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Alfred Coffee's Holiday Toy Drive; Selfies With Santa; More!

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BEVERLY GROVEStyle Scroll regular Shea Marie of Peace Love Shea and her BFF Caroline Vreeland are hosting a holiday toy drive in support of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles at Alfred Coffee & Kitchen (8428 Melrose Place) this Sunday, November 30th from 9am to 3pm. Anyone who donates a new unwrapped toy gets treated to a free cup of coffee. [Racked Inbox]

DOWNTOWN—Want to take a selfie with Santa? He'll be at Downtown LA's FIGat7th this Friday. Expect to see him inside of the shopping center's Taste food court Thursdays through Saturdays from 11am to 2pm through December 20th. [Racked Inbox]

LOS FELIZ—In addition to Black Friday deals, Co-op 28 Handmade & Vintage (1728 N. Vermont Ave.) is also hosting a jewelry trunk show on Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th from 12 to 5pm. Amanda K Lockrow and Porterness Studio will showcase new styles. Shoppers can also custom order pieces and they'll be ready before Christmas. [Racked Inbox]

DOWNTOWN—Holiday shop guilt-free next Saturday, December 6th at a charity sample sale and holiday party to benefit Stoked, a nonprofit organization that takes LA's inner city youth snowboarding, skateboarding, and surfing with mentors. Brands on sale will include Vans, Volcom, Oakley, and more. It's happening at 1652 Mateo St. from 6 to 10pm; nab a ticket here. [Racked Inbox]

VENICE—This Friday through Sunday, Junk Food Clothing (1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd.) is having special offers on all merch. Plus, shoppers will score a free tote bag with purchases of $75 or more. [Racked Inbox]