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Wednesday, May 1-4, Hearts Delight Wine Tasting and Auction, a five-day celebration of DCs master winemakers and culinary greats for the Heart Association. Join distinguished guests to play and bid in the Nationals Capital,info.

Thursday, May 2, Refugees Internationals 34th Anniversary Dinner Gala at Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW. Celebrate more than three decades of RIs life-saving protection for displaced and stateless people worldwide. $400/general, $175/young professional, info. And afterwards 10:00 PM, Young Humanitarian Circle After-Gala at Fujimar,1401 K St, info.

Tuesday, April 30, 6:00-8:30 PM, Good Growth Salon: Cocktails & Convo at The Powerhouse, 3255 Grace St. NW. A part of DO GOOD WEEK, 7 days of social enterprise & smart growth.$20, info.

Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 PM, In Conversation with Marc Adelman, author of Those We Love Most at Sixth and I Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $12/person, $20/couple, $30/couple + book, info.

Wednesday, May 1,6:00 8:00 PM, Hearts Delight Wine Tasting and Auction. TONIGHT: United States of Wine Tasting Reception on the Rooftop at 101 Constitution Ave. NW. $200/person,info.

Wednesday, May 1, 12:00 PM,Janice Rothschild Blumberg kicks off Jewish American Heritage Month at Library of Congress, 10 1st St. SE, discuss Prophet in a Time of Priests. Free, rsvp.

Wednesday, May1, former Washington Post reporter John Burgess discusses his novel A Woman of Angkor at the Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free, info.

Thursday, May 2, 11:30 AM, The Trust for the National MallBenefit Luncheon on the National Mall, Madison Dr &13th St. reception & lunch. $500/person, info.

Thursday, May 2, 7:00-9:00 PM, Glow Sessions in the Urban Garden at The Heurich House Museum,1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. $10, includes soft beverages - bring a well-stocked picnicinfo.

Thursday, May 2, 6:30 9:30 PM, Alexandria Community Trust Gala atUS Patent & Trademark Office, 600 Dulany St. Alexandria. Cocktails, silent auction, dinner with local cuisine. $175, info.

Thursday, May 2, 6:00 9:00 PM, Latin American Youth Center 45th Anniversary Gala atHyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. $300/person, silent/live auction, dinner, program, after-party, info.

Friday, May 3, (All Day), Washington State Societys 53rd Annual Potlatch at Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. Washington State delicacies feast, dancing, music, raffle. $49, info.

Friday, May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM, Door to the heART: Fundraiser for the American Heart Association at The Ritz Carlton DC, 1150 22nd St. NW. Cocktails, light hors d'oeuvres, open bar, art auction with 100% of proceeds benefiting. $150, info.

Friday, May 3, 8:00-11:59 PM, Back to the Future Fund at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Rosslyn. NoVas next generation of philanthropists fight homelessness.$60/members, $80/non, info.

Friday, May 3, 9:00 PM 1:00 AM, The Phillips Collection Annual Gala After Party: La Dolce Vita at The Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St. NW. $200, Italian savories and sweets, an espresso bar, classic martinis, and modern midnight bocce ball, info.

Friday, May 3,5:00 - 9:00 PM, First Friday Charity Hoursupports American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.Sponsored by Omicron Kappa Kappa Chapter of theOmega PsiPhi.Free appetizers, discount drink specials, on patio ofRed, Hot & Blue,Herndon,info.

Friday, May 3,7:00 PM, Hearts Delight WineTONIGHT: Vintners Dinner at Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW. Dinner prepared by Chef Michel Rostang, Paris. $1,000/person -info.

Saturday, May 4, 4:30 6:15 PM, Hearts Delight TODAY: Grand TastingatRitz-Carlton West End, 1150 22nd St NW $50-$500,info

Saturday, May 4, 7:00 10:00 PM, Rotary on the Vine at USA Today HQ, 7950 Jones Branch Dr. McLean. Joinwine enthusiasts for exclusive wine presentations and tastings. $75/person, info.

Saturday, May 4, 6:00-11:30 PM, Ball on the Mall on The National Mall, 700 Independence Ave. SW $175, dancing, reception, buffet and open bar. $350/VIP, info.

Saturday, May 4, 12:00-6:00 PM, Capital Club's 88th AnnualGold Cup at Great Meadow, The Plains, 5089 Old Tavern Rd, info.

Saturday, May 4, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Passport DC 2013: Around the World Embassy Tour;40 embassies open their doors to experience food, art, dance, fashion, music, info.

Saturday, May 4, 4:00-8:00 PM, 27th Annual Bonnets & Bowties Kentucky Derby Bash at The Willard, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $75, includes two cocktails, buffet, raffles, live music, prizes, info.

Saturday, May 4, 4:00-7:30 PM, Junior Friends of The Campagna Center Bowties & Belles Derby Party at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Rd. Alexandria $100/patron; $80/general, info.

Saturday, May 4, 7:00 PM, Alors on Dance! Let's Dance!at La Maison Franaise, 4101 Reservoir Rd NW $30 buffet & 1 drink, info.

Saturday, May 4, 7:30 PM, Wonders Pink Party atEdmund Burke School, 4101 Connecticut. Derby themed cocktail party, drinks, food, dancing benefits Wonders Child Care $30/advance, $40/doorinfo

Saturday, May 4, 8:00-11:00 PM, ART BASH featuring Critique the Critics at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. $75, open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, music, silent auction, info.

Saturday, May 4, 6:00 10:00 PM, Salute to Service Gala at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. The American Red Cross honors extraordinary service. $400+, info.

Saturday, May 4-5, 7:00 & 4:00 PM, CityDance and the DCCAH, with Rasta Thomas present the CityDance DREAM Celebration atLincoln Theatre1215 U St NW. $20/general, $150/VIP, info.

Sunday, May 5, 8:00 PM, 21st annual Spring Gala, Kennedy Center presentsMy Fair Ladyon Concert Hall stage, plus reception & dinner. Concert staging with 35-pieceoperahouse orchestrainfo.

Sunday, May 5, 6:00 PM, Jewish Social Service Agency Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Help people with disabilities of all faiths through DC. Donations accepted, info.