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:

  • Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    Cosmos and Damian Adult Home in Staten Island, NY

    DAV Staten Island Veterans BBQ

    Disabled American Veterans (DAV) hosts a BBQ for veterans at Cosmos and Damian Adult Home on May 23, 11:30am.

  • Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Success Garden in Brooklyn, NY

    Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

    Attend the Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on May 23, 12-3pm. Enjoy performances and special honors from Brooklyn Mobile Tour. Veterans of all eras are welcome.

    Hosted by Bonello Productions. Email to RSVP.

  • Monday, May 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Staten Island in Staten Island, NY

    Staten Island Annual Memorial Day Parade

    The Annual Memorial Day Parade in Staten Island will step off on May 25, 12pm from the intersection of Forest Avenue and Hart Boulevard. It will proceed down Forest Avenue to the Stop and Shop near Jewitt Avenue. The reviewing stand will be near Blessed Sacrament Church, at Forest Avenue and Manor Road.

  • Monday, May 25, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Great Neck in Great Neck, NY

    Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade

    Enjoy the Annual Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade on May 25, 2pm. The largest parade of its kind in the nation caps a day of memorial ceremonies, features more than 14 marching bands, hundreds of vehicles and floats, and thousands of marchers. After the parade, thousands of free hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza slices are handed out, followed by a free concert featuring Voices for Veterans Band.

    See more day of event information here.

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    The Esplanade Senior Residences in Staten Island, NY

    DAV Staten Island Veterans BBQ

    Disabled American Veterans (DAV) hosts a BBQ for veterans at The Esplanade Senior Residences on May 27, 11:30am.

  • Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    Sunrise Senior Living in Staten Island, NY

    DAV Pizza Party

    Disabled American Veterans (DAV) sponsors a pizza party for veterans at Sunrise Senior Living on May 28, 11:30am.

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    *CANCELLED* The CIA and the Tet Offensive

    *CANCELLED*

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The CIA and the Tet Offensive on May 29, at 7-8:45pm. Led by John Prados from The National Security Archive.

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. No RSVP required. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

    nymas.org

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Hilton Brooklyn New York in Brooklyn, NY

    MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair

    *Rescheduled from March 24*

    Meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from local businesses to Fortune 500 corporations at MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair on June 10, 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.

  • Friday, June 12, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    *CANCELLED* Civil War Logistics

    *CANCELLED*

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation on June 12, at 7-8:45pm. Led by Earl J. Hess, Stewart W. McClelland Chair in History, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn.

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. No RSVP required. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

    nymas.org

  • Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 02:00 PM

    Patriot Brass Ensemble Flag Day Concert

    The Patriot Brass Ensemble presents a Flag Day Concert on June 14, 2-4pm. It is a private event, but you may request a ticket here.

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