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Stay up to date on Veterans Day 2019 activities!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attend the Bronx Veterans Day Parade on November 2, 12-5pm. The purpose of the Bronx Veterans Day Parade is to honor our local veterans and military personnel, while raising community awareness of their sacrifices, ongoing needs when they return 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.
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.
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.
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.
St. Adalbert School Parish offers their Annual Veterans Breakfast and Assembly on November 4, 8:30am.
RSVP by phone by October 25.