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Special  Events


VA Evening Recreation Program

All events are cancelled


Veterans One-Stop Center Events

All events cancelled


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Following a regional training mission on May 12, aircraft from the 914th Air Refueling Wing and 158th Fighter Wing are scheduled to fly in formation over Eastern Niagara Hospital followed by Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Niagara Falls International Airport, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, University at Buffalo, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo General Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center & Sisters of Charity Hospital, VA Western New York Healthcare System and Kenmore Mercy Hospital.


Thursday, June 11, 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.


Friday, June 26, 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.



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 27, 2020

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.



Monday, May 31, 2021

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                                                               


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