Benefits & social events

saturday | 6

Pre-performance reception. Sponsor: Young Adults Division and Israel Center of the S.F.-based federation. Before “Three Voices: Emerging Artists Series,” featuring Robbie Gringras, Dan Wolf and Amy Tobin. At Slow Club, 2501 Mariposa St., S.F. 6 p.m. (877) YAD-1818.

Havdallah and shanty sing. Sponsor: YeaShOre and Chabad of the East Bay. At Aquatic Park, Larkin and Beach Streets, S.F. 7:30 p.m.

sunday | 7

Book sale. Proceeds go to Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center’s senior department. Continues Dec. 8 and Dec. 9. At APJCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. (408) 358-3636.

sunday | 14

Brunch. Sponsor: B’nai B’rith Oakland Lodge. Includes musical program, “Life and Times of Irving Berlin.” At Levitch Associates, 1029 Heinz Ave., Berkeley. 10:30 a.m. $5. (510) 845-6941.