Celebrate Mardi gras for charity
A Mardi Gras bunco game and dinner to benefit Ronald McDonald House begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the All Children's Hospital Education and Conference Center, 701 Fourth St., St. Petersburg. Mardi Gras attire suggested. Hosts request donations of paper plates, plastic foam bowls, toilet tissue and plastic forks. $25. (727) 767-7685.
David Fischer, Glenn Grieves, Jai Hinson, Johnnie B. Mack, Bill Maxwell and Mark Medoff will receive recognition at the 2012 Studio Honors, a fundraiser for the Studio@620, beginning at 6:20 p.m. Saturday in the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Reservations required. $175. studio620.org; (727) 895-6620.
A rock 'n' roll party
Santa's Angels, which helps needy Pinellas County children at Christmas, will host "Rock 'n' Roll Mania," a fundraising party, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Redington Beach's Town Park at Gulf Boulevard and 164th Avenue E. Food and drink are included; patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. $25; $30 after Tuesday. santasangels.us; (727) 696-9582 or (813) 263-5778.
Heart Ball's here
The Tampa Bay Heart Ball gets started at 6 p.m. Saturday at A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa. Black tie optional. $1,000 for two; (727) 563-8041.