11/12 Thursday

CUNY Veteran Celebration Fair

  • NYC College of Technology
    300 Jay St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

Veterans will be honored at the Veteran Celebration Fair hosted by the NYC College of Technology. A number of organizations and companies are attending, providing veteran students from CUNY College campuses the opportunity to mingle and build connections. For more information, email veterans@citytech.cuny.edu.

All Veteran Artist Program

  • David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
    10 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York, NY 10023

The Veteran Artist Program presents their 2015 NYC Veterans Day Showcase in partnership with Lincoln Center and Wild Turkey Bourbon. The show will feature work by professional veteran artists in music, theater, film, dance, poetry and prose, and will be hosted by James P. Connolly. The event will start at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, click here.

IAVA Dinner

  • Cipriani
    110 East 42nd St.
    New York, NY 10017
  • by invitation only

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) – a veteran empowerment organization addressing health and benefit issues faced by veterans – will host their ninth annual Heroes Gala, with special guest Stephen Colbert, at Cipriani. For more information, click here.

Chelsea Opera Presents: “Glory Denied”

  • St. Peter’s Church
    346 West 20th Street
    New York, NY 10011

Glory Denied is the true story of Col. Floyd “Jim” Thompson, the longest-held prisoner of war in American history. Adapted from Tom Philpott’s book of the same name, Glory Denied is a powerful musical account of Col. Thompson’s story. The event is free to active duty military and all veterans receive a special discount on tickets. Learn more about the event, which starts at 7:30 p.m., and buy tickets here.