Join Vet Church and the Veterans Spirituality Ministry at Washington National Cathedral for a late night pilgrimage at the Cathedral. Gathering outside the cathedral just before midnight, we'll undertake a journey of healing, connection, and blessing as we move into the building and are led in periods of silence and song, guided reflection and shared prayer. Those of all faiths and none are welcome.
Up Top Acres and the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) are joining forces once more to host another special Veterans Comedy Show at one of Up Top's rooftop farms. This performance will feature comedians who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program, the first stand-up comedy class in the country for veterans. The event will provide a platform for veteran comedians to showcase their talents and tell their hilarious stories in front of members of the DC community. Saturday, June 23rd from 7:30-10:00PM. Tickets are $15.
For Memorial Day weekend, George C. Marshall High School's Class of 2019 will create a Field of Honor in front of the high school along Route 7. We invite you to support the Field of Honor and the class of 2019 by sponsoring a flag (s) to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military or to recognize the service of a veteran or an active duty service member.
2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit will be held Thursday and Friday June 14 & 15 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. This event brings together veterans, community leaders, employers, and government agencies from the federal, state, and local levels to raise awareness about the services and benefits offered specifically for women veterans. The summit will also host exhibitors whose mission involves the wellness and wholeness of women veterans and feature notable presenters.
Active Duty and National Guard/Reserve members can volunteer to be a part of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth, America’s National Independence Day Celebration. Volunteer service members will represent all men and women in the armed forces as special guests. Registering enters you for an opportunity to attend this year’s concerts. Due to popular demand, attendees will be randomly selected. Seating is limited so please sign up early. Selected attendees will be notified by email with further event details.
The Middleburg Community Center will be hosting their first ever National Armed Forces Day Celebration. The event will be held on Thursday May 24th from noon – 2pm. Veterans of all eras and their families are invited.
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is seeking volunteers for Memorial Day weekend. They are holding their annual National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camps in Arlington, VA. Many different opportunities available. Register now!
TedxTysons will be holding their next salon event at Vinson Hall Retirement Community on Thursday, May 17th for an after-work affair. The theme is New Target: From active duty to serving the community… How do the skills learned in the military translate when changing teams, companies or communities? However you serve, setting NEW TARGETs creates challenges that require focus, listening, understanding, and communicating. How do we learn the language of the new tribe? Storytelling and action are universal elements that not only shape but transcend team and self.
Manassas Ballet Theatre closes their 2017-18 season with an original and very personal ballet, COLIN: SON, MARINE, HERO, in honor of Memorial Day. FREE tickets to active duty, veterans and first responders for the entire run of the show. May 18, 19 & 20.
County Executive Ike Leggett, local officials and Vietnam War veterans will dedicate the Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on Monday, May 21, at 1 p.m., at Memorial Plaza, which is located at the Government Complex Center Terrace, 101 Monroe Street, in Rockville.