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2012-2013 St. Pete Times Social Calendar

SEPTEMBER

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MEET AND GREET: Bayfront Medical Auxiliary luncheon. 11 a.m. Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Free. Guests welcome. (727) 545-2409.

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FALL TEA: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club membership event. 1 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Reservations: (727) 867-8093.

15

EAT RICH PLAY DIRTY: Collaborative fundraiser for the Morean Arts Center and PARC features food, drink, artist demonstrations. Train Station Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. Casual attire. VIP $250, 6 p.m.; general admission $100, 7-10 p.m. moreanartscenter.org; (727) 822-7872.

HIGH TEA: Suncoast Tampa Bay Chapter, American Sewing Guild event features Sandra Miller of Cutting Line Designs. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Timber Pines Country Club, 6872 Timber Pines Blvd., Spring Hill. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. (727) 639-3957.

ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE CURE: Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation event features 7:30 a.m. 5K, 8:30 a.m. 1-mile run/walk and 9 a.m. 5K adventure race. Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Drive SE, St. Petersburg. cmocf.org/onestep.

ST. PETE GLITTER QUEENS ROYAL BALL: Inaugural fundraising dinner benefits Royal Theater Boys & Girls Clubs Arts Academy. 7-11 p.m. Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. Cocktail attire. $50. stpeteglitter queens.com; (727) 579-4264.

JAZZ EXTRAVAGANZA: 40th anniversary celebration of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America-St. Petersburg Chapter features dinner, entertainment, honors founder and president Mary Murph. 6-10 p.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. $50. (727) 896-2355.

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FALL BUNCO PARTY: All Children's Hospital Seminole/Largo Guild event benefits the new applied behavior analysis services program at All Children's Hospital. Includes dinner. 6 p.m. Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, 1501 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair. $25. (727) 596-1268.

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USFSP CELEBRATES! Honors University of South Florida St. Petersburg supporter Gus Stavros, benefits USFSP College of Business. University Student Center, 200 Sixth Ave. S. (727) 873-4804.

GOURMET FEASTIVAL: 21st annual event benefits the Centre, features food and beverage tastings, silent and live auctions. Hyatt Regency Tampa, 211 N Tampa St. VIP $100 ($125 at door), 5 p.m.; general admission $50 ($60 at the door), 6-8:30 p.m. thecentre.org; (813) 251-8437, ext. 263.

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WINE UNDER THE STARS: Sixth annual fundraiser for the Science + Technology Education Innovation Center (formerly Science Center of Pinellas) includes food and wine tastings, casino gaming, silent auction. 6-10 p.m. 7701 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $60. (727) 384-0027, ext. 230.

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SWANKY SOIREE III: Benefit for Brookwood Florida features fashions by Alla K and John William Barger III, food, wine, Latin music, auction. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 1 Progress Plaza, 200 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $150. swankysoiree.org; (727) 224-4954.

COMMUNITY LAW PROGRAM DINNER: Annual volunteer appreciation event features keynote speaker Paul C. Tash, Times Publishing Co. chairman and chief executive officer. 6 p.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. lawprogram.org; (727) 582-7295.

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BOLEY ANGELS WINE & CHEESE MEMBERSHIP EVENT: 5:30-7 p.m. Mary R. Koenig Center, 647 34th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $25 for annual membership. (727) 821-4819.

SHARKSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHNAGGED ME: 19th annual Fish Head Ball benefits children's educational programs for the Pier Aquarium/Secrets of the Sea Marine Exploration Center and Aquarium. 7-11 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Shagadelic 1960s, James Bond evening wear suggested. $100 advance, $125 at the door. pieraquarium.org/ sharkstin; (727) 803-9799, ext. 202.

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DESTINATION LAS VEGAS: Casino-style fundraiser supports Project GRACE, an affiliate of Suncoast Hospice committed to advance care planning. 7-11 p.m., Suncoast Hospice Community Service Center, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. $50 by Sept. 24, $60 thereafter. projectgrace.org; (727) 536-7364.

OKTOBERFEST: Santa's Angels fundraiser. 6:30-10 p.m., Redington Beach Town Park, 105 164th Ave. (813) 263-5778.

OCTOBER

5

SOUP'S ON: 33rd annual St. Petersburg Free Clinic soup and bread luncheon to raise awareness of hunger in Pinellas County features keynote speaker Joe Bourdow. Free; donation accepted at event. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Reservations accepted through Sept. 28. (727) 821-1200, ext. 14.

