The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

Extended Through December 2019 1pm-6pm, Monday-Friday Veterans Gallery, Room 102 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Now known as Veterans Day, November 11 marked the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice ending World War I. The American Legion and the San Francisco World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee invite you to see our exhibition Great War/World War I: […]

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Horse and Yoga Day for Vets & Family

The Horse_Sensing organization will be holding a Horse and Yoga Activity Day on October 27, 2019 at the Presidio Riding Club. The day runs from 9:30am to 3:00pm and includes food& drink. All Vets and their families and friends are welcome. Call 650-776-4313 to register.

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Wine Tasting & Billy Budd Opera

Thanks to the @SF Opera, @Boisset Collection, @Wattle Creek Winery and the @Marines Memorial Association for providing an excellent evening of wine, food and opera for American Legion veterans, featuring the Boisset D-Day 75th anniversary wine. After the wine tasting, everyone headed to the SF Opera to see a moving performance of Billy Budd. Everyone had an awesome evening!

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7th Veterans Mental Health Summit, Veterans Building

Build Community, Build Connections Thursday, September 19 9am-4pm Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. Free—Space is limited Register: Eventbrite The Veterans Mental Health Summit brings together key stakeholders in the community, to share information and work collaboratively, to enhance access to mental health services, and to address the mental healthcare needs of veterans and families residing in the San Francisco area. The summit includes: Plenaries on the importance of key […]

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Free Guitar Lessons, Veterans Building

Fridays ongoing, 11am, 12pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Heroes Voices Facebook info@heroesvoices.org (415) 484-9852 Heroes Voices Touching the lives of veterans with the gift of music Free weekly guitar lessons (and free guitars!) for veterans every Friday, beginners 11am, intermediates 12pm, in the Veterans Building in San Francisco. Classes are also held in San Bruno VA Clinic […]

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Color Of Memory: National WW1 Museum & Memorial

Fabric Art of WWI Jan. 29, 2019 – Sept. 2, 2019 Wylie Gallery National WW1 Museum & Memorial, Kansas City “Remember Me.” “Souvenir de France.” “Mother Dear.” “Merci!” These and countless other sentiments are expressed in the fabric art that came from World War I. Romantic and patriotic scenes were created on silk and cotton and wool felt. Many of the […]

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We’re Home—Now What?, National WW1 Museum & Memorial

March 12–Sept. 15, 2019 National WW1 Museum and Memorial 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 816 888-8100 From the earliest history of armed conflict soldiers have done their duty and returned to their homes and families. In the aftermath of World War I millions of servicemen and women came home from a war that was unprecedented in its impact on […]

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Older Adult Hiring Fair: Green Room, Veterans Building

Monday, August 5 Registration 9:30am 10am-2pm Green Room, 2nd Floor Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. SF 415 834-5263 Register olderadulthiringfair.eventbrite.com Bring your resume and meet employers who are hiring… On-site interviews for older adult residents, peoples with disabilities and Veterans. Find jobs in Administration, Technology, Security, Maintenance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Customer Service and more… Veterans — need help with your […]

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Symphony For Veterans, Veterans Building

Summer Solstice Concert Symphony For Veterans Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:00 PM – Sponsors’ Cocktail Reception 7:15 PM – Performance Wilsey Center for Opera Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Tickets $75 Eventbrite Sponsorship start at $500   Swords to Plowshares The Bay Area’s leading services and advocacy nonprofit for veterans, is proud to host the 3rd Annual […]

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The Great War: Sundays 7/21, 28 & 8/4

Great War: American Experience Visit the program’s official website Discover how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. Re-broadcast of this series begins on Sunday, July 21, 2019, KQED Plus, 8pm, 2-hours, 3-parts. Also […]

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The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit extended through December 26 Open 1-6pm Mondays—Fridays Veterans Gallery, Room 102 1st Floor, Veterans Building   Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and explanatory text, we […]

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