Breakfast to benefit Academy Prep
Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg's annual Breakfast of Scholars fundraiser runs from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. N. $50. (727) 422-0800, ext. 2106.
Dinner boosts mental health services
"Hope + Health: Help Starts Here!" is the theme for the annual PACE awards dinner Thursday to benefit Personal Enrichment Mental Health Services Florida. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $30. pemhs.org; (727) 362-4316.
Have a meal and help hungry children
The first "Kind Mousequerade" to benefit transitional families and hungry children runs from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Ricky P's Orleans Bistro, 1113 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $50. thekindmouse.org; (727) 821-4061.
Take a putt, a sip and a smoke on the lawn
"Great Extravaganza: Birdies, Bogeys and Stogies," benefits Great Explorations children's museum Saturday at the Rutland-Farley estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg. The event runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and features miniature golf, putting contests, food, drink, music, auction items and cigars. $150. (727) 821-8992, ext. 236.