April 3

Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas' Cocktail Bash

What: This annual social event supports DSACT and its programming for people with Down syndrome and their families. Music from DJ Mel, a live auction, food and cocktails will make the night especially festive.

Cost: $85 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $250

Where: 800 Congress, 800 Congress Ave.

Information: dsact.org/#celebrate

April 6

Women and Their Work’s DreamLife

What: An immersive art party extraordinaire in support of the downtown art gallery, with performance art, a dream-like photo booth, tarot readings, music, video projections and more.

Cost: $250-$350 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: The Daphne House in Travis Heights

Information: womenandtheirwork.org/support/sponsorship-2/

Austin Diaper Bank Bash

What: A night of celebration as Austin Diaper Bank raise funds to support families in Central Texas with diapers, wipes and period supplies. There will be dinner, drinks, dancing and a silent auction.

Cost: $100 individual tickets, $250 VIP tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: Gather Venues, 5540 N. Lamar Blvd.

Information: austindiapers.org

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas’ 30th Annual Bandana Ball

What: A spirited western event featuring live music, signature cocktails, boot shining, a wine toss, and an extensive silent and live auction.

Cost: $300 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $500

Where: Wild Onion Ranch, 12112 Old San Antonio Rd.

Information: rmhc-ctx.org/all-events/bandana-ball/

April 7

7th Annual Bollywood Meets Borscht

What: A multicultural celebration featuring Indian dance and dinner, as well as Jewish desserts, to provide school supplies to homeless students in the Austin area.

Cost: $10-$30 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $200

Where: Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Ln.

Information: hc4a.org/copy-of-5th-annual-bollywood-meets

April 13

St. Andrew’s Gala for Financial Aid

What: This time-honored, adults-only tradition supports St. Andrew’s students in need of financial assistance and is a fantastic community event for the K-12 school.

Cost: Sponsorships start at $2,500

Where: JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. Second St.

Information: sasaustin.org/support/spring-gala-2019

Capital Area Dental Foundation's Celebration of Smiles

What: A celebration of the generous spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy dedicated to healthy smiles in our community, the benefit will have cocktail hour, dinner, a live and silent auction, and a casino after-party

Cost: $150-$200 individual tickets; $2,000 table ticket

Where: Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd.

Information: e.givesmart.com/events/bQu/

April 24

Trinity Center’s Barbara Jordan Celebration

What: A 20th anniversary celebration, in honor of original benefactor Barbara Jordan, in support of Trinity’s services for Austin’s downtown homeless neighbors.

Cost: $125 individual ticket; sponsorships start at $1,200

Where: Bethell Hall at St. David’s Church, 301 E. Eighth St.

Information: trinitycenteraustin.org/2019-barbara-jordan-celebration/

April 27

Meredith's Mission for Melanoma's 4th Annual Gala

What: A cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and live music from local group the Newsboyz, along with featured melanoma survivors who will share their stories about their personal battles with the disease.

Cost: $115 individual ticket; sponsorships start at $1,500

Where: Hilton Austin, 500 E. Fourth St.

Information: meredithsmission.org/gala2019-tickets.html

4th Annual Stand Up for CareBOX Program

What: A fun-filled night of stand-up comedy, live auction, music, tasty finger foods and libations all for a great cause, with laughs provided by local comedians Aaron Cheatham, Ashley Overton and Symply Courtney.

Cost: $50 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: For the City Center, 500 E. St. Johns Ave

Information: classy.org/event/4th-annual-stand-up-for-carebox-program/e211796

April 28

Ballet Austin Guild’s An Afternoon of Enchantment

What: A fundraiser tea, serving as a prelude to Ballet Austin’s final performance of the season, “Giselle,” delectable treats, themed decor, costumes and festivities for people of all ages.

Cost: $40-$80 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,500

Where: The Line Hotel, 111 E. Cesar Chavez St.

Information: balletaustin.org/contribute/spring-fundraiser

May 1

Taste of Mexico 2019

What: Benefiting Mexic-Arte Museum’s art education programs, the one-of-a-kind culinary event explore the diversity and richness of Mexican cuisine

Cost: $55-$65 general admission; $80 VIP tickets

Where: Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth St.

Information: mexic-artemuseumevents.org/taste-of-mexico-2019

May 3

The OneParty Benefiting JDRF

What: With cocktails, a seated dinner and a DJ Mel after-party, it's big fun with big heart. All funds raised go directly toward research to cure type 1 diabetes.

Cost: $400 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: Austin American-Statesman, 305 S. Congress Ave.

Information: jdrf-austin.ejoinme.org/oneparty

May 11

The Paramount Theatre’s 2019 Anniversary Gala

What: With a vintage 1960s theme, this electric evening will highlight amazing music from the B-52s, nonstop dancing, incredible food and essential community support.

Cost: $500 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $4,000 (wait list only)

Where: The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.

Information: austintheatre.org/paramount-gala-2019/