Benefits & social events

saturday | 27

Bonfire. Sponsor: YeaShOre and Keneset HaLev. Meet at Beach Chalet Museum, Great Highway between Lincoln Way and Fulton Street, S.F. 6:30 p.m.

thursday | 2

LGBT cocktail hour mixer. Sponsor: LGBT Alliance of the S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation. At Hotel Monaco, 501 Geary St., S.F. 6 p.m. (415) 512-6279.

saturday | 4

Bonfire. Sponsors: YeaShOre, Nishmat Shalom and the Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center. At Berkeley Marina. Meet at Olympic Circle Sailing Club parking lot, 1 Spinnaker Way, Berkeley. 6:30 p.m.