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Call: (609) 396-2885

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DAV Department Of New Jersey Yearly Calendar Of Events


DAV National Events Calendar

2019 National Convention

Saturday, August 3 - Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-9939 or 866-996-9939
Group Code: Disabled American Veterans
$137 Single/Double

Taps - Memorials

Dulio "AL" Alvino passed away March 13, 2019
Chapter 2

Sick Call

Fred Smith Chapter 52
Chris Smith Chapter 52
Paul Dormida Chapter 48
Janice Dormida Chapter 48
Charlotte Alvino Chapter 2
Darryl O'Hannon Chapter 58
Bill Pettek Chapter 70
John Kurtiak Chapter 56

DAV NJ Events Calendar

2019 DAV State Convention

DAV & DAVA Dept of NJ Convention Agenda

Upcoming Events

Apr 2019

04/05/2019: Fish Fry Friday @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville, NJ
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for Fish Fry Fridays every Friday until April 19th. Enjoy a platter of Beer Battered Cod with Old Bay Fries and coleslaw. There’ll be plenty of tartar sauce to go around too! $7 per platter. Dine in only. And of course, Fish Fry Friday is open to the public! See you at Post 491!

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04/06/2019: Vietnam War Living History Day;

LOCATION: Battleship of NJ, 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: Experience Vietnam War artifacts, re-enactors, Vietnam veteran interviews and even 1960s music on the pier’s PA. The Battleship’s annual Vietnam War Living History Day is Saturday, April 6 from 10am to 3pm. Vietnam activities are free to experience when you purchase a Turret II guided tour or a Fire Power audio tour of the Battleship.

Vietnam War artifact owners, military vehicle owners and re-enactors who want to participate can email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144

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04/06/2019 - 04/07/2019: Freedom Fest #2;

LOCATION: New Freedom Farm, New Freedom Farm, , 
EVENT DETAILS: New Freedom Farm’s FREEDOM FEST #2 will be held on 04/06/2019. It’s “bigger and better” featuring a special opening ceremony with New Freedom Farm’s very own Honor Guard…veterans and mustangs! Three different music acts including The Fisher’s, Scott Helmer and On Common Ground…with food and vendors, you won’t want to miss.
** RAIN OR SHINE, JUST LIKE OUR TROOPS SERVE!
**SNOW AND SLEET TOO!

Food vendors to include BBQ, homemade ice cream and Barnyard Bucky coffee. New Freedom Farm merchandise and concert event T-shirts. Silent auction. Gates open at 11AM, The Fisher’s 12-2 PM
Special Patriotic Opening Ceremonies begin at 2:00PM
Scott Helmer from 2:30 – 5:00PM and On Common Ground from 5:00 – 8:00PM.

Cost: $10.00 admission includes concert and one raffle ticket. You don’t need to be present to win.

You can pre-order your concert event T-shirt and have it ready when you arrive, or have it shipped. Concert T-shirt availability is limited and $25.00 each. Please send your size (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) specify short or long sleeve and submit payment to: New Freedom Farm, P.O. Box 125, Buchanan, VA 24066.

These limited-run event T-shirts are black cotton featuring the New Freedom Farm logo and Rolling Thunder® along with the flag of the United States of America on the sleeve. Remember this event is SNOW, SLEET, RAIN OR SHINE, JUST LIKE OUR TROOPS SERVE

A gentle reminder: the farm is a substance-free facility. Please do not bring any alcohol or other substances onto the farm at any time. Thank you for understanding our mission. Service Animals ONLY (We love all your animals, but this is an insurance requirement). In respect for those vets struggling with PTSD; we kindly ask all to observe our no open carry policy.

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04/06/2019: Legion Riders Post 252 Spaghetti Dinner;

LOCATION: American Legion Post, 20 Sicklerville Rd, Williamstown, NEW JERSEY 
EVENT DETAILS: American Legion Riders Post 252 Spaghetti Dinner
April 6th 4pm-8pm  $10pp Cash Bar
American Legion Post Canteen
20 Sicklerville Rd, Williamstown, NJ 08094

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04/06/2019: Karaoke Night @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville , NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for another great night of singing with your friends at Post 491! KJ/DJs Karen and Mark will be back with your favorite songs. Huge selection of songs with monitors to sing along. We’re looking forward to seeing you again on the 6th!

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04/12/2019: SW Veteran & Community SuitUP^;

LOCATION: Spellman Education Center, 782 Springdale Drive, Exton, PA 
EVENT DETAILS:  Event details and registration: https://swsuitup-pa2019.eventbrite.com

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04/12/2019: Fish Fry Friday @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville , NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for Fish Fry Fridays every Friday until April 19th. Enjoy a platter of Beer Battered Cod with Old Bay Fries and coleslaw. There’ll be plenty of tartar sauce to go around too! $7 per platter. Dine in only. And of course, Fish Fry Friday is open to the public! See you at Post 491!

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04/13/2019: Second Saturday Open Mic @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville, NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: It’s Second Saturday Open Mic! Bring a short set of 3-5 songs with you. Registration @ 7:30 pm. Performances begin @ 8 pm. Equipment provided (two vocal mic stands, one guitar amp, and one bass amp). FREE and open to the public. ALL AGES welcome. Cash bar.

