Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

Country western's version of the black-tie in cowboy boots. The event includes themed activities, "shoot-outs," casino gaming, silent and live auctions, a seated dinner, and Nashville celebrity entertainment. $250. Table sales begin at $2,500. Ron Bergeron's Green Glades West Ranch, 21111 SW 16th St., Weston. 954-537-1010.

March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Garden of Dreams Celebrating 25 Years of Hope Spring Luncheon

Cystic Fibrosis Gold Coast Guild

The Hope Spring Luncheon is the organization's major fundraiser, and a highlight of the social season. Co-chairs are Carole Falkanger, Susan Pudsey and Gina Stelnik. $85. Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-522-6975.

March 27 at 6 p.m.

Wine, Women & Shoes

United Way of Broward County

This event will include a fashion show, great food, fine wine from around the world, and a marketplace filled with jewelry, clothing, shoes and more. 481 S. Federal Highway, Dania Beach. 954-462-4850.

March 30 - April 5

31st National Week of the Ocean

National Week of the Ocean Inc.

This event is designed to recognize the importance of the ocean in our lives. It involves six weekends of marine-related activities at various locations in Broward County. 954-462-5573 or

April 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Chair-ity Auction and Twilight Cocktail Party


Event will showcase redesigned chairs of all varieties to be auctioned off to raise funds for youth aged out of foster care supportive housing and the self-sufficiency program. Cocktails and dinner will be served in the garden at H.O.M.E.S. $125. Garden and Funky Flamingo's Thrift Shop, 690 NE 13th St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-563-5454.

April 3 at 11:30 a.m.

Men's Big Dog Invitational Golf Tournament