saturday | 22

Fat Sams Band. Scottish group performs up-tempo jazz selection from the 1930s through 1950s. Portions of proceeds go to Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society’s summer youth jazz camp. At Congregation Beth Shalom, 4746 El Camino Ave., Carmichael. 6:30 p.m. $12-$15. (916) 485-4478.

sunday | 23

“Yiddish Sing-Along: Parents, Children and the Life Cycle.” Jillian Tallmer. At Bureau of Jewish Education’s Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 2 p.m. (415) 567-3327.

“Chronicles: A Jewish Life at the Piano.” Rabbi Moshe Cotel, former chair of the composition department of Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 7:30 p.m. $12-$15. (650) 493-4661.

tuesday | 25

“Solo Showdown: Concerto Competition.” Pacific Chamber Symphony. At JCCSF, 3200 California St. 8 p.m. $20-$22. (415) 292-1233.