Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance.

Stay up to date on Veterans Day 2019 activities!

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 06:15 PM

    Intrepid: The Memphis Belle Screening

    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Spectrum, Smithsonian Channel, and the CBS Veterans Network present a screening of The Memphis Belle on October 30. Doors open for a reception at 6:15pm, and the screening begins at 7pm, with a panel to follow.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, November 01, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The Allure of Battle

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Allure of Battle: How Wars Are Won and Lost on November 1, at 7pm. Led by Cathal J. Nolan, from Boston University

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Eternal Light Monument Cleaning

    This is an annual opportunity for adult and youth volunteers alike to clean the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park in preparation of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade. The monument was placed in 1923 in honor of WWI veterans.

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Fordham Law School in New York, NY

    Veterans Day Legal Clinic

    Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans Program offers a Veterans Day Legal Clinic on November 2, 11am – 5pm.

    Volunteer attorneys will provide limited legal assistance, advice, and information to military members, veterans, and their family members. Areas of law covered include VA benefits, discharge upgrades, consumer debt, bankruptcy, public benefits, family law, taxes, wills and life planning, and microenterprise. Come to learn more about these areas of law, and consult one-on-one with an attorney to get answers to any questions you might have.

    Pre-registration is strongly recommended.  

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Robert Fulton Park in Brooklyn, NY

    Brooklyn Veterans Appreciation Parade

    NYC Veterans Committee, NYC Community Board 3 and NYC Community Board 16 announces its first ever Veterans Appreciation Parade on November 2, 12-4pm. The parade route will run from Robert Fulton Park on Stuyvesant Ave to IS 271 on Saratoga Ave. 

    Volunteers and participants are needed. Call CB16 District Manager Viola Green-Walker at 718-385-0323 for information and applications.

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Bronx in Bronx, NY

    Bronx Veterans Day Parade

    Attend the Bronx Veterans Day Parade on November 2, 12-5pm. The purpose of the BronVeterans DaParade is to honor our local veterans and military personnel, while raising communitawareness of their sacrificesongoing needs when thereturn home, and the available supportive services. The parade will include veterans, service members, elected officials, community leaders, service organizations, marching bands, and associated participants. 

    The Grand Marshall is Master Sgt. Abigaile Taylor (US Army, ret.), Commander DAV Chapter 23.

    Formation begins at 11am at Crotona Parkway & E. 175th Street (alongside Southern Blvd & 175th St).

    Start time is 12pm at Crotona Pkway, from E. 175th to E. 180th Street.

    1st Stop: West Farms Soldiers Cemetery at E. 180th Street & Bryant Ave (Memorial will last approximately 60 mins. Entry to cemetery is optional).

    2nd and Final Stop: River Park, Bronx at E. 180th Street & Boston Road.

    The parade will conclude inside River Park with special recognition speeches, refreshments, music, resource information sharing & screenings to promote healthier living and a better quality of life for individuals and families.

    Register online here.

  • Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 03:00 PM
    Bayridge Salvation Army in Brooklyn, NY

    Dorie Miller Post Blast to the Past Dinner

    Dorie Miller Post 213 holds its annual fundraiser Blast to the Past Dinner on November 2, 3pm. Tickets are $25 each. Call Eileen for more information.

  • Sunday, November 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Middle Village in Queens, NY

    Queens Veterans Day Parade

    Attend the Queens Veterans Day Parade on November 3, 12pm. The parade route begins at 80th St & Metropolitan Ave and concludes with a commemorative ceremony at Christ the King Regional High School.

  • Sunday, November 03, 2019 at 12:30 PM

    Intrepid Military Family Program - Navigation: Finding Your Way

    Attend Navigation: Finding Your Way on November 3, 12:30-3pm. Ships, planes, submarines and even space shuttles use navigation to find their way. Step into a pop-up planetarium to learn how people navigated in the past and how we find our way today.

    Intrepid’s Military Family Programs are for children 3-18, created for current and former military service members and their families. These two-hour programs include a hands-on tour of the museum, experiments and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. Join them before the program for refreshments and casual conversation.

    Register here.

  • Monday, November 04, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    St. Adalbert School Parish in Staten Island, NY

    Annual Veterans Breakfast and Assembly

    St. Adalbert School Parish offers their Annual Veterans Breakfast and Assembly on November 4, 8:30am. 

    RSVP by phone by October 25.