Benefits & Social Events

friday | 23

Cantor Barry Reich. Service and oneg at 7:30 p.m. April 23, honoring Peninsula Temple Sholom’s cantor of 36 years. Dessert reception and cantorial concert at 6:30 p.m. April 25. At Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. (650) 697-2266.

sunday | 25

Donor luncheon. Sponsor: Marin Hadassah. Dr. Ido Yatsiv, chief of an intensive care unit at Hadassah Hospital’s Trauma Center in Ein Kerem, Israel, is keynote speaker. At Giorgio’s, Drake’s Landing Road, Greenbrae. 11:30 a.m. $36. (415) 381-5748.

“Spa for the Soul: A Day of Spiritual Retreat for the Jewish Woman.” Rivka Slonim, author of “Total Immersion,” lectures on “Male and Female — He Created Them: Exploring the Uniquely Feminine.” Sponsor: Chabad of the East Bay. Benefits Mikvah Taharas Israel. At Claremont Resort, 41 Tunnel Road, Oakland. 1 p.m. (510) 540-5824.

monday | 26

“Blue Monday.” Meet other young professionals. Sponsor: Young Adults Division of the S.F.-based federation. In San Francisco. 6 to 9 p.m. $5-$15. (877) YAD-1818.

thursday | 29

“Café by the Bay.” Helen Karr, attorney, discusses prevention of elder abuse, consumer fraud and more. For Holocaust survivors. At Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. Reservations: (415) 449-3843.

saturday | 1

Anniversary celebration. Congregation Beth Sholom’s 50th anniversary. At Napa Valley Country Club, 3385 Hagen Road, Napa. 6:30 p.m. $150. (707) 253-7305.

“Monte Carlo Night Dinner Dance.” At Temple Israel, 3183 Mecartney Road, Alameda. 6:30 p.m. $58. Reservations: (510) 523-1852.

sunday | 2

“Kids-For-Kids Swimathon.” Fund-raiser for Aquatic Therapy Associates. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. (415) 444-8000.

“Step Into Spring.” Informal showing of the latest fashions. Sponsor: Women’s American ORT, El Camino Chapter. Meet outside the western entrance of Nordstrom at the Hillsdale Mall in San Mateo. 11 a.m. Free. (650) 345-1898.

“Spring for Your Community: Campaign 2004 South Peninsula Community Phonathon.” Sponsor: South Peninsula Region of the S.F.-based federation. At Fenwick and West, 801 California St., Mountain View. Sessions at 3 and 6 p.m. (650) 919-2101.