Waging Peace: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War

June 29 – August 14Wednesdays – Sundays1-6pmFree admission During the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of GIs stepped out of formation. Some refused orders to Vietnam. Some joined anti-war organizations. Some demonstrated against the war.  Some deserted to Canada and elsewhere. Some organized within the military. Some started underground newspapers. Some scribbled graffiti.  Some worked in anti-war coffee houses.  Some […]

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Violins Of Hope, A Journey Of Heroism, Healing, & Humanity

Veterans Gallery Exhibit January 16–March 13, 2020 Tuesdays 1–5pm Violins Of Hope features surviving instruments from the World War Two extermination camp orchestras. Some instruments are in use in concerts around the Bay Area or in the Wisley Center, 4th Floor, Veterans Building. PBS documentry: Violins of Hope Instruments From The Holocaust. An exhibition featuring the Violins of Hope is open […]

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Bicycle Safety Classes — Veterans Building

Bicycle Safety Classes Oct 9, 16, 22  Nov 13 4-6pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Bikes4Vets.sf@gmail.com 650 576-7875 The San Francisco Veterans Lions Club and the SF Police  Department sponsored Bike Safety Classes. These classes are required for Veterans to qualify for the 8th Annual Bikes-4-Vets November 16’s Bikes4Vets giveaway. To attend classes— contact Lion […]

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Free Yoga For Vets & Their Families

  Connected Warriors Free Yoga Ongoing classes 1st & 3rd Thursdays Noon-1pm Room 212 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Information: clifford_kr@yahoo.com Connected Warriors hosting free yoga classes on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Veterans Building. Connected Warriors is the largest community based volunteer organization providing trauma-conscious yoga therapy for service members, Veterans […]

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Restoration & Protection Of Human Trafficking Survivors

Effective Socio-economic Integration October 18 Friday, 12–2pm Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco Registration Eventbrite Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, Special Rapporteur presents the findings and recommendations of her recent report on innovative and transformative models of socio-economic inclusion of human trafficking in persons, especially women and children. Local organizations assisting survivors will be tabling. Lunch will be […]

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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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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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Versailles: 100 & Still Swinging

The Versailles Treaty Saturday, March 9, 2019 10am-12pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue The Peace of Versailles sets the stage for the modern world, including WW ll, the Cold War, the wars of National Liberation  and much of the geo-political strife we face today. Dr. J. Holmes Armstead Jr., J.D., Ph.D., L.L.D., D. Litt., D.H.L. (hc), Professor (ret) US Naval War College. […]

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