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The Tampa Bay social scene

Benefit of cigars and chardonnay

The Florida Holocaust Museum will present Cigars and Chardonnay, a benefit for the museum and the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Ybor City's J.C. Newman cigar factory, 2701 N 16th St., Tampa. The evening will feature guided tours, cigar-rolling demonstrations, hors d'oeuvres and wine. $100. (727) 820-0100, ext. 251.

Harlem Nights gala

The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Youth Development Foundation of Pinellas County will host "Harlem Nights," a June 8 gala at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. The dinner event is a fundraiser for the organization's scholarships and community service projects and will feature games and a silent auction that will include two garments from the historic Ebony Fashion Fair collection. $40. Childs Park YMCA 691 43rd St. S or zuochapter.org. There is a processing fee for online ordering. (727) 866-9436.

The social calendar

The 16th annual St. Pete Times Social Calendar will publish in September. Please submit details of parties and charity benefits, including the sponsoring organization, date, time, venue (with street address), admission price and publishable contact information. The deadline for submissions is July 31. Send to Mary Jane Park at mjpark@tampabay.com (subject line: SOCIAL CALENDAR) or at Tampa Bay Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

The Tampa Bay social scene 05/26/12 [Last modified: Saturday, May 26, 2012 4:30am]
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