The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual 2012 gala, featuring François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States and guest of honor GaŽl De Maisonneuve, consul general of France in Miami. The event features cocktails, dinner, live entertainment and an auction and raffles. 6:30 p.m. cocktails. 8 p.m. dinner. Sofitel Hotel Miami, 5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami. $160 chamber members. $180 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.
Jungle Island hosts a summer-island-style Memorial Day barbecue weekend and a complimentary lunch, with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Kids and families enjoy the park's water slides and activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through May 28. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $24.95 children 3-10. $32.95 others. Details: (305) 400-7000 or www.jungleisland.com.