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BOSOM BUDDIES FOREVER GOLF CLASSIC: Seventh annual event benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $100 (includes breakfast, lunch, unlimited practice balls). 8 a.m. shotgun start. Belleview Biltmore Golf Course, 501 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair. (727) 410-5264.

11

DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS AWARDS BANQUET: West Central Florida Council Boy Scouts of America event honors Tim Bogott, David Cox and Vinny Dolan. 6 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $125. (727) 391-3800.

12

GREAT EXPLORATIONS GREAT EXTRAVAGANZA: Dinner and auction aboard the Starlight Majesty raises money for educational programming at the children's museum. Cruise casual attire. 6 p.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club Marina, 11 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. $150. (727) 821-8992, ext. 228.

HEROES, VILLAINS & VIXENS: Goodwill Industries-Suncoast event supports Goodwill's programs for persons with disabilities. Includes food, drink, entertainment, Freaky Fashion Show featuring clothing found at Goodwill stores. 7 p.m. Kapok Special Events Pavilion, 923 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $75. goodwill-suncoast.org; toll-free, 1-888-279-1988, ext. 1052.

13

SUENOS DE Dalí: Dalí Museum Guild "Dreams of Dalí" fundraiser features entertainment, specialty cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, garden and gallery access. VIP 6:30-8 p.m. $250; general admission 8-11 p.m. $125. 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. Surreal cocktail attire. suenos.thedali.org; (727) 623-4713.

DRIVE AWAY HUNGER GOLF SCRAMBLE: Benefits Daystar Life Center, St. Petersburg. 9 a.m. start. Buffalo Creek Golf Course, 8100 69th St. E, Palmetto. $50 (includes lunch). (727) 498-8794.

17

ST. ANTHONY'S AUXILIARY LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW: 60th annual "Diamond Jubilee" event, featuring clothing from Chico's and Sacino's. Noon. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 527-6594.

A TASTE OF ITALY: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event features three-course Italian dinner to benefit the building restoration fund and a designated charity. 6:30 p.m. $18. Reservations: (727) 527-3250.

18

BREAKFAST OF SCHOLARS: Benefits Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg. 8-9:15 a.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. $50. (727) 322-0800, ext. 2106.

PACE AWARDS: "Fighting for Hearts and Minds" dinner presented by Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services honors five community leaders. 6 p.m. Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. $30. pemhs.org; (727) 362-4316.

BREAKFAST FOR LOANS AND LITERACY: Project Prosper fundraiser for financial literacy education classes and microloans offered to documented immigrants and refugees. Free; donations accepted. 7:30-9 a.m. Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater. Reservations: (727) 437-6521.

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ST. ANTHONY AUXILIARY WHITE ELEPHANT SALE: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Anthony's Hospital auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N., St. Petersburg. (727) 896-5478.

CHILI COOK-OFF AND WESTERN PARTY: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast fundraiser. 7-10 p.m. Private home. $40; $65 couples. (727) 821-9536.

20

AMERICAN SEWING GUILD: Suncoast Tampa Bay Chapter ASG annual meeting, fashion show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Quality Inn, 5316 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. (727) 639-3957.

ST. ANTHONY AUXILIARY WHITE ELEPHANT SALE: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Anthony's Hospital auditorium, 1200 7th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. (727) 896-5478.

FASHION TAKES CENTER STAGE: Fourth annual fashion show benefits education programs at the Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts Institute at Ruth Eckerd Hall, features clothing from Dillard's. Comedian Tim Wilkins will host. 11 a.m. 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $16 fashion show only, $35 buffet lunch (includes fashion show), $75 VIP (includes fashion show, lunch on main stage). Lunch reservations required. rutheckerdhall.com; (727) 712-2774.

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DROP (OFF) YOUR DRAWERS 2012: Clothes To Kids seeks new and unopened packages of undergarments for girls and boys to give to needy children. 5-7 p.m. Clothes To Kids stores, 1059 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater; 3251 Third Ave. N, Suite 145, St. Petersburg. (727) 441-5050 ext. 22.

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19TH ANNUAL ALL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC: All Children's Hospital Seminole/Largo Guild event benefits the hospital's new applied behavior analysis services program. Registration for Round 1, 7 a.m. Registration for Round 2, noon. Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, 1501 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair. (727) 399-2821; (727) 481-0690.

NOVEMBER

2

ANGELS AFTER DARK: Annual preholiday gift market benefits children's ministries at First United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. The Tower at One Progress Plaza, 200 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 776-3663.

