Benefits & social events

saturday   |   17

“Seaside Songs and Stories.” Congregation Beth Sholom and Yeashore Community bonfire. At Ocean Beach, S.F. Meet at Beach Chalet. 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m. [email protected]

sunday   |   18

“Treasures of the Oshman Family JCC.” Grand opening celebration with live entertainment, food and dedication ceremonies. At Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Hillel of Silicon Valley Open House. Personal tours of the new building and light refreshments. Also Oct. 25. At 44 South 11th St., San Jose. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. [email protected]

“Preschool Preview Night.” Parents Place hosts event with children’s exhibitors and vendors. At San Francisco County Fair Building, 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, S.F. 5:30-8 p.m. $5.

tuesday   |  20

“Fall Lion of Judah Luncheon.” At Lake Merced Golf and Country Club, 2300 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $68. RSVP to (415) 512-6292.

“Anti-Semitic Fascism(s) to Fascist Anti-Semitism: Jews in Interwar Europe.” Part of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies’ Aaron Roland Lecture Series. With professor Aristotle Kallis of Lancaster University in the U.K. At Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460), Stanford University. 5 p.m. (650) 725-0577.

“Shalom From Mexico: An Evening of Jewish and Latino Connection.” Gallery tours for “Sinagogas de Mexico,” lectures and hors d’oeuvres and wine mixer. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. Free. (415) 777-3820.

sunday   |   25

“Simcha Sunday.” Sonoma County Jewish festival with food, the Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble and Jewish craft vendors. At Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.