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.
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 AMManhattan VA in New York, NY
The Brooklyn VA offers an Introductory Transcendental Meditation Class for veterans on December 13, 11am-12pm. It features a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces PTS symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.
A partnership with David Lynch Foundation.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 06:00 PMT-Mobile Times Square in New York, NY
Blue Star Families invites you to attend the Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes Holiday Party on December 13, 6-9pm.Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes is a special time for us to recognize and celebrate our military families with a special visit with Santa, activities for the whole family, giveaways for the adults, and gifts for the children.
This event is for Wounded Warriors and service members (E-6 and below) and their families.Due to the immense popularity of this special holiday event, attendees will be selected at random and notified by email.RSVP here.
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 01:00 PMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 01:00 PMVA NY Harbor in New York, NY
Columbia Artists and Teachers offers a free Creative Writing Workshop for veterans and family members on December 14, 1-3pm. The class will cover storytelling techniques and focus on fostering camaraderie among participants.
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 05:00 PMRocco Moretto VFW Post 2348 in Astoria, NY
Team RWB presents a Holiday Social Game Night on December 14, 5-10:30pm. Join their 2nd Annual Holiday Social. This year, bring a friend, loved one, veteran, your favorite game, a dish to contribute and your Eagle Fire. Refreshments will be available. In addition to some great game stations and awesome music, we will be having an Operation Gratitude station for our deployed heroes, as well as a raffle with some great prizes!
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AMAmerican Legion Post #269 in Patchogue, NY
Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project and American Legion Post #269 present a Monthly Community Breakfast on December 15, 10-11am. This month's topic is Handling the Holidays. Free coffee and bagels will be served.
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AMBronx VA in Bronx, NY
Sierra Club Military Outdoors has a Meeting & Planning Session on December 15, 10am-12pm. It's time to get ready for Spring Outings! Join us for sharing our spring 2019 outings already on the books and let us help you in planning what you want to lead in 2019! If you're an outings leader, you'll receive memberships, calendars, copies of a new game designed for veterans, and a few door prizes.
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AMLincoln Center in New York, NY
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12:00 PMCKO Astoria in Long Island City, NY
Team RWB meets for Monthly CKO/Kickboxing in Astoria on December 15, 12-2:30pm. Need a change in your routine? Want to channel some of that energy and challenge yourself? Join us on the third Saturday of every month for kickboxing! Instructors Kevin and Anthony will teach you proper technique, different combinations and mix it up with interval training (push ups, sit ups, jogging, burpees, planks, jumping jacks and more).
Sign up here.
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12:00 PMBronx Zoo in Bronx, NY
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Borough President’s Veterans Advisory Council present a Special Holiday Celebration & Toy Give Away on December 15, 12pm at the Bronx Zoo for the families of veterans & active military members.
Each child in attendance will receive a toy from Santa Claus, cookies & hot chocolate. After the celebration, families will also be able to enjoy the Bronx Zoo for the rest of the day for free.
You must call to RSVP by December 12.
Presented in connection with Bronx Zoo, Roadway Moving, Veteran Movers, and supported by Lehman College and Blue Star Families.