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FALL FASHION FLING: Features light lunch, Daystar Thrift Shoppe treasures; benefits Daystar Life Center, St. Petersburg. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cathedral Church of St. Peter Parish Hall, 140 Fourth St. N. $20 advance, $25 at the door. (727) 498-8794.

WOMAN'S SERVICE LEAGUE LUNCHEON, CARD PARTY: St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $25. (727) 520-0286.

9

RIBFEST 2012: Northeast Exchange Club annual fundraiser benefits numerous youth-focused projects. Food, entertainment. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $16 advance, $20 at gate, 12 and under free with paid adult. ribfest.org; (727) 528-3828.

10

FIRST TEE OF ST. PETERSBURG "HOLE DOWN": Barbecue dinner, music, dancing, live and silent auctions. 7-11 p.m. Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S. $75. thefirst teestpetersburg.org; (727) 551-3300.

THE GREAT TURNAROUND: Fundraising dinner, auction benefit New Life Solutions, the Pregnancy Center of Pinellas County. 6:30 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Registration required: dinner.newlifesolutions.org; (727) 216-1410, ext. 402.

HOLIDAY CRAFT AND FOOD FAIR: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event benefits building restoration fund and a designated charity. $25 per vendor space. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. (727) 674-3484.

RIBFEST 2012: Northeast Exchange Club annual fundraiser benefits numerous youth-focused projects. Food, entertainment. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $16 advance, $20 at gate, 12 and under free with paid adult. ribfest.org; (727) 528-3828.

ST. PETERSBURG PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION: Scholarship fundraiser features luncheon, fashion show featuring clothing from Patchington, Woman of the Year announcement. 11 a.m. Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club, 6000 Sun Blvd. $30. (727) 614-5200.

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RIBFEST 2012: Northeast Exchange Club annual fundraiser benefits numerous youth-focused projects. Food, entertainment. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $16 advance, $20 at gate, 12 and under free with paid adult. ribfest.org; (727) 528-3828.

13

GOLDEN BATON GALA: Florida Orchestra Guild's "An Evening with the Arts" dinner honors Dr. Gordon Gilbert, benefits the Florida Orchestra and the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. 6 p.m. 255 Beach Drive NE. $100. (727) 244-2527.

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MARY YOUNG WALKATHON: All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch event. 8-11 a.m. Bay Pines Lutheran Church, 7589 113th Lane N, Seminole. (727) 360-4408; (727) 204-2987.

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STUART SOCIETY FALL FASHION SHOW: Luncheon event presented by the Margaret Acheson Stuart Society of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, and Saks Fifth Avenue. 11 a.m. $85. Grand Ballroom, Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 520-0286.

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DARE TO DREAM AWARDS: Ruth Eckerd Hall Scholarship Competition Finals support the scholarship and tuition assistance programs at the Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts Institute at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Preperformance buffet dinner. 5:30 p.m. 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $20 adults, $10 students and children under 18. (727) 712-2760.

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CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE: The Shepherd's Village fundraising celebration banquet benefits dinner supports single-parent families with affordable housing and other resources. 6:30 p.m. The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. (727) 216-1402, ext. 508.

DECEMBER

1

GIFT & CRAFT SHOW PREVIEW: Congregation B'nai Israel fundraising event features food, drink, desserts. 8-10 p.m. 300 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. $18. cbistpete.org/new/programming/gift-and-craft-show; (727) 381-4900.

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GIFT & CRAFT SHOW: 16th annual Congregation B'nai Israel fundraising event. 10 a.m.-5p.m. 300 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. cbistpete.org/new/programming/gift-and-craft-show; (727) 381-4900.

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BRITTANY & FRIENDS CELEBRITY PRO-AM: Benefits First Tee of St. Petersburg. Play with celebrity captains. $1,500 and $2,000 player foursomes. 10:30 a.m. check-in, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club, 600 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. thefirsteestpetersburg.org; (727) 551-3300.

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BOLEY ANGELS ANNUAL GALA CHRISTMAS BRUNCH: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $40. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-4819.

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MRS. SANTA LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW: All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch event. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 392-5089, (727) 393-9031.

6

CASA PEACE BREAKFAST: Benefits Community Action Stops Abuse. 7-8:30 a.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 895-4912, ext. 101.

7

BOLEY CENTERS' 30TH ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN: 7:30 p.m. Youth ($15), adults ($18). St. Petersburg Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE. (727) 821-4819.

