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Glass art by Dale Chihuly will be featured at the Glass Ball, which benefits the Arts Center, at Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Nov. 15. Above is a Chihuly work that was exhibited in Miami in 2005.

Associated Press (2005)

Glass art by Dale Chihuly will be featured at the Glass Ball, which benefits the Arts Center, at Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Nov. 15. Above is a Chihuly work that was exhibited in Miami in 2005.

9.11

PATRIOT DAY PRAYER BREAKFAST: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution event benefits Bay Pines VA Medical Center Fisher House. 8:30 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 526-9706.

9.12

DESIGNERS' ATTIC SALE GALA: Event by West Coast Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers benefits the Molly Brown Foundation, supporting children's arts in Tampa Bay. Gala opening, silent auction and early shopping. 4 p.m. Artie's Moving and Storage, 5005 N Howard Ave., Tampa. $10. (727) 709-0544; (727) 526-6150.

OPENING TEA: GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club event features Priscilla Murtha presentation on the traditions of tea etiquette. Guests welcome. 1 p.m. 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Free. (727) 895-2506.

9.13

ART HEALS: Family Service Centers benefit showcases work by Tampa Bay area artists, survivors of sexual violence. Food, drink, live and silent auctions. 6 p.m. Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg. $100. familyservicecenters.org.

ONE STEP CLOSER STAIR CLIMB: Climb 26 floors at Bank of America Tower to raise awareness and funds for Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation. 8 a.m. Bank of America Tower, 200 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $50 registration or pledges (additional pledges welcome). Free for ovarian cancer survivors, police and firefighters. (727) 692-9035. ovariancancer foundation.org.

ALZHEIMER'S MEMORY WALK: 3-mile noncompetitive event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Participate as a team or individual. Prewalk activities start 8 a.m., walk starts 9 a.m. The Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Walkers collect donations; no registration fee. Call toll-free, 1-800-772-8672. www.alz.org/flgulfcoast.

LAWYERS FOR LITERACY SPELLING BEE: Luncheon event. Noon-2 p.m. Nova 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 821-6682. lawyersforliteracy.org.

MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: Annual gala fundraiser by the Gulfcoast Oncology Foundation. 7 p.m. Kapok Special Events Center, 923 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $150. (727) 821-0017, ext. 252 or 264.

CASINO NIGHT: Dinner, dance, silent auction, games benefit A Brighter Day of Pinellas County. 7 p.m. Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 5800 15th Ave. S, Gulfport. $50. (727) 420-1006. www.most holyname.org.

9.18

COOKING FOR KIDS: Tastings from bay restaurants, entertainment, auctions benefit Help A Child. 6-10 p.m. Hilton St. Petersburg, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 544-3900, ext. 179. helpachild.org.

9.19

AMERICAN STAGE GALA: Opening night cocktail event celebrates theater company's 30th anniversary. 6:30 p.m. Theater courtyard, 211 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 823-1600, ext. 203.

9.20

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION POKER RUN: Walk or take the trolley to nine different bars and restaurants in Indian Rocks Beach to complete your poker hand for prizes. Ends at Crabby Bill's Loading Dock with a party and drawings. Drink specials at each location. $5 a hand, $10 day of event. Registration forms available online. 3-8 p.m. Cuso's Club and Cantina, 2405 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. (727) 596-5633. IRBhome.com.

LEADERS LIGHT THE WAY: Greater Bay Area Council, American Business Women's Association event. Includes breakfast, lunch. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. $25 until Saturday, $30 thereafter. (727) 546-6322.

TAMPA BAY HEPATITIS SUPPORT GROUP: Sixth annual Award of Excellence dinner. 6 to 10 p.m. Pasadena Yacht and Country Club, 6300 Pasadena Point Blvd. S, Gulfport. $60. (727) 384-1030.

9.23

SURREAL FASHION SHOW: Benefits Salvador Dali Museum building campaign. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $60. Reservations accepted through Sept. 16. (727) 515-1212.

9.25

HOSPICE GOLF CLASSIC: Lunch, golf, cocktails, live and silent auctions, dinner, awards presentation. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 523-3420; 727) 523-3419.

2008 PACE AWARDS DINNER: "Remember When?" awards event by Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services. 6 p.m. Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa, 25 Belleview Blvd., Belleair. $30. (727) 545-6477, ext. 316. pemhs.org.

