#Holiday Events

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Next week is chock-full of holiday events and preparations! Shop for a cause, indulge in holiday treats, find the most unique and charming of gifts, give for Hurricane Sandy relief, and take some design-inspired breaks in between: here are a few exciting upcoming events!

The Pajama Program & Carter’s Inc for Sandy Relief

In the spirit of giving, the Pajama Program in partnership with Carter’s will host a Pajama Drive for Hurricane Sandy Relief at Carter’s at Bay Plaza, 2146 Bartow Avenue in the Bronx, this Saturday, December 8 from 9:30AM to 1PM. Celebrity guests will help collect pajamas for kids in need at shelters in New York and New Jersey. Help them reach their goal of collecting 1,000 pajamas to keep children warm during the coldest time of the year.

Miles Redd Book Launch at DwellStudio

On Monday, December 10 from 6-8PM, DwellStudio founder, Christiane Lemieux, will host a celebration and book launch for Miles Redd and the publication of his new book, “Big Book of Chic.” The evening will feature an exclusive Q&A with Miles Redd and Christiane Lemieux, followed by a book signing and cocktails, benefitting Housing Works. RSVP here or click here for more information.

Holiday Walk at the DDB

On Tuesday, December 11, showrooms on the 9th floor of the Decoration & Design Building will open their doors to all for a Holiday Walk! Stop by Anichini, Bielecky Brothers, Charles H. Beckley, de La Cuona, Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman, Hokanson, Houles, Maya Romanoff and Zimmer-Rohde between 1:00PM and 4:00PM for festive decorations, music and holiday treats.

Exceptional Gardens at NYSID

Take a break from the stresses of holiday shopping and head to the NYSID Auditorium on Wednesday, December 12 from 6-8PM for a panel discussion about the beauty winter can bring to gardens and foliage. Designing the Winter Landscape: From Private Gardens to Public Parks will feature Jack Lenor Larsen who will speak about the gardens at LongHouse Reserve; Juan Montoya who will discuss his gardens in Garrison, New York; and Thomas Balsley of Thomas Balsley Landscape Architects will talk about projects for Chelsea Waterside Park and Riverside Park South in New York. Click here to purchase tickets.

Indiana Design Center Holiday Open House

Also on Wednesday, December 12 from 5-7PM, the Indiana Design Center in Carmel, Indiana will be hosting a Holiday Open House. At the Walter Knabe Holiday Trunk Show 10% of proceeds will benefit the Cheer Guild of Riley Hospital for Children, and bags can be signed by the designer himself. Stop by other showroom for promotions, one-night special offers, giveaways, and holiday décor. Seasonal refreshments will be provided by the Blu Moon Café. Click here for more information and registration.

Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop’s Winter Wonderland Sale

Get one-of-a-kind gifts at the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop’s Winter Wonderland Sale from Thursday, December 13 to Sunday, December 16. Find vintage designer goods, furnishings to spruce up any apartment, and antique books that will be sure to please all of your loved ones. All Thrift Shop proceeds benefit the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s renowned patient care, education, and research programs. The shop is located at 1440 Third Ave (between 81st and 82nd Streets) in New York. Call 212-535-1250 for more information.

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