Award will honor orchestra supporter
Dr. John Hamilton will receive the 44th annual Golden Baton Award at a dinner cosponsored by the Florida Orchestra Guild and the Museum of Fine Arts at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the museum, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. The presentation honors people who have supported the orchestra. $100. (727) 548-4912; (727) 527-0057.
Senator's wife will speak at luncheon
Hadassah Lieberman will be the keynote speaker at the annual Health Future for Women luncheon beginning at noon Thursday in the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon, 950 Lake Carillon Drive. Lieberman, a health-care professional and global ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is married to Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn. The luncheon is presented by the St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation and Women in Philanthropy. $100. (727) 825-1086.
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Gala will benefit R'Club, arts group
R'Kid Land, a charity gala and benefit for R'Club Child Care and the Outdoor Arts Foundation, will feature food, drinks, entertainment and the auction of architect-designed children's playhouses. The fundraiser starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $125. (727) 578-5437; outdoorartsfoundation.com.