9.27

ANTIQUES APPRAISALS: Fundraiser for Gulf Beaches Historical Museum features appraisals by Granny's Antique Auction. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $5 admission, plus $5 per item for appraisals (limit three). (727) 743-8866.

ABRACADABRA! BRUNCH AND MAKEOVER MAGIC: Benefits Resurrection House. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $50. Call for invitation. (727) 823-4742. floridaresurrectionhouse.com.

CARL KUTTLER: A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP: Exhibition opening and unveiling of photo of St. Petersburg College president Carl Kuttler. Invitation only. 5 p.m. St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Dinner, live entertainment benefit Museum of History. 6-10 p.m. Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg. $100. Reservations accepted through Sept. 17. 894-1052, ext. 200. spmoh.org.

ALPHA HOUSE FALL GALA: Dinner and dancing, benefits Alpha House of Pinellas County Inc. 6-11 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 822-8190. alpha housepinellas.org/events.html.

FISH HEAD BALL: Pier Aquarium fundraiser features an Underwater Atlantis theme this year. Includes music by the Surfin' Raccoons, live auction and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Benefits aquarium educational programs. 7-11 p.m. TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $60 advance, $65 at door. (727) 895-7437, ext. 201.

9.29

GOLF GETS INTO YOUR BLOOD SCRAMBLE: Benefits Florida Blood Services Foundation. Registration 9 a.m., shotgun start 11 a.m. East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway, Oldsmar. $200. (727) 568-5433, ext. 2536.

10.02

HARVEST OF FASHIONS: Bayfront Medical Auxiliary luncheon, fashion show. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $45. (727) 896-8685.

10.03

DESSERT FIRST DINNER AND AUCTION: Girl Scouts of West Central Florida event features local chefs creating Girl Scout cookie-themed desserts. 7 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 894-1000. www.gswcf.org.

10.04

CANTERBURY CLASSIC: Golf, tennis, pool party, dinner and auction benefit Canterbury School of Florida. Golf, tennis sign-in: noon. Adult golf, $150; students, $75. Adult tennis, $80; students, $50. (Includes lunch, buffet dinner, awards banquet.) Dinner only, $30; children younger than 12, $15. Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club, 6025 Sun Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 521-5904.

BEACH BLANKET BINGO BASH: Academy Prep St. Petersburg benefit features buffet dinner, cocktails, live auction, entertainment and dancing. 6 p.m. TradeWinds Island Resorts, 5600 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $200. (727) 322-0800, ext. 2109.

PARTY AMONG THE STARS: PARC benefit features dancing, silent auction, casino tables, food and more. Black-tie optional. 6:30 p.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $175. (727) 341-6933. www.parc-fl.org.

10.10

MATTHEW T. MCDERMOTT GOLF TOURNAMENT: Four-player scramble that celebrates the life and passion for golf of Matt T. McDermott, an Eckerd College alumnus who died Sept. 11, 2001, in the World Trade Center. Proceeds benefit the Matthew T. McDermott Scholarship Fund. Noon, St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $125 per player; $500 per foursome. (727) 864-8219. fiddlercrab@eckerd.edu.

A HEALTHY FUTURE FOR WOMEN: St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation event features actor Rue McClanahan, benefits Susan Sheppard McGilliduddy Breast Center. Noon. Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive. $100. (727) 825-1086.

10.11

DAYSTAR GOLF SCRAMBLE: Second annual event benefits Daystar Life Center of St. Petersburg. Pasadena Yacht and Country Club, 6300 Pasadena Point Blvd., Gulfport. $125. (727) 866-1571.

10.12

ANGELS AFTER DARK: A holiday shopping extravaganza with thousands of one-of-a-kind gift items. Thirty-eight local and national artisans and importers featuring merchandise ranging from clothing, jewelry, handbags, stationery, home accessories to culinary delights. Benefits the Children's Ministry of First United Methodist Church. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Bank of America Tower, 200 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free.

10.16

DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS AWARD BANQUET: West Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America event honors Beth Houghton, Scott Wagman, Joel Momberg and Robert "Ed" Schatzman Jr. 6 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $125. (727) 391-3800. wcfcbsa.org.

TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL CLUB TEA: Event for prospective members. Private home. Reservations accepted before Oct. 9. (727) 827-0053; (727) 864-2137.

10.19

VISIONS OF A LEGACY: Tribute to the late Ted P. Wittner, benefits legacy fund for residents of Philip Benjamin Tower. Buffet brunch. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 250 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. $18. (727) 347-5191.

