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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. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

    Creating Lasting Impact for Newark's Military Community

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and Prudential Financial host A Call to Lead: Creating Lasting Impact for Newark’s Military Community on October 24, 1-6pm. 

    As a veteran-friendly city, Newark provides the perfect backdrop to host an engaging discussion focused on public-private partnerships and community engagement around veteran and military family support - especially from the employment and career support angles. This half-day event intends to highlight Newark's military community and its value to the region, provide best practices for businesses to engage the military community and move from military friendly to military ready, and highlight pathways to career fields through education and innovative training programs to build the greater Newark workforce.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    LinkedIn Corporation in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews: Venture Capital Panel

    Attend the October Bunker Brews event: Venture Capital Panel on October 24, 5:30-8:30pm. Enjoy three exciting panels, each with three angels/venture capitalists, who will share insights into funding your startups, and help you understand the nuances so you can pave the way to greater success.

    Register here.

    This event is in association with Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community — veterans, military spouses, and civilians alike — can network with subject-matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more to create a robust environment for business growth and development.

     

  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Brooklyn VA in Brooklyn, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Course

    The Brooklyn VA offers an Introductory Transcendental Meditation Class for veterans on October 25, 2pm. 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.

    Register here.

     

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Nassau Community College Gym in Garden City, NY

    Nassau Community College Job Fair

    Nassau County Executive Laura Curran presents a Job Fair on October 26, featuring Information Technology, Hospitality, Health, and Labor Union Jobs. Veterans admission begins at 9am, and general admission runs 10am-2pm. Free parking and admission.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Fort Hamilton Kids Quiet Halloween Party

    Fort Hamilton’s Roll & Brew Bowling Center offers the Kids Quiet Halloween Party on October 26, 5-7:30pm. Bring the whole family. Put on your headphones, grab your bowling partner, and get ready for an afternoon of scary fun! Three channels of tunes available. Your ticket includes Quiet Events headphones, free bowling, free face painting, crafts, goodie bag. Prizes for costume contest.

    Open to the public with registration.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Legion versus Phalanx

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Legion versus Phalanx:  The Six Battles that Decided the Fate of the Ancient World on October 26, at 7pm. Led by Myke Cole, Author, NYPD. 

    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.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 08:00 PM through October 27, 2018
    Haunted Hospital in Brooklyn, NY

    Fort Hamilton Haunted Hospital Quiet Halloween Party

    Fort Hamilton presents a Haunted Hospital Quiet Halloween Party on October 26, 8pm-midnight. 

    Quiet Halloween Party is like going to the club but with headsets tuned to three channels.

    Your experience includes Quiet Event headphones, free bowling, and full Haunted Hospital experience.

    This event is open to the public with registration. Must be 21 and older. Purchase tickets here.

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Fort Hamilton Retiree Appreciation Day

    Fort Hamilton will host its annual Retiree Appreciation Day at the post theater, fitness center and community club on October 27, 9am-2pm. Call for more information.

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Howard Playground in Brooklyn, NY

    The Mission Continues Brownsville

    Finish up rebuilding Howard Playground with the Mission Continues on October 27, 10am-2pm (after rain delays in August and September). They have been consistently deploying volunteers to Brownsville to build a stronger, more connected community there as Brownsville residents intend to change the negative narrative around the community as being "the worst neighborhood for children" into "Brownsville, a Community of Resilience." 

    Help rebuild Howard Playground for children that visit the library by finishing a design the youth council of Brooklyn Public Library requested.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Wien Stadium in New York, NY

    Columbia University Heroes Day

    Columbia University presents Heroes Day on October 27, 1pm. Columbia plays Yale. Discounted tickets are available to FDNY, NYPD, and veterans. Use the code HEROES18.

    Purchase tickets here.