Upcoming Events 2019-05-24T13:58:06+00:00

UPCOMING VBC EVENTS

Salvatore’s Banquets

Date: May 28, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 5001 Curry Rd # 5001, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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Heinz History Center Guided Tour and Storytelling Luncheon for “The Vietnam War, 1945-1975” Exhibit – FREE EVENT

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm

Location: 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Cost is $20 and includes tour, boxed lunch, and program. Tour begins at 10:30am, followed by lunch and storytelling. Special guests will be the American Red Cross Overseas Association, which will be holding its annual convention in Pittsburgh that day. “Donut Dollies” will join our veterans in sharing their stories of service in Vietnam. ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US. RSVP by May 28 to 412-623-9029 or ellie@veteransbreakfastclub.com.

FREE BREAKFAST! Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Location: 1200 Ninth Ave, Altoona, PA 16602

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In conjunction with the traveling We Can Do It! WWII Exhibit. Guests will tour exhibit, have breakfast, and veterans will share stories of service.

Screening of “D-Day Normandy 1944” in the Rangos Giant Cinema at the Carnegie Science Center

Date: June 2, 2019

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Location: 1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Sunday, June 2, 4:00-6:00pm: Screening of “D-Day Normandy 1944” in the Rangos Giant Cinema at the Carnegie Science Center, followed by a panel conversation with WWII veterans. “D-Day Normandy 1944” is a state-of-the-art cinematic documentary of the Normandy Invasion projected on a 70-foot giant screen with 4K laser digital projectors and surround sound. After the 45-minute film, we will have our WWII veterans share their recollections. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time on the Science Center website or at the door. ($9.95; $7.95 for Science Center members).

Pittsburgh D-Day 75: The Furious Fourth WWII Living History Group Procession

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm

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Beginning at noon at the History Center, encounter members of The Furious Fourth WWII Living History Group as they hike through downtown Pittsburgh, impersonating Pennsylvania service members killed on June 6, 1944. The group’s procession will conclude at 3 p.m. at the Southwestern PA WWII Memorial on Pittsburgh’s North Shore.

D-Day Anniversary Event at the Heinz History Center – FREE EVENT

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

Location: 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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To commemorate the 75thAnniversary of D-Day, the VBC with the Heinz History Center invites you to a talk with artifacts by Curator of History Leslie Przybylek on Pittsburgh’s role in the Normandy Invasion. We will then have veterans involved in D-Day share their memories and stories from June 6, 1944. Doors to the evening program will open to the public at 6 p.m., and attendees will have after-hours access to the History Center’s newest exhibition, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975, as well as light refreshments ahead of the program. Click here for event details. 

USO-style Hangar Dance at the Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport

Date: June 8, 2019

Time: 6:30pm-10:00pm

Location: 473 Airport Rd, Butler, PA 16002

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The VBC is holding a WWII USO-style Hangar Dance at the Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport (473 Airport Rd, Butler, PA 16002). The event will feature a program honoring WWII veterans, music by Swingin’ Bopcats Big Band, military rations-in- spired heavy hors d’ouevres, and cash bar. We will have a vintage WWII Aircraft, SNJ-4 (AT-6 Texan) on display and available for flights! FREE for veterans, $19.44 for non-veterans. Order through ShowClix or send check to: “Veterans Breakfast Club,” 200 Magnolia Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Questions? call 412-623-9029 or email ellie@veteransbreakfastclub.com.

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Seven Oaks Country Club

Date: June 12, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 132 Lisbon Rd, Beaver, PA 15009

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FREE BREAKFAST! Spring Valley Bruderhof Community

Date: June 15, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 100 Spring Valley Road, Farmington, PA 15437. Just off Farmington-Ohiopyle Road/Rt.-381. Follow sign

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Christ Church at Grove Farm (in the Event Barn to the right of the church)

Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 249 Duff Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143

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Comfort Inn, Penn Hills (FREE EVENT)

Date: June 21, 2019

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Location: 699 Rodi Road, Penn Hills, PA 15235

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Free Food, Cash Bar

Christ United Methodist Church

Date: June 25, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 44 Highland Rd, Bethel Park 15102

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Film Screening (FREE EVENT)

Date: June 26, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

Location: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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FREE EVENT: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Lecture Hall (4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213) Screening of “Il Rivolo Rosso dell’Anima – The Red Trickle of the Soul,” a film by Stefano Bellini about the experience of war. The film features VBC veterans Ed Blank, Harry Van Riper, Albert DeFazio, Ben Wright, and George Haught. Stefano, who lives in Florence, Italy, will be in Pittsburgh for this English-language premiere of the film. Joining him will be some of the veterans featured in the film. Parking: Free street parking after 6pm. Library parking facility located at the intersection of S. Craig Street and Forbes Avenue ($7 for evening). Direct entrance to the Lecture Hall is at rear of library off Schenley Drive.

FREE VBC event at Chautauqua Women’s Club!

Date: June 30, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 30 S Lake Dr, Chautauqua, NY 14722

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VBC at Chautauqua! Free breakfast and veterans storytelling: Sunday, June 30, 8:30am, Chautauqua Women’s Club, 30 S Lake Dr, Chautauqua, NY 14722. RSVP by June 26!

FREE BREAKFAST! Conemaugh Township Fire Department

Date: July 4, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Location: 1942 Kring St, Tire Hill, PA 15959

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Richland American Legion Post #849 providing breakfast

Uncommon Grounds Coffee House

Date: July 6, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Location: 380 Franklin Ave, Aliquippa 15001

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Buffet breakfast and storytelling. Suggested donation to Uncommon Grounds: $10. Uncommon Grounds is a faith-based coffee house run by the Church Army USA.

FREE BREAKFAST! Mars VFW Post #7505

Date: July 10, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Location: 331 Mars Valencia Road, Mars, PA 16046

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Mars VFW Post #7505 providing breakfast

FREE BREAKFAST! Comfort Inn & Conference Center

Date: July 19, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 699 Rodi Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235

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RMU Yorktown Hall (Former Holiday Inn)

Date: July 24, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 8256 University Blvd, Moon 15108

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Seven Oaks Country Club

Date: August 7, 2019

Time: 8:30-10:30am

Location: 132 Lisbon Rd, Beaver, PA 15009

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