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Sip 'n Skimm: Party to the Polls + Pups!

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Katch Astoria

31-19 Newtown Avenue

Queens, NY 11102

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Get ready to parrrrtyyy + pups! We're bringing back Sip 'n Skimms (aka happy hours), and going big for #NoExcuses. We are hosting a 'Party to the Polls' to honor National Voter Registration Day (9/25). This event in particular will be hosted at the lovely Katch Astoria and will be dog friendly. So bring your furry BFF and join us for the night!

The No Excuses campaign is a nonpartisan campaign that aims to get 100,000 Americans to turn out on election day. TheSkimm, a company who operates to make it easier for us to be smarter, began the campaign after uncovering some pretty startling research around voter turnout, especially during the midterms. In 2014, only 26% of women aged 25-29 showed up to vote (you read that right), and we want to change that.

Soo what should I expect?

  • A lot of red, white, and blue

  • Voter registration forms, stamps, and envelopes -- because no excuses.

  • Info on the midterms and issues - if you’re into reading in dark bars.

  • Custom social content for you to share

  • The drinks are on you, the swag is on us: Limited edition No Excuses swag

  • Puppies!

Anyone is welcome! In fact, the more the merrier. We just ask that they register via this Eventbrite so we know how much swag is needed.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No ID requirements to enter, but standard US drinking age applies.

Where can I find you once I'm in the bar?

Look for puppy dogs and theSkimm swag or ask the hostess to point you in the right direction.

Do I have to be registered to vote, passionate about politics or involved with theSkimm to come?

We want everyone to come through! Regardless of your political beliefs, past involvement with either theSkimm or the American political system, and understanding of/interest in politics. Our goal is to create an inclusive, welcoming community of voters who are here to support each other in registering and getting the info we need to make informed decisions at the polls. Also, pet some puppies.

I want to commit to vote with theSkimm before the event. How do I do that?

YAS, we love that go-getter attitude. Follow this link: https://theskimm.typeform.com/to/JxGo0E

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