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Also-Known-As Events Newsletter: November 2022

November 8, 2022

Also-Known-As Upcoming Events

Happy Hour 11/10
Join us Thursday November 10th at 6:00pm at Izakaya Juraku for this month’s Happy Hour. Izakaya Juraku has an incredible selection of Japanese Craft Beers, Sake, Cocktails and tons of delicious food. All are welcome. We hope to see you there!

WHO: Everyone!
WHEN: Thursday November 10th, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm
WHERE: Izakaya Juraku (121 Ludlow St)
For more details, check out our Facebook post.

Friendsgiving Potluck 11/17
Join us for a Friendsgiving potluck at GOLF V.2! Bring your favorite main dish, side, dessert or snack to share as well as your favorite beverage. We will also be trying out the new golf simulators, in addition to putting/chipping games. Please RSVP using our sign-up sheet and let us know what dish you'll be bringing. Due to space limitations, this event is limited to 20 people, so sign up now

WHAT: Friendsgiving Potluck
WHO: Everyone! (We're capped at 20 people so sign up ASAP!)
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2022 7:00pm-9:00pm
WHERE: GOLF V.2, 130 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
RSVP: RSVP by filling out a slot on our sign-up sheet and indicate a dish you will bring!
COST: $20/person (to cover the cost of golf simulator). Please pay Hope Johnson via Venmo at @hopeeatsnyc with a note "Friendsgiving Potluck" or pay by cash on-site.

Also-Known-As Annual Holiday Party 12/9

Please save the date for our most anticipated event of the year, the Annual Also-Known-As Holiday Party! We can't wait to celebrate with you!

WHO: Everyone!
WHEN: Friday, December 9, 2022 6:00pm-9:00pn
WHERE: Karaoke City!

More details to come, stay tuned!

Community News

Nicole Chung's second book, A LIVING REMEDY, is now available for preorder! For a signed and personalized copy, preorder through adoptee-owned Loyalty Bookstore. From the bestselling author of ALL YOU CAN EVER KNOW comes a searing memoir of class, inequality, and grief—a daughter’s search to understand the lives her adoptive parents led, the life she forged as an adult, and the lives she’s lost. A LIVING REMEDY goes on sale April 4, 2023.

Katie Iles, a Chinese adoptee who is currently in the process of finishing writing a memoir, is conducting research to learn more about and build an accurate representation of what it is like to be a Chinese adoptee in a “before” and “after” COVID world. Katie is looking for Chinese adoptees to complete a 10-question survey.

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