Benefits & social events

friday   |   5

“Family Shabbat Dinner.” Shabbat songs, challah, and events for preschool and school-age kids. At the Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 4:30 p.m. Free. (650) 223-8788 or [email protected].

“PJ Library’s Storytime at All Shabbat Camp.” Songs, candlelighting, Kiddush and a story for preschool-age children. At the Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 11:30 a.m. Free.

“Temple Emanu-El’s 150th Anniversary Shabbat Celebration.” Wine, cheese, Shabbat service and live music by the San Jose String Quartet. At 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 6:30 p.m. Free. (415) 751-2535.

saturday   |   6

“Bonfire with Sea Side Stories Theme.” YeaShOre Community and Meet at the Beach Chalet, 1000 Great Highway, S.F. 6:30 p.m. Free. [email protected].

wednesday   |   10

“Café by the Bay.” Teens from Jewish Children and Family Services Impact camp program join monthly Holocaust survivors group for lunch, conversation. At JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 12:30 p.m. Free. (415) 419-3635.

“Float Night Pool Party and Barbeque.” Swimming, games, prizes and music by DJ Aaron David. At Addison-Penzak JCC Field and Aquatics Center, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 5 p.m. Free admission, barbecue $5-$8. [email protected].

thursday   |   11

“A Jewish Evening of Love.” Celebrate the Jewish holiday of love, Tu B’Av, with poetry discussion, Israeli folk dancing, cupcake decorating, champagne and chocolate. 21 and over. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. Free. (510) 410-0622.

“PJ Library Flexible Fun at Houge Park.” Songs, stories and fun on the playgrounds. Bring a vegetarian picnic dinner . Drinks and dessert provided. At Houge Park, San Jose, 6 p.m. Free. RSVP to (408) 255-3109.

friday   |   12

“Party to Welcome New Rabbi.” Kosher barbecue with live music and Shabbat service to welcome Rabbi Joel Rembaum. At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 6 p.m. $7-$18, free for under 4. (707) 360-3000.

sunday   |   14

“Jews Next Dor Pool Party.” Bring munchies, drinks to share and your own towel. In Santa Clara. 1:30 p.m. Free. RVSP to [email protected].