Benefits & social events

friday | 19

Latke fry and potluck dinner. Sponsor: Congregation Beth El Men’s Club. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. Reservations: (510) 848-3988, ext. 11.

thursday | 25

Movie sing-along. Clips of “Fiddler on the Roof,” “My Fair Lady,” “The Sound of Music” and more. Kugel lunch included. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 1 p.m. $6-$25.

(415) 444-8000.

Movie, lunch and music. Screening of “The Frisco Kid,” lunch for kids and performance by Scott Gerber, Yiddish cowboy. Benefits Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County. At The Friedman Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 2 p.m. (707) 792-1932.

Holiday fund-raiser. Sponsor: Santa Clara Valley Chapter of Brandeis University

National Women’s Committee. At “The Meshugganutcracker” at Cubberly Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 3 p.m. $12-$20. Reservations: (408) 266-8366.

Movie and Chinese dinner. Sponsor: Israel Center of the S.F.-based federation. Screening of “Lovesick on Nana Street.” At New Langton Arts Club, 1246 Folsom St., S.F. 7 p.m.

(415) 512-6424.

Menorah lighting, latkes and Chinese food. Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation. At Wasai Oishii, 500 Bollinger Canyon Road, Danville. 7:30 p.m. $25 for a family of four ($5 each additional person). Reservations:

(925) 362-0347.