Great Friends to Kids event is on Thursday
Jeffrey Fortune and Robert and Barbara Anders, founders of Academy Prep St. Petersburg, will be honored at Thursday's Great Friends to Kids luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Great Explorations, the Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N. There is no admission charge, but donations are requested. Information: 821-8992, ext. 228.
Art in Bloom party is Saturday at museum
"Floral Reflections: Architecture and Art," the premiere party for Art in Bloom at the Museum of Fine Arts, takes place Saturday in the Marly Room at the Museum, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. The event showcases floral interpretations of art and begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $85. Information and reservations: 822-9040.
Heart Ball is set for
the Grand Hyatt
The 2008 Tampa Bay Heart Ball takes place from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa. Tickets are $1,000 for two (individual tickets not available). Information: 563-8112.
Great Chefs benefit is progressive party
"A Place in Time," the 10th annual Great Chefs of Tampa Bay benefit for Family Resources, begins at 6 p.m. Saturday in Historic Roser Park in Ingleside at Bayboro. The event features food, art and vintage cars in a progressive neighborhood party. Tickets: $150. Reservations required. Information: www.greatchefstb.org; 521-5213.