3. Hollywood film director, writer and producer Martha Coolidge (Lost in Yonkers, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Material Girls) appears at University of Tampa for two days worth of screenings, workshops and talks. Oct. 1-2, Reeves Theatre and Cass Sound Stage, 813-257-3425.
4. Little Black Dress Night debuts at its new St. Petersburg location. Local ladies are invited to come out in their best mini and enjoy free wine from 8 to 10 p.m. Nova 535 Art Lounge, free admission.
5. Ophelia ProjectTampa Bay presents "Mustang Sallies," part of a series of events organized to bring together women interested in finding out more about the Ophelia Project. Guests enjoy wine and appetizers, 20 percent off select spa treatments, and a presentation by a local travel agent offering tips on how to plan the perfect girls getaway. 6-8 p.m., Westshore Plaza. For more info, call 813-514-9555, ext. 111. To set up a spa treatment, call 813-371-5388.