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Outside Events of Interest to our Members  
Here's a sample of what some of our allied organizations are doing.

There is no shortage of organizations in New York City dedicated to the maritime services. See below for a small taste of upcoming and ongoing events from a few of our favorites. For more information and to confirm dates and times, click on the links in each entry to visit their websites.

If your organization would like to be listed here, please contact us at info@nynavyleague.org.

Join the New-York Historical Society for a screening of the 1940 film The Fighting 69th as a part of their Centennial Summer celebration. The film is based on the real-life exploits of New York City's 69th Infantry Regiment during World War I. Bert Cunningham, a regimental historian, will give an introduction prior to the screening. The event will take place on August 18 from 6:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street. Tickets are free and can be reserved online or by calling 212-485-9268.

The New-York Historical Society will host a screening of the 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy as a part of their Centennial Cummer celebration. The film recounts the life of George Cohen, from penning the World War I song "Over There" to accepting the Congressional Gold Medal. The event will take place on August 25 from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street. Tickets are free and can be reserved online or by calling 212-485-9268.

Artist Steve Alpert will lead an art workshop for veterans at Fordham Lincoln Center. The fall workshop, beginning September 6, will meet on Wednesdays from 6:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. The workshop will include group discussion, music, writing, meditation and guest artists. As space is limited, contact Steve at stevealpert7@gmail.com to enroll or learn more.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host an Intrepid After Hours event for military veterans and servicemembers. The event will take place on September 20 from 4:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Guests are invited to explore the crowd-free museum, participate in a group activity and enjoy a catered dinner. Advance registration is required. To register, email access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5158.

The Museum of the City of New York will display their exhibit "Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York" through October 9. The exhibit features rarely displayed posters and flyers, magazine artworks, sheet music covers and more examining themes such as nationalism, fear of immigration and conflicts over freedom of expression.

Help support the River Towns Young Marines by sponsoring their Walk to Fight Youth Drug Use/Abuse/Addiction on October 14 at 10 A.M. in Tibbetts Brook Park, Yonkers, NY. To become a sponsor or acquire additional information, contact Lu Caldara at 914-941-2118 or LLC1@westchestergov.com.

Andy Carroll and the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University are initiating a "Million Letters Campaign." The goal of their campaign is to collect and preserve war-related correspondance in an effort to honor the stories of veterans, troops, and loved ones. Carroll is travelling nationwide to speak about the importance these letters and meet with those who contribute to the campaign. Further information on the campaign and Carroll's contact information can be found on the CAWL website

Veterans and military families can enjoy free sports, concerts and other events through the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, a new partner of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Visit them online to create a free account, verify your military service, then request tickets from a selection of hundreds of events across the country. A small dellivery fee will apply when you receive tickets.

Carnegie Hall offers veterans a 30% box office discount on tickets to every one of their presentations throughout their season — close to 200 performances every year.

The SUNY University Center for Academic and Workforce Development helps to promote educational and vocational opportunities for adults throughout New York State. The UCAWD provides academic services, job training and opportunites for employment through 12 SUNY Educational Opportunity Centers. The 30+ Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking labs provide access to current technology for economically challenged neighborhoods, allowing users to improve their academic and vocational skills.

Steven Getzoff publishes his e-zine, Steve Getzoff's Active Military and Veterans E-Zine, each week, providing readers a compilation of articles and upcoming events of interest. To subscribe, provide input, or share articles or announcements, contact Getzoff at stevenmgetzoff@outlook.com.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium provides audio podcasts of their past Friday Evening Talks. Recordings of the free and public talks can access them here.

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