Elton John, who performed at the TD Garden Tuesday night, got his own championship banner before the show from Garden president Amy Latimer. He also hung out with big fan (and Bruins winger) Daniel Paille and his wife, Dana, and had Pats owner Bob Kraft in the audience. . . . In Newton on Monday, John Travolta was spotted dining at Rice Valley. He took some fun photos with owner Kent Chen, who said the actor — who’s in town to film “The Forger” — was very nice. . . . On the West Coast, Newton-bred actor-producer-writer B. J. Novak attended the GQ Men of the Year Party at The Ebell Club of Los Angeles on Tuesday. Not far away, Dorchester’s Mark Wahlberg mingled with his pal Charlize Theron at the afterparty for his movie “Lone Survivor” at the AFI Fest.Mark Shanahan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @MarkAShanahan. Meredith Goldstein can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter @MeredithGoldste.