10.22

RAZZLE DAZZLE: 56th annual luncheon and fashion show benefits St. Anthony's Hospital. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $50. (727) 866-3158.

10.23

"GLAM" AT THE GIFT GALLERY. … A GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Proceeds benefit the Junior League of St. Petersburg. 5:30-9 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 432-2450.

10.24

CELEBRATE THE SEASON GIFT MARKET: Proceeds benefit the Junior League of St. Petersburg. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 432-2450.

GFWC ST. PETERSBURG WOMAN'S CLUB FLEA MARKET: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. (902) 527-2198.

10.25

A TASTE OF GOOD HOPE: An evening of wine, art and jazz to benefit hospice patients and their children in Sub-Saharan Africa. 6:30 p.m. Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. $75 advance, $85 at the door. (727) 523-3420; (727) 523-3419. thehospice.org.

ITALIAN-AMERICAN SOCIETY ANNUAL FALL DINNER AND DANCE: Catered event features live music and entertainment by Tony Belluschi. Dance partners available for unaccompanied ladies. Call for reservations. 7-11 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park. $25. (727) 224-8731; (727) 418-8079.

HALLOWEEN BREWHAHA: Bolesta Center event features haunted house, hors d'oeuvres, signature Halloween cocktails, a graveyard crypt, psychic readings and other entertainment. Halloween costumes or black attire preferred. Guests must be 21 or older. 8 p.m.-midnight Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg. $100. (813) 932-1184, ext. 23. bolestacenter.org.

10.29

STUART SOCIETY AND SAKS FIFTH AVENUE FALL FASHION SHOW: Luncheon event features Nicole Miller evening collection. 11 a.m. Renaissance Vinoy, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $75. (727) 896-2667, ext. 197.

11.01

HARVEST FESTIVAL: Third annual benefit for St. Mary Our Lady of Grace features silent auction, food from local restaurants and wine. 7-10 p.m. Finn Gallery, 176 Fourth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 896-2191. finngallery.com.

WINE FEST ON THE BEACH: Benefits beaches scholarship fund. Wine, food, music, dancing, silent auction. $25. La Contessa, 164th and Gulf Boulevard, Redington Beach. (727) 392-5315.

11.03

AMERICAN RED CROSS GOLF SCRAMBLE: Lunch, golf, silent auction. Shotgun start 1 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club, 600 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. (813) 348-4820, ext. 880.

11.07

ART OF HEALING: Auction of works from about 60 artists in a wide range of prices and styles. Proceeds benefit Bayfront Baby Place. 6:30 p.m. Salt Creek Artworks, 1600 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. $35 (includes $25 credit toward the purchase of art). (727) 893-6148.

GREAT XTRAVAGANZA: Cruise aboard the yacht Starship that departs from the St. Petersburg Pier. Benefits Great Explorations, the Children's Museum. 6:30-11 p.m. Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $175. (727) 821-8992, ext. 209. www.great explorations.org.

HOLIDAY HOPE: Cocktail reception, silent auction, benefit ASAP Homeless Services. 6:30-10 p.m. Private home. $100. (727) 823-5665.

11.08

LET'S CELEBRATE LIFE PICNIC: Appreciation picnic with vendors from the area, art pieces, music, food, crafts for the kids and guest speakers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free. (727) 587-6775.

TASTE OF INDIAN ROCKS BEACH: Sample food from local restaurants. 5-10 p.m. Chic-A-Ci Park, Fourth Avenue and Second Street, Indian Rocks Beach. (727) 517-3131.

AN EVENING AT THE MANSION, LIGHTS, LIFE, LOVE: An elegant evening at the Rutland Mansion in St. Petersburg featuring entertainment, food, and live and silent auctions. Silent auction will include themed trees that are decorated by local artists and businesses. 7 p.m. Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg.

11.09

HISTORIC BOULEVARD TOUR: 1-3 p.m. St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. $10. (727) 822-4982.

11.12

HARVESTING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS: Hosted in Ruth Eckerd Hall's Margarete Heye Great Room, this dinner also features silent and live auctions to benefit the Ruth Eckerd Hall Youth Scholarship program and arts education initiatives. 6 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $85. (727) 712-2760. rutheckerdhall.com.

11.13

STAR GOLF TOURNAMENT: Benefits the Children's Home. 11 a.m. lunch; 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater. $150. (727) 576-6424.

