Have social calendar items in by Friday
Friday is the deadline for submissions to Neighborhood Times' 14th annual social calendar, to be published Sept. 12. Please include the sponsoring organization, date, time, venue (with street address), admission price and a publishable telephone number and/or e-mail or Web address. Send to Mary Jane Park at firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: SOCIAL CALENDAR) or mail information to her at 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
Retirement party set for museum director
A farewell party for John Schloder, the retiring director of the Museum of Fine Arts, is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 255 Beach Drive NE. Reservations will be accepted through Wednesday. Call (727) 896-2667, ext. 211. Admission is $10 for museum members, $20 for nonmembers. All proceeds go to museum programming.
Beer-seafood pairing benefits Pier Aquarium
The Pier Aquarium will benefit from a fundraiser at 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House. The Summer Craft Beer Bash Dinner fundraiser is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the restaurant, 400 Beach Drive. A beer tasting will be paired with four seafood courses and dessert for $40. RSVP at (727) 896-2400. For the full menu, visit pieraquarium.org/event/craftbeerbash.