Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See our listing of Resources for Veterans & Families HERE. We also welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB Eagle Family Virtual Scavenger Ruck

    Participate in Team RWB's Eagle Family Virtual Scavenger Ruck on April 4. Who doesn't love a good neighborhood scavenger hunt with some mindfulness, nature, family fun, and exercise built-in? Grab your ruck and get moving! Compete with your friends while they are practicing social distancing in their own neighborhood to see who can find the most items! 

    Get details here.

  • Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 06:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    *Virtual* ReelAbilities Film Festival Screening: Fort Irwin

    *virtual event*

    Attend a virtual screening of Fort Irwin, part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York on April 4, 6:30pm.

    RSVP hereThe streaming links to the films will be available for 24 hours after the initial start time.

    This special event is part of ReelAbilities Film Festival, the largest film festival in the world dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities.

    intrepidmuseum.org/reelabilities

  • Sunday, April 05, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB Virtual Recognition Run

    Participate in Team RWB's Virtual Recognition Run on April 5. You put in the work. Cross your finish line and then tell the world. Eagle Nation is right beside you, cheering you on. 

    Click here for additional details.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Monday, April 06, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB Wear Red to Give Red

    Participate in Team RWB's Wear Red to Give Red on April 6.

    Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. According to the American Red Cross, communities now face a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Join us in serving our local communities.

    Once you've donated, visit the link here.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Monday, April 06, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB Virtual Cycling: Touch the Sky

    Participate in Team RWB's Cycling: Touch the Sky 7k ft Virtual Climb-a-thon on April 6. 

    7,000 feet of climbing in a week? You can do it! Team RWB Cycling will be kicking off a week of feeling the burn in your legs by climbing! Eagles will challenge themselves and one another by riding at least 7,000 feet during the week of April 5 - 11, culminating in Zwift's penultimate climb, "Road to Sky" on April 11. Road to Sky is 3,400 feet, so plan accordingly throughout the week to hit the 7,000 mark!

    More details on how to join Saturday's ride will be posted on that day's event. Share your rides, get tips, member generated meet-up info, and more by joining the Team RWB Cycling Facebook group page! #EagleUp!

    Click here for additional details.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

    Watch this Town Hall,Managing the Financial Impact of COVID-19 for Military Families on April 7, 3-4pm (EST). During this in-depth town hall discussion, hear from industry experts - relief societies and financial providers - on essential resources available to service members in an effort to help families navigate the COVID-19 environment and ensure financial security.

    Free event - register here. Capacity is limited.

    Speakers to be announced.

  • Thursday, April 09, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

    Watch this Town Hall, The Impact of COVID-19 on Service Member Transition and Separation on April 9, 3-4pm (EST). The COVID-19 outbreak has created increasing uncertainty for everyone - including transitioning service members. Soldiers who decided to separate from the military are now facing a job market that is challenging at best. During this dynamic discussion, hear from financial support institutions, transition experts, and Department of Defense representatives who will share potential policy changes as well as resources available to reduce financial insecurity surrounding transition.

    Free event - register here. Capacity is limited.

    Speakers to be announced.

  • Friday, April 10, 2020 at 08:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    ASAP Virtual Storytelling Show

    The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) presents The Great Outdoors: True Stories About Life Outside Virtual Storytelling Show on April 10, 8-9pm (EST). This online show will feature will feature veterans, service members, military family members and caregivers and share stories about the military, veteran, and human experience.

    Register here. This is a FREE event ($10 suggested donation), however you will need to register to receive a link. All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to supporting the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP).

    www.asapasap.org

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    *VIRTUAL* VA Home Loan Workshop

    Attend a free, online VA Home Loan Workshop on April 16, 5pm (EST). Valuation Officer Marty Finlin and Loan Production Officer Holly Barnett-Reba
    will discuss the latest changes and how they will impact your home ownership.

    Join the meeting here: meet.rtc.va.gov/martin.finlin/WJZ0C56B 

    Or join by phone: 844-358-7954, 844-210-0201, 844-894-0415

    Conference ID: 246469240

  • Friday, April 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Team RWB National Haiku Day Virtual Run

    Participate in Team RWB's National Haiku Day Virtual Run on April 17.

    In honor of National Haiku Day, tackle a tempo run/walk of 5 or 7 miles. While on your run, think of your own haiku today. Share your haiku and your run with Team RWB on the Team RWB Running Facebook group!

    Click here for additional details.

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

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