My So-Called Selfish Life & A Childfree Happily After
invite you to a fabulous Happy Hour & Fundraiser!
August 27th - 5:30pm to 8:00pm - Botanica Bar NYC


Photos from the event:

You’re invited!! Join your hosts Therese Shechter and Tanya Williams and our fabulous New York community (and special guests!) to share stories, win some raffle goodies, and enjoy a signature cocktail or two…or three. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to learn more about Therese’s in-progress documentary My So-Called Selfish Life and how you can lend your support. Anyone who identifies with and/or supports the childfree choice is welcome at Happy Hour.


What to expect:

  • Meet and mingle with some of the cast & crew of the upcoming documentary My So-Called Selfish Life

  • Get a little sneak peak from the film and learn how you can support it

  • Enjoy a signature cocktail!

  • Take some Selfish Selfies in our photo booth

  • Enter our raffle for goodies and swag!

  • Have a fabulous time together–and no one will ask how many kids you have!

Thank you to our raffle and gift sponsors:


Where we’ll be:

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Botanica Bar at 47 E Houston St, New York is a low-key spot in Soho with happy hour drink specials and a special signature cocktail designed just for us! Conveniently located near three subway stations: Broadway/Lafayette B/D/F/M, Prince St R, and Bleeker St. 6 trains.


Happy Hour is free to attend–but we’d still love your support!

There will be a cash bar and light bar snacks. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about the upcoming documentary My So-Called Selfish Life and send some support its way. For starters, all proceeds from our signature cocktail and raffle tickets will go directly to the project!

Whether you can make it or not, if you can support us before the event, we’ll throw in some extra gifts to say thank you!
Note: You may donate any time. Gift offer is only valid until 6pm on August 27th.

DONATE $30 or more:
1 raffle ticket + 1 Happy Hour drink ticket

DONATE $50 or more:
2 raffle tickets + 1 Happy Hour drink ticket
a limited edition bookmark/bling
a copy of either A Childfree Happily Ever After OR Confessions of a Childfree Woman signed by the author

DONATE $100 or more:
5 raffle tickets + 2 Happy Hour drink tickets for you and a pal
a limited edition bookmark/bling
a hand-crafted Golden Girls Ring
a copy of A Childfree Happily Ever After AND Confessions of a Childfree Woman signed by the author.

Learn more about the film and why your support matters

 
 

Your hosts:

Therese Shechter is the director of the in-progress documentary My So-Called Selfish Life. A filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, her work fuses humor and personal storytelling to disturb what's considered most sacred about womanhood. Her most recent film was How To Lose Your Virginity about the mythology and misogyny around our most precious gift. Therese has written about the childfree experience, for publications including Self, Real Simple, Topic, Bust and The Nib. Find more of her work at Trixie Films.

 

Tanya Williams is the author of Amazon No 1 Best Selling book A Childfree Happily Ever After and founder of the Childfree Choices Program. As a childfree advocate, her message is focused on the C-word – CHOICE! Her aim is to change the conversation and dialogue in society around childfree people from one of judgment and criticism to that of support and acceptance. Her she is a strong believer in women making their own rules in life and her personal mantra is Never Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle.