The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs will present its 9th annual "Chili for Charity" benefit Nov. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with the Historic East Village's Holiday Promenade. Guests will receive a bowl of chili with toppings, cornbread and a drink for $5 or the donation of a new, unwrapped toy. Santa Claus will visit with children from 5-6 p.m. and DJ Dan Kelley will spin holiday tunes. U.S. Marines will collect toy donations for Toys for Tots throughout the event and the "I Have a Dream Foundation" will sponsor a gift-wrapping station. Donations will benefit the Food Bank of Iowa and Toys for Tots.  The event will be held at the State Historical Museum of Iowa, 600 E. Locust St. For more information, contact the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs at (515) 281-5111 or visit