Check this page frequently for details of events told to us from all around the country.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE EVENTS ARE DONE WITH THE HELP OF VOLUNTEERS.  If you help out, you’ll find even more enjoyment of the event.

Before Covid closed the world, the San Jose Vet Center, for instance had this schedule

  • February – African American heritage month celebration
  • March – Women veterans celebration
  • April – Annual Veterans’ Resource Fair for veterans and their families  Click here for details
  • May – Veterans appreciation celebration
  • May – Asian-American heritage month celebration
  • May – Memorial Day celebration
  • June – Juneteenth celebration
  • July – Veterans summer bar-b-que Click for Details
  • August – OIF/OEF veteran carnival Click for Details
  • September – Hispanic heritage month celebration
  • October – Persons with disabilities celebration
  • November – Native American heritage month celebration
  • November – Veterans day celebration
  • November – Thanksgiving celebration (30 turkeys are given away)
  • December – Holiday celebration Click for details


These were taken at one of their Veterans Resource Fairs

JULY – Annual July 4th Bar-b-que for all vets, active duty and family


August – OIF/OEF veteran carnival

Here are some pictures taken at the 2015 carnival.  There was Face Painting, a Air-filled “Bouncy House”, gifts and prizes, Lots of food, a Great Band and much more.


From the San Jose Holiday Celebration

Other Resources

In addition to the above, there may be additional Federal, State and Local Government resources for you.  Your counselor, especially if s/he is a VSO counselor should be able to able to help you find them.
Learn more about what it feels like to live a better life.  Go to our "Self-Help page" to begin to explore other issues that can bring you All The Way Home.
Be sure to check out the "Claims and Appeals" topic to maximize your compensation and benefits for yourself and your loved ones.
It's your turn to get your best life back! You EARNED it with your service!