Benefits & social events

saturday | 8

Yeashore bonfire. At Ocean Beach, S.F. 6:30 p.m. [email protected].

sunday | 9

Sunset vigil for Darfur. Sponsored by various Bay Area Jewish organizations and congregations. At Oak Hill Park, 3005 Stone Valley Road, Danville. 6:30 p.m.

monday | 10

San Francisco vegetarian dinner. Veggie Jews. At Café Gratitude, 2400 Harrison St., S.F. 7 p.m. [email protected].

sunday | 16

“Chicken Soupers.” Local Jewish organizations and congregations partner to deliver kosher meals to Jewish people with AIDS. At 2150 Post St., S.F. 1:30 p.m. (415) 512-6280.

“May Our Homes Be a Shelter of Peace.” Shalom Bayit’s annual free community gathering in the sukkah. Private East Bay home. 3:30 p.m. (510) 451-8874.