Join the Women’s Giving Circle from Mote Marine Laboratory for its annual Tea for the Sea, which unites women in philanthropy for the pursuit of science.

The tea will take place on Feb. 5 at the Resort at Longboat Key Club, Habourside Dining Room, 3000 Harbourside Drive on Longboat Key, Fla. Hats are encouraged.

This high tea event celebrates women’s leadership in the fields of science and philanthropy and the convergence of the two. For Mote’s 2016 event, the public is welcome to join the celebration at the Longboat Key Club for tea, hors d’oeuvres, engaging speakers and a live auction.

Individual Tickets: $150

For information regarding tickets or sponsorships, contact Kate Knepper at (941) 388-4441 ext. 393 or

Tea for the Sea 2016 is made possible by Worth New York, PNC Wealth Management and Longboat Key Club and Resort.