Benefits & social events

friday   |   26

“BBQ & Barkhu with Congregation Beth David.” Family and young adult outdoor kosher barbecue followed by service. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 6 p.m. $10-$18, free for children under 5. RSVP to (408) 257-3333.

saturday   |   27

Community Shabbat service. Preparing for the High Holy Days. At Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos. 10:30 a.m.  Free. Also Sept. 24. (408) 358-1751 ext. 5.

sunday   |   28

Congregation Shir Hadash open house. At the synagogue, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos. 10:30 a.m. Free. (408) 358-1751.

“Teen Expo.” Meet directors of Bay Area teen organizations and learn about youth movements, community service, sports, classes, Israel advocacy programs and more. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 11 a.m. Free. (650) 223-8649.

Waterfall hike. With Jews’ Next Dor and Yidventure. All-day Marin hiking adventure. Bring dairy/vegetarian lunch and money for dinner at Tony Tutto Pizza. Meet at Pantoll Ranger Station, Mount Tamalpais State Park. Contact for carpool information. 11:30 a.m. Free. [email protected].

“Have-a-Heart BBQ.” Open house and barbecue for young adults. Benefit for Israeli nonprofit ELEM’s centers for at-risk youth. At Palo Alto Moishe House, 3394 Sutherland Drive, Palo Alto. 1 p.m. $18-$25.

“Birthday Celebration for Julian Weidler.” Celebrate his 100th birthday with the Jewish community of Napa. Music and refreshments provided. At Congregation Beth Shalom, 1455 Elm St., Napa. 2 p.m. Free. (707) 812-4812.

“Welcome Barbecue for New Rabbi.” Kosher barbecue to welcome High Holy Days Rabbi Stuart Kelman. At Congregation Beth Shalom, 1455 Elm St., Napa. 4 p.m. $10-$20. RSVP to (707) 253-7305.

sunday   |   4

“Board Games with Jews’ Next Dor.” Cards, dice, figurines and more. Bring favorites to play. Light nosh provided. At a private residence in Mountain View. 1 p.m. Free. RSVP to [email protected].