'Fool's Paradise' will benefit kids' program
It's no joke: "A Fool's Paradise," an April 1 celebration to benefit the Suncoast Hospice Stepping Stones for Kids program, will be from 6:18 to 9:46 p.m. Friday in the Suncoast Hospice community room, 3050 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Proceeds will go toward the organization's perinatal loss program. $62.50 single, $124.95 for two. (727) 528-0319.
'Symphony in Glass' benefit is April 6
Musicians from the Florida Orchestra will perform at "A Symphony in Glass," a fundraiser presented by the Florida Orchestra Guild of St. Petersburg, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 6. The event will take place at the Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center and 400 Beach Drive Seafood & Tap House, both in the 400 block of Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $85. (727) 821-3322.
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Scholarship gala for Academy Prep Center
"Evening of Dreams, A Night in Provence," the 11th annual gala to benefit the student scholarship program at Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, will be a French marketplace experience at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. The dinner fundraiser will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 9. $200. academy prep.org/eveningofdreams; (727) 322-0800, ext. 2140.