'Evening With the Rays'
The St. Petersburg Bar Foundation sponsors its annual "Evening With the Rays" fundraiser Saturday at the Trop for the foundation's community projects. Gates open at 2:10 p.m. for the Rays game against the Boston Red Sox at 4:10 p.m. Group seating is in the left-field 162 Landing. Unlimited food and soft drinks; drawings for Rays game tickets, autographed memorabilia. $125. (727) 823-7474.
Abilities Wine Tasting
The Abilities Wine Tasting celebrates its 25th anniversary on Saturday at the Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. The event is a benefit for wounded military veterans. VIP reception 6-9 p.m. $150 advance, $175 at door; grand tasting 7 to 9 p.m. $75 advance, $85 at door. abilitiesfoundation.com; (727) 600-8911.
Online auction benefit
Through Monday, the Suncoast Center in St. Petersburg is conducting an online auction to benefit the Rape Crisis Center of Pinellas County, which supports survivors of sexual violence. "Illuminating Hope" lists items at biddingforgood.com/ suncoastcenter. Information: (727) 388-1175.
Send social calendar items
The annual St. Pete Times Social Calendar returns in September, which means that submissions are due by July 31. Please send details of your event, including the sponsoring organization, date, time, venue (with street address), admission price and publishable contact information, to Mary Jane Park at [email protected] (subject: SOCIAL CALENDAR) or Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.