Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. Looking for resources or help? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 09:00 AM
    online in New York, NY

    HVNCVR Women's Warrior Writers Group - Military Only

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR) will host a Women's Warrior Writers Group via Zoon on Tuesday, February 15, 9-11am (EST).  This is for active duty and veterans only.  This is a 6-week session; attend all or join any workshop during the 6 weeks.

    Warrior Writers offers writing prompts and feedback to activate the sharing of stories, opinions, and ideas about various military issues and experiences.  These welcoming and casual workshops often inspire veterans and family members to record their own history and release bottled-up thoughts and stories artistically.

    To register, contact:

    Jessica Bugbee - [email protected]

    Penny Lee - [email protected]

    Zoom Meeting ID: 527 401 7756

    Workshop dates:

    January 11, 18, 25

    February 1, 8, 15

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 06:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    HVNCVR Women's Warrior Writers Group - Military, Friends & Family

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR) will host a Women's Warrior Writers Group via Zoon on Wednesday, February 16, 6-8pm (EST).  This is for active duty, veterans, family members, friends and supporters.  This is a 6-week session; attend all or join any workshop during the 6 weeks.

    Warrior Writers offers writing prompts and feedback to activate the sharing of stories, opinions, and ideas about various military issues and experiences.  These welcoming and casual workshops often inspire veterans and family members to record their own history and release bottled-up thoughts and stories artistically.

    To register, contact:

    Jessica Bugbee - [email protected]

    Penny Lee - [email protected]

    Zoom Meeting ID: 527 401 7756

    Workshop dates:

    January 12, 19, 26

    February 2, 9, 16

  • Friday, February 18, 2022 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    HVNCVR PTSD Group

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration will host a PTSD Group via Zoom on Friday, February 18, 3-4pm (EST).  

    Symptoms of PTSD can occur during peacetime, training or war.  Join this group for open discussion and activities that can help.

    To register, contact Jessica Bugbee:

    [email protected]

    1-845-481-4004

    Zoom Meeting ID: 527 401 7756

    This meeting is held every Friday.

  • Monday, February 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM
    online in New York, NY

    Virtual Tai Chi for Veterans

    The NYC and White Plains Veterans Centers, in parntership with BetterBalanceNY, present Virtual Tai Chi for Veterans on Monday, February 21, 11:30am (EST).

    Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art with a unique practice method that has incredible health benefits for arthritis, anxiety, pain management, blood pressure, and especially for balance.
    Tai Chi Flow Class consists of traditional Tai Chi movements presented in a familiar, easy-to-follow exercise class format. Just follow along and enjoy the flow!

    This is a 6-week virtual course that meets on the following Mondays:
    January 17, 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21

    Family members and caregivers are welcome to participate!

    To sign up, email [email protected] or contact Richard Cartagena at [email protected]

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center Self Care is Not Selfish Series

    The Manhattan Vet Center will offer a series, Self Care is Not Selfish, that will meet every other Wednesday at the Vet Center.  On Wednesday, February 23, 4pm the session will be All About Your Emotions.  This series will be facilitated by Najwah Williams, LMSW, Readjustment Counselor.  

    For more information, contact Najwah Williams at:

    [email protected]

    212-951-6866 ext. 5051

  • Friday, February 25, 2022 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    HVNCVR PTSD Group

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration will host a PTSD Group via Zoom on Friday, February 25, 3-4pm (EST).  

    Symptoms of PTSD can occur during peacetime, training or war.  Join this group for open discussion and activities that can help.

    To register, contact Jessica Bugbee:

    [email protected]

    1-845-481-4004

    Zoom Meeting ID: 527 401 7756

    This meeting is held every Friday.

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center Self Care is Not Selfish Series

    The Manhattan Vet Center will offer a series, Self Care is Not Selfish, that will meet every other Wednesday at the Vet Center.  On Wednesday, March 9, 4pm the session will be on Spiritual Connectedness.  This series will be facilitated by Najwah Williams, LMSW, Readjustment Counselor.  

    For more information, contact Najwah Williams at:

    [email protected]

    212-951-6866 ext. 5051

  • Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 08:30 AM

    Intrepid Museum Early Morning Opening: Fun & Games

    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host Fun & Games, an Early Morning Opening program on Saturday, March 19, 8:30-11:00am.

    Life on the aircraft carrier Intrepidwas hard work, but sailors still found ways to have fun! Explore Intrepid to find out how sailors had fun while at sea and make connections to your own favorite games and experiences.

    The Intrepid Museum offers Early Morning Openings for children with autism (ages 3-18) and their families before the Museum opens to the public! Families receive a sensory bag with interactive activities designed for the whole family, and explore the Museum without the crowds! Participants receive a social narrative ahead of time.  Museum educators lead short, interactive tours designed for all learners, as well as drop-in art activities and structured social/play opportunities. 

    Families must check in by 9:30am. After the Museum opens to the public at 10:00am, the interactive Exploreum will stay closed to the public until 11:00am.

    Register is not open yet for this event.

  • Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 01:00 PM

    Intrepid Family Days: Engineering is Everywhere!

    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host Intrepid Family Days: Fun with Photography! on Saturday, January 22, 1-4pm at the Museum.  How do airplanes fly? How do boats float? These are design challenges that engineers solve. Learn more about the form and function of the ship and objects in the Museum’s collection. Explore historic spaces, view exhibits with a Museum educator, and participate in hands-on STEM activities all about how engineers meet certain needs through design!

    Visit the Intrepid Museum on select Saturday afternoons throughout 2022 during Intrepid Family Days! Explore the historic ship with themed, guided tours and drop-in activities for the whole family. Activities free with admission. Pre-registration is required for educator-led tours.

    Registration opens February 21,2022

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center Self Care is Not Selfish Series

    The Manhattan Vet Center will offer a series, Self Care is Not Selfish, that will meet every other Wednesday at the Vet Center.  On Wednesday, March 23, 4pm the session will be on Mindfulness and Meditation.  This series will be facilitated by Najwah Williams, LMSW, Readjustment Counselor.  

    For more information, contact Najwah Williams at:

    [email protected]

    212-951-6866 ext. 5051

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