to disabled and elderly veterans. 

    The parade follows at approximately 12-3:30pm along 5th Ave. The youth tribute march preceding it will start at 11:05am.

    Spectators (especially family & friends of participants) are encouraged to gather to show their support along the parade route. You can also see the broadcast on WABC, American Forces Network and live stream on

    Visit for additional information and updates.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Bloomberg LP in New York, NY

    Veteran Cultural Competence Training

    The VA, Fordham University, and the Syracuse University Institute of Veterans and Families are enabling a day of Veteran Cultural Competence Training on November 12, 9-5pm. Training consists of many different interactive events, military simulations, lectures, and a powerful theater production that illustrates the challenges of veterans and the community's responsibility for their re-integration. All of these exercises will prepare you to work more effectively with veterans and their families.

    Open to anyone who currently provides services to or employs veterans, like: Business leaders, HR executives, Medical health staff, Mental health professionals, University faculty, and Administrators.

    Learn how to deliver quality, culturally competent care and education to Veterans and their families. Understand how to acquire
    the best strategies for optimizing the performance and growth of Veterans.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, November 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Towers on the Green in Queens, NY

    Project STAND Military & 1st Responders Appreciation Night

    Come spend the night celebrating our Armed Forces & 1st Responders on November 22, 6:30-10:30pm, and help raise money for Project STAND. Project STAND was established to support active military and Veterans as a result of a sudden emergency or hardship. Every man and woman that has honorably served deserves for us to stand up and do our part – Project STAND is that place.

    Attendees who are military or 1st responders are asked to please wear your dress uniform to represent your branch or unit of service.

    DJ / Raffles / Valet Parking / Formal Attire

    Cocktail Hour
    3 Course Meal BUFFET
    Water, Soft Drinks, Beer, & Wine Included
    Other Alcohol Cash Bar

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY

    Community Strong Back to Basics

    Community Strong presents Back to Basics, Long Island’s 5th Annual Symposium dedicated to supporting military members, veterans, and families on December 6. 

    Military and Veteran attendees can get direct on-the-spot help and answers from experts and service providers who can offer guidance, advocacy, and resource navigation to veterans and family members. As always, the symposium is free for veterans, military, and their families.

    Students and service providers will receive practical information, instructional strategies, and professional techniques for engaging and supporting veterans.
    Up to 6 Social Work, Mental Health Counselor, and CASAC CEUs will be available.

    More information and a registration link is forthcoming.