Benefits & social events

saturday | 27

“Saturday Night at the Synagogue.” Dinner, havdallah and Israeli dancing led by Cantor Brian Reich. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. $10-$15. (510) 848-3988.

“Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Annual Winter Benefit.” Honoring Don and Sora Lei Newman, Adam Light and Michelle Newman Light. Dinner, dancing and auction. At San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 1770 S. Amphlett Blvd. 6:45 p.m. $100. (650) 345-8900.

sunday | 28

Brunch and program. Anne Rosenthal, director of community services at Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, presents “Taking Care of Momma … and Me: Changing Options as We Age.” Sponsor: B’nai B’rith Oakland Lodge. At Levitch Associates, 1029 Heinz Ave., Berkeley. 10:30 a.m. $5. (510) 845-6941.

monday | 29

“Campaign Phone-a-Thon.” Sponsor: Young Adults Division of the S.F.-based federation. At federation building, 121 Steuart St., second floor boardroom, S.F. 6:30 p.m. Reservations: (877) YAD-1818.

saturday | 3

Briones Park hike and dinner. Sponsor: East Bay Young Jewish Couples, 20s and 30s. Walk from Bear Valley Staging Area to Briones Peak. Dinner follows at Hsiang’s, 1 Orinda Way, Orinda. 3 p.m. Reservations: (510) 860-1148.

“Sabbath Fever.” Dance party for Sonoma County Jewish teens in grades 8 to 12. At Congregation Ner Shalom, 85 La Plaza, Cotati. 6:30 p.m. $10. [email protected].

“Havdalah and Chanty Sing!” Sponsor: YeaShOre. At Aquatic Park, corner of Larkin and Beach Streets, S.F. 7:30 p.m. www.yeashore.org.