5th annual Dream Makers Gala

Debbie's Dream Foundation

Enjoy an event that raises funds for Debbie's Dream Foundation. $175. Marriot Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale. 954-475-1200 or http://www.DebbiesDream.org.

April 26 at 6 p.m.

Broward Heart Ball

American Heart Association

For more than 25 years the Broward Heart Ball has contributed to advances in the fight against heart-and stroke-related illnesses thanks to sponsors, donors and hundreds of attendees. Ritz-Carlton, 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-492-6912 or http://www.heart.org/browardheartball.

May 3 at 7 a.m.

March for Babies

March of Dimes

Join local businesses, family teams, individual participants and volunteers for a morning of fun with entertainment, food, exercise, and activities for all ages. Proceeds help mothers have full-term pregnancies and stronger, healthier babies. Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Drive, Davie. 754-300-2603.

May 3 at 7 p.m.

2nd annual Broward Health Ball

Broward Health Foundation

Event will include a cocktail reception, live music, dinner, dancing, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefit all Broward Health hospitals. $150. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. 954-355-5148 or http://www.BrowardHealthFoundation.org.

May 8 at 5 p.m.

6th annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

This prestigious event brings members of the community together to celebrate how far women have come in leadership roles in business, community and philanthropic fields. $100. Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. 954-537-1010 or

http://www.100outstandingwomen.com.