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 our listing of Resources for Veterans & Families HERE. We also 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:

  • Friday, April 10, 2020 at 08:30 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    ASAP Virtual Storytelling Show

    The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) presents The Great Outdoors: True Stories About Life Outside Virtual Storytelling Show on April 10, 8-9pm (EST). This online show will feature will feature veterans, service members, military family members and caregivers and share stories about the military, veteran, and human experience.

    Register here. This is a FREE event ($10 suggested donation), however you will need to register to receive a link. All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to supporting the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP).

  • Friday, April 17, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    *CANCELLED* Globalizing World War II


    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Globalizing World War II, 1931-1953, on April 17, at 7-8:45pm. Led by Andrew Buchanan from the University of Vermont

    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.

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Pier 45 in New York, NY

    New York Tillman VIRTUAL Honor Run

    The ASU Alumni Greater New York Chapter presents the New York Tillman Honor Run on April 18, 11am-2pm. Tillman Honor Runs are casual, family-friendly fun-runs. Run or walk 4.2 miles and raise money to support the Tillman Scholar program. Join ASU alumni, fans and members of the military community as they remember and honor the legacy of Pat Tillman.

    Registration through Eventbrite is now closed. If you would like to sign-up to be a Virtual Runner and receive the unique Pat’s Run t-shirt in the mail, please go to to register.

  • Monday, April 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Veterans Home in Paramus, NJ

    Patriot Brass Ensemble Paramus Concert

    *Check with organizer*

    Patriot Brass Ensemble provides their annual free concert for the veterans of Paramus Veterans Memorial Home on April 20, 11am-12pm. This is a private event for residents, but you may be able to request a ticket. 

    Register for free here.

  • Monday, April 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Stewart Hotel in New York, NY

    *POSTPONED* MilitaryX New York Veterans Career Fair


    Meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from local businesses to Fortune 500 corporations at MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair on April 20, 11am-2pm. In serving your country, you have trained to become these company's greatest assets. This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and meet them face-to-face. Anyone who served active duty, in the National Guard, or in the Reserves and their spouses are invited to attend.

    RSVP here.

  • Monday, April 20, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    Seaview Hospital in Staten Island, NY

    DAV Pizza Party

    *Check with organizer*

    Disabled American Veterans (DAV) sponsors a pizza party for veterans at Seaview Hospital on April 20, 11:30am.

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, NY

    US Coast Guard 2020 Military Job Fair

    *Check with organizer*

    The United States Coast Guard, Sector New York hosts the 2020 Military Job Fair on April 22, 10am-2pm. The event is open to all Active Duty and Reserve military personnel, veterans, spouses, and dependents.

  • Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Tottenville High School in Staten Island, NY

    *CANCELLED* Staten Island Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony


    Senator Andrew Lanza and Tottenville High School hold a Vietnam Veterans Day observance on April 25, 1pm. Veterans can send photos of their service and current photos to be included in a special presenation to

  • Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    Conlon Hall in Bergenfield, NJ

    *POSTPONED* Veterans Appreciation and Awards Dinner


    Bikes 4 Veterans and Others In Need (B4VOIN) and NJ SOS Veterans Stakeholders present a Veterans Appreciation and Awards Dinner on April 25, 6-11pm. Enjoy paella, appetizers, and beverages (sangria, beer, water and soda), plus two raffles: 50/50 and tricky tray which feature prizes from local professional sports teams and businesses.

    All proceeds will go to B4VOIN and SOS Veterans Stakeholders of NJ, to help them achieve their goals of assisting veterans become productive people in our society.

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 08:00 AM

    *CANCELLED* 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5k Run/Walk


    Attend the annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5k Run/Walk on April 26, 8am. 

    The route begins in lower Manhattan and takes participants through scenic Battery Park with iconic views of One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty. The 5K Run/Walk finishes adjacent to the Memorial plaza where Community Day takes place, which is an event free and open to the public featuring activities and entertainment for all ages, running to 12:30pm.

    Register online here.