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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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  • Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Bronx Vet Center in Bronx, NY

    Free Income Tax Preparation Services

    The Bronx Vet Center hosts Free Income Tax Preparation Services for Qualified Veterans on March 15, 10am-4pm. US military veteran households with: less than $55,000 income with dependents or less than $30,000 income with no dependents are eligible.

    Space is limited so please call to schedule a time.

    Bring Photo ID; Social Security cards or ITIN for everyone on the tax return; W2 and/or 1099 Statements for all jobs held in 2018; If claiming childcare expenses, bring documentation & care provider tax ID#; Last year’s income tax return; Any other relevant tax information; 1095A from the health marketplace; Bank account information for direct deposit (account number and routing number).

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    George Plante: Artist and Propagandist

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts George Plante: Artist and Propagandist at War on March 15, at 7pm. Led by Kathleen Williams, US Naval Academy Distinguished Professor in the Chair of Naval Heritage/NYMAS Executive Director Emerita. 

    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, March 16, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Soukup Farms in Dover Plains, NY

    Heroic Food Sticky Business Workshop

    Heroic Food presents a Sticky Business Maple Tapping Workshop on March 16, 9am-4pm. Learn the basics of maple production from a Veteran-family-owned and operated maple farm. 

    Soukup Farms is a third generation family farm, producing and selling pure New York Maple Syrup. Started as a hobby in the early 1950’s, the operation expanded to 800 taps in the 1990’s and today has more than 2,700 taps in three sugar bushes. With a renewed interest in the maple production process, the third generation of syrup producers has moved to a new sugarhouse and is actively expanding the business.

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    Fort Hamilton St. Patrick's Day Brunch

    The Fort Hamilton Community Club invites you to the St. Patrick's Day Brunch on March 17, 11am-2pm, to enjoy a delicious Irish themed Brunch.

    Click here for more information.

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    CUNY Graduate Hall in New York, NY

    Veterans and Families Career Hiring Fair

    The Division of Military and Naval Affairs offers a Veterans and Families Career Hiring Fair on March 19, 9am-2pm.

    An employment workshop runs 9am-11am and will focus on resume writing, military skill transition, networking, and interview skills. The hiring fair runs 11am-2pm. 

    Register here.

     

  • Tuesday, March 19, 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 March 19, 11am-12:30pm. 

    Email or call to RSVP no later than March 14.

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    Manhattan in New York, NY

    Knitting Lessons for Veterans

    Attend Knitting Lessons for Veterans on March 27, 5:30-7:30pm. This will be a beginner knitting lesson for veterans that are interested in learning to knit. All supplies will be provided. 

    There have been studies done that prove that knitting is a great coping mechanism for depression, anxiety, ptsd or just everyday life stress. 

    Light refreshments will be served. Please bring your veteran id or DD-214 for access.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:30 AM

    Fort Hamilton Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton hosts its annual Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony on March 28, 11:30am.

  • Friday, March 29, 2019 at 08:30 AM

    2019 Women's Resilience Conference

    The Center for Bronx Nonprofits presents the 2019 Women's Resilience Conference on March 29, 8:30am-3:30pm. Come to this all-day conference and share the experiences of women embracing their place as leaders in their communities. The day will include pop-up table talks with speakers from a variety of sectors and workshops on civic engagement, the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, and the role self-care plays in our lives.  

    Featuring a Keynote Address by NYC Department of Veterans’ Services Commissioner Loree Sutton, MD (Brig. Gen. – Ret.)

    Breakfast & Lunch provided.

    Email to RSVP.

  • Friday, March 29, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The New Cold War

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Why the New Cold War Is More Dangerous Than the One We Survived on March 29, at 7pm. Led by Stephen F. Cohen, The Nation, New York University, Princeton 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.