11.14

RIBFEST: Northeast Exchange Club's 20th anniversary event features Styx, the Doobie Brothers, Gator Country and Natalie Stovall. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave NE, St. Petersburg. $10 advance, $15 at gate, 12 and younger admitted free with paid adult. (727) 528-3828. ribfest.org.

11.15

GLASS BALL: Arts Center benefit features art glass by Dale Chihuly and others, music, dancing and VIP champagne reception. Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $250. (727) 822-7872, ext. 36. glassball.org.

RIBFEST: Northeast Exchange Club's 20th anniversary event. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave NE, St. Petersburg. $10 advance, $15 at gate, 12 and younger admitted free with paid adult. (727) 528-3828. ribfest.org.

11.16

RIBFEST: Northeast Exchange Club's 20th anniversary event features Styx, the Doobie Brothers, Gator Country and Natalie Stovall. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave NE, St. Petersburg. $10 advance, $15 at gate, 12 and younger admitted free with paid adult. (727) 528-3828. ribfest.org.

11.18

ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY WHITE ELEPHANT SALE: St. Anthony's Hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-5478.

11.21

AN EVENING WITH THE AUTHOR: featuring Robert Macomber, award-winning novelist of military fiction. 7-9:30 p.m. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. $20. (727) 791-9439. www.clearwatercwc.org.

11.28

GIFT WRAPPING & TREES OF LOVE: Benefits Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. Tyrone Square Mall, 6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg. (727) 523-3419.

12.04

WINE TASTING: Wine tasting, appetizers, music, art and silent auction benefit Help A Child. 6 p.m. Black Palm Restaurant, 109 Eighth Ave., St. Pete Beach. (727) 544-3900, ext. 179.

12.07

HISTORIC OLD NORTHEAST CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES: 11th annual event features homes decorated for the holidays. 3-8 p.m. $15 advance, $20 day of tour. (727) 895-4443.

12.09

BOLEY ANGELS CHRISTMAS BRUNCH: 11:30 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. (727) 821-4819; (727) 344-5404.

12.10

CASA PEACE BREAKFAST: Benefits Community Action Stops Abuse. 7-8:30 a.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Donations accepted. (727) 895-4912, ext. 114.

12.11

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING: American Red Cross benefit includes brunch, a gingerbread house and candies to decorate the houses. 10:30 a.m. Don CeSar Beach Resort and Spa, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $75. (727) 898-3111.

12.13

BRUCE WATTERS JEWELERS ILLUMINATED BOAT PARADE: Chili cook-off, live entertainment, grandstand seating, food. Benefits Children's Dream Fund and Rotary charities. 3-10 p.m. Spa Beach, 615 Second Ave. NE (at the Pier approach), St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3277. www.sprotary.org.

12.19

HOLIDAY DANCE: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity event. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 481-6431.

12.30

ST. PETERSBURG DEBUTANTE CLUB PRESENTATION BALL: 8 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. By invitation.

1.17

STUART SOCIETY GALA: Opens "Albrecht Durer: Art in Transition." 6:30 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 527-0057. fine-arts.org.

BAYFRONT ON VINE: Wine tasting, epicurean event. Benefits Bayfront Baby Place. 7-10 p.m. Bayfront Medical Plaza, 603 Seventh St. S, St. Petersburg. $150. (727) 893-6148.

1.21

ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY TEA: Celebrates the organization's 60th anniversary. 2-4 p.m. Vinoy Sunset Ballroom, 600 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-4595.

1.24

ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: 36th annual juried art exhibition, sale. Purchase award patrons reception (minimum $500 goes to art purchases) 1-4 p.m. Benefactors and sponsors reception ($125 and $250) 6-10 p.m. Donors reception ($20) 7-10 p.m. Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 347-6136.

HEROES AMONG US: St. Petersburg Bar Foundation event. 6 p.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $150. (727) 823-7474.

1.25

ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Beefy Cafe open (offers light lunches). Free. Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave., St. Petersburg.

1.26

ART FESTIVAL BETH-EL: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 11 a.m. Entertainment in the sanctuary; 12:30 p.m. luncheon (reservations required; $15.) Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 347-6136.

WESTERN ROUNDUP: All Children's Hospital Auxiliary St. Petersburg Branch event. Noon. Pepin, 4125 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $35. (727) 896-5108.

