Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host a Military Family Program: Life Aboard Intrepid at the museum on Sunday, August 1, 1-3pm. Explore the Intrepid Museum as a family to learn about life aboard Intrepid with a custom scavenger hunt and take-home activities.
Military Family Programs are for current and former military service members with children ages 3-18.
The North Atlantic States Carpenters Traning Fund, part of the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC), will hold an Apprenticeship Information Session virtually on Monday, August 2, 6pm (Eastern Time).
Join this information session to learn about the advantages of becoming a union carpenter:
Earn as you learn
Debt free education
Receive top class training
Health benefits, annuity and pension
College credit opportunities
NYIT and New York Harbor Healthcare System's Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership (VITAL) will offer a virtual drop-in session on Tuesday, August 3, 1-2pm (Eastern Time).
Join them via Zoom to:
Sign up for VA health care
Learn about VA health benefits
Ask questions about VA programs and services
Get help in applying for benefits
Receive a referral to experts on your VA issues
Zoom ID: 980 2927 4261
You can also dial in: 1-646-876-9923
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 3, 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:
Access code: 433 794 55
To participate on Thursdays at 8pm:
Access code: 199 731 6363
The Bronx Vet Center will host an Introduction to Whole Health Virtual Group on Tuesday, August 3, 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:
If you want to learn more about whole health, you can also click here.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will hold a Virtual Book Talk on Tuesday, August 3, 7pm (Eastern Time).
Best-selling writer Jeffrey Kluger, author of "Apollo 13" with astronaut James Lovell, will launch his first adult novel, "Holdout." The book, which will be released Aug. 3 follows the fictional character Walli Beckwith, a "celebrated astronaut" who works to raise environmental awareness during a mission on the International Space Station (ISS). Hear from Author Jeffrey Kluger in conversation with former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino, as he takes viewers through a behind the scenes look at the making of Holdout.
Signed copies of Holdout are available to purchase.
Register here for the book talk.
NYC Office of Emergency Management will hold a webinar, Ready Up NYC: Hurricane Preparedness for Individuals, via Zoom on Wednesday, August 4, 11am-12pm (Eastern Time).
Hurricanes and other coastal storms bring dangerous coastal flooding, extreme rainfall and high winds to New York City. NYC OEM invites all New Yorkers to learn about how be prepared for the dangers of hurricanes. This webinar will provide tips and guidance on what to do before a hurricane to keep you and your household safe.
For more information about how to prepare for a hurricane visit nyc.gov/knowyourzone.
Register here for this informative webinar.
For help registering or requests regarding accessibility email [email protected]
The Center for New American Security (CNAS) will host a virtual panel on Wednesday, August 4, 12:00-1:30pm (Eastern Time) to discuss the final report on Sexual Assault in the Military issued by the Department of Defense (DOD) Independent Review Commission (IRC).
Key themes of the report recognized both strengths and areas for improvement; recognizing dedicated leaders and a desire to engage; and emphasizing the need to promote climates of dignity and respect, investing in knowledgeable sexual assault responders and the strong need for proper resources and training.
IRC commissioners Kayla Williams and Dr. Kyleanne Hunter will be joined by Dr. Coreen Farris, Senior Behavioral Scientist at RAND and Tina Tchen President and CEO of TIME'S UP. The panel will be moderated by Katherine Kuzminski, Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society program at CNAS. The panel will discuss the IRC's process, findings and recommendations.
Hiring Our Heroes will host a Virtual Career Summit on Thursday, August 5, 9am-5pm (Eastern Time).
This virtual event will connect transitioning service member, military spouse, and veteran candidates from around the world with American businesses hiring for both in-person and remote opportunities. Hiring Our Heroes ensures all job seekers are prepared for the event by providing career development education, training, and resources.
Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) will host a session of its Military Spouse Summer Series, Demystifying Influencer Marketing as a Career Option, virtually on Thursday, August 5, 4-5pm.
Influencer marketing can be both a portable and well-paying career. Join HOH for a panel discussion with military spouse influencers who have made a career as marketing influencers.