Party at St. Pete country club for doorways
The Kiwanis Club of St. Petersburg will host its eighth annual Jim Fischer-Skip Carr Memorial Birthday Bash to raise money for Pinellas County Education Foundation Doorways Scholarships beginning at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at the St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way S. There is no admission fee, but donations are encouraged. Tropical attire. Reservations accepted through Friday. fischercarr.org. (727) 821-2080.
Pride & Passion at Tampa museum
Pride & Passion 2012, a launch of St. Pete Pride, will feature art, entertainment, food and beverages to benefit the Tampa Museum of Art's special exhibitions. The fundraiser runs from 8 p.m. to midnight May 19 at the museum, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $75 (includes museum membership; price rises to $85 after Saturday). tampamuseum.org/events/pride-passion; (813) 421-8370.
Bowl in the name of literacy May 26
Lawyers for Literacy will present a fundraising bowl-a-thon from noon to 3:30 p.m. May 26 at Sunrise Lanes, 6393 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. The event includes equipment, food, drink and tutor appreciation awards. $50. Registration accepted through May 14. Email office@lawyersfor literacy.org; (727) 323-4020.