Lectures & workshops

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friday | 29

“What Is Mussar and Why Should You Care?” At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 7:30 p.m. Free. (707) 360-3000.

Carole Hyman, Jewish Chaplain at San Quentin State Prison. At Congregation Beth Israel Judea, 625 Brotherhood Way, S.F. 7:30 p.m. (415) 586-8833 ext. 26.

saturday | 30

A Conversation on Mussar. With Aman Morinis and Seymour Boorstein. At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. (707) 360-3000.

wednesday | 11

“Public or Private: Choosing an Elementary School.” At Parents Place, 200 Channing Ave., Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $30. www.parentsplaceonline.org.

thursday | 12

“Conversations on Art.” With curatorial assistant Faith Powell. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. $6-$8. www.magnes.org.

“Summer Canning: Grandpa’s Pickles & Grandma’s Jams.” At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. $40-$45. (415) 292-1278.