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04/13/2019: VFW 1270 Presents Kool Breeze Rock & Roll Band and Beef & Beer;

LOCATION: VFW Post 1270, 2324 Penn Street, PENNSAUKEN, NJ 
EVENT DETAILS:

VFW Post 1270 Beef & Beer
Featuring
Kool Breeze and his Rock n’ Roll Band

Saturday April 13th, Dinner 6:00 PM
Show Time 7:00 PM

Seating is limited, buy yours now! 
Tickets $25 per person/$45 a couple

50/50 and Basket Auction

2324 Penn Street Pennsauken, NJ -  (856) 317-9081

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04/13/2019; POW MIA Chair Ceremony

Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 1pm


04/14/2019: Community Easter Egg Hunt @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville, NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: Bring the kids to VFW Post 491 for a Community Easter Egg Hunt on the Post’s grounds. Stay for a post-Hunt BBQ … grilled hot dogs and hamburgers under the Pavilion. We’ll see you at Post 491!

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04/14/2019: Annual History Symposium;

LOCATION: West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home, West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home, , 
EVENT DETAILS:
THE GENERAL MEADE SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA
20TH ANNUAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM
CO-SPONSORED BY THE GAR MUSEUM & LIBRARY,
PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD, 
AND AMERICAN LEGION POST 405 
OF THE UNION LEAGUE

SUNDAY, APRIL 14th 2019
12 – 5pm
GENERAL 
GEORGE GORDON MEADE LIFE & LEGACY

Four Knowledgeable Speakers will detail the Life and Legacy of Philadelphia’s Victorious General in West Laurel Hill Cemetery at the Conservatory

APRIL 14th, 12 – 5 pm

Dr. Andy Waskie – Meade’s early life up to the Mexican War
Jennifer Murray – Meade in the Mexican and Civil War up to Gettysburg
John Selby – Meade from Gettysburg to the end of the Civil War
Tom Huntington – Meade in the Post-Civil War era

4:45pm: Final Panel Q & A

LOCATION:
West Laurel Hill
Cemetery – Conservatory at the Bell Tower
215 Belmont Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

http://westlaurelhill.com/about/visit

FREE PARKING at the CONSERVATORY

TO REGISTER & RESERVE:
Call: Jerry McCormick
215-848-7753 or email: gedwinmc@msn.com
Cost — $45.00 per person, including:
lunch, program, refreshments, donations

Distinguished Speakers & Books; Print Sales & Signings; Lunch & Refreshments


04/14/2019 - 04/15/2019: Beefsteak Dinner;

LOCATION: Rochelle Park NJ American Legion Post 170 Riders, Rochelle Park NJ American Legion Post 170 Riders.
EVENT DETAILS: Beefsteak dinner April 14th 2019. 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm. Tricky Tray, 50/ 50, door prizes, music!!!! $50 includes beer & wine. Tickets will be available February 2019. Call Colleen 201-982-6087

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04/19/2019: AMVETS 101 Good Friday Shrimp Fry;

LOCATION: AMVETS Post 101, 519 June Road, Pennsauken, New Jersey 
EVENT DETAILS: 

AMVETS Post 101 Shrimp Fry
Friday, April 19th 4:00 – ?
EAT IN, TAKE OUT, CALL AHEAD or WALK-IN

  • Shrimp, Fries and Cole Slaw $6.00   
  • Add a taste of mushrooms $1.00
  • Basket of mushrooms  $3.00

Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary

519 June Road Delair, NJ   (856) 663-8950

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04/19/2019: Fish Fry Friday @ VFW Post 491;

LOCATION: VFW Post 491, 9 Fisher Place, Yardville , NJ 
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for Fish Fry Fridays every Friday until April 19th. Enjoy a platter of Beer Battered Cod with Old Bay Fries and coleslaw. There’ll be plenty of tartar sauce to go around too! $7 per platter. Dine in only. And of course, Fish Fry Friday is open to the public! See you at Post 491!

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04/26/2019: 2019 N.J. American Legion Leadership College session;

LOCATION: New Jersey National Guard Sea Girt Unit, New Jersey National Guard Sea Girt Unit, , 
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04/28/2019: Elks Northwest District Poker Run;

LOCATION: Tramontin Harley Davidson/Honda, Tramontin Harley Davidson/Honda
EVENT DETAILS:  
HELP US HELP OUR VETS POKER RUN
sponsored by Elks Northwest District

DATE: Sunday, April 28, 2019
REGISTRATION: 9am to 11am
LOCATION: Tramontin Harley-Davidson
FINAL DESTINATION: Sussex Elks Lodge #2288
DONATION: $20 per person

POKER RUN STOPS:
1. Tramontin Harley-Davidson, Hope, NJ
2. Blackstone Bar & Grill, 88 Route 46, Hackettstown, NJ
3. Lake Hopatcong Elks #782
4. Frank American Legion, #132
5. Sussex Elks Lodge, #2288

— Food
— Beverages
— Music
— Prizes

100% of the Northwest District Elks Lodges Poker Run proceeds & donations raised will be donated to the Northwest District Veterans Committee and Operation Chillout

FOR MORE INFO: Bob, 973.262.7829 or Charlie, 862.432.7702
For ride info: nancy@tramontinhd.com

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