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Social scene fundraisers: Foundation will honor two at blindness dinner

Foundation will honor two at blindness dinner

The Foundation Fighting Blindness will honor the late Edie Loebenberg, a co-founder of the Florida Holocaust Museum, and Ronald L. Vaughn, president of the University of Tampa, with Visionary Awards at its annual Dining in the Dark dinner Wednesday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. The event, at which attendees wear light-blocking blindfolds for about a half-hour during dinner, is at 6 p.m. $150. Fight Blindness.org; (954) 308-5555.

Opera for breakfast

Opera singer Kathleen Myrick will perform at "A Place of Sanctuary," the annual New Beginnings breakfast presented by Florida Resurrection House, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Thursday in the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-4742.

CASA luncheon set

Community Action Stops Abuse, CASA, presents its eighth annual "A Good Night's Sleep" fundraising luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. casa-stpete.org; (727) 791-7400.

Jazz, novelist on tap

The Lady Ambassadors for Project GRACE, a Suncoast Hospice affiliate, will present a buffet lunch, novelist Janice Van Dyck and entertainment from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. Jazzy attire suggested. Reservations through Monday. $40. (727) 483-1580.

Low Country tastes

Infinity, the League to Aid Abused Children and Adults, presents its sixth annual Low Country Boil at 6 p.m. Saturday in a private home. The evening features live music and a cash bar. $50. (727) 525-8980.

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