Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance.

Stay up to date on Veterans Day 2019 activities!

  • Friday, November 15, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, NJ

    HCCC Veterans Day Art Cafe

    Hudson County Community College Department of Cultural Affairs presents a Veterans Day Art Cafe on November 15, 8:30-9:30am. Stroll the gallery and meet other local veterans. HCCC alumnus and Jersey City Police Officer Leon Tucker, Jr. will lead a discussion on the life and legacy as an American veteran.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    Intrepid Inaugural Veterans Job & Resource Fair

    The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum hosts its inaugural Veterans Job & Resource Fair on November 15, 12-6pm. Open to veterans and their spouses, the Museum’s goal is to connect this community to available resource partners and employment and networking opportunities. Throughout the day, workshops led by experts will be offered that are geared towards job acquisition and expanding professional development.

    Job seekers can register here.

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

    Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State on November 15, at 7pm. Led by Karen J. Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School. 

    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.

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Financial District in New York, NY

    Free Wills for Veterans

    Volunteers of Legal Service offers Free Wills for Veterans on November 20, 9am, for those with limited resources, low income, 60+ years or older. Get your life planning documents done for free by a lawyer - including wills, power of attorney, medical advance directives.

    Call or email to arrange an appointment.

  • Friday, November 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Towers on the Green in Queens, NY

    Project STAND Military & 1st Responders Appreciation Night

    Come spend the night celebrating our Armed Forces & 1st Responders on November 22, 6:30-10:30pm, and help raise money for Project STAND. Project STAND was established to support active military and Veterans as a result of a sudden emergency or hardship. Every man and woman that has honorably served deserves for us to stand up and do our part – Project STAND is that place.

    Attendees who are military or 1st responders are asked to please wear your dress uniform to represent your branch or unit of service.

    DJ / Raffles / Valet Parking / Formal Attire

    Cocktail Hour
    3 Course Meal BUFFET
    Water, Soft Drinks, Beer, & Wine Included
    Other Alcohol Cash Bar

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    202 Italian Bistro Restaurant in Lincoln Park, NJ

    Thanksgiving Dinner for Veterans

    Veterans and their families may enjoy Free Thanksgiving Dinner on November 28, with seatings at 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm. Open to all veterans and their family members, regardless of income, whether you served here or abroad. 

    Enjoy a 4-course traditional Thanksgiving meal with: soup, salad, roast turkey entree with stuffing and sides, dessert with coffee or tea, served at your table.

    For more information and tickets, call Steve at 973-696-0369. Tickets will specify a seating time. Organizations that serve veterans may call to collect tickets for veteran attendees. Disabled veterans are encouraged to attend as the restaurant is handicapped accessible.

    Sponsored by the owners of 202 Italian Bistro.

  • Monday, December 02, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Sgt. Michael Labetti VFW Post in Staten Island, NY

    VA Town Hall with Martina Parauda

    Congressman Max Rose and the Director of Brooklyn VA Hospital Martina Parauda host a Town Hall on December 2, 11am. 

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Salesforce in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews NYC Customer Experience

    Attend Bunker Brews NYC: Improving Customer Experience on December 5, 6-9pm. 

    Attend a special holiday Bunker Brews at Salesforce Tower on the newly opened Ohana Floors, high atop the Salesforce offices in NYC. Building a strong network of contacts can take you anywhere, so they'll facilitate networking how-to's to supercharge your connections, enabling you to bring value to yourself and others through the powerful currency of relationships.

    And speaking of relationships, Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM) solution that brings companies and customers together. Learn how Salesforce can help your company, and how it accelerates careers for transitioning veterans and milspouses via Vetforce.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY

    Community Strong Back to Basics

    Community Strong presents Back to Basics, Long Island’s 5th Annual Symposium dedicated to supporting military members, veterans, and families on December 6. 

    Military and Veteran attendees can get direct on-the-spot help and answers from experts and service providers who can offer guidance, advocacy, and resource navigation to veterans and family members. As always, the symposium is free for veterans, military, and their families.

    Students and service providers will receive practical information, instructional strategies, and professional techniques for engaging and supporting veterans.
    Up to 6 Social Work, Mental Health Counselor, and CASAC CEUs will be available.

    More information and a registration link is forthcoming.

  • Friday, December 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Why Pearl Harbor? Behind Japan’s Planning

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Why Pearl Harbor?  Behind Japan’s Planning on December 6, at 7pm. Led by Theodore F. Cook, Jr., from William Paterson University of New Jersey / NYMAS Board

    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.