Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. Looking for resources or help? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro

  • Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 05:00 PM
    phone in New York, NY

    Guided iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation Phone Class

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs' War Related Illness and Injury Study Center will host an Integrative Restoration (iRest) Yoga Nidra Meditation Class by phone on Tuesday, August 31, 5pm (Eastern Time).

    iRest is an evidence-based, mind-body approach that offers tools to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, improve your interpersonal relationships and empower you to practice self-regulation and self-care to support your health and wellness.  For more information on iRest, click here.

    Meditation can be practiced seated, lying down or standing.  For safety, participants must not drive or operate machinery during class.

    This class is offered every Tuesday at 5pm (Eastern Time) and every Thursday at 8pm (Eastern Time).

     

    To participate on Tuesdays at 5pm:

    Call 1-833-558-0712

    Access code: 433 794 55

     

    To participate on Thursdays at 8pm:

    Call 1-833-558-0712

    Access code: 199 731 6363

  • Friday, September 03, 2021 at 11:00 AM
    Phone in New York, NY

    US Dept of Veterans Affairs Mindfulness Meditation Session

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a free, phone-based Mindfulness Meditation class on Friday, September 3, 11am-12pm (Eastern Time). 

    This Mindfulness Meditation class aims to help veterans of all eras manage the challenges and stressors of everyday life.  This class will be offered on six Fridays from June to September.  During each class, a topic related to mindfulness wil be introduced, followed by a guided meditation practice.  Join any or all classes.  No registration required.

    Facilitator:

    Lauren St. Hill, MSW, LSW

    Social Worker, NJ Department of Mental Health Research and Program Development

    Classes are offered on the following Fridays:

    June 18

    July 2

    July 16

    August 6

    September 3

    September 17

    Call:

    1-404-397-1596 or

    1-833-558-0712 (toll free)

    Participant access code: 433 794 55

     

  • Saturday, September 04, 2021 at 11:00 AM

    NJ All American Motorcycle Rally

    NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce is hosting the NJ All American Motorcycle Rally beginning at the Marlboro High School Parking Lot on Saturday, September 4, 11am-1pm.

    Join them for this police escorted ride to support veterans!  The ride will begin in the high school parking lot, take you through the back roads of Monmouth, Ocean, and Burlington Counties, and finish at the Veterans Blues & BBQ Festival at 1979 Township Drive where the fun will continue into the night!

    9am Event opens

    11am Kickstands up

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Saturday, September 04, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    Marlboro Recreation Center in Marlboro, NJ

    Veterans Blues & BBQ Festival

    NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce presents the Veterans Blues & BBQ Festival at the Marlboro Recreation Center on September 4, 12-9pm.

    Come listen to some great rock & blues music, sample delicious BBQ food, enjoy a cold frosty beverage from the beer garden and support the veterans community. All proceeds raised will support veterans through the NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Purchase a ticket and get a complimentary event t-shirt.  There will also be 50/50 raffles and an evening bonfire!  General admission is $25.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Tuesday, September 07, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Bronx Vet Center Introduction to Whole Health Virtual Group

    The Bronx Vet Center will host an Introduction to Whole Health Virtual Group on Tuesday, September 7, 6pm.

    Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers and enables YOU to take charge of your health and well-being and live your life to the fullest. It starts with YOU. It is fueled by the power of knowing yourself and what will really work for you in your life.  Group members will learn about self-care and things you can do to increase healing and improve your health and well-being.

    This group will be held via WebEx:

    https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/k2/j.php?MTID=t9c42e7c54844530e435de93dc61c59f3

    If you want to learn more about whole health, you can also click here.

  • Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM
    764 E. 176th Street in Bronx, NY

    VIP Community Services Job Fair

    VIP Community Services will hold a Job Fair at 764 E. 176th Street in the Bronx on Friday, September 10, 10am-2pm.

    The Job Fair is hosted by:

    Gustavo Rivera, NYS Senator, 33rd Senate District

    Chantel Jackson, NYS Assemblymember, 79th Assembly District

    Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President

    Vanessa L. Gibson, NYC Councilmember, 16th Council District

    Rafael Salamanca, NYC Councilmember, 17th Council District

    Refreshments will be served.

    For more information and to register, contact Denise Coy at 718-583-5150 ext. 8804

  • Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
    Phone in New York, NY

    US Dept of Veterans Affairs Mindfulness Meditation Session

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a free, phone-based Mindfulness Meditation class on Friday, September 17, 11am-12pm (Eastern Time). 

    This Mindfulness Meditation class aims to help veterans of all eras manage the challenges and stressors of everyday life.  This class will be offered on six Fridays from June to September.  During each class, a topic related to mindfulness wil be introduced, followed by a guided meditation practice.  Join any or all classes.  No registration required.

    Facilitator:

    Lauren St. Hill, MSW, LSW

    Social Worker, NJ Department of Mental Health Research and Program Development

    Classes are offered on the following Fridays:

    June 18

    July 2

    July 16

    August 6

    September 3

    September 17

    Call:

    1-404-397-1596 or

    1-833-558-0712 (toll free)

    Participant access code: 433 794 55

     

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 04:30 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Hiring Our Heroes #DiscoverTheTalent Virtual Orientation

    Hiring Our Heroes will hold a #DiscoverTheTalent Virtual Orientation on Wednesday, September 29, 4:30-5:30pm (Eastern Time).

    Hiring our Heroes has launched an exciting initiative, #DiscoverTheTalent, which engages employers to increase economic opportunity for the military spouse community. The initiative encourages businesses to support this demographic by aligning their business as a military spouse-friendly employer and later sharing their success. Employers around the world can join this initiative. Employers who register for the #DiscoverTheTalent Orientation will have the opportunity to learn more about Hiring Our Heroes Programs, like their Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones (MSEEZ) and Military Spouse Professional Networks (MSPN). Employers will also learn how to connect with military spouses, and how to position their company/organization as a military spouse-friendly employer in order to discover the talent in communities everywhere!

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Bronx Vet Center Introduction to Whole Health Virtual Group

    The Bronx Vet Center will host an Introduction to Whole Health Virtual Group on Tuesday, October 5, 6pm.

    Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers and enables YOU to take charge of your health and well-being and live your life to the fullest. It starts with YOU. It is fueled by the power of knowing yourself and what will really work for you in your life.  Group members will learn about self-care and things you can do to increase healing and improve your health and well-being.

    This group will be held via WebEx:

    https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/k2/j.php?MTID=t9c42e7c54844530e435de93dc61c59f3

    If you want to learn more about whole health, you can also click here.

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 04:30 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Hiring Our Heroes #DiscoverTheTalent Virtual Orientation

    Hiring Our Heroes will hold a #DiscoverTheTalent Virtual Orientation on Wednesday, October 27, 4:30-5:30pm (Eastern Time).

    Hiring our Heroes has launched an exciting initiative, #DiscoverTheTalent, which engages employers to increase economic opportunity for the military spouse community. The initiative encourages businesses to support this demographic by aligning their business as a military spouse-friendly employer and later sharing their success. Employers around the world can join this initiative. Employers who register for the #DiscoverTheTalent Orientation will have the opportunity to learn more about Hiring Our Heroes Programs, like their Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones (MSEEZ) and Military Spouse Professional Networks (MSPN). Employers will also learn how to connect with military spouses, and how to position their company/organization as a military spouse-friendly employer in order to discover the talent in communities everywhere!

    Register here.

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