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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, November 09, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Post Office Cafe in Babylon, NY

    Women Marines Association Lunch NY-7

    The Women Marines Association has a Drop-In Lunch on November 9, 12-2:30pm. Get together to chat and swap stories over lunch. Food is available to order - pay your own way. 

    RSVP to Stacy by November 5. Carpool transportation may be available; call in advance.

  • Friday, November 09, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    World War I New York

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War on November 9, at 7pm. Led by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, Author. 

    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, November 10, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    RIP Medical Debt Office in New York, NY

    RIP Medical Debt Veterans Summit

    RIP Medical Debt offers a Military/Veteran Medical Debt Summit on November 10, 9am-5pm. Enjoy coffee and rolls beginning at 8am, with a lunch buffet provided. 

    This is an event for key players in their industries who want to meet, share ideas, and formulate action plans that will see Americans freed from the terrible burden of unpaid and unpayable medical debt.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 03:00 PM

    Voices From War at Lewis Latimer House

    Voices From War celebrates and honors veterans and veteran stories in the historic home of African-American inventor and Union Army Civil War veteran Lewis H. Latimer on November 10, 3-5pm. Come hear original writing by Voices From War participants on Veterans Day Weekend: Omar Columbus, Rafael Diaz, Emmanuel Duvivier, Ellen Emerson, Leo Farley, Ted Hayes.

    Register free here.

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    La Fontana Restaurant in Staten Island, NY

    Staten Island Veterans Day Breakfast

    Enjoy Veterans Day Breakfast at La Fontana Restaurant on November 11, 8:30am on Staten Island. Free to all Veterans and Military Personnel. Hosted by La Fontana Restaurant and Rolling Thunder Chapter 2 NY.

     

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Veterans Day Parade 2018

    Don't miss the 2018 Veterans Day Parade on November 11. The opening ceremony begins at 10:30am in Madison Square Park. The parade follows at approximately 11:15am - 3pm along 5th Ave. You can also see the broadcast on PIX11, American Forces Network and live stream on military.com from 12pm-3pm. 

     

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Saint John's Cathedral in Paterson, NJ

    Veterans Day Memorial Mass

    St. John's Cathedral in Paterson, NJ, hosts a Veterans Day Memorial Mass on November 11, 11:30am. A World War I plaque rededication ceremony will follow. Honoring the 21 fallen parishioners of St. John's Cathedral and the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of WWI.

  • Monday, November 12, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    American Airlines Theatre in New York, NY

    AITAF 10th Annual Broadway Show

    Arts in the Armed Forces holds their 10th Annual Broadway Show on November 12. Enjoy a staged reading of True West by Sam Shepard, directed by Sam Gold. 

    Free reception begins at 5:30pm. Performance begins at 7pm, with a Q&A with the cast and creative team following at 9pm.

    The entire event is free for veterans, current servicemen and women, military families and caregivers (proof of service required).

    Tickets are available here.

  • Monday, November 12, 2018 at 07:30 PM
    AMC Empire 25 in New York, NY

    From Shock to Awe Documentary Screening

    Attend From Shock to Awe, a Documentary Screening on November 12, 7:30-9:45pm. 

    From Shock to Awe tells the story on how do we heal our deepest wounds. It shows the intimate transformational journey of two U.S. combat veterans (and their families) who suffer from severe trauma, abandoning pharmaceuticals to seek relief through the mind-expanding world of cannabis, ayahuasca, and MDMA. Recent scientific research coupled with a psychedelic renaissance reveals that these substances can be used to heal PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) for individuals and their families. Beyond the personal stories, From Shock to Awe illuminates fundamental questions about war, the pharmaceutical industry, and the US legal system.

    Tickets must be purchased before November 5. 

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 09:30 AM
    Citi Field in Queens, NY

    Inaugural Mets Military Transition Summit

    The New York City Mets offer the Inaugural Mets Military Transition Summit on November 13, 9:30am - 3pm. 

    Various Workshops include: Digital Networking, Resume Building, Interview Preparation, Entrepreneurship, Veterans' Panel, Resume Review, and Career & Education Networking.

    The event is open to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses, with a capacity of 100 attendees. 

    Register here.