Peas procure proceeds, Newton-John shows a little more love
WHO: The Black Eyed Peas’ seventh annual benefit performance.
CAUSE: Proceeds go through their Pea Pod Children’s Charity to Five Acres Children’s Home, a child abuse and neglect prevention center for kids without families.
WHEN: Nov. 26, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Key Club
TICKETS: $200 at Key Club box office: (310) 274-5800
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WHO: Union Station Foundation, which assists poor and homeless families in rebuilding their lives.
WHAT: Annual Thanksgiving Dinner-in-the-Park: Volunteers serve a turkey meal to those who need it.
WHEN: Thursday, Noon
WHERE: Central Park in Pasadena
HOST: Hector Elizondo
HOW: To volunteer, call (626) 240-4550 or (818) 618-9229 or show up any time after 9 a.m. For a list of needed food items, visit unionstationfoundation.org
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WHO: Festival of Children Foundation improves kids’ lives by strengthening charities that serve them.
WHAT: Olivia Newton-John in concert, along with dinner and a raffle of a Mini Cooper
WHEN: Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hollywood Palladium
WHY: Proceeds go to 50 children’s organizations
TICKETS: $250 to $500; tables of 10, $2,500 to $5,000
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WHO: HeArt Project, which links teens with artists and communities to produce and present artistic work
WHAT: “Collapse?,” an art exhibit by five high schools that explores why societies succeed or fail — inspired by Jared Diamond’s book on the subject
WHEN: Nov. 30, Noon
WHERE: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County