SILVER BELLS LUNCHEON: Florida Suncoast Opera Guild event features performances by Mark Sforzini and St. Petersburg Opera, raises money for high school vocal, college and young-professional opera competitions. 10:30 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. (727) 289-2397.

TIES AND TENNIS SHOES: Pinellas Education Foundation fundraiser benefits the Take Stock in ChildreChildren/Doorways program. Features interactive sporting stations hosted by celebrities and professional players, entertainment. Cocktail attire with sneakers. 7-10 p.m. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. VIP $125 (includes food, beverage, sporting station tickets); general admission $15 (additional food, beverage and interactive sporting station tickets available). pinellaseducation.org; (727) 588-4816.

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event benefits building restoration fund, designated charity. $5. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. (727) 527-3250.

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CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON: Annual GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event. Participants bring new toys to donate to the Christmas Toy Shop. 11:30 a.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. $20. Reservations accepted through Dec. 11. (727) 345-2862.

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HOLIDAY HOMES TOUR: Florida Orchestra Guild St. Petersburg event spotlights houses on St. Petersburg's Brightwaters Boulevard NE and in Gulfport's Pasadena Yacht & Country Club, features shopping boutique. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15 advance, $20 day of event. (727) 395-0278; (727) 344-7575; (727) 864-1338.

JANUARY

13

CELEBRATION OF THE CUMULATION OF HADASSAH'S CENTENNIAL YEAR: St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah honors Dr. Morris and Marilyn LeVine. 5:30 p.m. Free. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 345-5311.

14

GAME DAY: All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch event features luncheon, cards and other games, jewelry sales, auction. 11 a.m. Elks Club Madeira Beach, 14111 E Parsley Drive. (727) 374-9292; (727) 360-0176.

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HEROES AMONG US: Annual St. Petersburg Bar Foundation fundraising dinner honors Bob Byelick, Gail Moulds and Brittany Maxey. Black tie optional. 6-9 p.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $150. (727) 823-7474.

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40TH ANNIVERSARY ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: Purchase award reception ($500 minimum toward art purchase). 1 p.m.; sponsors and benefactors reception 6 to 10 p.m. ($150 or $250 toward art purchase); donor reception 7 to 10 p.m. ($25 admission). Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-6136.

ALL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CHARITY BALL: "Untamed," 82nd annual fundraiser, benefits the hospital's pediatric palliative care program. 6-11 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. $250. (727) 492-8372.

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40TH ANNIVERSARY ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-6136.

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40TH ANNIVERSARY ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entertainment in the sanctuary, 11 a.m.; gourmet luncheon ($20 advance), 12:30 p.m.; docent tour, 2 p.m. Free. Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-6136.

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FRIENDS, FLOWERS AND FIVE FABULOUS FEMALES: Benefits Academy Prep Center St. Petersburg. 11:30 a.m. TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5600 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $100.(727) 322-0800, ext. 2106.

FEBRUARY

2

PURSES 4 HOPE: Friends of Vincent House Auxiliary boutique features hundreds of new and gently used handbags and women's accessories. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 4801 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 541-0360.

SUNCOAST HOSPICE BALL: "The Emerald City," 12th annual fundraiser. 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. $300. suncoasthospicefoundation.org/ball; (727) 523-3420.

WOMAN'S SERVICE LEAGUE PROMENADE: Includes naming of 2013 Best Groomed. 11:30 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. (727) 526-4304.

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PAMPER YOUR SPIRITS: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast Guild fundraiser features lunch, vendors of products and services focused on improving women's physical, emotional and financial well-being. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 374-3960.

8

POETIC JUSTICE GALA: "Midnight in Paris" themed dinner event evokes the 1920s, benefits Operation PAR. Period dress suggested. 6:30 p.m. Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $150. (727) 545-7564.

WINE WEEKEND ST. PETE: "Midnight in Paris," Margaret Acheson Stuart Society, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, co-sponsor patron dinner in the museum's Marly Room and gardens. Features vintner Jean-Charles Boisset. Black tie. 255 Beach Drive NE. (727) 753-9463.

9

100TH ANNIVERSARY GALA: GWFC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event. 6 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Reservations: (727) 896-5097.

WINE WEEKEND ST. PETE: Margaret Acheson Stuart Society, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, co-sponsor third annual wine auction featuring Shari and Garen Staglin of Staglin Family Vineyard. Palm Court Ballroom, Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. (727) 753-9463.

