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Sisterhood Spring Brunch

Sunday, April 30, 2023 9 Iyyar 5783

9:45 AM - 11:45 AMSocial Hall

SPEAKER: LIZ SCHEIER, AUTHOR OF NEVER SIMPLE

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May is Mental Health Awareness month. Join us at our Spring Sisterhood Brunch on the last day of April, to hear from a distinguished book author, Liz Scheier about her personal journey and experience with this important topic.

Her gripping and darkly funny memoir “is a testament to the undeniable, indestructible love between a mother and a daughter” (Isaac Mizrahi).

Liz Scheier will share with us her uncovering the real answers to the mysteries underpinning her childhood. Trying to construct a “normal” life out of decidedly abnormal roots, she navigates her own circuitous path to adulthood: a bizarre breakup, an unexpected romance, and the birth of her son and daughter. Along the way, Liz wrestles with questions of what we owe our parents even when they fail us, and of how to share her mother’s hilarity, limitless love, and creativity with children—without passing down the trauma of her mental illness. Never Simple is the story of enduring the legacy of a hard-to-love parent with compassion, humor, and, ultimately, self-preservation. For more, read here.

The book will be available for purchase at the brunch and the author will sign copies following the brunch.

Never Simple has garnered praise from the New York Times, Publishers Weekly (starred review), Kirkus, Library Journal, Bookpage, Booklist, and bestselling authors Augusten Burroughs, Jenny Lawson, Isaac Mizrahi, Elissa Altman, Greer Hendricks, and Mira Bartók. It was chosen as a Best Book of March by Amazon and Apple Books, a People Picks by People Magazine, an Indie Next pick, a Barnes & Noble Top 10 Favorite Ebook of 2022, and was featured as one of “15 March Reads to Get You Through the Month” on Good Morning America.

We will collect non-perishable food for Food for Others at the brunch. Please bring one of the items requested below:

Oil
Cereal
Canned tomato products (crushed, peeled, diced, etc.), 4oz – 1 lb
Canned meat (chicken, turkey, or seafood), 2oz – 15oz
Rice, 16oz packages
Spaghetti sauce, 14oz – 1 lb (ideally in cans instead of glass)
Canned fruit (packed in fruit juice instead of syrup) 11oz – 20oz
Dried or canned beans (black, kidney, pinto, etc.)
Pasta
Fruit juice (100% juice) 32oz – 64oz

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