The George Washington Chapter of Heroes on the Water is wrapping up the season with the last few days of warm weather. They have several events still open for participation and/or volunteers for military, veterans and their families. These are free opportunities to fish, kayak and even camp!
Join SAMHSA for the third session in Suicide Prevention Virtual Event Series focusing on resources, options, and best practices for effective acute care transitions for those in the service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF) community. Monday, August 6 from 1 - 3 pm via Webinar.
Military Child Education Coalition will be holding their 20th Annual National Training Seminar themed "Strong Roots. Sustainable Futures" July 23 -25 in Washington, DC. There are two sessions available at no registration cost for their Pre-Conference Seminars on Monday, July 25, specifically titled "Issues Impacting Communities."
Join USO-Metro as veterans and service members share the results of the week long paper making and warrior writers workshop at the Art League Annex. Friday, June 15 from 7 - 9 pm at 808 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA. It is free to attend, open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided!
Project Horse Empowerment Center will hold 2 upcoming Warrior Herd sessions in June on the 2nd and 9th from 10 am - 11:30 am. These are private family sessions for military, veterans and their families. Simple online application due 7 days prior to session.
Project Horse will be holding an Open House weekend on May 19 & 20. Saturday, May 19 will feature a special day for Military & Veterans Family Appreciation Day! Special Honor Ceremony at 1 pm. Ending with live music!
Easterseals will be holding their May Military Respite Day on Saturday, May 19 for children with disabilities or special needs and their siblings. Open to veterans and military families. No cost. Child care provided. Free parking onsite and metro accessible. Registration required.
From May 25-28, TAPS will hold its 24th National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp (GGC) in Arlington. They are seeking service members and veterans to change the life of surviving military children by volunteering for the weekend as a military mentor.
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.
Intended for Military Families with children ages 0-5 years old, join Blue Star Families as they participate in a morning of fun at the Roer's Zoofari! Pet and feed the animals, go on a wagon ride, and enjoy socializing with other military families with children! Registration is required. For more information, or to register, please call 703-696-3512.