This is a listing of upcoming, periodic events of interest to veterans. There are also ongoing events that occur regularly. To submit an event for consideration, email MDVS@vet.state.ma.us.

 

Plymouth Regional Veterans Expo 2014!

Date: Saturday, November 15th 10AM-2PM   Where: Plymouth North High School, 41 Obery St, Plymouth, MA 
Sponsored by The Plymouth Regional Veterans Council and The Veterans Voice radio show, VA Boston, Town of Plymouth, Dept of Career Svcs, and MA Department of Veterans' Services. FREE Food, Music, Jobs, Career Fair, Resources, Benefits, and Free health services. Dont miss it! DONT FORGET YOUR RESUME & DD214
For more info call Roxanne Whitbeck 508-747-1620 x. 172 

 

Habitat for Humanity- Veterans Build! 

When: October 11 & November 15th, 2014  Where: 100 Parker St, Lawrence MA 
Veteran Build Day is a collaboration between Habitat for Humanity and the MA Department of Veterans' Services. *NO SPECIAL NEEDS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED* On November 15th, Habitat will be collaborating with the MA Women Veterans Network for a Women Build event for women veterans in need of housing. ALL Veterans and their families welcome! For more information please contact Jennifer Hilton at 978-681-8858 ext. 16 

 

Veteran Town Hall Meeting

Date: Monday, Nov 17, 2014 5:30PM to 7PM  Where: West Roxbury Campus, VA Boston Healthcare System 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury BLDG 1 
                                                                                                                                                                                           3rd FL,  Barsamian Auditorium. 
Join leadership from the VA Boston Healthcare System and VA Benefits Administration for a Veteran Town Hall Meeting. Tell us what we do right and what we can do better! ALL Veterans , Families and Community Partners invited! 

 

Veterans Day Rowing & Brunch Event

Date: Tues, Nov 11th 7AM-9AM  Where: 20 Nonantum Rd Brighton MA 02135
Join Community Rowing for this FREE rowing event honoring all who have served and FREE brunch. For more information call Marizia at marizia@communityrowing.org or call 781-325-5046

 

Veterans Day Pinning & Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, Nov 11th 12PM-3PM (Lunch starts at 12:30p)  Where: Heritage at Framingham 747 Water St Framingham MA
Join us for this FREE event, ALL veterans and spouses will be served lunch and receive an honorary certificate and pin. Live entertainment and special guest
Eric VanDiver, USNavy. For more information or to RSVP call: 508-788-6050 or email dlefrancois@heritageassistedliving.org

 

Veterans Day Ceremony MA State House!

Date: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014 10AM-12PM     Where: Memorial Hall, MA State House 24 Beacon St, Boston MA 02111
Join the MA Department of Veterans' Services for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the MA State House. 

Unsung Heroes: America's Female Patriots Documentary Screening

Date: Mon, Nov 10th 6:30PM-9:30PM  Where: Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Auditorium 
Event includes documentary screening, refreshments, raffles and more! For more info visit MWS Veterans
 

Veterans Resource Fair- Worcester State University

Date: Monday, Nov 10th 10AM-2PM  Where: Worcester State University, Student Center Blue Wall
All veterans and families invited for this veteran focused resource fair. Career services, women and family, banking, and more!

 

Women Veterans' Appreciation Day!

Date: Thurs, November 6th 2014 11AM-1PM   Where: Memorial Hall, MA State House 24 Beacon St Boston MA 02111
Join the MA Women Veterans' Network of the MA Department of Veterans' Services as they host their 10th Annual Women Veteran Appreciation day where we honor the women who have served past and present! We will also present the 2014 Outstanding Women Veteran of the Year with the Deborah Sampson award! If you know of a woman veteran whose military and community service has been exceptional, nominate her today for this prestigious award! ALL Veterans and families welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. For more information contact Viviana Marcotte at 617-210-5958 or email vmarcotte@massmail.state.ma.us 

 

Women Veteran Luncheon - American Legion


Date: November 2, 2014  Noon-2PM   Where: Charles C. Kennedy Post 275, 41 Robbins Rd Chicopee, MA
FREE for women veterans! Join the American Legion as they honor women veterans of past and present! For more information contact Sally Nay at nay@spinesports.com or call 413-330-2216 (RSVP by Oct 26th)