Feel festive Here
Support local artists, makers, doers, brewers, and food makers today and tomorrow at The Bernard shaw Christmas Weekender. Expect vintage clothes, pet accessories, craft, vinyl, books, bric-a-brac, jewellery, and art. As well as that, the bar will be in full-service – as will the Big blue Bus – and DJs will be on hand to provide relaxing vibes while you keep your belly full, your spirits high, and spend them dollars. What’s more, when you’re finished shopping you can pop next door to the newly opened Eatyard for the best of local food and drink. Click here for more information on The Bernard Shaw weekender.
Help The Homeless Here
Luas have partnered up again this year with Inner City Helping Homeless for the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 2016. Last year was the first time Luas teamed up with Inner City Helping Homeless and ran the very successful event to collect shoe boxes for the homeless at Christmas time; which were then distributed by Inner City Helping Homeless directly to people on the streets at night time and through the numerous shelters across Dublin City. If you wish to donate please drop in your shoe boxes to Connolly Luas Stop, Thursday 8th December, between 7am-7pm.
Below is a suggested list of contents for the shoe boxes:
Tooth paste / Tooth brush
Roll on Deodorant
Shower Gel / Shampoo
Hand / Body Lotion
Chocolate / Sweets
Female Hygiene Products
Please, no aerosols, hand sanitizer, mouthwash, razors, perfume or after-shave. For sorting purposes please mark your shoe box with either Male or Female Adult and/or Male or Female Child.
For more information on the homeless shoebox appeal click here
Gossip With Missy Elliot Here
Gossip Folks is the latest collective to bringing you cultural events around the city. This coming Thursday, December 8th, they will hold their inaugural Missy Elliot themed exhibition in Tropical Popical. James McGuirk has created a series of original typeface prints that will be on display and for sale on the night and cocktails will be provided by Fever-Tree. The event will kick off at 6pm at the tropical nail bar on South William Street. For more info click here.
Support Women’s Aid Here
Today, December 3rd, The Terenure Village Charity Shop in support of Women’s Aid are holding their ‘Designer Daze’ event. The shop sells donated designer clothes and bags, gifts, and books. The event will raise much-needed funds for Women’s Aid. Games and raffles will be held throughout the day, making it a fun-filled event for all the family. All proceeds raised in the shop go towards the Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline and Support Services which provide support and information to women experiencing domestic violence. Women’s Aid is a leading national organisation supporting women affected by domestic violence. National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900, 24 hours, 7 days. For more information, please contact Christina Sherlock at [email protected]
Swing Dance Here
Got happy feet? Then you should probably take them to the Grand Social for a spot of dancing this Monday, December 5th…
If you yearn for a time when you could jive the night away and invent elaborate dance moves with whoever it was you were courting, fret no longer – you can absolutely live that 1950s life in Dublin town. If you yearn for a time when you could jive the night away and invent elaborate dance moves with whoever it was you were courting, fret no longer – you can absolutely live that 1950s life in Dublin town.
Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve kicked and flicked your way into the improvers class; there’s a load of energetic fun to be had. As the evening draws on at the Happy Feet Swing Dancing session, quick-talking, quick-stepping folk get together for a casual social dance; the perfect chance to show of any gravity-defying lifts you’ve been practising in front of all your fellow jive talkers. The event takes place from 7pm – 11pm. For more information and prices click here.