Wine-tasting will fund housing for ex-foster kids
The Leslie Family Children's Foundation will present a wine-tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at VINO 100, 5056 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Ten percent of event sales will go to the foundation, which is dedicated to securing affordable housing for children aging out of foster care. Admission: $10. Information: lfcfoundation.org; (727) 239-7171.
Woman's Club marks 80 years in clubhouse
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club will commemorate the 80th anniversary of its clubhouse with a celebration at 1 p.m. Friday at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Cash donations and other gifts will be received to send to active-duty members of the 27th Engineering Battalion. Attendees are encouraged to wear red to honor those in the military. Guests welcome. Information: (727) 867-8093.
Queen's Court seeks top female volunteers
The Queen's Court, which raises money for charities and civic organizations through its Queen of Hearts Ball, is accepting nominations for outstanding female volunteers in leadership and service. The deadline is Jan. 5. Submissions must be sponsored by guilds, auxiliaries or other nonprofit. Call (727) 824-8577 for applications. The court also is receiving applications from Pinellas organizations for grants from the 2011 ball. The deadline is Feb. 12. Charities must be listed under Sec. 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Call (727) 576-7999 for applications.