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 firstname.lastname@example.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email email@example.com for more information.
Click to stay up-to-date on all Veterans Day 2018 events.
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 09:00 AMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
The Bronx VA hosts an Employment Support Session on October 26, 9-10am.
Learn more about weekly job postings, resume writing, interviewing skills, how to start a business, and more.
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 09:00 AMNassau Community College Gym in Garden City, NY
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 PMFort Hamilton Bowling Center in Brooklyn, NY
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 PMThe Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY
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, 2018Haunted Hospital in Brooklyn, NY
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 AMFort Hamilton Community Club in Brooklyn, NY
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 AMHoward Playground in Brooklyn, NY
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.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 01:00 PMWien Stadium in New York, NY
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.
Monday, October 29, 2018 at 01:00 PMNYC Council in New York, NY
All are invited to attend the next public hearing of the NYC Council Committee on Veterans. For information on the hearing agenda and legislation being heard, click here: https://laws.council.nyc.gov/event/committee-on-veterans-ab5461a6f0fd/
Hearing is open to the public, but ID is required at the sign-in desk at 250 Broadway.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 01:00 PMHaggerty Education Center in Morris Township, NJ
Attend the Many Voices of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on October 30, 1-4pm.
The keynote speaker is Cherissa Jackson (Capt, USAF, retired), author of At Peace, Not in Pieces: Powering Through My Pain.
Following the talk, there is a panel discussion, Veterans: Surviving to Thriving. Panel moderator is Christian Benedetto, Jr., a Marine veteran who is the founder of Marine Journal.
Light refreshments will be served. The first 100 participants will receive a copy of Jackson's book.