UK Alumni Association hosting events for Citi Hoops Classic

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Jack Demsey's in New York City. Site of UK Alumni Association events before basketball game in Madison Square Garden in December 2017

NEW YORK, NY (WTVQ) -The New York City UK Alumni Club will be hosting several events in New York City this weekend in conjunction with the UK men’s basketball game in the 2017 Citi Hoops Classic.

All events will be held at Jack Demsey’s, 36 W. 33rd St. There will be ticket giveaways all day Friday and before the game Saturday.

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On Friday, Dec. 8, Kentucky Sports Radio will broadcast live from 10 a.m.-noon. At 4 p.m., there will be a Long island Spirits tasting. Email nycukalumni@gmail.com for more information on the tasting. There will be a UK Happy Hour and Pep Rally at 5 p.m. Enjoy a Kentucky-themed menu and drink specials with Wildcat karaoke starting at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Dec. 9, a biscuits and gravy Kentucky brunch will be at 9 a.m. prior to the noon tip-off between Kentucky and Monmouth University at Madison Square Garden. A send-off brunch will be at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10.

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit www.ukalumni.net or call 1-800-269-2586.