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

  • Sunday, August 01, 2021 at 01:00 PM

    Intrepid Military Family Programs: Life Aboard Intrepid

    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.

    REGISTER NOW

  • Monday, August 02, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    online

    Union Carpenter Apprenticeship Program Virtual Information Session

    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

    Career advancement

    College credit opportunities

    Register for the information session here.

     

  • Tuesday, August 03, 2021 at 01:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    NYIT and NY Harbor Healthcare's VITAL Virtual Drop-In Session

    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

  • Tuesday, August 03, 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 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:

    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

  • Tuesday, August 03, 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, 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:

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

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

  • Tuesday, August 03, 2021 at 07:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Intrepid Museum Virtual Book Talk: Holdout by Jeffrey Kluger

    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.

  • Wednesday, August 04, 2021 at 11:00 AM
    online in New York, NY

    NYC Emergency Management Hurricane Preparedness Webinar

    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]

  • Wednesday, August 04, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    CNAS Virtual Panel on Sexual Assault in the Military

    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.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, August 05, 2021 at 09:00 AM
    online in New York, NY

    Hiring Our Heroes Virtual Career Summit

    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.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, August 05, 2021 at 04:00 PM
    online

    Hiring Our Heroes Influencer Marketing Webinar

    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.

    Register here.

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