November 11

11/11 Friday

Veterans Day 2016 Special Free Movie Screening

  • Friday, November 11, 2016. Doors open at 4pm
  • AMC Loews 34th Street
    IMAX Theater, 312 W.
    34th Street

Veterans Advantage and IMAX invite you and your guests to this special screening of “Sully”.

From Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood (“American Sniper,” “Mililon Dollar Baby”) comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ drama “Sully”, starring Oscar winner Tom Hanks (“Bridge of Spies,” “Forrest Gump”) as Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, , an Air Force Academy graduate and veteran.

Open for Active Duty Military, Veterans and their Families. Seats available on first-come, first-serve, basis. RSVP here.

Veterans Day Savings at Bed Bath & Beyond

  • Bed Bath & Beyond locations nationwide

In honor of Veterans Day, Bed Bath & Beyond is offering 25% off an entire in-store purchase made between Nov. 7 and Nov. 11 by military members, military retirees, veterans, and their immediate family members through Veterans Advantage. Participating stores also include Christmas Tree Shops, Buy Buy Baby, Harmon Face Values, Harmon Discount, & Cost Plus World Markets. Simply show your VetRewards Card from Veterans Advantage in store at checkout and save 25% on your entire cart.

NYC Mayor’s Veterans Breakfast

  • Gracie Mansion
  • 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    By invitation only

Mayor Bill de Blasio will honor veterans, military members and their families during a private breakfast.

Wreath Ceremony/The Eternal Flame

  • Madison Square Park
    Madison Ave.
    New York, NY 10010

The United War Veterans Council will hold a traditional wreath-laying ceremony at the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park at 10 a.m. The ceremony will also feature speakers, performers, a rifle salute and the playing of Taps. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Concern Middle Island Housing Lottery

  • Concern Middle Island in Middle Island, NY

Concern Middle Island is a mixed-use Supportive Housing program designed to provide housing and supportive services for adults with disabilities and low-income individuals and families from the community. All renters will enjoy the project’s amenities which include laundry facilities, a fitness room, a community room, and a computer room/library. It is located at 147 Rocky Point Road, Middle Island.

This project has 20 one-bedroom, 47 two-bedroom, and 5 three-bedroom apartments for low-income individuals and families from the community. Eligible applicants for these units:

  • Must be over eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must meet income limits (units are available for households at 50%, 60% and 90% AMI)
  • Full-time students are not eligible
  • In addition, this project has 30 studio and 20 one-bedroom apartments for adults with disabilities. Eligible applicants for these units:
  • Must be over eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must have a primary psychiatric diagnosis (Axis I)
  • Must meet the criteria of homeless, as defined by the New York State Homeless Housing and Assistance Program
  • Must have a history of high Medicaid usage
  • Must be willing to execute a lease
  • Must meet income limits (30% of AMI)
  • Applications for these units must be received through the Suffolk County Single Point of Access
  • Smoking is prohibited in all of Concern’s housing programs, buildings, and vehicles. Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor areas only.

The postmark deadline for initial applications is November 11, 2016. Applications can only be processed for the initial lottery if they are mailed to Concern for Independent Living, PO Box 51, West Sayville, NY 11796. Applications may not be hand delivered or mailed to any other address. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request. Additional information can be found here.

Veterans Day Breakfast

  • La Fontana in Staten Island, NY

The Vietnam Veterans of America hosts a Veterans Day Breakfast on November 11, 8:30am. Free for veterans and military personnel as a way of saying thank you for your service.

The breakfast will be followed by a Veterans Day Observance ceremony at 10:30am at the WWI Memorial at Ocean View Cemetery (3315 Amboy Road).

America’s Parade on Veterans Day

  • Manhattan in New York, NY

America’s Parade 2016 on November 11 will commemorate the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. The parade features over 250 groups and 20,000+ participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, civic and youth groups, businesses, and top high school marching bands from across America. Floats, military and vintage vehicles and other special elements add to the excitement, which is viewed by over half a million spectators.

The parade is preceded by the traditional Opening Ceremony in Madison Square Park (24th Street & Fifth Avenue). The ceremony begins at 10am and concludes with a wreath laying at the Eternal Light Monument at 11am. The parade kicks off at 11:15am and travels up 5th Ave.

For more information, click here.

After Fire Documentary Screening

  • IFC Center in New York, NY

New documentary After Fire will premiere at DOC NYC on November 11th, 7pm. Group discounts will be available. There will be a reception following the premiere.

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The Great War and Ireland’s Easter Rising

  • The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Great War and Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising on November 11, at 7pm. Led by Paul V. Walsh, NYMAS.

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.