Benefits & social events

saturday | 7

“Summer Marketplace/Bazaar and Craft Fair.” Sponsor: Russian River Jewish Community. At Downtown Guerneville, old Bank of America lot on Main Street, Guerneville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (707) 869-3273.

sunday | 8

“Come Canoe With Us.” At Russian River. Meet at Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F. 8:30-6 p.m. $30-$33 (415) 292-1299.

tuesday | 11

“Torah on the Trails With our Clergy.” Sponsor: Congregation Rodef Shalom. At parking lot, 170 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7-9 a.m. (415) 479-3441.

saturday | 14

“Berkeley Bayside Bonfire.” Sponsor: Yeashore Community. Jewish Havdallah ritual after sunset. At beach at Olympic Circle Sailing Club, Berkeley. More information at

Israeli dance: Café Shalom. Folk dancing. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 8-9 p.m. $10-$12. (415) 292-1241.

sunday | 15

“Paula Palooza: It Takes a Village to Raise a Rabbi.” Honoring Rabbi Paula Marcus. Sponsor: Temple Beth El. At Seascape Resort. $100 per person. RSVP: (415) 479-3444.

tuesday | 17

“The Mesorah Heritage Foundation Year of Learning and Celebration.” With guest speakers Rabbis Howard Zack and Nesanel Kasnett. At Beth Jacob Congregation, 3778 Park Blvd., Oakland. 7:30 p.m. (510) 482-1147.