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Published Jan. 28, 2012

Art Festival Beth-El to continue today, Monday

The 39th annual Art Festival Beth-El continues today and Monday at Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Hours today are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; hours Monday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including a program at 11 a.m. and a docent tour at 2 p.m. The show and sale features original artworks in a variety of media. Free. (727) 347-6136.

Junior League hosts tea party, fashion show

The Junior League of St. Petersburg will present a tea party and fashion show featuring clothing from White House Black Market, Chico's, Anglo Couture and Old Navy from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. $40 adults, $20 for 14 and younger.; (727) 895-5018.

Suncoast Hospice Ball to be held Saturday

"As Time Goes By: A Journey to Casablanca," the 2012 Suncoast Hospice Ball, begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Black tie or white dinner jacket. $300. (727) 467-7423.

Luncheon to honor 'Five Fabulous Females'

Beth Morean, Lynne Stamey, Kanika Tomalin, Dr. Kim Costello and former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio are the "Five Fabulous Females" who will be honored at the fifth annual "Friends & Flowers" event beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. The luncheon will take place at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $100. (727) 322-0800, ext. 2140.

Fundraiser will benefit hospital robotics plan

Bayfront on Vine 2012 gets started at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bayfront Medical Plaza, 603 Seventh Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The event features food from bay area chefs and wine pairings as a fundraiser for the hospital's da Vinci Robotics initiative. VIP $175 (includes commemorative glass); $100.; (727) 893-6922.