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 Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro. We 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, February 06, 2021 at 02:00 PM

    Vets2Industry MilSpouse Networking Mixer

    Join Vets2Industry as they partner with Kohl's for the MilSpouse Networking Mixer on February 6, 2-5pm (ET), bringing military spouses the needed connections to resources, employment, and networking for their career goals

    They'll have a panel discussion with a group of military spouse entrepreneurs representing vast career industries. Also, Keynote speaker Elizabeth O'Brien will motivate you by sharing how she's dedicated the better part of the last decade to improving the lives of military spouses by lifting them out of unemployment and underemployment.

    Register here.

  • Monday, February 08, 2021 at 03:00 PM

    NYC Civil Service 101 Information Session

    New York City's Department of Citywide Administrative Services and New York State Department of Labor offer a virtual NYC Civil Service 101 Information Session on February 8, 3-4:30am (EST).

    This is a great opportunity to see how veterans can apply for jobs with benefits, healthcare, and use your experience to serve the City of New York!
    These sessions will provide attendees with information on how to: 
    • Use veteran credits to add points when you take a City exam.
    • Use veteran benefits and waive the exam fee plus more.
    • Job opportunities for people with disabilities.
    • Show how to navigate through the websites, take an exam, and apply to jobs

    Register here for the WebEx virtual session.

  • Monday, February 08, 2021 at 08:00 PM

    New Politics Virtual Leading With Purpose

    New Politics Leadership Academy offers a Virtual Leading With Purpose session on February 8, 8-9:30pm (EST). They've launched this new program to help their communities serve and lead in this time of unprecedented change. 

    Register here.

    Each program will be facilitated by Max Klau. Questions? Please reach out to Max Klau.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2021 at 07:00 PM

    Travis Manion Story Pirates Virtual Event

    Travis Manion Foundation joins Story Pirates for a fun-filled evening of Virtual Story Love on February 9, 7pm (EST).

    Join TMF and Story Pirates to appreciate the beauty of children's writing, encouraging children to keep using their imaginations. Register to receive a Zoom link to participate in the project. 

    Register here.

  • Friday, February 12, 2021 at 03:00 PM

    Bay Ridge Center Veterans Resource Webinar

    Bay Ridge Center offers a Veterans Resource Webinar: Veterans & the Vaccine on February 12, 3pm (EST). 

    Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November to honor Veterans Day and to empower the veteran community with essential resources and services. All sessions will be held remotely via Zoom.

    Register by emailing BRC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Michael Schumer, then join the Zoom meeting here. Or join by telephone (call 646-558-8656 and Enter: 752 500 7881).

  • Friday, February 12, 2021 at 06:00 PM

    I Was There Film Workshop

    The I Was There Film Workshop is sponsored by Patton Veterans Project, Inc. During the 3-day workshop, February 12-14, you will work with fellow veterans and expert filmmakers to produce a short film expressing service experiences that matter to you. You must attend all three days.

    This workshop will take place over Zoom. A smart phone is required. A computing device like a laptop, desktop, or iPad/tablet is ideal but not a requirement for participation.

    Register here or email

  • Friday, February 12, 2021 at 08:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    ASAP Live-stream Comedy Show

    Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) presents a Live-stream Comedy Show on February 12, 8-9pm (EST). 

    ASAP's loveliest comics take the stage for a Sweetheart Show!

    Get your ticket here.

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 06:30 PM

    Virtual Financial Fitness Workshop

    The White Plains Vet Center and Bronx Vet Center are happy to partner with the Westchester County Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Peer Support Project and Family Services of Westchester to provide a series of virtual Financial Fitness workshops. These are open to all veterans, spouses, and caregivers.

    Check out Credit: Fact from Fiction on February 17, 6:30-7:30pm (EST). 

    Join the Zoom meeting here.

    Or join by phone: 929-205-6099

    Meeting ID: 863 1919 4630

    Passcode: 5693847872

  • Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 03:00 PM

    Blue Star Families Connected Communities

    Join Blue Star Families for Connected Communities: Building Blocks to Belonging on February 18, 3pm (EST). They’ll share exclusive research results on the impacts of Blue Star Families’ Chapter model and the importance of building a local foundation of social support for military families.

    Register here.

  • Friday, February 19, 2021 at 09:00 AM

    Student Veterans of America NATCON 2021

    Join the largest annual convening of Post-9/11 veterans in the world on February 19-20, 2021.

    NatCon 2021 is powered by the latest event technology to deliver all of the benefits of an in-person NatCon to you at home. Join thousands of students from across the country, inspiring speakers, leading employers, and thought leaders to exchange ideas and best practices on topics that matter: thriving in a virtual world, growing and sustaining your Student Veterans of America (SVA) Chapter, funding and fundraising, addressing racial injustice, and more.

    Don't miss: 

    • Main Stage Speakers & Entertainers
    • The SVA Honors Gala
    • 40+ Breakout Sessions
    • The SVA Campus
    • Live Q+As
    • Fitness Activities
    • 1-on-1 Networking
    • Social Hours

    The $99 registration fee is waived for the first 1,000 students who register for NatCon 2021 thanks to the support of Raytheon Technologies. The first 3,000 students to register will also receive a NatCon Supply Drop full of essential gear!

    Register here.