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WINE WEEKEND ST. PETE: Margaret Acheson Stuart Society, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, co-sponsor Vintners Brunch featuring winemakers and artists. Mezzanine Terrace, Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. (727) 753-9463.

15

FLEA MARKET/OPEN KITCHEN AND BAKE SALE: Annual GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event benefits building restoration fund, designated charity. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. (727) 822-6659.

16

QUEEN OF HEARTS BALL: 55th annual event benefits Van Gogh's Palette (Vincent House) and the Lupus Foundation of Florida, honors female volunteers in south Pinellas County. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S., St. Petersburg. $125. (727) 520-0286.

20

LUNCHEON, CARD AND GAME PARTY: St. Anthony's Hospital Guild event. Hospital auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

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DUCKY EVENT: Eighth annual All Children's Hospital Beach Branch event features "Roaring '20s" theme, dinner, music, auctions. The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Island Causeway. $75. achgbeach.org; (727) 388-1649; (727) 593-9394.

MARCH

2

ROCK 'N' ROLL MANIA: Santa's Angels fundraiser. 6:30-10 p.m., Redington Beach Town Park, 105 164th Ave. (813) 263-5778.

5

MARDI GRAS FASHION SHOW: Luncheon event benefits Infinity, the League to Aid Abused Children and Adults. Noon. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 544-4409.

8

TAMPA BAY BUSINESS HALL OF FAME: 26th annual event benefits the Florida Council on Economic Education, Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education at the University of South Florida. 5:30 p.m. A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa. $250. (813) 289-8489.

13

ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event features three-course Irish dinner, entertainment; benefits building restoration fund, designated charity. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. $18. Reservations: (727) 527-3250.

16

SUNCOASTERS BALL: Includes naming of Mr. or Ms. Sun, 2013 Sungoddess. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. (727) 821-9888.

20

CARRABBA'S LUNCHEON: All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch event features fashion show, auction. 11 a.m. 3530 Tyrone Blvd., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 360-1799.

21

CLOTHE A CHILD FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON — TRUE COLORS 2013: Hosted by Clothes To Kids. Noon. $50 per person with table sponsorships available from $400. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 441-5050, ext. 22.

LUNCHEON, FASHION SHOW, CARD PARTY: Annual St. Petersburg Women's Chamber of Commerce fundraiser for city beautification and other civic projects. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 804-4375.

23

RACE FOR THE ROSES: 20th annual Suncoast Hospice fashion show and luncheon features clothing from Suncoast Hospice Resale Shoppes. 11:30 a.m. Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. $50 general admission, $75 preferred seating. (727) 523-3419.

APRIL

7

SPRING BONNET TEA: 14th annual GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event celebrates "100 Years of Sisterhood," benefits building restoration fund. 3-5 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. $10. Reservations: (727) 527-3250.

13

EVENING OF DREAMS: Benefits Academy Prep Center St. Petersburg. TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5600 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $200. (727) 322-0800, ext. 2106.

17

TO LIFE: The Florida Holocaust Museum's annual fundraiser. Mahaffey Theater at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $200. (727) 820-0100, ext. 274.

19

A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP LUNCHEON: Hosted by Community Action Stops Abuse. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $50 per person. Sponsorships available. Donations accepted. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. St. Petersburg. (727) 895-4912 ext. 101

23

BREAKFAST OF HOPE: Vincent House members and staff, Friends of Vincent House auxiliary event. Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Free; donations accepted at event. Reservations required. (727) 541-0360.

24

SALUTE TO PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANTS: St. Anthony's Hospital Auxiliary event. Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater. (727) 823-6390.

MAY

3

KENTUCKY DERBY LUNCHEON AND CARD PARTY: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event benefits building restoration fund. 11:30 a.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. $20. Reservations: (727) 823-2088.

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13th ANNUAL SUNCOAST HOSPICE BEACH STROLL: Walk Clearwater Beach or St. Pete Beach in support of Pinellas County's nonprofit hospice. 8 a.m. Registration. 9 a.m. Start. Palm Pavilion Inn, 10 Bay Esplanade St., Clearwater Beach. Or Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Free. stroll@thehospice.org.

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CINCO DE MAYO + 7: Santa's Angels fundraiser. 6:30-10 p.m., Redington Beach Town Park, 105 164th Ave. (813) 263-5778.

JUNE

22

STUDIO@620 10TH ANNIVERSARY: 6:20 p.m. 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. studio620.org; (727) 895-6620.

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