Wednesday, April 25, 2018
News Roundup

Dinner, sale, fashion show benefits, plus Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Upcoming events

Dinner for orchestra and museum

The Florida Orchestra Guild's "An Evening With the Arts" Golden Baton Gala dinner on Tuesday honors Dr. Gordon Gilbert. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE, and is a benefit for the orchestra and the museum. $100. (727) 244-2527.

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Bob Tebow, a missionary and father of NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25; $30 at the door. (727) 895-9622.

A herd of white elephants

The St. Anthony's Hospital Auxiliary will host a white-elephant sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 in the hospital auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Items include clothing, household items, small electronics, books, toys and holiday decorations. (727) 896-5478.

Lunch and fashions at the Vinoy

The Margaret Acheson Stuart Society and Saks Fifth Avenue, Tampa, will present a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, at 11 a.m. Nov. 28 in the Grand Ballroom at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. (727) 520-0286.

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