The DC VA Medical Center's Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council is supporting a Mental Health & Community Awareness Conference including discussion on the opioid crisis. It will be held at 1901 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm.
Veterans and their families deal with a range of experiences, both when they serve and after they leave the military. Join us on May 22 at 6pm for an open mic that uses the tools of performance art such as poetry, comedy, and storytelling to address these complicated issues and to help us gain insight into veterans’ lives and experiences. The event will be held at New Spire Spaces at 115 E Church St, Frederick MD. Registration is required to attend and/or to perform.
This Expo is intended for Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Spouses, and Caregivers. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Opening. Guest Speaker: CSM (Retired) Victor Angry. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Various Information Sessions. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Networking and Dinner. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Public Forum with representatives from the Martinsburg VAMC, NCA and local government
Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with 4 locations, dates and times to fit your busy schedules!
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.
Save the date! Cyber Training & Education Conference: Equipping Veterans and Teachers with needed Cyber Skills. Tuesday, June 26 from 9 am - 4:30 pm at the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus in Manassas.
Part II of the Women Veterans Legislative Brain Storming Summit will take place on Friday, May 18 from 6 - 9 pm at the DAV Omaha Beach in Bowie, MD.
Looking to buy in the D.C. area and use your VA Home Loan benefits? Here is a great event with local housing experts to provide some insight into buying a home with your VA benefits. Wednesday, May 9 from 5:30-7:00 pm at City Tap House Dupont.
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.
ASAP and The Sanctuaries are partnering to offer a workshop that will empower veteran artists to connect their artmaking with the social causes that affect them so they can “make art with purpose.” Saturday May 5 from 10 am - 4 pm at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in DC.