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International floral designer is keynote presenter at Academy Prep Center benefit

St. Pete Beach

Academy Prep benefit to bloom at TradeWinds

International floral and event designer Ian Prosser of Tampa will be the keynote presenter at the Friends and Flowers spring event to benefit Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Admission: $100. Info: (727) 322-0800, ext. 2106.

St. Petersburg

Foundation plans fashionable lunch

The Beth Dillinger Foundation will present its "Value Me" Prom Magic luncheon and fashion show from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon, 950 Lake Carillon Drive. Admission: $60. Information: (727) 347-5600.

Party to celebrate 'Wizard of Oz' exhibit

Great Explorations, the Children's Museum, sponsors the Great Oz Party from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, to celebrate the opening of the "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" exhibit. Admission: $50. Information: 1-866-440-7880.

Cancer Society gala planned at Coliseum

Diamonds in the Sky, a gala presented by the Pinellas unit of the American Cancer Society, is from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Attire for the dinner event is black-tie optional. Admission: $200. Information: (727) 812-7012.

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