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Special  Events

VA Evening Recreation Program for March

Veterans One-Stop Center Events for March

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

South Buffalo American Legion Family #721 Meat Raffle. First spin at 7 PM. Admission $5 per person, includes draft beer, pop, snacks (you may bring your own) and sandwich, Door Prize and 50/50 split. All proceeds will go towards our Veterans and Our Deployed Service Members.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Frank L Gierlach Post #1320, Spaghetti dinner. 12 - 5 PM. $9 for adults, $5 for 12 and younger. Sloan Fire Hall 55 Gates Ave. Sloan.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Monthly Free Veteran's Lunch

On the second Thursday of every month, between 12pm and 2pm. Caputi's Sheridan Pub, 2351 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda NY 14150, offers a free full buffet for any veteran of the United States Armed Forces. Any non-veteran accompanying, can purchase a buffet plate for only $6.99.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

DD-214 Coffee Club Breakfast

On the last Friday of each month, veterans come together to enjoy coffee and breakfast along with laughter and friendships! Call the WNY Heroes' office (716-630-5020) to RSVP. Location is subject to change. See the WNY Heroes' webpage for more information.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Monday, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day

Wreath Laying Ceremonies will be conducted at the following locations in the Town of Tonawanda, beginning at 8:00am:

  • ​Failing Cemetery on Delaware Road and Willowbreeze Road
  • Veteran’s Memorial at Colvin and Brighton
  • Vietnam Memorial in Elmlawn Cemetery off Brighton Road
  • VFW Monument in Elmlawn Cemetery
  • Field of Honor in Elmlawn Cemetery
  • Veterans Monument in Mount Olivet Cemetery (Elmwood Entrance)
  • Kenmore-Tonawanda Municipal Building
  • M.J. Brounshidle Post

Followed by the Parade at 11:00am

Friday, June 5, 2020 through Sunday, June 7, 2020

NY American Legion Family College

American Legion Family College of New York is a three-day immersion into the Legion’s programs and structure, and issues facing the largest veterans’ organization in the country.

As a Legion Family College,  it is open to members of the Legion, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion, and American Legion Riders.

Held at Morrisville State College (SUNY Morrisville) each June, Legion College fosters leadership skills of Legion Family members as they work in teams to solve problems they may face in their home post, unit, squadron or chapter. The curriculum covers an array of topics, such as leadership and communication; Americanism, children and youth; MyLegion.org; legislation; constitution and bylaws; duties of local officers; media relations; membership.

Go to https://nylegion.net/department/american-legion-college/ for more information

Wednesday, June 25, 2020 through Saturday, June 27, 2020

Kenmore Days

See the following link for schedule and additional information - Kenmore Days

The Brounshidle Post will have a tent exhibit on Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, July 24, 2020

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Veterans Day at the Erie County Fair

Free admission to the Fair for all Veterans, Active Military and Auxiliary Members with proper ID.

Schedule of Events:
10:00am Catholic Mass - Family Entertainment Complex
11:30am Veterans Recognition Ceremony - Veterans Park (Infield)
1:00pm Veterans Parade - Track, lineup begins at 12:30pm

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Armed Forces Day at the New York State Fair

We celebrate the men and women of the military with free admission to any active duty or veteran with military identification (Military ID Card, form DD-214 or NYS Driver License, Learner Permit or non-driver ID card with a veteran designation). Make sure to attend the Armed Forces Day ceremonies at 11:00 am at the Veterans Memorial. Join the State Fair community as we honor and give tribute to all members of our Armed Forces. Make sure to see all the Armed Forces participants in our Special Day Parade at 6:00 pm.