Upcoming Events for Veterans
All Veterans are invited to the following events at the Vet Center! To keep up with updates, please see our website!
*** All Vet Center Groups require that the Veteran be enrolled with the Vet Center prior to attending. To check eligibility or for questions, please contact the Vet Center at (401) 739-0167 or reach out to our Veteran Outreach Program Specialist (VOPS) via email at Justyn.Charon@va.gov ***
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Group (PTSD) – 2 nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (Group is only active September through May)
Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Vietnam Veterans PTSD Group – 2 nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Vietnam Veteran PTSD Group – 1 st and 3rd Monday of the month from 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Art Expression Group – Every Thursday from 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)/Operation New Dawn (OND) Group – Every Wednesday from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Stress Management – Every Thursday from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Low Impact Walking Group – Every Tuesday from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Guitar 4 Veterans – Every Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Monday Mindfulness Group – Every Monday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Yoga Group – Every Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Moral Injury Group – Every Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Modern Warrior Support Group – 1 st and 3rd Monday of the month from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
2023 Project New Hope Inc. Veterans’ Retreats: www.projectnewhopema.org/home/retreats/
Important Dates and Events
Monday, January 16th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Tuesday, January 17th, Gulf War Began (1991)
Wednesday, January 25th, Battle of the Bulge
Thursday, January 26th, VFW Post 306, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 4-7PM
Sunday. February 5th , Chapel of Four Chaplains Memorial Service at 1100hrs., 1081 Main St. Coventry, RI, Cornerstone of Faith Methodist Church. (Parking is available)
Friday, February 10th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI
Saturday, February 11th, Veterans of Foreign Wars “Empowerment Day”, Wyndham Hotel, Middletown, RI (Hold Control Key & Click link Upcoming Events – Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Rhode Island (vfwri.org)
Sunday, February 12th, President Lincoln’s Birthday (1809)
Sunday, February 19th, 81st Birthday, US Coast Guard Reserve (1941)
Monday, February 20th, President’s Day
Monday, February 20th, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 306 monthly meeting, 7PM, 171 Fountain St, Pawtucket, RI
Wednesday, February 22nd, President Washington’s Birthday (1732)
Wednesday, February 22nd, Ash Wednesday
Thursday, February 23th, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 306, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 4-7PM. Tickets available at the door
Tuesday, February 28th, Gulf War Ends (1991)
Thursday, March 3rd, 108th Birthday, US Navy Reserve (1915)
Friday, March 10th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI Sunday,
March 19th, Iraqi War Begins (2003)
Monday, March 20th, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 306 monthly meeting, 7PM, 171 Fountain St, Pawtucket, RI
Friday, March 25th, National Medal of Honor Day
Wednesday, March 29th, National Vietnam War Veterans Day
Wednesday, April 5th, Gold Star Spouses’ Day
Thursday, April 6th, US Officially Enters World War I (1917)
Sunday, April 9th, Easter Sunday
Saturday, April 8th , National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day (not to be confused with National POW/MIA Recognition Day on the third Friday in September)
Friday, April 14th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI
Friday, April 14th, 75th Birthday, US Air Force Reserve (1948)
Monday, April 17th, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 306 monthly meeting, 7PM, 171 Fountain St, Pawtucket, RI
Saturday, April 21st, Veterans of Foreign Wars, District #1 meeting, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain St, Pawtucket, RI
Sunday, April 23rd, 115th Birthday, US Army Reserve (1908)
Would you like to see your veteran event here, please contact John P Gallo, President, Pawtucket Veterans Council. 401-573-7057 or firstname.lastname@example.org