Benefits & social events

friday   |   22

Fridays at the Midrahov. Artists, musicians, Judaica, food vendors, arts and crafts and activities for kids. At the Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 3- 6:30 p.m. Free. (650) 223-8692.

sunday   |   24

“Dog Day of Summer.” Dog-friendly open house with dog costume contest, fitness demonstrations and kids activities. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

wednesday   |   27

Mah Jongg. Play and learn about American and Chinese versions of mah jongg. With food, wine and screening of “The Tiles that Bind.” Sponsored by American Jewish Committee–San Francisco and Asian Week Foundation. 4:30-8:30 p.m. Space is  limited. $15 suggested. RSVP at

sunday   |   31

“The Salmon Social.” Hadassah event for Sequoia chapter. At Cuesta Park, 615 Cuesta Drive, Mountain View. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $36. RSVP to [email protected].