Upcoming Events 2019
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March 12th 6 PM ** Movie Night at the Vets Hall ** come out and enjoy a special screening of Stripes with Bill Murray. Pizza and drinks will be served.
April 9th 5pm ** Join us for our Monthly Meeting at Woodstock’s Pizza in downtown Santa Cruz. Up to 25% of the proceeds from any sales will benefit Vets 4 Vets. Thank you Woodstock’s!
April 20th 1 pm to 7 pm ** 1st Annual Veteran Chili Cook-Off ** This inaugural event will be a good time. Come out and see all Veteran Organizations compete for the best chili at the VFW Freedom Post. More info to follow soon, but mark your calendars!!
May 11th 8 am to noon ** The Human Race is an Annual walk-a-thon event for all non-profits in Santa Cruz County. Come out and walk with us and support your local veteran community! Meet 2300 Delware Ave, Santa Cruz rain or shine. This is an Awesome event, and please let us know if you would like to help us raise funds for this event.
May 18th Noon ** Pat Pratt Memorial Bowling Tournament ** 9-pin no-tap tournament to support local veterans at Boardwalk Bowl. Come out and join us for this great event!
May 23rd ** Journey for Change Day!** Join us for a 22 hour vigil beginning Thursday May 23rd at Noon until Friday May 24th at 10 am at the World War 1 Memorial across from Veterans Memorial Building on the corner of Front St. and Pacific Ave. in Downtown Santa Cruz. This vigil is to commemorate the third annual Journey for Change Day and bring awareness to the 22 Veteran suicides a day.
July 5th 5 pm to 8 pm ** First Friday at the Vets Hall (846 Front St.)** Come out and support your local veteran artists at this event.
July 21st 10 am to 3 pm ** All Veteran Organizations beach clean-up at Monterey Bay Academy with Pot-Luck BBQ. We will be cleaning the beach at Monterey Bay Academy and then having fun in the sun. Proceeds from the 1st annual Veterans Chili Cook-off will be used to bring us together, clean-up the beach, and create more events. Hope to see you there!
August - Day/time TBD ** Scavenger Hunt ** We are in the early stages of planning this event. If you would like to help with planning…let us know.
September/October - Date & Time TBD ** Pat Pratt Memorial Bowling Tournament ** 9-pin no-tap tournament to support local veterans. Come out and join us for this great event!
September/October - Day/time TBD ** 1st Annual Vets 4 Vets Volks March ** Come join us on a walk through the woods and enjoy a local brew (brewery soon to be disclosed) along with food trucks and live entertainment.
September ** Watchfire** Date TBD Dusk to Dawn - This overnight bonfire event is to bring those who are struggling “out of the darkness and into the light” - Join us at a special park location. Food, drinks, and entertainment provided.
November 11th - Dawn to Dusk ** Journey for Change Walk downtown Santa Cruz ** We are going to walk 22 one-mile laps around the Pacific Garden Mall with a presentation at the WW1 Memorial at the end of each lap. Join us for one lap, or many. All are welcomed!
December - Date & Time TBD - ** Beach clean-up **
December 3rd 6 pm at the Vets Hall - ** Vets 4 Vets Annual Holiday Pot-luck party **