Spiritual & holidays

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friday/14

Rosh Hashanah “Do It Yourself” family fair. Learn how to sound the shofar, braid challah and make festive cards, followed by Shabbat celebration. At PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd. Foster City. 1 p.m. Free. www.pjcc.org.

Apple- and honey-tasting plus vegetarian dinner. At JCC East Bay, 5811 Racine St., Oakland. 6 p.m. $7-$13. RSVP recommended to www.jcceastbay.org/shabbat.

sunday/16

Rosh Hashanah community dinner. At Richmond Torah Center of Chabad, 423 10th Ave., S.F. 8 p.m. $12-$25. www.rtchabad.org.

monday/17

Rosh Hashanah for families with young children. Join puppeteers Rich and Treasure Cohen. At Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto. 11 a.m. $18 donation requested. www.etzchayim.org.

saturday/22

Bonfire reflection. Singing and storytelling with the Yeashore community. Near Ocean Beach,  Lincoln Way and Fulton St., S.F. 7 p.m. www.yeashore.org. 

thursday/27

Sukkah decorating. Event especially suitable for young children. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 3 p.m. Free. www.siliconvalleyjcc.org.