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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.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on January 19 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Afghanistan: Britain's Imperial Misadventures by author Jules Stewart. This event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate the rich cultures that make up New York at the DiMenna Children's History Museum's We the People Family Benefit Party on January 20 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The party will take place at the New-York Historical Society (170 Central Park West, New York, NY). The event will feature hands-on activities, visits from historical figures, and terrific food. For more information about the event and ticket pricing, visit the New-York Historical Society website here

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host Intrepid and Space, an after-hours event exclusively for military veterans and active duty service members. Attendees will learn about the experiences of Intrepid crew members during astronaut recovery missions. There will be peer discussions, a creative exercise, and a catered dinner. The event will take place on January 22 from 4:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tickets are free, but registration is required. To register, call 646-381-5158 or contact access@intrepidmuseum.org.

Join Staten Island's National Lighthouse Museum on January 28 at 3:00 P.M. for The Accidental Sailor - Storytelling by Nelson Simon. He will recount the story of how he signed up as a last-minute crew member of the Anne Kristine, thinking it would be a leisurely cruise, and ended up facing "the Perfect Storm." The storytelling will be followed by a reception. To find more information and to purchase tickets, visit the museum's website here.

Join the Health Advocates for Older People on February 1 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. for an intimate Valentine Cabaret. The evening will include a performance by Steve Ross, a renowned cabaret performer, and a cocktail reception. It will take place at the House of the Redeemer (7 E 95th Street, New York, NY). Tickets are $125 through January 23, $150 through January 31 and $175 at the door. To purchase tickets online, visit the Health Advocates website. For more information, call 212-980-1700 or email info.hafop@gmail.com.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on February 2 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk isThe Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War  by Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations. This event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate Valentine's Day early at the National Lighthouse Museum's third annual Lighthouses Are For Lovers and Friends Cabaret. The event will take place on February 3 at 7:00 P.M. at the museum (200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, NY). The cabaret will feature a performance by Kim Grogg Marin and Friends and will include refreshments. Tickets for the cabaret are $75 and can be purchased via the National Lighthouse Museum's website.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on Febraury 16 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Capturing War: Veterans and Fiction by MAJ Ben Griffin of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on March 2 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Elvis' Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield by Brian McAllister Linn of Texas A&M University. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on March 16 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Attu: Creating Japan's 'Death Before Surrender' Ideology by Theodore F. Cook, Jr of William Patterson University of New Jersey and the NYMAS board. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on March 23 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power by Alfred W. McCoy of the University of Wisconsin. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on April 6 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Combat Reflections: Afghanistan by CPT Antonio Salinas of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on April 20 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Great War at Sea, 1914-18 by Stanley Carpenter of the U.S Naval War College. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on May 4 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Ghosts of Langley: Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness by John Prados of the National Security Archive. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on May 14 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Suicide of Greece: The Saga of the Peloponnesian Wars by historian Mark Herman. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on June 1 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is What Russia Can Teach Us About War by Reina Pennington of Norwich University. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on June 15 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Merging Competing Militaries After Civil War by Roy Licklider of Rutgers University and the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. This event is free and open to the public.

If you're still looking for last minute gift ideas, check out the National Lighthouse Museum's lighthouse boat tours. Choose from the seven great tours that the museum has to offer throughout 2018. For more information, visit the National Lighthouse Museum website or call 718-390-0040.

Columbia University presents free online courses to help student veterans transition from active service to higher eduction. Click here for details.

The Brooklyn Veterans Treatment Court is seeking military veterans to serve as mentors to fellow veterans involved in the criminal justice system. Continue to serve and be a battle buddy for a veteran in need. For more information and/or to volunteer, please contact Veterans Peer Specialist Anthony Tamburello IV at atambure@courts.state.ny.us.  

Veterans of all United States Armed Forces can now shop online with CGX and AAFES, gaining access to exclusive miitary pricing on name-brand products, exclusive credit opportuities and more. The first step is to get verified at VetVerify.org, so start today and get ready to save.

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 be accessed here.

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