Want to keep abreast of worthy, giving endeavors? Feel out the “Third Annual 2009 Hot Summer Nights” at the Playboy Mansion. Tickets are pricey, but you'll be able to partake in pool activities, grotto-groping, a silent auction and a Playmate-guided mansion tour, and you'll have access to Hef's exotic zoo, gourmet grub, the Concorso Exotica Car Show and live entertainment with performances by Terra Incognita and Angelica. In typical Hollywood style, there will be celebs walking the “Pink Carpet,” and the mistress of ceremonies is former Baywatch babe Traci Bingham. To clear you conscience of any social misgivings, proceeds benefit the United Breast Cancer Foundation. Playboy Mansion, 10236 Charing Cross Rd., Beverly Hills; Sat., Aug. 15, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Tickets are $750, which includes shuttle service to the mansion. Optional purchases include: private cabana ($5,000), poker-tournament play ($250) and entrance to the VIP Lounge ($1,100).

Sat., Aug. 15, 8 p.m., 2009

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