Mardi Gras luncheon
The St. Anthony's Hospital Auxiliary presents "Mardi Gras Masquerade," a luncheon event including cards and other games, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the hospital's auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 866-3158; (727) 823-2088.
To Life gala
The Florida Holocaust Museum will honor survivors of the Kindertransport at its annual "To Life" gala beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. The event is a fundraiser for the museum and marks the 75th anniversary of the effort that saved the lives of about 10,000 children during the Holocaust. Concert pianist Mona Golabek will perform, and Tampa police Chief Jane Castor will receive the Loebenberg Humanitarian Award. $200. (727) 820-0100, ext. 251.
Cattle Barons Ball
The Cattle Barons' Ball of Tampa Bay benefiting the American Cancer Society features country singer and songwriter Josh Turner beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 400 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Western wear suggested. $500. cattlebaronsballtampa.org; (813) 319-5904.
The annual St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society Ball will honor people from each of the SPIFFS member groups at a dinner event beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at the St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Ethnic or semiformal dress suggested. $40. (727) 552-1896.