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.

MassVets MusicFest

The annual Massachusetts veterans music festival is being held at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton on Sunday, July 26th; Lynch Park in Beverly on Saturday, August 1st; Battleship Cove in Fall River on Thursday, August 13th; and at Dennis Days in Cape Cod on Saturday, September 26. Festival includes: music, food, information booths, kids' zone, special guests, face painting and more. Contact veteransvoiceradio@gmail.com for more information. 

Fitchburg Clinic Ribbon Cutting & Open House

When: Thursday, August 6, 2015 1 PM  Where: Philip J. Philbin Federal Building, 881 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
The Fitchburg Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is hosting an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of opening their new location. Their event can also be found on their Facebook page here.

Worcester Vet Center Ribbon Cutting & Open House

When: Friday, August 7, 2015 1 PM  Where: 225 Park Avenue, 9th Floor, Worcester, MA 01609
The Worcester Vet Center is hosting an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of opening their new location. 

2nd Annual Western Mass Veterans' Expo 

When: Thursday, October 1, 2015 10 AM–4 PM  Where: MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103
Over 200 resource organizations will be at the Western Mass Veterans' Expo, with information on benefits, family, education, housing and healthcare. Make sure you bring your veteran ID or DD214.  

Marx Wedding Giveaway  pdf format of Marx Wedding Giveaway

Marx Events is giving away a dream Wedding to an active duty military member or a veteran. Eligible participants must apply before July 31st. Learn more here: http://marxdreamwedding.com/ 

Vet Net Events List May-August  pdf format of Events List May-August

List of events and resources for veterans, from May through August. Courtesy of Vet Net Boston.

Free Fun Fridays  pdf format of Free Fun Fridays
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The Highland Street Foundation is sponsoring Free Fun Fridays, which enables children and families to get free admission to local museums and attractions throughout the summer. This year there are over 70 organizations participating between Friday, June 26th and Friday, August 28th.  

NECHV Volunteer Form  pdf format of NECHV Volunteer Form

The New England Center for Homeless Veterans is looking for volunteers to help with their Stand Down on August 28th.