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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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  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Service Leadership Corps Launch Project

    The Mission Continues launches their brand new program - the Service Leadership Corps with a Service Project with the Boys and Girls Club of Newark on October 20, 12-4pm. 

    Veterans from all across the country will join the Newark Service Platoon in an impact service event in Newark's Central Ward. They'll revitalize the entire campus of the Boys and Girls Club, which includes Jesse Allen Park, Grace West Homes, Miller Spencer School, and the Boys and Girls Club.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 08:00 PM through October 21, 2018
    American Legion Rawley Post in Brooklyn, NY

    CWVA Halloween Fundraiser

    Attend the Combat Wounded Veterans of America Halloween Fundraiser on October 20, 8pm - midnight. Enjoy free beer and appetizers, deejay, games, spiritual medium, adult balloon maker, magician, and fun. Free face painting is available 6-8pm. Relay race, Halloween Cat Walk, Severed Head Pass. Prizes for games. Costumes mandatory!


  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 08:00 PM through October 21, 2018
    American Legion Rawley Post in Brooklyn, NY

    Adult Halloween Hell Veterans Fundraiser Party

    Combat Wounded Veterans of America presents their Adult Halloween Hell Veterans Fundraiser Party on October 20, 8pm-midnight. Cost is $20 donation and includes beverages, appetizers, deejay, games, prizes, and fun.


  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    American Legion Post 1634 in West Babylon, NY

    Christine Pellegrino Veterans Benefits & Breakfast

    Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino presents a Veterans Benefits & Breakfast on October 21, 9-11am. Join for a light breakfast and discussion panels with representatives from Long Island State Veterans Home, NYS Division of Veterans Affairs, Northport VA Medical Center, and Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project.

    Veterans and families are welcome.

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 11:30 AM

    American Legion Riders Motorcycle Romp

    American Legion Post 620 hosts the 2nd Annual Bronx County American Legion Riders Motorcycle Romp on October 21, 11:30am-5:30pm. The event is open to the veteran community, Motorcycle Clubs, friends and family. Participate in the horseshoe and volleyball competitions, as well as their famous motorcycle challenge, slow bike race, tire toss, barrel roll,pPlank-line balance,
    cones of death, and more. Donation ticket price includes food, refreshments, and music.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    Pathfinder & Klaatch Social

    Pathfinder and Klaatch team up for Monday Socials beginning October 22, 2-3pm. 

    Join a Klaatch for a lively interesting conversation and meet other Veterans. After all, a soldier doesn’t deploy without his unit. Neil Armstrong didn’t go to the moon alone. John F. Kennedy had his trusted brother Robert. Find a band of brothers. Klaatch helps you broaden your social circle and make connections with others in your community for fun and friendship.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Cardozo School of Law in New York, NY

    How Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was Repealed

    The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution presents How Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was Repealed Or How the Military Does ADR Proud on October 22, 5-7pm. This program will explore the behind the scenes multi-party negotiations that led to the 2010 repeal. 

    This program will discuss how the Pentagon facilitated a consensus among military branches, key members of Congress and outside interest groups. Their experience is an instructive case study of negotiations and consensus building on a "hot-button" issue that many are aware of, but few know the details of how a consensus was built.

    Cocktail reception to follow.

    RSVP here.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Uniondale Starbucks in Uniondale, NY

    Military Mondays Hofstra Law Clinic

    The Hofstra Law Veterans Law Clinic meets October 22, 6-8pm, for free advice and counsel appointments for veterans. They can assist with disability compensation, disability claims, and discharge upgrade claims. Call or email to make an appointment.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Public Theater in New York, NY

    AITAF Bridge Award Play Reading

    Attend a reading of the 2018 AITAF Bridge Award - War Stories, by Vinnie Lyman. RSVP to events@aitaf.org to attend.

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Bronx in Bronx, NY

    Intake for Apartment Seekers

    Worldwide Veterans and Family Services, Inc. and Grand Lux Realty host an Intake for Apartment Seekers on October 23, 2-4pm.