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Silicon Beach: December Events

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It's the holidays, so expect more socializing and imbibing to wrap up a busy year in local geekdom. Here are a couple of events going on in the 305:

Social Media Club South Florida celebrates the season this Thursday, December 10, at John Martin's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Coral Gables, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  A brief presentation will be followed by the hysterical stand-up comedy of Freddy Stebbins. The event is free -- just pay for your own drinks and grub. Some drink specials will be available. RSVP at Eventbrite.

Refresh Miami meets up December 16 at 7:30 p.m., but no word yet on who will present it or where it'll take place. The event is seeking sponsors. As always, Refresh meetups are free. RSVP on Facebook.

Holiday cheer is also spreading across the county line:

The South Florida Interactive Marketing Association

(SFIMA) will host a wine party and Toys for Tots drive at Seventh

Street Wine in Fort Lauderdale this Thursday, December 10, beginning at

6:30 p.m. It's free for members, $35 for nonmembers. RSVP at SFIMA's website.

Farther north, in Delray Beach, the Association for Women in Communications

(South Florida Chapter) is also jumping on the Toys for Tots wagon at a

tweetup Saturday, December 12. The events begins at 7:30 p.m. and

takes place at the Delux Nightclub and Lounge. Admission is free. RSVP online.

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