* The TELACU Education Foundation will honor U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige; State Sen. Martha Escutia; Hector Barreto, administrator designee of the U.S. Small Business Administration; and Frank Quevedo, Edison International vice president at TELACU's annual dinner on Thursday at the Century Plaza Hotel. Tickets: $300. Call (323) 721-1655, Ext. 423.
* Stacey Snider will be honored at The H.E.L.P. Group's Teddy Bear Picnic, its 24th annual spring luncheon, on Thursday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Tickets: $125. Call (818) 779-5212.
* The HeArt Project is staging its ninth annual benefit to support art workshops for Los Angeles teenagers on Saturday at the Wattles Mansion in Hollywood. Tickets: $50. Call (213 744-1404.
* The Friends of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts presents "Razzle Dazzle," its annual gala, on Saturday. Tickets: $125. Call (800) 300-4345.
* L.A. Family Housing's Valley Shelter for the Homeless will benefit from the Dessert Party hosted by Pam and Jerry Offsay and Showtime Networks Inc. on Saturday at Paramount Studios, Hollywood. Tickets: $50. Call (310) 234-5334.
* Pasadena's Pacific Asia Museum celebrates its 30th anniversary on Saturday., June 9, Tickets: $75. Call (626) 449-2742, Ext. 12.
* Blanche and Jack Howard will be honored when the Israel Cancer Research Fund goes to the races on Sunday, June 10, at Hollywood Park. Tickets: $100. Call (323) 651-1200.
* Liberty Hill Foundation will present the 19th annual Upton Sinclair Award to Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins at its benefit dinner on Sunday, June 10, at the Century Plaza Hotel. . Tickets: $250. Call (310) 491-1401.
Information for Social Circuits can be directed to Patt Diroll in Los Angeles or Ann Conway in Orange County. Diroll is at email@example.com; Conway at (714) 966-5952 or, by fax, (714) 966-7790.