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The Week in Do Gooding LA - 826LA, NextAid, Solar Cooking Project

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Quotes of the week:
“There are two kinds of people in this world, the givers and the takers. The takers eat better, but the givers sleep better.” – Danny Thomas

"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle." - Benjamin Franklin

“The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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California Design Biennial 2007
August 19 – September 30, 2007
Pasadena Museum of California Art – Free if you’re a member of the museum. Memberships starting at $25 for students and $50 for non-students. Support your favorite local museum by becoming a member today. Benefits vary by museum but usually include free entrance and a number of guest passes, special invites to events throughout the year and pre-sale information for upcoming exhibits.

Good Benefits
An Evening Under the Stars to Benefit NextAid hosted by Jill Ettinger, Susan Mainzer, Lauren Segal-Avenna and Paulynn Cue
NextAid is harnessing the power of music to make a sustainable difference in the lives of children in Africa orphaned by AIDS.
Tuesday, August 28 – 7:30 – 10:30 PM
At a private home with live music and food by Bloom Café

Dukes of Malibu – Big Wednesdays (through August 29th)
Wednesday, 7-10 pm
To benefit the Surfrider Foundation there are drink and food specials and raffle items up for grabs including surfboards, skateboards and other gear. This is the final week of their summer series and the raffle items kick ass. Make sure to get there early and ready to win!