Spread the Joy at the Local House
The Local House restaurant, at 400 Ocean Drive, is conducting its first annual Toy Drive Tuesday night from 6-8 pm. Owner Ciro Campagnoli, along with organizers from Ayuda, a Miami-based charity that brings hope and joy to challenged families this holiday season, will be on-hand pouring eggnog and cheer. Guests are asked to bring unwrapped, new toys for boys and girls ages 1-8 years old.
The Tribe's highly anticipated 8th annual Hanukkah Soiree takes place on Thursday, December 19 at LMNT in Wynwood (55 NW 36th Street). There's an open bar sponsored by Ketel One and complimentary Perrier, endless latkes, sounds by DJ Crespo, Capture POD and more surprises. The party goes from 8-11 pm. To purchase tickets, or for more information visit: http://bit.ly/vodkalatke13. To join the committee or to sponsor: Olivia@ooandco.com.
The Little Lighthouse Foundation's Toy Drive
LLF's Holiday Toy Drive collects toys for over 140 children from the Chapman Partnership, donating over 400 total toys. Volunteers participate in a morning shopping spree at Target to supplement the toys already collected at drop off locations like Warren Tricomi on Miami Beach, the offices of Luxury Brand Partners, and The Firm Miami. Toys are distributed at the Chapman Partnership on Saturday, December 21st, from 4-5 pm, after a Story Hour program from 3-4 pm. Register to volunteer at the toy shopping spree, Story Hour, or distribution, by emailing