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Social scene calendar: Hospital guild benefit, reception for USFSP chancellor, Morean fundraiser, auction at science center

Bunco at Biltmore aids hospital guild

All Children's Hospital Seminole/Largo Branch hosts a bunco event and dinner on Wednesday at the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, 1501 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair. $25. (727) 596-1268.

Come on campus to meet new chancellor

A reception to introduce the community to new University of South Florida St. Petersburg chancellor Sophia T. Wisniewska takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the USFSP University Student Center Ballroom, 200 Sixth Ave. S. Reservations: (727) 873-4840.

Nosh and sip helps Morean Arts Center

"Each Rich, Play Dirty," a food and beverage tasting that offers hands-on activities to raise money for the Morean Arts Center, runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Train Station Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 822-7872.

Gaming, auction at science center

"Wine Under the Stars," a benefit for the Science + Technology Education Innovation Center (formerly Science Center of Pinellas), will offer food and beverage tastings, casino gaming and a silent auction from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 7701 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $60 single, $100 couple. (727) 384-0027.

Social scene calendar: Hospital guild benefit, reception for USFSP chancellor, Morean fundraiser, auction at science center 09/12/13 [Last modified: Thursday, September 12, 2013 4:32pm]
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