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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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  • Saturday, May 04, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    Liberty Tavern in Staten Island, NY

    Travis 4th of July Parade Fundraiser

    Attend the Travis 4th of July Parade Fundraiser on May 4, 2-6pm. Purchase a ticket for $50 to receive open bar and food, plus live music and raffles. All proceeds go to the Travis Parade Committee.

    www.travisparade.org

     

  • Sunday, May 05, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Frontline Arts in Branchburg, NJ

    NJ Warrior Writers Workshop

    Veterans and family members are invited to join Warrior Writers for a creative writing workshop on May 5, 12-4pm. No prior writing experience is necessary.

    Opportunity to write on war and home front experiences and interact with art workshops for vets and family members. Bring a dish for pot luck lunch. Service dogs welcome!

  • Sunday, May 05, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Congregation Ramath Orah in New York, NY

    MSAWI Support Our Troops Day

    Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute holds their Annual Support Our Troops Day on May 5, 1-4pm. Come through their Boot Camp and enter the Do a Mitzvah Zone (DMZ).

    Pack general care packages for troops and veterans. Create craft items for the military. Write thank you cards to the troops. Join a class in their military academy. Bring old/non working cell phones, i-devices, and blackberries for "Cell Phones for Soldiers."

    Admission is $36/family, $18/individual in advance; or $50/family, $25/individual at the door. Complimentary admission for active military, veterans, reservists, Gold Stars, and their families.

    msawi.org.

  • Monday, May 06, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Secaucus Vet Center in Secaucus, NJ

    NJ Warrior Writers Workshop

    Veterans and family members are invited to join Warrior Writers for a creative writing workshop on May 6, 6-8pm. No prior writing experience is necessary.

    Call to RSVP.

  • Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    New York City Civil Service 101

    Are you seeking a job with good benefits, where you can make a difference while building a career? The City of New York has more than 80 agencies with 300,000 employees and opportunities from nearly every occupation. Attend the New York City Civil Service 101 Info Session on May 9, 11am-12:30pm. 

    Email or call to RSVP no later than May 6.

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Babylon Vet Center in Babylon, NY

    Women Veterans Open House

    The Babylon Vet Center offers a Women Veterans Open House on May 10, 1-3:30pm. Learn about the services and meet the staff.

    Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers, within the Veterans Health Administration’s Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS), that provide a wide range of social and psychological services including professional readjustment counseling to veterans and active duty service members, to include members of the National Guard and Reserve components, who: have served on active military duty in any combat theater or area of hostility; experienced a military sexual trauma while serving on active military duty; provided direct emergent medical care or mortuary services, while serving on active military duty, to the casualties of war, or; served as a member of an unmanned aerial vehicle crew that provided direct support to operations in a combat zone or area of hostility. Family members can also be seen as part of the veteran’s or active duty Service member’s readjustment counseling.

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Northport VA in Northport, NY

    Northport VA Latest VA Care

    Learn the latest about VA Care on May 11, 9am-1pm, especially what VA is doing for those exposed to Agent Orange and the Camp Lejeune water.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 08:30 AM

    NYSHealth Veterans' Health Conference

    NYSHealth's annual Veterans' Health Conference will take place on May 14, 8:30am-12pm. The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Robert A. McDonald, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

    The first panel will feature veterans sharing their experiences using VA and private care. The discussion will offer insight into what veterans encounter when accessing health care from community-based private providers and the VA.

    The second panel will feature caregivers from both VA and the private sector. It will explore how public and private providers can address the needs of veterans and continue to collaborate to provide the high-quality health care veterans deserve.

    The conference is free for attendees, but registration will be required. 

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 03:00 PM
    Harlem Vet Center in New York, NY

    Get to Know the Military and Your Veterans

    The Harlem Vet Center presents a seminar called Get to Know the Military and Your Veterans: A Guide for Family Members, Employers and Community Organizations on May 15, 3-4:40pm. Learn more about military culture and the experience of your vets.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Clinton War Memorial in New York, NY

    Annual "In Flanders Fields" Memorial

    On the occasion of Memorial Day and to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice "In Flanders Fields" during World War I, Mr. Geert De Proost, General Delegate of the Government of Flanders to the USA, requests your presence at the Annual In Flanders Fields Memorial on May 16, 10am.