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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. 

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  • Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    The Brownstone in Paterson, NJ

    Stakeholders Awards Breakfast

    The 4th Annual Stakeholders Awards Breakfast will honor those who have given exemplary service to our veteran community on March 30, 9am-12pm.

    Purchase general admission tickets here for $35 and enjoy a special breakfast.

    Distinguished Award Honorees include: Passaic County – John Swank, American Legion Riders Post 174; Morris County – Jim Feeney, Welcome Home Vets, Order of the Purple Heart; Sussex County – Patty Green, Sussex Elks; Essex County – Emerson Crooks, Newark Stand Down, Mental Health Association; Bergen County – Jim Tedesco, Bergen County Executive; Hudson County – John Carey, Mark Villamar, Hoboken American Legion Post 107; Union County – Michael Boll, Operation Rebound; Regional Award – Kelly Mazzocchi, Stirling Elks; Religious Award – TBA; Educational Award – Ann Treadaway, Rutgers; Women’s Veteran Award – Lucy Delgaudio; Middlesex - Paul Sansone, Sansone Auto Group.

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Bayridge Salvation Army in Brooklyn, NY

    Dorie Miller Women's Summit

    American Legion Dorie Miller 213 Auxiliary hosts a Women's Summit on March 30, 10am-3pm. The event is open to women veterans, military spouses, women in the community, teenage women, and young adult women. Lunch is provided.

    Contact Norvo Hall to RSVP.

    www.doriemillerpost213.org

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 12:30 PM

    Blue Star Families Healthier and Happier You

    Blue Star Families offers A Healthier and Happier You on March 30, 12:30-2pm for caregivers and their families. 

    Partner Stand Beside Them provides life, health, and career coaching as well as tools and strategies to help you live a better 2019! Whether it is seeking employment, starting a new business, going back to school, or trying something totally new that aligns with your skills and values, Stand Beside Them will help you get on the right path. Enjoy a day of presentations, mini-coaching sessions, and networking. Lunch will be provided.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Mickey Spillane's in Eastchester, NY

    Pints for Pat

    Attend Pints for Pat on March 30, 7-9pm. Enjoy raffles, silent auctions, and live entertainment.

    Pints For Pat is a fundraising program held in honor and memory of Pat Tillman. Continuing the tradition that began in Tempe, Arizona, the event is designed to spread the mission of the Pat Tillman Foundation and provide direct support to the Tillman Scholars who carry on Pat’s legacy of leadership and service.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY

    Hofstra Law Veterans Free Legal Assistance and Tax Filing

    The Veterans Legal Assistance Project at Hofstra University offers Free Legal Assistance and Tax Filing for Veterans on March 31, 9am-1pm. Consult with attorneys on Elder Law, Tax, Wills, Estates, Family Law, Disability, Housing, Bankruptcy, etc. 

    For more information or to schedule a FREE one hour consultation, contact the Hofstra Veterans Legal Assistance Project.

  • Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    New York Historical Society in New York, NY

    Meet and Greet with Deborah Sampson

    The New York Historical Society hosts a Meet and Greet with Deborah Sampson on March 31, 11am-4pm. 

    Deborah Sampson, the first woman to enlist, to fight, and to be honorably discharged from the American military captivates audiences in an hour-long program chronicling her life. An indentured servant by age five, Deborah grew up in a man's world, where women were naught but second-class citizens. Without the ability to vote or to own property, Deborah knew her options were limited; breaking the rules may be necessary to accomplish a greater goal in life.

    Discuss Deborah Sampson's arduous upbringing, one and a half years of active combat, and success as the first female professional soldier through interactive stories, military drills, and authentic colonial attire. A partnership with History at Play.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Queens College in Flushing, NY

    Queens Veterans and Family Resource Fair

    The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs, Queens Vet Center, and Queens College present a Veterans and Family Resource Fair on April 9, 10am-2pm. The event is open to any and all veterans, service members and their families anywhere in New York City and state. Learn more about legal, housing, benefits and social resources available. Enjoy light refreshments and lunch.

  • Friday, April 12, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The Grosse Importance of Kleine Krieg

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Grosse Importance of Kleine Krieg: Logistics, Operations, and "Little War" in the late 17th Century Low Countries on April 12, at 7pm. Led by John Stapleton, U.S. Military Academy at West Point. 

    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 20, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Mosaic Prep Academy in New York, NY

    Mission Continues Earth Day at Mosaic Prep

    The Mission Continues Harlem Platoon returns to Mosaic Prep Academy on April 20, 9:30am-2pm, to participate in a large day of service, geared towards revitalizing the school so that it is safe and optimizes student's learning experience. 

    This Earth Day, the platoon will build the school new benches and garden beds so that the school can restart its agriculture program to teach its scholars about fruits, vegetables, and the joys of growing food. 

    Register here.

  • Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    Fort Hamilton Easter Brunch

    Fort Hamilton offers an Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt on April 21, 11am-3pm. 

    Members: $35 / Guests: $40 / Children: $20 (ages 4-12)

    Call to RSVP.