Actress Kate Burton of ABC’s “Scandal” stopped by the State House to give Senate President Therese Murray an award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Burton is in town rehearsing for “The Seagull,” which opens at the Huntington Theatre March 7. . . . New England Revolution players Kelyn Rowe and Kevin Alston hosted a little party for patients at Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton as part of American Heart Month. . . . The Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman has been tapped to deliver the commencement address at Suffolk University Law School in May.