Donate a coat …
… Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. during Mockingbird Station’s Victorian Christmas Night. During this time, a portion of the center will be transformed into a Victorian streetscape, complete with a Dickensian choir. Everyone is asked to bring a new or gently used coat to the Michael Raymond salon, which will donate them to The Family Place, a nonprofit that helps victims of family violence.

Or attend an event …
… at Hyena’s Comedy Club, 5321 E. Mockingbird, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. That’s when a panel of local celebrity judges will crown a winner in the Hunky Santa pageant. Admission is $5 with all the proceeds benefitting Dress for Success, a nonprofit that helps disadvantaged women become self-sufficient.
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