April — Month of the Military Child

- 2/16/2024

April — Month of the Military Child — is just around the corner! Once again, the New York State Department of Veterans’ Services has a fantastic slate of activities and events in store for children of Military Families and Veteran Families (and, of course, their parents, too).

We are accepting RSVPs now for all of the events that are described below (and on the posters attached above), all of which are 100% free of charge for these remarkable children and their parents. As availability is limited, please do not be shy about sending your RSVP as soon as possible!

Saturday, April 6: Experience the splendor of Howes Cavern

Sunday, April 7: Visit Citi Field, the iconic home of the New York Mets

Saturday, April 13: Head off for an exclusive tour of the All-Things Oz Museum

Sunday, April 14: Experience the Museum of Broadway

Sunday, April 21: Your presence is requested at Lyndhurst Castle!

Saturday, April 27: Calling all Taylor Swift fans! The Rochester Museum & Science Center

Sunday, April 28: Experience Niagara Falls — Tour Aquarium of Niagara, Cave of the Winds and board the Maid of the Mist

Each child in attendance at any of these events will receive a personalized Month of the Military Child certificate honoring their service, too! 

If you have any questions regarding any of these programs, please feel free to let me know, too.

RSVP to: Benjamin.pomerance@veterans.ny.gov

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