Grape Gatsby benefit offers sip here, nosh there
Bayfront on Vine's 1920s-era Grape Gatsby party, presented by the Bayfront Health Foundation, takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Bayfront Medical Plaza Building, 603 Seventh St. N, St. Petersburg, and will feature tastings from Tampa Bay area restaurants, plus wines, spirits and premium beers. Admission is $150 for the VIP wine-tasting pavilion and a commemorative glass, $100 for the tasting. It benefits the new Bayfront Baby Place at All Children's Hospital. Go to bayfrontonvine.org.
Lawyers association honors two 'heroes'
The St. Petersburg Bar Foundation honors Anthony Battaglia and Lisa Brody at its annual Heroes Among Us dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S, Gulfport. U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Indian Shores, will be the keynote speaker. For information, visit stpetebar.com or call (727) 823-7474.
Uhuru leader's collection featured
A conversation with Omali Yeshitela will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Campus Activities Center at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
The event, hosted by the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, marks the recent acquisition of a collection of Yeshitela's writings and will include a video presentation and interview of the controversial St. Petersburg native.
The Campus Activities Center is at Sixth Avenue S and Second Street. For more information, call (727) 873-4094.