Suncoasters gather for annual fall social
The Suncoasters of St. Petersburg's annual fall social is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbia Restaurant on the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE. (727) 821-9888.
Boy Scouts to honor couple at banquet
The West Central Council, Boy Scouts of America, will honor Maureen and Norm Dobiesz of the Phoenix Venture Philanthropy Foundation at the annual Distinguished Citizens Banquet on Thursday. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Palm Court Ballroom at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 391-3800.
Bring canned goods to Soup's On event
The St. Petersburg Free Clinic's 31st annual Soup's On event is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus activity center, corner of Sixth Avenue S and Second Street. There is no charge to attend; cash donations will be accepted, and patrons are asked to bring canned goods and boxed dry food. (727) 821-1200, ext. 14.
Only obligation here is to send a check
Here's a party for which no costume is required: Infinity's Fantasy Ball, to benefit abused and neglected people, requires only a financial commitment. The event "date" and "time": midnight Oct. 31. Be a ghost ($25), a ghoul ($50), a vampire ($100) or a phantom ($500), and send checks, made payable to Infinity, to Dot McCarthy, 6224 Fairway Bay, Gulfport, FL 33707. Brookwood Florida, CASA and Help-A-Child are the beneficiaries.