Benefits & social events

saturday | 14

Pool party. For ages 11 to 14. Followed by pizza dinner. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 7 p.m. $20-$25. (415) 292-1200.

“Café Shalom.” Israeli folk dancing. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 8 p.m. $10. (415) 292-1200.

Dinner. Sponsor: Veggie Jews. At Herbivore II, 531 Divisadero, S.F. 7:45 p.m. Reservations by 5 p.m. Feb. 13: [email protected].

friday | 20

Banquet with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Includes a workshop on political communication strategy with Dan Schnur, board member of Republican Jewish Coalition of Northern California. At San Francisco Airport Hyatt Hotel, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame. 7:30 p.m. $60. (415) 956-4514.

saturday | 21

Salsa dance party. Sponsor: American Jewish World Service. Lesson included. Age 21 and up. Look for the VIP AJWS line when you arrive. At Roccapulco, 3140 Mission St., S.F. 8 p.m. $20. (510) 594-9344.

“Wage Peace: A Benefit in Support of the Geneva Accord.” Sponsor: Tikkun. Spoken word, storytelling, music and dance with Traveling Jewish Theatre, Georges Lammam Ensemble, Za’atar and more. At University of San Francisco Presentation Theater, 2350 Turk St. 8 p.m. $15-$35. (510) 528-6250.

sunday | 22

Mah jongg. Sponsor: South Bay Mah Jongg Mavens. Lunch and tournament play. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 9:30 a.m. $25. Reservations: (408) 257-5618.