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!

  • Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 04:30 PM

    Almost Sunrise Screening & Panel

    The New York Institute of Technology will screen the award-winning documentary Almost Sunrise on November 7, 4:30-8pm

    There will be a networking opportunity beginning at 5pm and light refreshments will be served. The film screening will start promptly at 6pm. Following the film, there will be a panel discussion concerning Moral Injury & the Moral Ambiguities of War.

    Get tickets here. Donations of Women's Hygiene & School Supplies will be accepted.

    Panel members include:

    Leslye Moore, National Director, Project Welcome Home Troops

    Yvette Branson, Clinical Psychologist & Coordinator of the VITAL Initiative VA NY Haborside Healthcare System

    Bryan Adams, Assistant Director, Rutgers Office of Veteran & Military Programs & Services

    Ashley Dent, Air Force veteran, President of the New York Institute of Technology’s Student Veteran Organization

    The film follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of suicide. The two embark on an extraordinary journey – a 2,700-mile walk across the country from Wisconsin to California, in order to reflect on their haunting experiences of war and to ultimately, save themselves.

  • Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    VetsinTech NYC VetCap Event

    In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, VetsinTech is excited to announce a VetCap Entrepreneur Pitch event on November 7, 6-8pm.

    VetCap is focused on educating veterans on where and how to raise capital. also connect veterans to a network of financial sources.

    Join their elite panel of investors and lenders from the major capital categories for a series of discussions on where to access capital and how to pitch investors. Veteran entrepreneurs from around the country are welcomed to participate in the event, and use the opportunity to pitch their own startups to the panel of expert investors.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    IAVA's 2019 Heroes Gala

    IAVA's 2019 Heroes Gala will be another exciting evening of patriotism and inspiration, occurring on November 7, 6:30pm, just days prior to Veterans Day at the Classic Car Club at Hudson River Park’s Pier 76 in New York City, an exciting venue that exemplifies the modern, innovative IAVA brand.

    As the premier veteran support event of the year and the cornerstone of an historic Veterans Week in New York, the annual Heroes Gala is also the single largest fundraiser for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), sustaining their critical, best-in-class programs throughout the year.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Railside Cafe in Fanwood, NJ

    Recognizing Women Veterans

    The Fanwood Veterans Recognition Committee presents an event Recognizing Women Veterans on November 7, 7-8pm. 

    Women’s contributions to military efforts have grown exponentially over the years. Today, more than 200,000 women serve proudly in positions vital to strategic posturing. Join us in celebrating women veterans in the new era. Food and beverages are complimentary.

    Donations for the Hometown Heroes banner program and future veteran events will gladly be accepted at the event.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, November 09, 2019 at 07:00 AM
    Forest Road Park in Fanwood, NJ

    Warrior Week Cadence Run

    Warrior Week presents a Cadence Run on November 9, 7-9am. 

    The military is famously known for their cadence runs. There is no better show of camaraderie and teamwork than chanting songs during a group run. Sign up individually or as a team. Feel free to run your own group and self-made cadences!!

    Register here. Registration includes a Warrior Week t-shirt. Seeking cadence callers.

  • Saturday, November 09, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Cedar Beach in Babylon, NY

    12th Annual Run For the Warriors

    The 12th Annual Long Island Run For The Warriors on November 9. Hope For The Warriors is a trusted national nonprofit organization that restores self, family, and hope to service members, their families, and families of the fallen through comprehensive case management and many programs.

    Races begin at 9am.

    Volunteers are needed - register here.

    Register as an individual or a team here

  • Saturday, November 09, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Forest Road Park in Fanwood, NJ

    Warrior Week Paint and Sip

    Warrior Week hosts a Paint and Sip at Forest Road Park on November 9, 7-9pm. Paint an iconic landmark that represents our military and first-responder family.

    Register here by November 1. All proceeds go toward The Hometown Heroes banner program as well as other veteran events hosted by the Veterans Recognition Committee.

  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    American Legion Post 12 in Somerville, NJ

    Veterans Day Town Hall and Resource Fair

    The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski presents a Veterans Day Town Hall and Resource Fair on November 10, 10am-12pm. 

    Congressman Malinowski will host a community forum aiming to establish greater understanding between veterans and the communities they served. This is an opportunity for local veterans to tell their stories and for the local community to appreciate and honor their service.

    Held during the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, the event will be an opportunity for veterans and non-veterans to share, listen, and learn, and include a pinning ceremony for veterans of the Vietnam War. Federal and State representatives from the VA as well as non-profits that provide services to veterans will be in attendance, available to provide assistance or information as requested.

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Bronx in Bronx, NY

    Throgs Neck Veterans Day Parade

    The 34th Annual Throgs Neck Veterans Day Parade kicks off November 10, 12pm. The parade begins at Lafayette & E. Tremont Ave and travels down Randall Ave to Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park. A commemorative ceremony will follow. 

  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    Antun's New York in Queens Village, NY

    Montford Point Marine Association Annual Dinner

    The New York Metro Chapter of the National Montford Point Marine Association presents their Annual Dinner Dance on November 10, 4-9pm. Dress is formal wear or your military equivalent. 

    The past six years have seen monumental posterity cast upon the Montford Pointers ( circa 1942-1949) with the awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal (June 2012), and the Christening of USNS Montford Point T-ESD-1 (March 2013) the 1st in its class. All of this aimed at affirming the amazing contributions by African Americans who have served in this country's military and United States Marine Corps.

    Guest will enjoy Antun's stellar cusine, cocktails, dancing, and awards ceremony honoring service to the community and veterans.

    Purchase tickets here.