1.31

GFWC ST. PETERSBURG WOMEN'S CLUB FUNDRAISER: Chili cookoff and silent auction. 6:30 p.m. St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. (902) 527-2198.

2.02

EBONY FASHION FAIR : Sponsored by the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. (727) 481-6431.

2.07

SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM'S 27TH ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER: Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. salvadordalimuseum.org.

MARDI GRAS: Benefits PARC. Private home. (727) 341-6930.

QUEEN OF HEARTS BALL: 51st annual gala benefits Creative Clay, Voices for Children. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 331 First St. S.

2.10

STRADIVARIUS SOCIETY GALA: Dinner, Munich Symphony performance. 6 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $1,000 per couple. (727) 712-2760. rutheckerdhall.com.

2.13

POETIC JUSTICE GALA: 14th annual event features dinner, dancing and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Operation PAR. 6:30-10 p.m. Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $150. (727) 545-7564.

2.18

ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY LUNCHEON: Social hour with lunch, cards and games. 11 a.m. St. Anthony's Hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-4595.

2.21

ABRACADABRA: All Children's Hospital Guild Evening Branch 78th annual Charity Ball. Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Park Drive. (727) 692-4673.

HOSPICE BALL: Eighth annual event features dancing, auctions, food and fun. 6:30 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $350. (727) 894-1000.

2.24

MARDI GRAS MADNESS III: Luncheon and fashion show by Ann Taylor to benefit Infinity, the League to Aid Abused Children and Adults. 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $50. (727) 526-0693.

2.28

TO LIFE: Florida Holocaust Museum benefit dinner. 6:30 p.m. A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa.

FRIENDS OF STRAYS FUNRAISER: Fashion show, luncheon, silent auction. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $30. (727) 522-6566.

3.06

CANTERBURY SPRING GALA: Dinner, live and silent auctions to benefit Canterbury School of Florida. 7 p.m. St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 521-5904.

3.07

MOMENTS IN TIME: 59th annual Woman's Service League Fashion Promenade. 11 a.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $50. (727) 896-8479.

3.14

AN ENCHANTED EVENING: Stuart Society Preview party for the Art in Bloom exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-8658. fine-arts.org.

3.18

ART IN BLOOM LUNCHEON: Features floral event designer Michael George of New York. 11:15 a.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

3.21

DEBUTANTE SCHOLARSHIP COTILLION: Presented by Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. 7 p.m. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 866-9436.

3.28

HOSPICE FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON: Breakfast and fashion show. 9:30 a.m. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 942-2000.

ST. PETERSBURG PRESERVATION 2009 HISTORIC SHOWCASE: Music, food and 100 years of fashion. 7-9 p.m. St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. $30. (727) 822-4982.

4.02

STAR POWER FASHION SHOW: Celebrities model clothing from Georgette's in Old Hyde Park. Proceeds benefit the Children's Home. Noon. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $65. (727) 576-6424.

4.04

CANTERBURY CUP JUNIOR CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING TOURNAMENT: Fishing event for children 10 and younger. Benefits marine studies at Canterbury School of Florida. 7:30 a.m. Gulf Pier and Shelter 11, Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde. $25 (includes lunch). (727) 521-5921.

4.10

SALLIE'S ANGELS BLUE RIBBON GALA: Event recognizes National Abuse Awareness Month. Activities include silent and live auctions, a formal dinner and program honoring the children of Sallie House, a home for abused and neglected children. 6:30-10:30 p.m. St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 804-7710.

4.17

AMERICAN STAGE IN THE PARK GALA UNDER THE STARS: Featuring reception, silent auction, dinner and a production of Altar Boyz. 5:30 p.m. Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 823-1600. www.americanstage.org.

4.22

ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SALUTE TO PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANTS: Noon. Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater. (727) 825-1103.

4.24

A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP: Luncheon benefits Community Action Stops Abuse. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Renaissance Vinoy, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Donations accepted. (727) 895-4912, ext. 114.

4.25

CANTERBURY CUP CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING TOURNAMENT: Second annual inshore tournament benefiting marine studies at Canterbury School of Florida. Tournament 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; barbecue and awards ceremony 4:30 p.m. Fort DeSoto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde. $100. (727) 521-5921.

5.29

7TH POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE FOUNDERS CLUB BREAKFAST: 7 a.m. Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-9023. www.stpetepal.org.

Neighborhood social calendar 09/06/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 3:56pm]

    

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