Activities & Events for the Military & Veteran Community

As a small subset of the population that spans all demographic groups, meeting others with similar backgrounds can be challenging when returning home after military service.  Surrounding yourself with positive people, learning from the experiences of peers, sharing your knowledge and experiences with others, and engaging with the community are all critical components of proper reintegration.  And it’s fun.  Register for an activity below that’s of interest to you and give it a try!


UPCOMING ONE-TIME ACTIVITIES


Massachusetts Pirates Military Appreciation Night with MassVeteran.com (Free)

Saturday, May 28th

Worcester, MA

SOLD OUT

Join MassVeteran.com during Military Appreciation Night.  Watch an Oath of Enlistment ceremony during half-time. Come down and enjoy a fast-paced game of professional arena football with the Massachusetts Pirates during their Military Appreciation Game at the DCU Center in Worcester. This sport is great to watch with friends and family, and is appropriate for children.

 ALL TICKETS TO THIS ACTIVITY HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED

PROJECT COMEBACK 

Open House

June 5th

Holliston, MA

When horses can no longer fulfill their work function, they’re cast out and often sent to slaughter.  Project Comeback rescues horses and, once rescued, the mission is to patiently reeducate these horses so that they can reacclimate to horse life.  Who better to do that than Veterans who have learned or are learning to readjust to civilian life?  Through the process of helping these horses, both the horse and the Veteran develops tools that will improve their quality of life.  Sponsored by MassVeteran.com, a program of Easterseals Massachusetts.  

Details & Registration

WOMEN VETERANS ACTIVITY:  Paint Night  

July 8th or 9th (TBD)

Northborough, MA

Details to Follow

The next exclusive MassVeteran.com Women’s Veteran Club activity will be a Paint Night held on either Friday, July 8th or Saturday, July 9th.  This activity is currently being coordinated by the host.  Details and registration available no later than June 10th. 


RECURRING ACTIVITIES


Military & Veteran Strength Training Club (Free)

Resumes Fall 2022

The Veterans Weight Lifting Club is currently on break for the summer.  See you in the fall!

World's BEST Veterans Coffee Hour (Free)

Monthly:  3rd Wednesday

Northborough, MA

The World’s Best Veterans Coffee Hour brings subject-matter-experts to the community to speak on topics of proven value and answer direct questions from the audience.  Free coffee and breakfast pastries are picked up fresh the morning of, and there are always a lot of new faces at every session.  Sponsored in part by Easterseals Massachusetts MassVeteran.com and held at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234.

Details & Registration

Massachusetts Pirates Professional Indoor Football (Free)

Regular scheduled home games

Worcester, MA

Enjoy a fast-paced game of professional arena football with the Massachusetts Pirates at the DCU Center in Worcester. This sport is great to watch with friends and family, and is appropriate for children.

The Massachusetts Pirates has provided Easterseals Massachusetts’ MassVeteran.com a limited number of seats for each home game to invite current military and honorably discharged veterans to enjoy a night at the DCU center with friends and family.  Ticket requests open approximately 3 weeks prior to game night.

Details & Registration

Veterans Food Corner & More (Free)

Monthly:  2nd & 4th Saturday

Northborough, MA

By Boroughs Cares 4 Troops (BC4T).  The Veterans Food Corner & More provides food, beverages, books, toiletries and other items to the military & veteran community free of charge. Come down, fill up a bag full of groceries and other available items, and use that money saved on the other essentials for yourself and your family.  Sponsored in part by Easterseals Massachusetts MassVeteran.com.

Details & Registration

Warrior Wellness (Free)

Weekly:  Tue & Thu at 9 a.m.

Westborough, MA

By Boroughs Family Branch YMCA.  Each class includes a 45 minute strength and condition workout which can be scaled appropriately for every fitness and ability level.  Come try it out! Contact Bryan for more information at bdearnley@ymcaofcm.org or call 508.870.1320, Ext. 8215.

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