Benefits & social events 0609

sunday   |   12

“The Shalhevet 2011 Siyyum.” Shalhevet is a two-week trip to Poland and Israel with a Holocaust survivor. Closing ceremony and light refreshments. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 11 a.m.

“Silicon Valley Duck Race and Festival.” Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley fundraiser. At Vasona County Park, Los Gatos. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. $5 for rubber ducky.

thursday   |   16

S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation annual meeting. 101st annual. Celebrating leaders and their impact in community. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 5:45-7 p.m., hosted reception at 4:30 p.m. Registration required.

saturday   |   18

YeaShore bonfire. Songs, stories, s’mores and Havdallah hosted by YeaShore Community and Meet at Beach Chalet, 1000 Great Highway, S.F. 6:30-11 p.m. [email protected].

sunday   |   19

Urban Adamah grand opening. Jewish urban farm opening celebration with music, pickle and bread making, farming demonstrations and special guests. 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.